Our senior management combines a deep knowledge of the marine fuel supply and shipping industries, strong management foundations, global experience and commitment to local responsible business practices.

Kenneth Dam

Supply Executive

Kenneth Dam joined the Trafigura fuel oil team in 2017 and in May 2019 became Co-Head of its newly formed bunkering team. 

Before joining Trafigura, from 2011 to 2016, Kenneth worked for Monjasa and played a key role in developing its West Africa bunkering operations.  Before entering the marine fuel supply and shipping industry, Kenneth was a financial advisor for leading Danish financial services company Nykredit.

Mikkel Jacobsen

Supply Executive

Mikkel Jacobsen joined Trafigura’s marine fuels supply team in September 2018 and was appointed Co-Head of Bunkering in May 2019. 

Prior to joining Trafigura, Mikkel had a ten-year career with Monjasa, based initially in Denmark and then in Dubai, where he held various positions including that of Managing Director from 2014-2018.  During his time in Dubai, Mikkel also held a Board seat on the UAE Shipping Association.

Helle Graesdal

Alliance Executive

Helle Græsdal, joined Frontline and Golden Ocean as Head of Bunkers in September 2015.

Prior to Frontline and Golden Ocean, Helle worked as Bunker Procurement Manager for Western Bulk from 2009-2015.  Before entering procurement, Helle was a trader and broker with Entranor.

Tom Jay


Tom Jay has over 34 years of oil industry experience, initially working at Glencore for 13 years in a variety of roles that included developing the first deals desk system, managing the Far Eastern Operations Group, and multiple business development projects trading for the LPG book.

In 2004, Tom joined Trafigura as Global Head of Deals Desk spending 10 years evolving the risk and PnL reporting for the Oil and Petroleum Products Division and five years in the same role for the Metals and Minerals Division.  In 2019, Tom took a role specialising in Trafigura joint-venture projects and currently sits on the board of Altis International, a petrochemical trading company and TFG Marine.