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EDF Trading appoints Head of Gas Trading

EDF Trading, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF S.A., announces the appointment of Alex Watson as its new Head of Gas Trading. Alex took up the role on 19 July and reports to Marcello Romano, Head of Trading.

“I’m delighted to welcome Alex to EDF Trading”, said Marcello Romano. “He has extensive knowledge of the natural gas and LNG markets and will help us to expand our global gas footprint and the services we provide to the EDF Group and our third party customers”.

Alex joins EDF Trading from Freepoint Commodities where he was a Cross Commodity Trader.  Prior to that, he was a European Natural Gas Trader at Citigroup. 

For further information, please contact:

EDF Trading
Michele Reid, Head of Communications
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7061 4232
Email: michele.reid@edftrading.com

EDF Trading

EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets.  The company manages a portfolio of assets which give it the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world.  These capabilities enable EDF Trading to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and its third party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.

EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets.  It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets* (“JERAGM*”).  EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers. 

*JERAGM is a joint venture between JERA Co., Inc. (66.67% through JERA Trading International Pte. Ltd. equity) and EDF Trading (33.33% equity).  JERAGM operates one of the largest seaborne energy portfolios in the world.

EDF Trading is a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF SA., one of the world’s biggest electricity generators and a leader in low-carbon production.

EDF Trading has around 800 employees with key offices in London, Paris, Singapore and Houston.

For more information, please visit www.edftrading.com.