Fred Demler worked at INTL FCStone as Executive Vice President and Global Head of Metals (2011-2017). Prior to joining INTL, Mr. Demler worked for MF Global (1993-2011) for 18 years as the Global Head of Commodities managing metals, energy, agricultural products, and the emerging markets such as power, emissions, and OTC cleared products.
Fred also worked in various sales, research, marketing, and management capacities at PaineWebber (1990-1993), Drexel Burnham (1983-1990), and Exxon (1980-1983). He has a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics from the Pennsylvania State University where he was an instructor and did post-graduate Commodities Research for the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Bureau of Mines, and Resources for the Future. In addition to Penn State, he has lectured at NYU, Cornell, Virginia Polytechnical Institute, the Citadel, and Shanghai University.
Fred has written numerous reports on the commodities markets; price-risk management and forecasting, teaches various workshops on hedging, lectures at various universities domestically and internationally, and has advised the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, and the Bank of France, G-20 and the G-30 (Group of 30) on the commodities markets, the impact of the funds, and the role of China in the commodity markets. Mr. Demler was awarded a Cat 7 Honorary Membership by the London Metals Exchange.