Natixis hires commodities specialist Marc Mourre as Senior Adviser

May 15, 2017

Commodities veteran Marc Mourre to head Natixis’ Global Markets Commodities franchise as the bank continues to strengthen its ambitions in the energy and commodities markets.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Mourre as Head of Global Markets Commodities at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking. Based in London, he reports to Luc François, Head of Global Markets, and locally to Serge Ekué, Senior Country Manager, United Kingdom and Head of Global Markets, EMEA.

Marc has been working for Natixis as a Senior Adviser since March of this year, in parallel to working with a number of firms in an advisory capacity as Director of Mourre and Co Limited, which he founded in 2016. Before this, he was with Morgan Stanley for thirty years, latterly in London as Managing Director, Vice Chairman of the Commodities Division and Chairman of the firm’s African business. His long experience at Morgan Stanley included co-founding the bank’s oil trading activities in London in 1986, establishing its energy trading activity in Asia in 1988, and setting up its Singapore office for commodities in 1990. Before joining the finance industry, Marc worked three years for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Cultural Attaché in Hong Kong, and then at Elf Aquitaine (now Total) for over four years as a crude oil trader.


Luc François said: “Marc has an unparalleled depth of experience in the energy and commodities markets, a diverse network spanning the many players in the industry, and a proven focus on delivering value-adding solutions. This is closely aligned with our own client-centric, solutions-focused model. Having already established a close partnership with Marc, we are delighted to welcome him onboard to drive the further development of our Global Markets Commodities business globally.”