DANIEL R BUTLER
Financial, Environmental and Energy Markets consultant, with a proven
record of product development and relationship acquisition across a
wide range of products, with adaptive and marketable skills from a long
career in trading markets.
Na Vrchmezi 14
Prague 6 Czech Republic
+420 606 213 523
I. Employment/Consulting, Experience/Achievements
II. Private Ventures
III. Other Activities / Volunteer Work
V. Additional Qualifications
I. EMPLOYMENT / CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
international Natural Gas trading relationships under EFET contracts
for the largest Czech Gas and Oil, production and underground storage
company, and traded prompt arbitrage products based on storage assets.
early leader in Carbon market trading in Eastern Europe since 2004,
effectively developing a trading operation, accessing and educating new
participants, and transacting/broking credits throughout the region,
and in Australia-Asia. Advised on multiple AAU sale offerings, for
Sovereign sales efforts.
Renewable Energy underwriting product, for support of underfinanced
wind farm projects in Romania, with local property advisors
New Products developer with far reaching contacts, clients and dealing counterparts; Corporate and Sovereign.
Financial Markets professional, with a wide array of instrument experience, on 3 continents, since 1986.
- SECTOR SPECIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Energy and Environment
built and operated one of Eastern Europe's first and most active Carbon
Desks (Atlantik Financial Markets, a.s. Sept 2004 to Nov 2006).
Achieved market dominance in the first two years of activity for
Slovak, Czech, and Hungarian markets
Electricity broking desk for Wallich & Matthes; Developed Green
Certificate Underwriting product with Dragoman Partners, for Romanian
Renewable Energy Market; acquired new EUA clients in Eastern Europe
(Since Jan 2008; currently retained)
and marketed a carbon offset fund(under Joint Implementation), based on
arbitrage of new credits for managed portfolio of EUAs.
Serbian Savings Bonds sales efforts at two brokers in Belgrade, and
acquired a long list of buyers for the newly issued restitution bonds
for foreign currency savings stolen under Slobodan Milosevic (M&V
Investments Brokerage, Citadel Securities, July 2001 to December 2002)
Set up Serbian Foreign Currency Savings Bonds trading desk for Meinl bank in Austria. (project: May 2003 to June 2004)
Sourced Argentinian large debt retirement tranches, through South American counterparts (Project: Meinl)
bonds with Wallich & Matthes short-lived bond desk
operation,servicing Eastern European fund managers, trading desks in
government and corporate bonds, prior to Prague office management
dissolution and reorganization into 42 Financial Services.
commanded a large client base in Emerging Markets privatization
equities, in the Czech, Ukrainian and Greece stock markets, from 1996
to July 2001, dealing in nascent markets; Operated in
custodian/registrar markets, sourced illiquid stocks, and successfully
attained large London brokers as clients Komercni Bank, Aug 1996 to Nov
1998; Raiffeisen Capital, Oct 1999 to July 2001
in privatization and initial public /secondary offerings, setting up
IPO client subscriptions, showing investor industrial sites (Sigma
Securities, Athens, Nov 1998 to Aug 1999)
Licensed Futures broker of the Sydney Futures exchange (1992)
significant FX business from Early pre-opening trading houses
throughout Asia; marketed clients in HK, Singapore, Europe, Indonesia
(HSBC Markets, Sydney, Aug 1993 to June 1996)
futures from NY and Sydney, for numerous European, Asian and North
American Exchanges; Simex, Philadelphia Options, IMM, CBOT, Comex (Bain
Refco, Sydney, Aug 1989 to July 1993)
trading book, made two-way prices for currency and precious metals on
overnight trading desk in New York (Refco FX Associate, July 1986 to
II. PRIVATE VENTURES
Â· Ebel Coffee House, Prague, Czech Republic; 29% Partner, Since September, 1999; Liquidated 2008
Tulip Cafe Restaurant, 2001 to 2006; 10% shareholder; assisted in
management and sought buyers prior to sale.
III. OTHER ACTIVITIES / VOLUNTEER WORK
Pink Crocodile o.p.s., Prague 9, School for special needs children; Fund raiser, web marketing. 2012 - ongoing.
Implant Centre, - Little Snail, Belgrade Serbia; Volunteer Funding
Project manager; Assisted in the development of a Cochlear Implant
program for young children. 2001-2002
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of Washington, Seattle, 1985
Foreign Exchange Dealing course, NY Institute of Finance, 1987
V. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Licensed Representative, Sydney Futures Exchange, 1992.
Citizen of USA by birth, 1960
Citizen of Australia since 1995
Permanent Resident of European Union, Czech Republic by marriage, 2004.