The Management

Marcus Wade
Chairman, Founder

25 years of trade and trade finance experience. Holds a law degree from King’s College, London, UK. Begins his career with London … >

Andrew Fairie
Chief Executive Officer

Extensive experience in trading, risk management and finance. Studies Chemical and Life Sciences at University of Greenwich, UK. … >

Emin Akkan
Head of Trading

Holds a BSc degree in Business Management from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. Starts his career at Yapi ve Kredi Ba… >

Marieme Niang Camara
Head of Africa

14 years of experience in financial services. Holds an MBA from the London Business School with specialization in Investment Mana … >

Jaafar Shawwa
Managing Director Procurement and Supply

Over 15 years of experience in procurement and supply chain management. Holds a CPE in Law from BPP … >

Merve Özen
Director – Turkey

Holds a BSc degree in Economics from Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir, Turkey.Starts her career at KPMG in Istanbul in 2011. Joins Avo … >

Amine Dahmani
Head of Bank Relationships & Distribution

Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management studies from the University of Nottingham, UK. Starts his caree …>

Andrey Ivanov
Director, Middle East

Has twenty years of experience in banking, structured trade and commodity finance and international financial markets. Holds a De … >

Babatunde Agbeleye
Relationship Manager, West Africa

Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Holds certifica … >

Oya Coşgun Aşar
Senior Business Development Manager

Has over 20 years of experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering. Holds a BSc degree in Mechanical… >

Andrew Wade
Export Director

15 years of experience in international trade, shipping, oil & gas and machinery. Holds a BSc in Economics from University College … >

Tanya Ross-Gadsden
General Counsel

Extensive experience in trade finance, acquisition finance, project finance, corporate finance and general corporate advisory work in… >

Yuliya Tsoy
Head of Operations

7 years of experience in trade finance. Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA in Management from the International Aca … >


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    Established in 2014 and headquartered in Dubai, Wilben is an independent merchant trading and logistic house focused on commodities, capital equipment and precious metals, sourcing from and supplying to established and emerging markets globally.