Boomer Commodities, UAE
John A Short is a 30 year veteran of steel trading and bespoke steel sourcing with some the world’s largest traders and investors in physical steel and base metals: Trafigura, Duferco, Stemcor.
Alongside this, John forged a highly successful parallel career in ‘financial steel’, as Global Head of Steel for Standard Bank, Global Head of Steel for NewEdge (world leader in metals derivatives), and co-founder of consultancy Steel Derivatives. He holds an MBA from the University of Oxford and is a published author in steel risk.
In addition to his engagement on all Boomer assignments, John leads Boomer’s Commercial and Risk franchises