Guy’s expansive career in grains and commodities spans three continents of North America, Australia and Asia. He has extensive experience in commodity trading and risk management, supply chain logistics, and commodity analysis; as well as new business development.
Most recently Guy was based in Beijing, China from early 2007 to late 2009 where he was General Manager of Grains for Louis Dreyfus Commodities. While there his responsibilities were on both international and domestic Chinese trading of agricultural commodities. Guy commenced working with Louis Dreyfus in 1988 in Pekin, Illinois, located on the Illinois-Mississippi River system. From there he expanded his experience with trading and operational responsibilities while at locations across the Midwest in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska; as well as in Australia.
While in Australia, Guy went on in 1996 to establish the grain trading division for GrainCorp Operations Ltd. He then established and set up an Australian/Asia Pacific arm for Advance Trading Inc., a company based in Bloomington, Illinois and a leading risk management advisor to producers, commercial traders, consumers and end users; and provides commodity brokering and consultancy services.
During his time in Australia, Guy was a key player in the establishment of Australia’s Trade Rules and Dispute Resolution Rules and is an experienced NACMA (National Australian Commodity Marketing Association) Arbitrator. Guy is a also Licensed Futures Broker (AFSL) and holds Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Guy also maintains interests in grain production and farming activities in both Australia and the U.S.A.