Guided tour

Visit traders, brokers, exchanges, clearing organisations & regulator

Guided tour

1,490.00 excl. VAT



Target groups:

  • Any professional in the commodity or energy markets, including, but not limited to, employees of a company with a trading function, brokers, exchanges, clearing organisations and regulators.

Learning objectives:

  • Experience a trading environment and the traded markets.
  • Get acquainted to the players in this field and their role.
  • Get a feeling for the current challenges these parties face.
  • Experience the look and feel of the setup of a trading organisation and the setup.
  • Get first-hand information from market players themselves.
  • Visit the surveillance department of an exchange.
  • Visit a hedge fund and learn what role they play in the market.
  • Visit a brokerage firm and learn how they serve their clientele.
  • Visit an trader and learn how most days looks like.
  • Attend a presentation by a representative of a clearing organisation
  • Attend a presentation by a representative of a regulatory authority.


  • Lunch


  • 08:00-08:30 Door open – Welcome
  • 08:30-09:00 Introduction to markets, players and the venue you are at/in

The history of commodity finance – Touch the world’s first company share

Today’s financial markets versus the physical markets

Today’s commodity & energy trading versus the trading of equity and FX

  • 09:00 Opening bell at the exchange

Witness the opening of the markets

Be explained what processes take place pre-, at and post-opening. The daily cycle explained.

  • 09:30-10:00 Exchanges – Their role & their regulation – Dirk Donker (Euronext)

Euronext: operator of stock markets & owner of power exchange Nordpool Spot

  • 10:30-11:00 Market monitoring – Bram van der Kroft (Euronext)

Visit the trade surveillance department of a trading venue

  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee
  • 11:00-11:30 Brokerage firms & brokers – Gerard van Eeten (AFS Group)

What developments have brokerage firms gone through over time?

  • 11:30-12:00 Commodity & energy brokers – Alex Mc Donald (EVIA) (tentative)

The role of an industry body in a world dominated by regulations

  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-13:30 What do traders do? – Jerry de Leeuw (Entrima)

Explaining the various types of traders and their activities

  • 13:30-14:00 Trading firms & strategies – Bart de Brouwer (Semper Power)

Algorithmic trading in equity and energy markets

  • 14:00-14:30 The future of the energy markets – Rob Veersma (formerly Shell, Gazprom)

The viability of renewables vs. fossil fuels

  • 14:30-15:00 Coffee
  • 15:00-15:30 Hedge funds – Marcel Vogel (Mint Tower)

The role of speculators in the markets

  • 15:30-16:00 The role of clearing – Emile Goulmy (ABN Amro Clearing NV)

How clearing houses & members manage systemic risk

  • 16:00-16:30 Drinks

Practical Information


Friday 2 December 2022, 10:00-16:00 (CET)

Where and how?

Entrima office: Beursplein 5, 1012 JW Amsterdam


1,490.00 excl. VAT

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    Our Labels
    Entrima and Market Abuse Centre (MAC) are the two labels we operate to provide learning services for professionals in the commodity & energy markets.

    Content & Context

    Entrima’s mission is to transfer knowledge regarding the business, controls & operations of parties in (or relating to) the wholesale markets.

    Conduct & Culture

    MAC’s mission is to facilitate the prevention & detection of misconduct and to foster proper behaviour in organisations. This is achieved via training, periodic updates and increased awareness.