(Pierre Corneille)

Jean-Marc Bonnefous is the founding and managing partner of Tellurian Capital Management LLP, a London based investment management firm focused on commodity strategies. Over the years, he has developed a recognized expertise in managing financial investments for institutional and private investors and in starting new businesses. Prior to launching Tellurian in the asset management space, he was an investment banker at BNP Paribas, and until 2006, the Global Head of Commodity Derivatives at BNP Paribas based in New York and London. He built and managed the commodity derivative trading business at BNP Paribas across a wide range of commodity assets out of Europe, the US and Asia. Jean-Marc Bonnefous participated in the early development of the new structured derivative market in oil, natural gas and base metals from the 1990’s. He was also one of the early investor in blockchain and digital assets from 2014 and is an investor and advisor in a number of fintech and blockchain start-ups.

Jean-Marc is also a professor adjunct in finance at the IE Business School in Madrid. He holds a graduate degree from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (SciencesPo), as well as a Master of Law from the University of Paris-Assas and a Master degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Paris-Dauphine.

The Tellurian Capital and Tellurian ExoAlpha team is made of experience professionals in the commodity, digital assets, and investment management sectors, alongside a number of strategic partners and institutional services providers covering technology, fund administration, accounting, audit and compliance.