Christopher J. Cheetham
President and co-founder
Chris has over a decade of trading, sales and consulting experience in the financial services and commodities sectors. He started his career in commercial banking at Barclays Bank PLC before moving on to operational and sales roles within the hedge fund industry. After relocating to New York to establish a U.S. office for GlobeOp Markets Ltd, the broker dealer subsidiary of a hedge fund service provider, Chris subsequently joined NYAM LLC, a New York-based commodities trading business where he built and co-led the crude oil and refined products desk.
A British citizen, Chris has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, France, Australia and the United States. He brings an international perspective to clients facing commodity price risk in a variety of global locations.
Chris holds a degree in Economics and Business Management from the University of Sheffield. His is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Tudor F. Moga
Tudor brings 15 years of technology and commodities experience to Soter Advisors. He started his career as a software engineer, building solutions for multi-national companies including Estee Lauder, Clinique and Fox Valve.
Tudor moved to NYAM LLC in 2005 and was responsible for designing and building the firm’s proprietary trading and risk management software. He spent time trading soft commodities and currencies before moving on to co-lead the crude oil and refined products desk, where he focused on algorithmic and electronic trading.
Tudor is a dual Romanian and U.S. citizen. He holds an honors degree in Economics and Mathematics from Hunter College in New York City and a certificate in Financial Engineering from Columbia University.