Executive team

Board of directors

Board of directors

  • Philippe Torrion, Chairman, EDF Trading Board, Group SEVP - Innovation, Strategy and Planning, EDF

    Philippe Torrion

    Chairman, EDF Trading Board, Group SEVP - Innovation, Strategy and Planning, EDF

  • John Rittenhouse, Chief Executive, EDF Trading

    John Rittenhouse

    Chief Executive, EDF Trading

    John Rittenhouse is the Chief Executive of EDF Trading and EDF Trading North America. Supported by the executive team, he is responsible for the development and implementation of EDF Trading’s strategy in its role as the wholesale market interface for the EDF Group and its third party customers. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive in July 2008, he has held the roles of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. He joined EDF Trading at its inception in 1998 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2006. John has an MBA from Fordham University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Marianne Laigneau, Group SEVP, Human Resources, EDF

    Marianne Laigneau

    Group SEVP, Human Resources, EDF

  • Simone Rossi, Group SEVP, International Division, EDF

    Simone Rossi

    Group SEVP, International Division, EDF

  • Marc Benayoun, Chief Executive, Edison S.p.A.

    Marc Benayoun

    Chief Executive, Edison S.p.A.

  • Robert Guyler, Chief Financial Officer, EDF Energy

    Robert Guyler

    Chief Financial Officer, EDF Energy

  • Antoine Cahuzac, Group SEVP, Renewable Energies, EDF, Chief Executive, EDF Energies Nouvelles

    Antoine Cahuzac

    Group SEVP, Renewable Energies, EDF, Chief Executive, EDF Energies Nouvelles

  • Magali Viandier, Senior VP Accounting, Tax & Group Reporting, Finance Department, EDF

    Magali Viandier

    Senior VP Accounting, Tax & Group Reporting, Finance Department, EDF

  • Sabine Le-Gac, General Counsel, Supply Optimisation and Trading, Legal Division, EDF

    Sabine Le-Gac

    General Counsel, Supply Optimisation and Trading, Legal Division, EDF

  • Stéphanie Roger-Selwan, Director, Finance, Optimisation and Trading, EDF

    Stéphanie Roger-Selwan

    Director, Finance, Optimisation and Trading, EDF

  • Steven Wolfram, General Counsel, Development, EDF

    Steven Wolfram

    General Counsel, Development, EDF

Executive Committee

Executive Committee

  • John Rittenhouse, Chief Executive, EDF Trading

    John Rittenhouse

    Chief Executive, EDF Trading

    John Rittenhouse is the Chief Executive of EDF Trading and EDF Trading North America. Supported by the executive team, he is responsible for the development and implementation of EDF Trading’s strategy in its role as the wholesale market interface for the EDF Group and its third party customers. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive in July 2008, he has held the roles of Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer. He joined EDF Trading at its inception in 1998 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in April 2006. John has an MBA from Fordham University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Justin Rowland, Chief Risk and Operations Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer

    Justin Rowland

    Chief Risk and Operations Officer and Interim Chief Financial Officer

    Justin Rowland is Chief Risk and Operations Officer at EDF Trading, a position he assumed in January 2016.  In April, 2017, Justin was also appointed Interim Chief Financial Officer.  Prior to that, he was Chief Commercial Officer responsible for EDFT's trading activities. He joined in May 2001 as Head of Risk Management and succeeded John Rittenhouse as Chief Financial Officer in April 2005. He became Chief Operating Officer in September 2008. In January 2010 Justin took on the additional responsibility of head of front office risk management. He has a first class BEng in Aeronautics and is a Chartered Accountant.

  • Philipp Büssenschütt, Chief Commercial Officer, Origination and Business Development

    Philipp Büssenschütt

    Chief Commercial Officer, Origination and Business Development

    Philipp Büssenschütt is Chief Commercial Officer responsible for EDF Trading's global mid-marketing/flow, origination and new business development. He joined EDF Trading in 2002 and in 2009 moved to Houston as Head of Origination and Business Development for EDF Trading in North America. He was appointed to the Executive Committee and became Global Head of Origination in January 2010 and assumed his current role in October 2013. Philipp has an MSc in mining engineering and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

  • Robert Quick, General Counsel

    Robert Quick

    General Counsel

    Robert Quick is the General Counsel for EDF Trading. He joined in January 2002 as Assistant General Counsel and became General Counsel in May 2005. In April 2010 Robert took on the additional responsibility of Managing Director of EDF Trading North America, based in Houston. He relocated back to London and resumed his current position in March 2011. He is a graduate of Pembroke College, Cambridge and is a solicitor.

  • Fiona Smith, Global Head of Human Resources

    Fiona Smith

    Global Head of Human Resources

    Fiona Smith is Global Head of Human Resources at EDF Trading.  She joined in 2006 and is responsible for creating and maintaining the culture at EDF Trading and having the right people in place to move the business forward.  Fiona is a Board Member of EDF Trading’s Rietlanden Terminals in Amsterdam and has over 20 years in the HR field.  She graduated from The University of Western Australia with a BEc and from Flinders University with a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management. 

  • Frédéric Mayoux, Head of Group Integration

    Frédéric Mayoux

    Head of Group Integration

    Frédéric Mayoux is Head of Group Integration at EDF Trading.  He joined in July 2015 from EDF Energy where he was Director of Optimisation.  Frédéric has been involved with EDF for the past 27 years.  He has held a number of roles in the optimisation and trading function, supporting the EDF Group expansion in Europe, structuring agreements with major counterparts and managing the commercial activities of EDF SA's long term power contracts. He is graduate from IEP Paris and holds a Masters in Law.

  • Robert Forgrave, President, EDF Trading North America

    Robert Forgrave

    President, EDF Trading North America

    Robert Forgrave is President, EDF Trading North America based in Houston.  He joined in March 2015 and is responsible for the company's trading activities in North America as well as its operational and support platform.  Robert also leads our coordination efforts with the EDF Group in the US.  Prior to joining EDF Trading, Robert was Managing director and International Head of Commodities at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (part of the MUFG Group).  Prior to that, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Robert is a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, with an MA in International Relations/International Economics.  He also has a BA (Hons) in History from the University of Calgary.

  • Mary Anne Brelinsky, President, EDF Energy Services

    Mary Anne Brelinsky

    President, EDF Energy Services

    Mary Anne Brelinsky is President of EDF Energy Services, the North American retail and asset management business within the EDF Trading group.  She joined EDF Trading in 2006 as the Vice President responsible for the Texas power business. In 2010 Mary Anne was promoted to Head of North American Power Origination. In December 2012, Mary Anne’s responsibilities were expanded to include EDF’s retail activities for gas and power in North America. She assumed her current role in October 2013. She is a Board Member of the Gulf Coast Power Association and served six terms as Chairman of the ERCOT Demand Side Working Group. Mary Anne has an engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Houston CL.

Business Heads

Business Heads

  • Marcello Romano, Head of Trading, Europe

    Marcello Romano

    Head of Trading, Europe

    Marcello Romano is Head of Trading, Europe at EDF Trading, a position he assumed in January 2016.  He joined the company in April 2011 as Head of Flow Trading focused on developing the flow business and extending EDFT's services in the longer-term market. He became Head of European Gas and Flow Trading in June 2014 leading the company's European gas trading activities. He graduated from Strathclyde University and holds an LLB (Hons) in Law. Marcello also has an ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

  • John Grey, Head of European Power Trading

    John Grey

    Head of European Power Trading

    John Grey is Head of European Power Trading at EDF Trading. John has held a number of roles at EDF Trading since joining the company in 2002 including Power Scheduler, Power Trader, Head of UK Power, Head of Gas Basis Trading and Head of European Gas. He assumed his current role in June 2014. John has an MENG in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University.

  • Morgane Trieu-Cuot, Head of Flexibility Optimisation

    Morgane Trieu-Cuot

    Head of Flexibility Optimisation

    Morgane Trieu-Cuot is Head of Flexibility Optimisation (Derivatives Trading) at EDF Trading.  Morgane first joined EDF Trading in 2004 as a Cross Commodity Derivatives Trader and spent over 10 years helping to develop our flexible asset services.  She rejoined in 2016 to assume her current role.   Morgane graduated from the ISC Business School in Paris with a Masters in Finance, Taxation and Law.

  • Stan Horton, Head of Power and Gas Trading, North America

    Stan Horton

    Head of Power and Gas Trading, North America

    Stan Horton is Head of North American Power and Gas Trading at EDF Trading.  Stan joined EDF Trading in 2009 as Vice President of Northeast Gas Trading.  In 2013, Stan was named Senior Vice President and his responsibilities were expanded to include Gas and Power trading. Before joining EDFT, Stan was head of the East Natural Gas trading team for Citigroup Global Commodities. Stan’s prior experience spans more than 23 years including senior trading and marketing roles with various gas trading companies and producers active in North America. Stan is a 1986 graduate of Texas Tech University.