Beau Taylor has 21 years of trading experience in the commodities markets. Taylor is a founding partner and chief investment officer of Taylor Woods Capital Management. Prior to founding Taylor Woods Capital in 2011, he served as a managing director of Credit Suisse, head of the Global Commodity Proprietary Trading Group and co-head of Global Commodities. He also served as a member of the Fixed Income Operating Committee. Taylor joined Credit Suisse in 2007 from JP Morgan where he was the global head of Energy Sales and Trading. Prior to that he was the co-head of Power Trading at Morgan Stanley. Taylor began his career at Merrill Lynch Commodities in 1994. He graduated Cornell University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Business Management.