LONDON, 6th February 2012 – Trayport, a leading provider of energy trading solutions to traders, brokers and exchanges worldwide, today announced the appointment of Yvonne Twiss as the new Vice President for their Singapore office.

Yvonne will be developing Trayport’s new business relationships as well as cultivating existing customer relationships in Singapore and across Asia.  Prior to joining Trayport, Yvonne was Vice President, Business Development at the Singapore Mercantile Exchange. Yvonne brings significant experience and local market expertise to complement Trayport’s existing Singapore team.

Trayport’s presence in Singapore is evidence of Singapore’s continuing growth as a world class energy commodity trading hub.  Trayport has, in particular, established a global client footprint across coal and freight markets, including an increasing number of traders and brokers located in Singapore. Trayport’s ‘Software as a Service’ product enables quick and efficient access to a trading screen that includes the world’s most liquid venues for trading European, Asian and American financial coal swaps. 

Carl Daucher, Trayport’s Head of Global Commodities, said, “Yvonne brings a wealth of experience which will enhance our service to existing clients while enabling Trayport to reach new broker, exchange, and trader clients.  Our global commodities strategy is focused on growing our existing services to coal and freight market participants while extending our commodities trading platform to oil and iron ore.”

Yvonne Twiss added: “I am extremely pleased to be joining Trayport’s already well-established Singapore team and to support Trayport’s growth ambitions in Singapore and across Asia. I believe Trayport’s established market position and market-tested product platform is uniquely positioned to support trading in global energy commodity markets.”