Our Senior Management Team consists of committed professionals, experienced in closing deals in most refined fuels including diesel, jet fuels, EN590 plus crude oil, sugar, rough diamonds and gold bullion. Please allow us to introduce ourselves to you.
Sir Charles Masefield
Sir Charles Masefield is the Chairman of IONIQ Capital Partners and a Director of the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce. He formally worked within the British Government with responsibility for all UK Defence Exports and was knighted by Her Majesty the Queen for his services to British exports. Sir Charles is a former President of BAE Systems, European Chairman of Trans Atlantic Business Development, President of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Vice Chairman of GEC.
As the CEO of IONIQ, Marc is responsible for the leadership of the company. Prior to joining IONIQ, Marc had a distinguished career in the UK police service before pursuing opportunities in the private sector. Marc has held senior directorships and advisory roles in a range of companies both nationally and internationally, building relationships with key figures across many business sectors. Marc maintains an active involvement in the trading and broking of commodities, with a particular focus on Ioniq’s exclusive mandates and the strengthening of our global client base.
Damon is a founder Director of IONIQ and a UK Chartered Surveyor who has specialised in commercial & residential properties for over 30 years. Damon brings a wealth of commercial acumen and strategic management capabilities and oversees many of the international operations for IONIQ, with a particular strength and focus on the GCC and Africa regions.
Chris is a founder Director of IONIQ and a UK Chartered Accountant. He founded his own accountancy practice in 1984 which merged with a larger firm in 2005, becoming CEO of the larger firm before selling out in 2007. Since then he has operated an Advisory business holding several Non-Executive Directorships of companies in the Property Investment and Development, Asset Management, Foreign Exchange areas. Chris works in the international sector of IONIQ operations and drives the financial and commercial activities of the business.
As Managing Director of IONIQ, Setu is responsible for the overall management of the business. Setu has over 18 years experience as a lawyer and investment banker having qualified as a lawyer with Norton Rose, with a focus on oil, commodities and funds, before moving to Henderson Global Investors. Setu then moved into investment banking and has worked at both Citi and HSBC with specific focus on the Middle East. Prior to joining Ioniq, Setu worked with Hudson Fairfax Group, a private equity firm based in New York.