The material on this site is for financial institutions, professional investors and their professional advisers. It is for information only. Please read our Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies before using this site. Please see our Subscription Terms and Conditions.

All material subject to strictly enforced copyright laws. © 2022 Euromoney, a part of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC.

Commodities debate: Participants

Commodities debate: Refining value from raw materials

Robert Brown (RB – chair) joined Watson Wyatt in 2002, having spent 18 years in the asset management industry. He is a senior investment consultant and chairman of Watson Wyatt’s global investment committee, the group responsible for the firm’s capital market assumptions and views. He also advises a small number of the firm’s largest clients and has a particular understanding of issues facing such schemes.

Frans de Wit (FW) started working for PGGM in 2000 after he finished his studies in financial economics at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands. At PGGM he moved from back-office derivatives to join the commodities desk in 2003. He is at present responsible for commodities allocation at PGGM.

Kevin Rodgers (KR) runs complex risk for GFFX and commodities globally at Deutsche Bank, having joined Deutsche in 1999 during the merger with Bankers Trust. Before his current role he was global head of energy trading and global head of FX options.

You have reached premium content. Please log in to continue reading.

Read beyond the headlines with Euromoney

For over 50 years, our readers have looked to Euromoney to stay informed about the issues that matter in the international banking and financial markets. Find out more about our different levels of access below.


Unlimited access to and

Expert comment, long reads and in-depth analysis interviews with senior finance professionals

Access the results of our market-leading annual surveys across core financial services

Access the results of our annual awards, including the world-renowned Awards for Excellence

Your print copy of Euromoney magazine delivered monthly

£73.75 per month

Billed Annually


Unlimited access to and, including our top stories, long reads, expert analysis, and the results of our annual surveys and awards

Sign up to any of our newsletters, curated by our editors


Already a user?

We use cookies to provide a personalized site experience.
By continuing to use & browse the site you agree to our Privacy Policy.
I agree