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Leyton, Greater London, E10 5LL, United Kingdom
March 12, 2018

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Name: Marc John Peter Roberts

Nationality: British

Education : Saint Aloysius College

Qualifications: O Levels, Maths, French, English Language, Chemistry and Geography, BCS level 1, CDL IT user skills, BCS level 2ECDL IT user skills HABC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work (QCF ), City & Guilds certificate in employability skills ( entry 3 ), BCS Level 1 ECDL award in IT User Skills (QCF), ITQ Level 1 (Microsoft Word, Excel, E-mail),OCR Level 1 IT User Skills (ITQ)

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Mobile Number: 0780 858 1966

Key strengths and skills

In depth knowledge and understanding of the base metals industry and utilisation of the LME.

Comprehensive understanding of the formation and application of marketing and pricing formulas

First-hand knowledge and application of futures markets

Man management and leadership

Ability to function under intense pressure and attention to detail

Computer literate

Organisational skills

Education courses

December 2017 to January 2018

Computers Skills for Work – ITQ Level 2

Involving the use of Excel, Spread sheets, Microsoft word and Power Point

January 2016 February 2017

Computers Skills for Work – ITQ Level 1

Involving the use of Excel, Microsoft word and E-mails

September 2015 to November 2015

Computers –Word Processing Level 1

Involving the use of Microsoft word, E-mails

April 2015 to July 2015

Computers- Moving on

Involving the use of Microsoft word, E-mails

March 2015

Emergency First Aid at Work

February 2015 to March 2015

Computer Toolkit and ITS Skills

Career History

November 2009 to August 2011

Recovery, convalescence and rehabilitation after a serious injury

September 2006 to October 2009

Re-joined the family business concentrating on mainly property development.

Involved in the locating of appropriate properties

Arranging the refurbishment of properties

Organising the work-force and maintaining of budget and time lines.

March 2006 to August 2006

Employed on a short term renewable contract re-define and streamline their core business

Streamlining internal procedures and exploration resulting in full utilisation of computer systems

Motivating the sales team

Displaying appropriate follow-up procedures and vendor care

October 2004 to February 2006

Caring and nursing my sick mother together with settling her estate after her death

September 2002 to October 2004

Self-employed within a family business with a variety of interests ranging from property development, office re-locations, recycling of computers and electrical goods working with the London waste authority

Arranging and organising staff for various duties

Planning collection and distribution of goods to be recycled

Settlement of accounts

1998 to 2001

Trading for my personal account on the LME.

Self-devised trading strategies

Defined/adapted trading algorithms within trading core application

June 1992 to October 1997

Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company Rsc, Bahrain

Superintendent of Metals Management

Reporting directly to the general manager with the company’s trading and market positions. Planning and implementing the company’s trading strategy;

Organising and managing the L.M.E. hedging to ensure both risk reduction and management

Taking proprietary positions and designing option strategies to provide upward price protection for customers

Managing and recording of L.M.E. positions and margin requirements with company’s seven brokers

Agreeing monthly accounts

Negotiating credit limits and margin with brokers

Advising and formulating physical pricing formulas for sales of products and purchases of aluminium

Constructed my own computer system to record and value L.M.E. positions, L.M.E. option positions with individual brokers and with a total market position facility. Also built a “ WHAT IF ? “ facility to assist forward planning.

Arranged for accounts department to make payments on prompt dates and advised on receipts and their due date

January 1989 to March 1991

Woralco ltd


Working alongside chief trader and principal in all aspects of hedging and physical trading worldwide

Hedging physical Aluminium and Copper business on L.M.E.

Trading and maintaining Foreign Exchange positions

Supervision of back office procedure including profit and loss reconciliation using Lotus 123

Responsible for Far East customers

Involved in arranging shipping metal to primarily the Middle East and the Far East

January 1988 to May 1988

Gerald Metals ltd


Traded Lead, Zinc and Nickel contracts on behalf of company

Responsible for client executions for Lead, Zinc and Nickel

Involved in some client liaison

Deputised running of Copper and Aluminium trading books

Sogemin (Metal Brokers) Ltd

June 1978 to May 1988

Joined the company from its Inception as a market clerk and progressed to trading as the company expanded. Key roles and responsibilities included;

Trading the Copper Book for, amongst others, the largest European Copper producer

Originally assisting senior dealers until I passed the L.M.E. exam

Advising and implementing hedging programmes for clients

Some client liaison duties because of language skills

Creating and administering market finance operations

Set up and implemented the Metals Financing Desk

Responsible for recording and validating transactions prior to being entered in the Operations systems and confirmations dispatched

Intsel Ltd

May 1974 to June 1978

Responsible for running three sterling and one US $ bank accounts

Arranging payments and receipts between customers and brokers

Organising and checking Letters Of Credit and Bank Guarantees

Checking and planning cash flow, forward projections and utilising treasury deposits

Maintaining stock positions involving locations, availability, brands and origins of metal

Arranging shipping rates and confirmation of agreed rates

Minor metals trading back up and assistance

Client liaison duties

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