The benchmark in commodities and emerging technology

Trovio’s world-class team presents the leading opportunity for commodities businesses to benefit from the new, digital world. Combining a deep knowledge of the commodities industry with uniquely powerful experience in embracing innovative technology for commercial outcomes.

Digicash, 1990s

First digital currency

Radiata, sold to Oracle, 2000

Early development of WiFi

SMARTS, sold to Nasdaq, 2010

Global leader of electronic market surveillance systems

Chi-X, 2011

Launch of Australia’s second largest public exchange

PMGT, 2019

World’s first government guaranteed public blockchain token

GoldZero 2021

World’s first carbon neutral commodity ETF

Leadership Team & Board

Dr David Skellern AO (Chairman)

David is the Chairman of RoZetta Institute and a Director of its venture fund RoZetta Ventures. He was a co-founder of Radiata in 1997, which was sold to US giant Cisco Systems in 2001.

Jon Deane (Chief Executive Officer)

Jon is the Managing Director and CEO of Trovio. He was previously the CEO of TCM Capital, an asset manager and advisory firm focused on digital assets. Prior to this he was a Managing Director at JP Morgan, as Head of Commodities Trading for Asia Pacific.

Dr Andreas Furche (Director)

Andreas is a Director of RoZetta Institute and its venture fund RoZetta Ventures. Originally a Software Engineer by trade, Andreas has been involved in the development of financial technology start-up companies for 20 years. He was CEO of SMARTS, which was acquired by Nasdaq in 2010.

Tony Mackay (Director)

Tony was a former founding CEO of Chi-X. Many of the markets and businesses that Tony has developed over the past few years have been onsold to private equity firms such as Silver Lake Partners, global banks such as Nomura and major exchanges such as NASDAQ and BATS in deals collectively valued at more than US$1 billion.

Steve Bellotti (Director)

Steve is the Chairman of TCM Capital and has worked in financial markets for over 30 years managing fixed income (including rates, credit and derivatives), foreign exchange, cash equities and derivatives, and debt and equity capital markets businesses.

James Yue Jia Chen LL.D (Hons, Bath) (Director)

James is the Chairman of Wahum Group Holdings, a third generation family-owned manufacturing business, and the founder of his family office, Legacy Advisors Ltd., James is also a venture philanthropist and the founder of international eye-care initiative, Clearly.

Andreas Ruf (Chief Operating Officer)

Andreas is the COO of Trovio, and has been involved in technology start-up companies in Australia and Europe for 20 years. As Managing Director of SMARTS Broker he drove its international expansion and integration into Nasdaq.

Jelte van der Hoek (Chief Technology Officer)

Jelte is the CTO of Trovio, and has been CTO of a number of specialist companies where he has built smart card operating systems, terminal technology, and card issuance systems. At SMARTS he developed the surveillance web-service for brokers.

Careers at Trovio

Trovio is always looking for innovative, talented new members to join our growing team. If you are someone who can contribute to our dynamic, collaborative and passionate team, please reach out to us, or search our currently open positions.

Global presence

With offices in Sydney, Amsterdam and Singapore, Trovio maintains a global presence in order to better serve our range of international clients, while accessing the best talent from around the world.


25 Bligh St,
Sydney NSW 2000


Van Ostadestraat 150-SOUS
1072 TE Amsterdam


80 Robinson Rd,
Singapore 068898