Meet our Founding Partners.

Bastien Declercq

Chief Executive Officer

Starting his career as a trader at Morgan Stanley Commodities, and then with UBS heading the Oil flow trading business, Bastien was a founding partner of CSC in 2013, and has been co-running the business ever since.

Bastien has wide expertise of the oil markets and their actors, and of running all aspects of a financial institution in today’s highly demanding and complex regulatory environment.

Alan Newman

Head of Marketing

Over a ten year period Alan built and managed both Tullett and GFI’s commodity option desks, establishing them as market leaders within the commodity options sphere . A founding partner of CSC in 2013, Alan brings a wide network of counterparts and leads the coverage effort globally, constantly working with the team to build direct flow for swaps and options across the barrel. Additionally, Alan contributes to the management of the business and the overall strategy for future growth.