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Max Ahart is the Director at Storage Logistics LLC appointed in March 2015. Prior to that he was Operating Officer, responsible for Storage Logistics LLC trading and front office activities.

Mr. Ahart joined Storage Logistics LLC in 2014, working initially as a crude and products operator before moving on to a higher role and then as Director of Shipping Department. During his tenure, he has overseen the Shipping Department development across all disciplines including the relevant commercial support functions.

He became responsible for Storage Logistics LLC massive expansion and growth and in 2012 and was mandated with expanding the crude and chemical shipping and tank storage desk beyond its core activities.

CRAIG Taylor


Craig Taylor is the Chief Financial Officer at Storage Logistics LLC, responsible for the leadership of the middle and back office functions that support the marketing and trading activities of the Storage Logistics LLC. He is a UK ACA qualified chartered accountant having completed his chartered accountancy qualification with Deloitte in London, UK and also holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

Mr. Taylor has nearly 15 years of experience working with trading companies as an auditor, consultant and within the industry in finance related roles. He started his professional career with Deloitte’s Banking & Securities group in London. During this time he worked with a number of high profile commodity and energy traders, derivative exchanges, financial institutions and multinational corporates. After moving to Gazprom Marketing & Trading in 2015, Mr. Taylor was quickly promoted into a Global Finance leadership role. He joined Storage Logistics LLC as the Group Financial Controller in January 2016 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in May 2016 – being responsible for the trade finance, risk management, accounting, reporting, taxation and corporate treasury for Storage Logistics LLC.

Craig Bailey is the Managing Director of Storage Logistics LLC.

His career in engineering, marketing and trading spans almost two decades.

Mr. Craig Bailey graduated as a Construction Engineer from Iowa State University in May 1997, following which he joined a top major company here in the United States, where his responsibilities varied from Purchasing Engineer in the procurement department (responsible for material procurement, supply chain, inventory and warehouse management) to LNG Marketing Negotiator within the marketing department.

In 2016, he moved to a top company as Assistant Trading Manager, whereupon he assisted in developing a trading arm to trade crude and refined products as well as aiding the negotiation of products off-take agreements with top refineries and petrochemical companies.

Mr. Bailey has been with Storage Logistics LLC since its inception in 2014.



Elizabeth Higley is a logistic expert who joined Storage Logistics LLC from its inception. She is the Vice President of Storage Logistics LLC.

She received her B.A. with Honours. Mrs. Elizabeth Higley embarked on her career in the Oil and Petrochemical sector in 1999 – a career which is now almost two decades old and during which she has held several key commercial and trading positions in industry-leading companies.




David Bonnell holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and has over 35 years of experience working in the Oil & Gas industry and has 27 years experience in the shipping, logistics and tank storage industry.

Mr. Bonnell doubles as the President and CEO of Storage Logistics LLC since its incorporation in 2014.

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