ХІІІ International Conference “Black Sea Grain - 2016”
April 20-21, 2016, Kiev, InterContinental

Grant Collins, USAID/FINREP-II (USA)

Grant Collins is an international commodity markets legal and development expert with over 11 years’ experience in the regulation and development of commodity markets in emerging market environments. In addition, he has over 8 years’ experience as a banker in the international capital and derivatives markets, where he focused primarily upon emerging markets and transition economies.

Mr. Collins served for 4 years at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in a variety of roles. Since leaving government service, he has advised a broad range of entities on the development of capital and commodities markets and investment products, as well as in connection with the execution of securities and commodities related transactions. Notably, he helped the Dubai Multi Commodities Center Authority (DMCCA) with the Government of Dubai facilitate the enhanced trading of commodities in the Emirate.

Further, he counseled the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange, a majority-owned subsidiary of the DMCCA, on a range of corporate, legal and regulatory matters, including commodity futures contract design. He has also been involved in the development and launch of a series of innovative investment and risk management products globally.  Mr. Collins has already participated in FINREP in connection with the preparation of an initial draft of the Roadmap, as well as in two earlier USAID-funded programs: the Bulgarian Capital Market Development Program and the FMI Inc.-led India Commodity Futures Markets Project.

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