Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners
About Us

Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners (ECTP) (formerly known as BTG Pactual Commodities) is an international commodity trading company founded in 2013 by BTG Pactual Group, primarily focused on two pillars:

  • A robust Agricultural/ Grains and Oilseeds (“G&O”) origination business in Brazil with well-established marketing and distribution in Asia;
  • A fundamentally focused financial trading platform transacting across all international futures exchanges in Energy, Agriculture, Freight, & Metals. The business employs a strong risk framework to leverage our traders extensive experience across all segments of the markets to capture inefficiencies in market pricing.

  • BTG Pactual, headquartered in Sao Paulo with offices throughout the Americas, is the largest independent investment bank and asset management group in Latin America. For more information, please see the BTG website.

    We operate in key commodity segments:

    Energy, Agriculture, Metals & Minerals and Freight

    Senior Management
    Huw Jenkins
  • Over 35 years of Investment Banking experience.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Engelhart since inception and also Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Banco BTG Pactual and BTG Pactual Participations.
  • Prior to joining BTG Pactual in 2008, he worked at UBS AG (1996 – 2008), where he held several positions, including Chairman & CEO of UBS Investment Bank. Previously, Huw was UBS’s Global Head of Equities.
  • Prior to UBS he held several leading roles in BZW, Hill Samuel and HSBC.
  • Huw graduated from Liverpool University and gained an MBA from the London Business School.
  • CFO
    Ricardo Froes
  • Prior to ECTP, Ricardo served as CFO at TAM Linhas Aereas S.A. (Brazil’s Largest airline company).
  • He also served as the CFO and Director of Investor Relations of CCR S.A.
  • In 2012, he joined BTG Pactual where his main activity was the management of portfolio and manager for Private Equity and Infrastructure.
  • He holds a degree in Economics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais and an MBA in Finance from IBMEC (Brazilian Capital Market Institute).
  • CIO
    Tom Coletti
  • Tom has over 25 years of commodity and risk management related experience and prior to joining ECTP, he helped to expand the global commodity portfolio of Jane Street Capital, one of the leading ETF market makers.
  • Former CRO & Global Head of Energy at Noble Group and a member of the global management, credit, and investment committee’s (2009-2014).
  • MD Power trading at Sempra Energy Trading, a leading commodity trader acquired by RBS (2000-2009).
  • FX and Rates Trader at AIG Trading Group (1993-1999).
  • GC
    Babak Pooya
  • Babak has 19+ years of extensive physical and financial commodity legal, compliance and risk management experience with industry leading global banks and trading companies.
  • Among other companies, he has held senior legal roles with Sempra Energy Trading, RBS, and Société Générale.
  • Babak holds a JD from Boston University School of Law, an MBA from Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts from Franklin and Marshall College.
  • Platforms
    New York
    São Paulo

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