Oscar Bleetstein
Head of Commodity Investor Product Sales
Credit Suisse

Oscar Bleetstein is the Head of Commodity Investor Product Sales in the Americas for the Investment Bank at Credit Suisse. He has 20 years of hands on-experience trading and marketing precious and base metals, energy, index and related commodity derivatives. His primary focus is on commodity indices and other structured products that harness the performance of commodities as an "asset class". His success with alpha generating, long/short, algorithmic, and thematic indices have helped make Credit Suisse a market leader in next generation commodity products.

Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2009, Oscar created and then headed the institutional marketing arm of Merrill Lynch's Commodity Investor Business. Oscar began his career in commodities at AIG Trading Group in Asia where he ran the metals desk and was in charge of trading a wide array of commodity products with hedge funds, mining companies, industrial hedgers, central banks and other sovereign entities.

Prior to entering the commodities business, Oscar went through the credit training program at Chase and served as a credit officer in the international credit audit unit.

Oscar has a degree in International Relations from the Georgetown School of Foreign Service and holds a Certificat d'Etudes Politiques from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po).