"Price risk management in grain exports" is one of the major sessions of the second conference "Grain exports from Ukraine". The reporting session will provide two presentations as follows:
- New developments in the risk management based on price indexes: use of Wheat Futures contracts based on Platts price index
Speaker - Jeffry Kuijpers, Executive director, agricultural commodities, CME Group
- Use of derivatives in export contracts to optimize pricing mechanisms: methods and principles
Speaker – Alexandre Bobylov, Trading and risk management, Linhope Commodities
Jeffry Kuijpers is Executive Director in CME Group, Agricultural Commodities and Alternative Investments in the Europe, Middle East, Africa region (EMEA). J.Kuijpers markets CME Group's suite of commodity products (grains, vegetable oils, livestock and dairy). Recent products he has been involved in developing include the Softs contract suite, European Wheat, the Biofuels product suite and the Fertilizer OTC products that are available for clearing at CME Clearing Europe.
Alexandre Bobylov works with trading and risk management in Linhope Commodities. Linhope Commodities is a supplier of agricultural commodities to millers, feed manufacturers, distributors and importers on the markets of Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining Linhope Commodities, for 5 years A.Bobylov worked in the London office of CME Group, where he held various positions in the departments of agricultural commodities and strategy. The main projects covered the launch of futures for European wheat and wheat from the Black Sea region.
As a reminder, the second conference "Grain exports from Ukraine" takes place in Kyiv (hotel Alfavito, 35-D Predslavinskaya Str.) on November 2.