Robin King
Head of Marketing
The Baltic Exchange

Robin King is the Head of Marketing for the Baltic Exchange. In this role, which he has held since 2010, he is in charge of the Exchange's global marketing plan and practice, and is heavily involved in various new business initiatives of the Exchange. He started his career as a trader on the floor of the London Grain Futures Market in the late 1970s.

Formerly a director at a Clarkson Securities, he has specialised in freight derivatives since 1985, from the advent of the first Baltic Freight Index (BFI) through to the creation of both dry cargo and tanker based Forward Freight Agreement s (FFAs).