Meet our team

Launched in February 2013 with a team of 4, TXF has come a long way from its modest beginnings based in the dark, depths of Deptford, London. We have now built up an experienced and dedicated team, who will always strive to offer the best possible products, services and information to our clients.

Jonathan Bell (JB)

Editor-in-Chief

Our Editor-in-Chief and Director since TXF’s inception, Jonathan is one of the most well connected and respected in the industry. JB is in charge of editorial content on our news site and in our printed reports, writing many of the news and features along with his famous weekly blog. More...

Dan Sheriff

CEO

As Managing Director and Co-founder of TXF, Dan is responsible for the day to day running of the business and overall strategic direction of the company. He has over a decade of experience in content delivery, with the majority of his career covering the trade, commodities, project, ECA and aircraft finance industries. More...

Dominik Kloiber

Commercial Director

Dominik is Co-founder and Commercial Director of TXF, and like his fellow directors has had a fundamental role in ensuring its success to date. Dom is responsible for all commercial activities and relationships across TXF, as well as being Director for our online deal data platform, tagmydeals. More...

Katy Rose

Chief Operating Officer

Katy is a Director of TXF and our Head of Communications. With extensive experience in delivering conferences and other events, Katy knows the ins and outs of planning, marketing and executing top quality events, having worked for some big names in the leisure and luxury retail sectors. As a dedicated Director of TXF since day one, Katy welcomes clients More...

Ivan (James) Petras

Also known as Jimmy, has more than 9 years’ experience in managing, analysing, designing and developing object orientated solutions in his field. Originally from Serbia, Jimmy moved to the UK in 2013 and was part of the original team that built TXF and their data platform tagmydeals.com from scratch. Jimmy manages More...

Hesham Zakai

Managing Director

Hesham leads the TXF team in its provision of best-in-class events and editorial offerings in the trade, commodity and export finance spaces. From flagship physical conferences and innovative virtual events, to news, data and research that the market relies on, Hesham's role is to ensure TXF remains an intimate part of the industries and communities it helps to facilitate. More...

Constantina Christophide

Head of Events

Driving the marketing campaigns and strategy for all our products, especially our events. More...

Alfonso Olivas

Head of Data and Analytics

Alfonso is Head of Data and Analytics, and primarily responsible for making deals data analysis easy to understand, useful and convenient for our customers. This includes producing innovative ideas More...

Max Thompson

Editor

Max heads up our news team, which cover the trade, commodity and export finance industries, producing daily newsletters and podcasts. From editing in-depth features and breaking exclusive news stories to opinion-led deal analyses, garnering market sentiment to keep the community informed is his goal. More...

Katharine Morton

Head of Trade, Treasury and Risk

Katharine is a relative newbie to TXF, but not to many of our audience as she’s ludicrously well connected in the trade, treasury and risk sectors More...

Grace Jackson

Head of Operations

Grace is the Head of Operations and has over 7 years of experience running conferences and events across the world. More...

Tom Parkman

Head of Research

As the head of research, I am responsible for delivering all of our market-sentiment reports. These include our in-house flagship reports, namely the Global Commodity Trade Finance Industry Report and the Global Export Finance Industry Report, and TXF’s six focused reports that are produced for our Essentials subscribers. More...

Emily Dawes

People and culture coordinator

I have been working with TXF and Proximo for 2 years and counting. I joined the company as the office manager in 2019 and progressed to my current role at the start of 2020. More...

Charles Osborne

Senior Relationship Manager

Charles leads the commercial side of the TXF Commodities division More...

Ana Jovanovic

Data Analyst

Ana is a Data Analyst for tagmydeals. Her responsibilities include analysis of the accuracy and completeness of data, uploading deals to the site and overall improvement of the data stored in the system. A woman of many talents, she is also a member of the TXF accounts team, invoicing clients and preparing financial reports. Ana works from Serbia and has over More...

Sergio Lopez

Data Analyst

Our Data Analyst Sergio is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the tagmydeals data. Working closely with Alfonso, Sergio also takes responsibility for the design and development of relational databases for collecting data. As a qualified electronic engineer graduating in Spain, he has worked on various projects for large multinationals with particular More...

Lucy Morris

Marketing manager

Lucy’s role as Marketing and Events Executive involves implementing and managing the marketing More...

Tom Pycraft

Senior Manager, Origination and Product Development

Manging the global export and agency finance portfolio, as well growing new conferences and roundtables in borrower destinations and exporter markets across the related asset More...

Alex Sheriff

Senior Relationship Manager

Based in London and with more than 15 years in account management and business development, supporting a wide range of international clients (previously located in TXF's New York office). Day to day focus includes the managing and planning of the sales team's activities and driving TXF revenue across the full range of products and services. More...

Beatriz Pineiro

HEAD OF ACCOUNTS

I’m the Head of accounts. I have over 4 years of experience running the accounts department at TXF Limited. As a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional, I make sure that all the financial transactions are accurately represented. I also make sure the accounts department running smoothy and efficiently. More...