Graham Sharp Joins Oliver Wyman as Senior
June 02, 2011 11:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Oliver Wyman today announced the appointment of Graham
Sharp as a senior advisor. Mr. Sharp, a co-founder of the world's third-largest independent commodity trading
organization Trafigura Beheer BV, will work closely with Oliver Wyman's Global Risk & Trading Practice to
support clients in improving their performance by capturing additional margins and more effectively managing risks.
"We are delighted that Graham will be joining Oliver Wyman as a Senior Advisor, providing strategic and operating
guidance in a fast-moving commodity trading landscape," says John Drzik, CEO of Oliver Wyman Group.
"Graham brings 26 years of experience helping to build up some of the top commodity traders in the business, such
as Trafigura," says Roland Rechtsteiner, Managing Partner of Oliver Wyman's Global Risk & Trading Practice.
Mr. Sharp said, "I am honored to be joining with the Oliver Wyman team to assist commodity trading organizations
to create value. I look forward to serving as a resource to the Global Risk & Trading Practice and helping to build
on its success in this area to date."
Mr. Sharp was a senior vice-president of International Trade at TNK-BP based in Moscow until 2011. Under his
leadership, TNK-BP developed international trading activity. Prior to that, he was a co-founder of Trafigura Beheer
BV from 1993 through 2007. In this role, he was responsible for all oil trading worldwide as well as for the
company's regional activities in the Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was adirector of many Trafigura
subsidiaries and involved in all Trafigura asset investments. When he left, he was also running the London office of
Trafigura. He began his career as a consultant for Strategic Planning Associates in London where he worked
primarily for Shell in the UK, Germany, France and Belgium.
Mr. Sharp is engaged in a wide range of philanthropic activities. He is the founder of the Helsington Foundation and
the Racing Steps Foundation. He is chairman of The Trafigura Foundation and director of Galena Asset
Management. His hobby is motor car racing.
About Oliver Wyman
Oliver Wyman's Global Risk & Trading Practice enables the world's top industrial corporations and commodity
trading organizations to gain competitive advantages by assisting them with managing risk across their businesses
more effectively. By working with global leaders in a broad range of industries, the practice has developed unique
capabilities that help industrial corporations and commodity trading organizations create value by making risk-
adjusted strategy, investment, and capital allocation decisions.
With offices in 25 countries, Oliver Wyman is a leading global management consulting firm that combines deep
industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, organizational
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