Executive Committee

Meet the team

The Braemar PLC Executive Committee operates under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, James Gundy.

The CEO has final authority in all matters of management except those that are within the duties and authorities of the Board of Directors or of the shareholders’ general meeting. The Executive Committee supports the CEO, implementing all Board resolutions and supervising all management levels throughout Braemar.

Executive Committee

James has worked in shipbroking for over 35 years, specialising in Tankers and Sale & Purchase projects. He became the Chief Executive Officer of Braemar’s Shipbroking Division after our merger with ACM Shipping Group PLC, where he had also served as CEO.

James Gundy

Tris has over 30 years of experience in the commodities industry. He worked at GFI Group for 14 years before founding Atlantic Brokers in 2013, which was sold to Braemar in 2018 to create its derivative brokerage business. He joined the Board of Braemar Shipping Services PLC on August 1st 2021.

Tris Simmonds

Grant has over 25 years of experience in leading public and private financial services and technology businesses, and joins the Company from ClearScore, the UK’s leading credit marketplace. As Chief Financial Officer at ClearScore, he has driven significant improvements across the finance function, implementing new systems, processes and reporting as the business has scaled. Grant also brings additional transaction experience to the board, and his other roles have included CMC Markets Plc where, as Group Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, he was instrumental in the company’s successful IPO.

Grant Foley

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