Established in 1981, Chemoil is one of the world's leading retail energy companies in sea, air and land sectors, delivering energy to a wide range of international clients.
Through our expertise and extensive global network in supply, trading, operations and risk management, we are able to support our customers by optimizing their fuel procurement needs and by working together to develop strategic solutions.
The passion, energy and accountability of our team drive Chemoil's success and makes us the partner of choice.
Mark Jonathan Catton
Chairman / Non-Executive Director
Mark Jonathan Catton is currently the Managing Director of Glencore Singapore Pte Ltd. He has been with Glencore since 1990, taking on an initial role as a Business Analyst before moving on in 1993 to operations as a Crude and Products Operations Manager with Glencore UK Ltd. Beginning in 1995, Mr. Catton was a Trader in London, and in 1997 he was appointed to the position of Senior Naphtha and Gasoline Trading Manager in Glencore Singapore Pte Ltd. He moved into the role of Global Manager - Naphtha in 2002, and from 2004 onward led Glencore Singapore as Managing Director. Mr Catton holds an Electrical and Electronic Engineering, B Eng (Hons) from Nottingham University, UK.
Thomas K. Reilly
Chief Executive Officer/Director
Thomas K. Reilly is the former CEO of OceanConnect Holdings, Inc., the only company to combine state of the art online technology as well as 24/7 traditional expertise in order to provide global energy and risk management products and services. Mr. Reilly brings to the business his deep industry experience, with the goal of strengthening the company's bunker trading, risk products and brokering services. Prior to his role as CEO of OceanConnect Holdings, Inc., Mr. Reilly was Vice President for Fuel and Marine Marketing LLC, a Texaco and Chevron joint venture, and was responsible for bunkering and fuel trading in the Pacific Rim and the Middle East regions. Mr. Reilly began his career as an attorney in New York City and holds a BA from St. Lawrence University, USA; a Juris Doctorate from Fordham University School of Law, USA; and a Masters of Environmental Law from Pace University, USA.
Alexander Frank Beard
Alexander Frank Beard is Glencore's Global Head of Oil, and has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. After five years with British Petroleum's Crude Oil Department, he joined Glencore UK Ltd. in 1995. For the next 13 years, Mr Beard specialized in his position as a FSU Trading Manager. With his extensive experience, he was appointed in 2007 to his current role as Global Head of Oil, leading Glencore's activities in Oil and Product Trading and Investments. Mr Beard holds an MA(Hons) in Biochemistry awarded by Christ Church, Oxford.
Peter Michael Meade
Lead Independent Director
Peter Meade is the Lead Independent Director and has been Chemoil's Independent Director since March 2008. He is also the Chairman of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Meade is the Chairman and Independent Director of OceanConnect Holdings Inc., a worldwide brokerage for marine fuel, gas oil, clean products, biofuel and risk management services. Prior to this, he was Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Fuel and Marine Marketing LLC (FAMM) from 1998 to 2002. Mr. Meade held various management, financial and treasury roles in Texaco after embarking on his career in 1980, the last of which was Assistant General Manager of the Marine Lubricant Group. Mr. Meade has also worked at General Foods Corporation and the former Chase Manhattan Bank. He holds a BA in Liberal Arts from Saint Leo University and an MBA in Finance from Long Island University.
Steven Simpson is an Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee. He is the Managing Director, and Principal of Triton Advisory Group Pte Ltd., a boutique mergers and acquisitions, fixed income trading and corporate advisory group located in Singapore. Mr. Simpson has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of New South Wales, Australia, and is a Certified Public Accountant, Australia Institute of Accountants. In his role at Triton, he has acted as an advisor on private and government sector activities, including privatizations, mergers and acquisitions and capital market activities. Prior to this, he was a Managing Partner of Price Waterhouse Consulting in Indonesia and Australia, and was Group Controller Australasia for Honeywell. At present, he holds various other board appointments, which include being the Non-executive Chairman and Audit Committee member of Jasper Investments Limited and Non-executive Director and Audit Committee member of Goldsource Mines Inc. (a Canada-listed entity).
Warren Blount is currently an Asset Manager in the Oil Department of Glencore Energy UK Ltd. He has been with Glencore since 2005. Prior to joining Glencore, he was Finance Director with Emerson Process Management, Baar, Switzerland; and prior to that, he held various assurance and corporate finance roles with KPMG. Mr. Blount holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – Accounting degree from the University of South Africa and a Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting and Marketing degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a qualified chartered accountant and also holds a CIMA with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Mr. Blount is appointed to the Board on 8 November 2013.