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Executive Committee

Richard Holtum

Global Head of Gas, Power and Renewables

Richard Holtum was appointed Global Head of Gas and Power in 2022, with responsibility for building Trafigura’s presence in the fast-evolving gas, power and carbon markets. His role was expanded to include responsibility for Renewables in 2023. 


Richard joined Trafigura’s LNG team in 2014 and became Global Head of LNG and Gas in 2019, playing a significant role in growing the company’s integrated LNG and natural gas trading activity into a global business.


Prior to joining Trafigura, Richard was commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and spent five years with the British Army. He then worked for two years on the crude oil desk at Glencore, a global commodity trading firm.


Richard holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from the University of St Andrews.