Who we are:
The BGT team is comprised of recognized professionals in the commodity and green coffee industry.  We have held positions with Global Fortune 500 companies and as Board Members of the Coffee Advisory Group for LIFFE (London Financials Futures and Options Exchange), European Terminal Markets Committee for the European Coffee Association, Swiss Coffee Trade Association, The Starbucks Foundation, The Green Coffee Association, and The Pacific Coast Coffee Association.


Cristina Nuno

Cristina brings with her 15 years of experience working in the international environment, managing the logistics for different leading companies such as AMSA (cocoa beans), Grupo Modelo (beer) and Pepe Jeans (textiles).
In addition to her hands on professional background she compliments our global reach with her fluency in Spanish and English.

Beatriz Polit

Beatriz Polit was a founder of Be Green Trading SA in 2009 and heads the Logistics team. Beatriz started her career in commodities/coffee working between 2000 to 2004 at ECOM Agroindustrial Corp on the Position Desk allocating and clearing futures for the companies Arabica trading desk. In 2008, she joined the International Olympic Committee as a specialist in marketing department cumulating in her participation on the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China.  She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences of Lausanne, Switzerland and is fluent in French, English and Spanish and a working application of German and Italian.

Christina Cheng

Christina Cheng joined Be Green Trading SA as Logistics & Futures Coordinator in 2015.  Prior to that Christina started her commodities/coffee career at ECOM Agroindustrial Corp where she worked from 2005 - 2011. There she coordinated all clearing and application of futures linked to the LIFFE Coffee Terminal for the Robusta trading desk reporting daily positions for the company’s physical and futures position.

In 2011 Christina was hired by Sucafina SA a where she quickly established herself in the middle-office liaising between the trading desk and the finance department.

Originally from Hong Kong she is also a Swiss national and is fluent in English and French. She holds a Master in Business Administration from a Swiss Hotel Management School. 

Paul Difesa

Paul has 10 years of experience in the trading and operations departments of multinational asset managers as well as boutique Hedge funds. Between 2006 and 2008, he held positions in the back and middle office departments at Bank of New York Mellon and BlackRock in London. He later joined Tell Investments, a Global Long/short equity hedge fund based in Malta, as an execution trader (2009 to 2011), after which he helped the setting up and running of a spin-off from Tell Investments, Walter Capital Partners SA (2012 - 2016) as Chief Operating Officer in Lausanne, Switzerland. 

While new to the world of coffee, Paul draws on his experience in futures trading and operations, to assist in managing finance and risk at Be Green Trading SA.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Malta.