Matt is a successful entrepreneur having founded, built and sold businesses in commodity market reporting and corporate credit analysis. From 2001, Matt built Petromedia Group into an international publishing company with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. The business focused on analysis of various shipping and oil markets. Ocean Intelligence [OI] was established in Singapore during 2005. Initially focused on the analysis of shipping companies, OI developed expertise in collecting and analyzing information on privately owned trading companies. Both companies were sold to S&P Global – Platts in 2015.
Matt and Tom have known one another in the industry since 2001 and have worked closely together since 2009 when they were co-founders in the development and launch of NR-X global marine fuels procurement platform. Matt has an MBA from Cambridge University (UK).