Driven by an insatiable curiosity coupled with extensive experience – all underpinned with a solid foundation in advanced economic principles – Marco strives to bring art to the science of Market Risk.
Marco Valle is the North America Crude Market Risk Manager for Shell US Trading & Supply Company. Marco and his team are responsible for providing independent risk/reward assessment and advice to the Crude Oil North American trading organization, while simultaneously sharing innovative ideas with the global risk team. Under his leadership and philosophy, his team's contribution of creative ideas and establishing a value-driven operating market risk model has provided valuable insight into commercial deal making and trading strategies whilst maintaining independence.
Marco has 15+ years of Front Office and Market Risk experience with Front Office specific roles in Investments and Structured Products as an analyst, associate, and trader; and in Market Risk specific roles as Portfolio Advisor, Market Risk Specialist and Manager, Valuations Manager, and Commodity Risk Analytics Manager. His experience covers Currency Markets, Fixed Income, and Equity Financial Markets with the vast majority of his expertise gained in the Energy Markets of Oil & Products and Natural Gas & Power. Marco’s mission is not only to be a fervent challenger, assessor, and partner of commercial initiatives, but to mentor the next generation of Market Risk analysts and managers to stay ahead of the ever-changing marketplace.
Marco is a graduate of Tecnologico de Monterrey with a Bachelor of Science of Economics and previously worked at BBVA Investments and Wealth Management, BP Integrated Supply & Trading, and currently at Shell US Trading & Supply.
Outside the office Marco is an active member of the community, providing mentorship to different groups and fundraising for different charities. Marco is an avid runner and enjoys participating in marathons and charity races.