Taking the puzzle out of Grain Marketing!

About Us

Ed Scamps

Director & Commodity Trading Manager

B.Agricultural Economics: (University of Sydney), Diploma of Financial Services (AFMA), Specialist Certificate (SFE)

Ed is co-founder and Managing Director of CloudBreak Advisory Pty Ltd. His experience in trading agricultural commodities and price risk management is extensive with over 15 years in the industry.

Ed started his career with Elders in 1993 and held a number of positions whilst working there. These included Elders Risk Management Senior Commodity Advisor and National Trading Manager.

In 1999 Ed took up a role with Louis Dreyfus as Commodity Risk Manager which involved monitoring and aggressively managing the risks attached to the commodity portfolio.

In 2001, Ed returned to Elders to set up the Elders Exchange Desk which involved developing and marketing spot and forward products for grain,
wool and cattle. After setting up the Exchange Desk, Ed took up the role as Wheat Trading Manager with CBH Grain.

More recently Ed has been involved in the Agricultural Finance sector with Westpac Bank.

Ed is utilising this experience to focus on assisting Australian grain growers to effectively manage price risk in a deregulated and volatile market.

The Team

Ed has assembled a team of professional and experienced analysts, brokers and support staff to ensure growers receive the highest levels of information and customer service.

Licensing

Australian Financial Services Licence
CloudBreak Advisory Pty Ltd
ABN: 61 136 942 759 holds Australian Financial Services Licence No: 337984

This licence authorises CloudBreak Advisory to carry on a financial services business to:

  1. Provide financial product advice for the following classes of financial products:
    1. derivatives; and
    2. foreign exchange contracts.
  2. arranging for another person to apply for, acquire, vary or dispose of financial products in respect of the following classes of financial products:
    1. derivatives; and
    2. foreign exchange contracts; to retail and wholesale clients.
Grain Trade Australia
CloudBreak Advisory Pty Ltd is a member of Grain Trade Australia (GTA).
GTA is a national body for rules and standards and arbitration in the grains industry.