|Who’s who||Who's who|
Friday December 11,2009,
Lionel Semonin is the CEO of Four Elements Capital and the portfolio manager of the Earth Element Fund. Lionel is a CFA charter holder (2001) and has an MSc (Applied Mathematics and Telecommunications) from the École Polytechnique Federale Lausanne, Switzerland (1995). Until July 2008, Lionel was Global Head of Commodity Investor Derivatives at BNP Paribas in London where he was responsible for trading, structuring and distribution of commodity derivative products targeting investor clients. In particular, Lionel’s role encompassed setting up and managing systematic commodity strategies. Prior to this, Lionel spent 10 years at JPMorgan Chase where his last responsibility was to head the global Commodity Investment strategies group including the development of all of their systematic commodity strategies. From 1991 to 1993 Lionel worked as a teaching assistant at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Ex-BNP Paribas and former head of JP Morgan’s Commodity Investor Solutions, Lionel Semonin has launched Four Elements Captial, an asset management firm with a focus on commodity markets.