Greg Newman is one of the youngest CEO’s in this industry, who founded Onyx Capital Group along with Omar Kayaam at 26 years old. In almost four years Onyx Commodities, the trading arm of the group, has become the largest liquidity provider in oil swaps. In tandem the brokerage & consulting arm of the business, Onyx Advisory, offers critically acclaimed research and hedging solutions. The rapid growth and success of the business was recently highlighted in an article 'How Onyx came from nowhere to conquer oil swaps' by Risk.Net.
Initially Greg rolled his sleeves up and successfully established the Crude Oil desk at Onyx, as well as managing the building and development of the Advisory business. Greg has traded Oil derivatives for 7 years, over which he has built a strong PnL track record as well as the training and development of many now established traders. At just 22 Greg initiated, started and built out the successful Crude oil desk at Mandara Capital and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemical Engineering. Greg values transparency and is on a mission to disrupt the industry to ensure clarity and remove the complexity normally associated with this trade. He is with the top 1% of experts in oil on social media and is often asked to speak at events and comment of industry topics and is respected as an industry leader and influencers.