Barak Shanta Commodity Fund
Location: Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Anton has more than 15 years of experience in trading of agricultural commodities and managing risk. Most of this time Anton worked for Louis Dreyfus Commodities, first in South Africa where he headed up the grains and oilseeds trading activities in the region from 2007 before taking up a senior position for the group in the USA in 2008. In the USA Anton held the position of Senior Platform Trader for the Grains Platform where he was responsible for leading trading strategies and managing positions for the group on a global basis, both in the physical underlying commodities as well as in derivatives.
After 2 years in the USA Anton took up a position as Head Trader for the Louis Dreyfus Coffee Platform in Switzerland where he was directly responsible for the Platform’s global proprietary trading book. After 5 years abroad Anton returned to South Africa and in 2013 took up a position with the ETG Group as Head of Global Trading for Grains and Oilseeds.
Having traded multiple commodities and worked in the major global commodity trading hubs Anton brings a wealth of experience in physical and derivative markets as well as a comprehensive knowledge of major agricultural trade flows, basis trading, ocean freight, currency and financial markets.