Finance Committee. Co-opted 2017.
Bob Kapp has over twenty years of experience in commodity markets both in the USA and Europe. Most recently, Bob was Executive Director at Macquarie Bank where he was Head of European Power, Gas, Emissions and Uranium trading, managing a multi disciplinary team of 15.
Over the last 10 years Bob has held senior positions at Macquarie Bank and BNP Paribas after coming to the UK with American Electric Power in the late 1990s. Bob started out with an options market maker on the floor of the NYMEX where he earned his stripes before moving to Houston with Equitable Resources to start up their gas options desk prior to it being acquired by AEP.
In addition to energy trading, Bob has a keen interest in burgeoning businesses and has held the position of Director with an online financial betting company, set up a property development business in Houston and holds numerous investments in start ups and social businesses.
Bob is passionate, charismatic and has a great sense of humour, especially when it comes to American politics. In his spare time, Bob loves photography, the countryside and being with his family, relishing time with his 2 recently adopted children.
Bob was Co-opted onto the Board in 2017.