Anthony Pelz

Acting Director

Shuraako, Somalia

Biography

Mr. Anthony Pelz is Acting Director of Shuraako, a project of the One Earth Future foundation, where he leads all impact investment activities and philanthropic projects throughout Somalia and Somaliland.  Mr. Pelz was formerly a distressed debt trader on ABN AMRO Bank NV’s proprietary trading desk based in Amsterdam. Prior to proprietary trading, Mr. Pelz worked with several investment banks including Credit Suisse, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and ABN AMRO Bank NV in roles ranging from corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions to credit and business development. He has substantial international work experience in Africa, Asia, U.S., Europe and Latin America and was based in New York City, Bogotá, Rio de Janeiro and Amsterdam. He is also the author of several option trading books including “The Biotech Trader Handbook” and “Option Trading Kung Fu”.