Dean Nelson - Basis Commodities

The Basis Commodities Group is delighted to announce that Dean Nelson, formerly Head of EDF Man Asia, has joined the group in an advisory capacity.

Dean brings more than 25 years’ experience in executive roles in Asia and Africa. Dean has successfully managed businesses involved in trading, storing, distributing, retailing and processing a range of commodities including sugar, cocoa, coffee, molasses, animal feed and ethanol. “As Managing Director for Asia/Pacific with the London based ED & F Man Group, Dean established a comprehensive track record for growing profitable businesses” said Chris Whitwell, Managing Director of Basis Commodities. “ I have known Dean in a professional capacity for over twenty years and I am delighted he has agreed to join the team as we take the next steps in our growth plan”.

“Dean brings a wealth of experience managing profitable food and feed businesses as well as an in depth knowledge of the liquid feed, sweetener and Molasses markets in Africa, the Middle East and Asia” Chris said. “We are excited about the value Dean can bring to our existing clients businesses as well as supporting our plans for growing our niche feeds business.