FROM THE INDUSTRY

for the Industry

A business that reflects their passion

 

EMC was founded in 2013 by Ravi Chawda and Philip Muir. Bringing together a combined 35 years of senior level commodity Search experience, Ravi and Philip have sought to build a business that firmly reflects their philosophy of delivering value into long-term client partnerships.

 

 

Advisory Board

NORMAN HAY

Norman has 40 years of experience in the commodity markets. He is a former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President at Cargill International S.A. He also served as a Platform Leader of Cargill for Energy, Ocean, Transport and Global Biofuels, Ethanol/Biodiesel. He has covered every aspect of global origination, trading, risk management and corporate management of all grains, softs, energy, by-products and processing divisions.

BARBARA HEIM

Barbara has spent the past 30 years in Human Resources leadership roles in a variety of industries. Known for her business focused approach and results oriented style, Barbara most recently led the Group HR function for BG Group through the sale of BG to Shell Oil Company. Barbara currently works for the non-profit Be An Angel helping multi-disabled and profoundly deaf children

BARBARA HEIM

Barbara has spent the past 30 years in Human Resources leadership roles in a variety of industries. Known for her business focused approach and results oriented style, Barbara most recently led the Group HR function for BG Group through the sale of BG to Shell Oil Company. Barbara currently works for the non-profit Be An Angel helping multi-disabled and profoundly deaf children

Leadership Team

RAVI CHAWDA

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Ravi Chawda is a business-focused, creative, results-driven professional with significant senior level experience gained over 20yrs and across a range of physical energy, commodity and financial asset classes (former industry professional with Morgan Stanley). Ravi focusses on front office and senior executive positions and is a trusted advisor to some of the world’s leading energy and commodity market participants. Ravi attended Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where he majored in Management Science.

PHILIP MUIR

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Philip is a dedicated ex-industry professional who brings a highly entrepreneurial and strategic approach to his work in Executive Search. Over a 23-year career he has developed a broad and high-level network whilst serving some of the world’s best-known banks, private trading houses, utilities and investment platforms where he has successfully placed senior executives across commercial and business-critical areas. Philip studied History at Edinburgh University and graduated with an MA (Hons).

PHILIP MUIR

Managing Director, Co-Founder

Philip is a dedicated ex-industry professional who brings a highly entrepreneurial and strategic approach to his work in Executive Search. Over a 23-year career he has developed a broad and high-level network whilst serving some of the world’s best-known banks, private trading houses, utilities and investment platforms where he has successfully placed senior executives across commercial and business-critical areas. Philip studied History at Edinburgh University and graduated with an MA (Hons).

TREVOR HEIM

Senior Vice President

Trevor is a commercially minded and entrepreneurial professional with extensive experience across the Oil & Gas and financial sectors. Trevor began his career at Merrill Lynch where he spent 5 years in Wealth Management sales dealing primarily with O&G clients before moving into Executive Search. Trevor attended Syracuse University in New York, where he majored in Finance and Entrepreneurship.