Robin Coombe Joins Redwood Markets as Director – Asia Pacific Region
HOUSTON, May 14, 2018 – Redwood Markets Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Robin Coombe of Perth, Australia will be joining the company as Director – Asia Pacific Region. Mr. Coombe’s role will be to introduce and optimize the use of the Redwood Marketplace by buyers and sellers of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in the Asia Pacific Region. The Redwood Marketplace is an online commodity trading platform that enables buyers and sellers of physical LNG to negotiate competitive pricing and confirm commercial terms while offering efficiency, standardization and price discovery to the global community of LNG stakeholders.

Mr. Coombe has over 15 years of experience in the energy markets, with more than 10 years directly involved in LNG origination, strategy and business development. Mr. Coombe brings experience and a deep knowledge of the contracting and execution process for physical LNG, as well as a unique insight into the complicated logistics involved in the entire transaction chain in the Asia Pacific region.

“We are excited to have Robin join the Redwood Markets team and help drive our growth in the Asia Pacific region”, said Ajay Batra, President of Redwood Markets. “The Redwood Marketplace is live and ready to support the evolution of the LNG market while increasing liquidity and improving risk management for LNG buyers and sellers. Robin will help us show the Asia Pacific region what the Redwood Marketplace has to offer and help bring together more global LNG supply and demand in an efficient way that optimizes the process of buying and selling for everyone.”, said Mr. Batra.

“I am excited to join the Redwood Markets team and demonstrate the value of online trading to the Asia Pacific LNG market.”, said Mr. Coombe. “The Redwood Marketplace is well suited for both today’s LNG market and also supporting its evolution towards liquidity and a future global energy benchmark.”

Mr. Coombe was most recently Senior Commercial Advisor with PE Wheatstone and JERA Australia (Perth) and holds an MBA from the University of Adelaide.

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Redwood Markets Inc. is the operator of The Redwood Marketplace, an online venue for trading physical liquefied natural gas and other commodities. Redwood Markets specializes in the evolution of commodity markets by providing tools and distribution mechanisms for solutions that reduce the friction involved in negotiating and executing commodity transactions. Through the systematic and planned reduction of trading impediments, Redwood Markets provides a forum where liquidity can be optimized, and thus increasing investment and opportunity for market participants. Find out more about Redwood Markets at

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