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Colin Fenton serves as Chairman of Commodities in the advisory practice. Previously, Fenton was the chief commodities strategist at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
He is the former managing partner of Curium Capital Advisors LLC, a registered investment adviser that he sold to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. in 2010. For three years, he was the managing director responsible for commodities and cyclical industries at Duquesne Capital Management LLC, Stanley Druckenmiller’s hedge fund. Colin is also a former chief intelligence officer of Ospraie Management LP, at that time the world’s largest commodity hedge fund by AUM. He began his markets career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where for seven years he helped build the Commodities Research franchise.
Before joining Goldman, Colin was the research assistant to Ambassador Chester A. Crocker, the former US assistant secretary of state for African Affairs. In this role, Colin gained his first advisory experiences, working with: private-sector mining interests operating in sub-Saharan Africa, a startup airline (USAfrica Airways), a private wealth management business based in Switzerland, and diplomats navigating South Africa’s historic reconciliation events in 1994.
Colin holds an MSFS degree from Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He is also a graduate of Princeton University, where he studied early modern history.