Chief Climate Officer
Steve is a weatherman-turned-entrepreneur whose 25-year career includes working for The Weather Channel and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, as well as founding EarthRisk Technologies. Steve’s mission is to bridge the gap between climate volatility and business operations. Steve is a human companion for Demex’s Dog Pound in Raleigh.
President and CEO
Ed is the founder and mastermind of The Demex Group. He has spent more than 20 years working in commodity and weather markets and holds a PhD in Engineering and a MS in Economics. Before Demex, Ed served for seven years as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer of Munich Re Trading. Ed’s assistant, Mr. Darcy, vigilantly protects him from the wild animals that roam the Maryland countryside.
Director of Business Analytics
With 14 years of climate research experience under her belt, Arielle specializes in data analysis and interpretation, which she uses to fuel her passion for communicating climate and weather risks. Her steadfast companion, Rafiki, patrols the perimeter of team video calls originating in northern New Jersey.
With over seven years as a software engineer, Hui designs and develops the underpinnings of the Demex Solutions Center. His feline companion, Mocha, is known for glamour shots that adorn the walls of the Demex office.
Dan is a Principal at Black Birch Advisors. He works with the Demex team to originate, identify and craft unique solutions for new Demex customers across the marketplace.
Ruth is a Partner at Anthemis, a leading global venture capital firm focused on cultivating change in financial services by investing in, growing, and sustaining businesses committed to improving the world.
Sasha is Head of Product Design at Visible Alpha. He has spent more than 15 years in product design, UX and digital transformation. Sasha leverages his expertise to help bring Demex’s design and user experience efforts to life.
Principal Data Engineer
Climate Resilience Associate
Director of Quantitative Systems
Andrew brings his extensive and specialized experience in FinTech to Demex. He develops quantitative analytic platforms that integrate multiple technologies and programming languages. Andrew is personal assistant for two cantankerous felines that exhibit the New York State of mind.
Matthew is a principal at Anthemis focused on early-stage investments in insurance and risk management-related technology.
Director of Analytics
Head of Engineering
Ken is a technologist who draws on 30 years of experience in finance to lead our team of software engineers. He architects the Demex Solutions Center and builds innovative products at scale. Previously, he spent several decades in FinTech working at Citadel Investment Group. His canine officemate, Dutch, is pretty darned limber.
Bruce’s career has spanned decades in financial services, with expertise in capital markets and commodities. He spent 38 years at Royal Bank of Canada, most recently as the head of the Commodities and Discretionary Capital Group for RBC Capital Markets. Bruce is currently Chairman of the Canadian Depository for Securities Limited (CDS) and has been a member of the Board since 2006. Bruce comes to Demex as an advisor on commodities, risk, and technology.
Madeline is part of the “connective tissue” of Demex. She spends her time deep in the matrix of company decisions and internal data analysis. She has prior experience in economic consulting and holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and history from Williams College.
Stuart is the CEO and Founder of Ventus Risk. He contributes decades of industry experience as an advisor to Demex with a unique career that spans both the re/insurance and capital market arenas. Stuart was a cofounder of Validus Re and the CEO of AlphaCat ILS Fund.
Carlos A. Oliveras
Head of Insurance
Carlos brings over 25-years of global leadership experience from within the insurance, brokerage, and reinsurance marketplace. He drives our growth and strategy in property & casualty insurance, reinsurance, brokerage, and alternative market structures including captive insurance.
Kevin is a risk specialist who is one half of the founding vision behind Demex Markets. For 20 years Kevin has translated complex data into groundbreaking insights. He leads channel development as well as broker and customer partnerships. Previously, Kevin worked in a variety of commodity trading roles, most recently as the Global Head of Commodities at the Royal Bank of Canada.
Matt is a partner at IA Capital Group dedicated to working with innovative entrepreneurs in venture and growth capital investments in the insurance technology and financial technology spaces.
Kieran is a physicist turned software engineer who appreciates the Demex critical thresholds for cold weather. Hailing from upstate Minnesota, he’s a recent college graduate building the Demex Solutions Center.
Head of Product
After spending seven years at Bridgewater Associates, Taylor joined Demex to lead business intelligence across sales, analytics and technology development. He doesn’t forecast the weather, but he certainly takes advantage of it as an avid skier and surfer. Taylor is also the human-assistant for his buddy Archie who might be an Ewok pretending to be a canine.
Front-End Designer & Engineer
Matt leads brand creativity, from research and prototypes to code and customer experience. He views things through a design lens and ensures that Demex products empower the Demex ecosystem. Micah is his canine creative consultant.
Chuck is a strategist who leads core initiatives across all market verticals and is the other half of the founding vision behind Demex Markets. Chuck’s 25-year career spans operations, energy trading and risk management, strategy execution and business incubation.
Client Fulfillment Associate
With more than five years of experience in sales and marketing, Clarence develops content that explains Demex solutions to clients. His leafy office mate is a trusted travel companion.