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Isabella Kurek-Smith

Isabella is Director and Head of Energy and Freight markets at LCH.Clearnet. She was responsible for launching the clearing service for FFA's in 2005, as well as more recently, the container freight service. Her team also run the OTC clearing services for carbon emissions and commodities such as iron ore, steel and fertlizers.

Prior to joining LCH.Clearnet, Isabella worked at the IPE and then at the IntercontinentalExchange, where she was responsible for developing the European Energy markets. She started her career as an oil broker and overall has 20 years experience in Energy and Commodity markets.

Isabella graduated from Exeter University with a degree in Accountancy.