Advisor – Oil & Gas
Mr. Clinton Carr is an advisor at Global Trust Group and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Alchemy Holdings Pte Ltd and leads all commercial business, overseeing the Company’s crude oil and products businesses worldwide, with a strong focus on trade origination and E+P development in Asia, Africa and The Middle East. During his 10 year career in the oil industry, Clinton has worked closely with the worlds largest commodity trading houses such as Glencore, Mercuria & Vitol.
Mr. Carr has a successful track-record in developing new and managing existing business flows across crude oil and products in complex geo-political regions. He has driven and worked on key development and acquisition projects in Africa and in the Middle East. He is highly entrepreneurial with deep know-how and experience in international business development, pre-export finance, relationship management, negotiations, structuring, operations & contractual management.
Mr. Carr is attentive, professional and very well respected in the energy commodity business. A key focus at all times is total transparency in all dealings, coupled with the highest ethical standards. A highly motivated professional with extensive experience in the trading of crude oil and petroleum products, as well as a motivated originator and developer of new business ventures. Flexible, easygoing and conscientious with a strong belief in building a team approach these are some of the characteristics which have contributed to Mr. Carr’s successful career in a highly political and complex business environment.
Mr. Carr started his career as an entrepreneur and engaged in a career of commodity trading through practical experience in the Republic of South Africa. Mr. Carr developed a passion for the Oil & Gas business and persued a career in the sector by working with one of the largest private investment groups in the Middle East where he was responsible for the marketing and trading crude oil volumes into the Eastern European and Asian markets.
Mr. Carr gained his extensive knowledge and understanding of the Oil & Gas industries through a practical “hands on” experience while working alongside some of the most senior and influential individuals in the industry where Clinton benefited from the transfer of knowledge. In 2014, Mr. Carr Founded Sicura Energy Limited as a boutique consultancy and trading company, specializing in the structuring of strategic crude oil financing and trading mechanism for implementation into the African markets.
Mr. Carr boasts a diverse array of strategic partnerships in the Oil & Gas sector on an international scale ranging from key high level relationships with the worlds largest commodity trading houses, independent midsize strategic trading companies and in addition holds a number of joint venture trading relationships in Africa, Asia, Middle East. Clinton will lead Alchemy Holding and engage in the US market with an objective to secure sizable crude oil volumes for export into the international markets via a strategic hybrid physical trading model.