Business experience: As an employee for super-major oil and gas company: Financial analyst at world HQ Manager Corporate Development (M&A, Venture Capital, Asset Sales) London, UK Treasurer of the US division (Financing, Cash Management, Risk Management) Founder and CEO of Merchant banking oil and gas, raising money abroad for US oil and gas exploration and production. Founder and CEO of SEC registered broker/dealer specializing in reorganizations and workouts in oil and gas. Cofounder and CEO of Commodity Trading Advisor managing money from offshore and US investors. Created fully mechanical algorithmic trading system to automatically select which contracts to trade; how many contracts; whether to go long, short or flat; when to buy or sell, etc. Our main account was an allocation of personal pension funds of a large, very successful money manager. Trouble-shooting for US bank on asset recovery in US and Mid-East. Consulting to a foreign government in natural resource development financing, including privatization. Portfolio manager for myself and family.