John joined the Commodity Derivatives group at BNP Paribas in 2004. The European Energy Trading desk within Commodity Derivatives assists clients in hedging their energy exposure via OTC and listed products across multiple commodities globally. John also leads the Emissions Trading platform which provides access to the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), UN Clean Development Mechanism (CERs) and Voluntary Emissions credits (VERs). John began his career with Statoil Energy, trading US Natural Gas and Electricity products. He later moved to London as a European Energy trader with American Electric Power (AEP).