Director, SOLARIS COMMODITIES, Switzerland
Swithun Still – Director of SOLARIS COMMODITIES, Switzerland. SOLARIS COMMODITIES S.A. was set up in December 2011 and is specialized in the trade of agricultural commodities from Russia, mostly milling wheat and feed corn.
Before setting up SOLARIS, Swithun was the Commercial Director of Alegrow S.A. from 2009-2011 and previously worked for Agrico Trade & Finance S.A. in London and Paris, before moving to Switzerland in 2003.
Swithun is a fluent Russian and French speaker, having studied languages at Durham University.
He has been involved in the grain trade, predominantly from Russia and Ukraine since 1999.
Swithun was elected as President of GAFTA in January 2019 and is also a GAFTA qualified arbitrator.
He is on Twitter under the handle @RussianGrainTra