Who we are

The Mergence Commodity Finance team has extensive experience in commodity trade & finance, investments, advisory services and physical trading in Africa.

Dean Scoble, Managing Director

Dean has extensive experience in structured trade, commodity finance and physical trading of agricultural commodities. He’s a specialist in SAFEX traded agri commodities.

His career in agri commodities started in 2000 when he joined the Soft Commodity Trading and Financing division of Rand Merchant Bank. As a Senior Transactor, he was responsible for grain and oil seed financing in Southern Africa. In 2007 he joined Standard Bank as a trader where he was instrumental in setting up their Structured Commodity Finance Business within Global Markets, building it to become a market leader in the financing of SAFEX traded agri commodities.