Phil Jump has 40 years of oil industry experience. He was a founder member and latterly managing director of the Amerex London office, broking the earliest paper contracts in WTI, Brent, Dubai and other grades of crude oil.
After 10 years in the London office, during which he assisted in the establishment of one of the first Brent futures teams on the floor of the International Petroleum Exchange (IPE – later ICE) he moved to Singapore in late 1990 to set up the Amerex office, concentrating initially on adding Asian and Middle Eastern customers to Amerex’s crude oil business. Later, as managing director, he oversaw the establishment of the Fuel Oil, Middle Distillate and Coal desks.
In 2007, whilst still maintaining his interest as a director of Amerex he joined Concord Energy Pte Ltd where he was responsible for the acquisition and implementation of several major infrastructure projects.
In 2013 on leaving Concord he returned to active participation in Amerex, overseeing the move to full regulation and the registration of the company with National Futures Association (NFA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS.) He currently acts as Chairman and oversees Anti-Money Laundering and other compliance issues for the company.
Mr Jump is also a co-founder and Director of ValuEnergy Pte Ltd a Singapore-based electricity retail company.