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Andrew Hall
CEO
Hall Art Foundation

Andrew Hall was the head of commodities trading firm Phibro LLC for over 20 years and the founder, and for ten years the CEO, of Astenbeck Capital Management LLC., a $3 billion commodities-focused hedge fund manager.

Hall has an MA in chemistry from and an MBA from France’s INSEAD business school where, in 1980, he won the Henry Ford prize for top graduate.

After graduating from Oxford in 1973, Hall joined where he served in various posts, the last as Vice President of BP North America Trading in New York. Hall left BP to join Phibro Energy in 1982. He joined the Board of Directors of Salomon Inc., the parent company of Phibro, in 1991 and became CEO of Phibro in 1992.

Hall is an internationally renowned art collector. In 2007, he and his wife Christine Hall founded the Hall Art Foundation whose mission is to make art works from its own collection, and that of the Halls, available for the enjoyment and education of the public.

As well as being CEO of the Hall Art Foundation, he currently serves on the advisory boards of Orbital Insight and Enerjen Capital.