Commodity Talent LLC
is a boutique executive search firm focused on the vast and ever-evolving world of commodities. We have a broad range of contacts and serious knowledge of our markets that enables us to add value to clients and candidates. We establish long-term relationships with both clients and candidates.
Commodity Talent LLC Markets
- Energy: oil, gas, LNG, power, ethanol, NGLs, sustainable energy, renewable technologies, grid resilience
- Metals: precious, base, minor metals, rare earths, industrial, dry bulk
- Ags: grains, oilseeds, softs (coffee, sugar), fertilizer.
- Market Risk Management
- Quant strategies
- IT integration, international tax analysis
COMMODITY TALENT — Where Talent Is Not A Commodity --
George H. Stein CFA
Practice Areas: Energy, Oils, Gas, Power, Metals, Agriculturals, Softs, Dry Bulk (Coal, Iron Ore, Freight), Commodity Indices, Indices, Trading, Sales/Origination, Structuring, Portfolio Management, Research, Risk, Quant, Brokerage/Execution, Mid-Office (COO, CFO, Legal), Capital Raising, Chartering, Pipeline Scheduling
T: +1 646 205-3557 M: +1 917 545-9850
George H. Stein, CFA created Commodity Talent LLC in 2009 and currently services Bulge Bracket Wall Street Investment Banks, Hedge Funds from marquee to startup, major Merchant Trading Firms, Commercial and Industrial Companies, Marquee Private Equity Firms, Brokerages, Prop Shops and Commodity High-Frequency Traders. The firm grew out of his work developing the commodities practice at Whitney Group as head of the effort, engaging in client development and leading execution of senior searches. His expert commentary has appeared on television, radio and in print and he is invited as a speaker at financial service conferences.
George Stein came to executive search following more than a decade as a prize-winning financial journalist. The expertise and contacts he developed across capital markets, investment banking and all aspects of the energy sector are invaluable to a broad range of commodity clients in financial services as well as trading groups, hedge funds, private equity firms and producer and industrial companies.
George Stein went to Bloomberg from Platts Oilgram News where he was New York Bureau Chief. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior News Editor in charge of energy coverage at Radio Free Europe in Munich and was a reporter at news organizations including the Los Angeles Times and the Miami Herald.
George Stein earned a BA in Mathematics from Swarthmore College and an MA in Mathematics from Columbia University. He was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2001.
Julia Berg Stein
Practice Areas: Renewable Energy — Solar, Wind, Circular Economies, Grid Infrastructure, Hydrogen, Renewable Fuels, Ship Propulsion, Voluntary Carbon Market and new innovations.
Julia Berg Stein joined Commodity Talent LLC in 2023 as an associate researcher of renewable energy, the energy transition and innovative technologies thereof. Working on Global Searches for Renewable Energy Markets at Commodity Talent, she is eager to place the most excellent candidates in key positions during this critical energy transition.