Jonathan Ellisor

Jonathan Ellisor

Senior Vice President, Business Development & Strategy

Jonathan joined Moda’s business development team in 2017. He first started in the oil and petrochemical industry with Fina Oil & Chemical Co. in Dallas after graduating from college in 1994. In 1999, Jonathan began a career in trading that would span 17 years and cover products as diverse as asphalt, gasoline and petrochemical monomers.

Prior to joining Moda, Jonathan was last employed by Trafigura, where he started on the gasoline desk, blending in the U.S. Gulf Coast and trading cargos throughout the Americas.  In 2013, Trafigura offered him a role with subsidiary Puma Energy in Geneva, Switzerland, as Global Supply Manager and a member of the Executive Committee, where he managed a team based in Africa, Asia, Australia and Central America and participated in investment decisions around midstream and downstream business.

Jonathan grew up in the Houston area and then attended Harvard College, where he graduated with a degree in economics in 1994. He and his wife, Tanya, have three children. He enjoys spending time with his family, working at his cattle ranch, and playing guitar.