Our Story

The TAC Index are the premier providers of accurate, timely, and
independent reference price information for general air cargo
around the world.

Our Story

The TAC Index are the premier providers of accurate,
timely, and independent reference price information for
general air cargo around the world.

About TAC Index

The TAC Index has been developed by a team of dedicated professionals over the last decade with special expertise in Aviation, Supply Chains, Logistics, Compliance, Computer Science, Data Science and Commodities.

TAC Index has now been recognized as the leading index in the air cargo market for tracking air cargo price volatility. TAC Index is now developing supplementary data products for the market.

Company Milestones

  1. Company Formation
  2. First Indices published outbound HKG.
  3. Coverage Expansion & financial market recognition.
  4. Freight Investor Services become actively involved in the market using TAC Index as the Settlement Price to develop a new, air cargo risk management market.
  5. TAC Index established itself as the market leader in publishing compliant air cargo price indices.
  6. TAC Index enters into a commercial branding agreement with the Baltic Exchange, 100% owned by the Singapore Exchange.
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Our Vision

To raise the profile of air cargo in the world financial markets,
which has been achieved by integrating air cargo in the global
commodity markets through indexation. The Baltic Exchange; who
are seen as the gold standard in indexing by the financial
markets; now use TAC Index as the calculating agent for their
benchmark airfreight indices.

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Peyton and his TAC Index team have led the push for price transparency in global air cargo markets, and their indices are valuable in our work as transportation industry analysts. I’ve known Peyton for several years now, and look forward to watching his products continued growth in the marketplace.quote bottom

 

Bascome Majors
Equity Research Analyst – Industrials at Susquehanna International Group

Peyton and his TAC Index team have led the push for price transparency in global air cargo markets, and their indices are valuable in our work as transportation industry analysts. I’ve known Peyton for several years now, and look forward to watching his products continued growth in the marketplace.

Bascome Majors
Equity Research Analyst – Industrials at Susquehanna International Group

Meet the Team

john peyton

Burnett, John Peyton

Managing Director

John Peyton worked closely with the commodity markets and has 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector specializing in freighter aircraft charter. A graduate of Durham University and read Engineering.

nick tempest

Tempest, Nick

Head of Sales

Heading up subscriptions, Nick qualified as a financial advisor in the UK before spending 18 years running financial, investment, insurance and property businesses in Hong Kong before relocating to London with his family in 2019.

Cameron Honarvar

Honarvar, Cameron

CFO

Cameron worked with Oppenheimer initially in New York and subsequently in direct investment in Hong Kong. He brings a wealth of operational experience to the company. He is a graduate of NYU.

james notaras

Notaras, James

Head of Data and Research

James received his PhD in physics from Imperial College London and has 15+ years’ experience in data analytics and software development. James maintains and develops new data management and analytics systems for the TAC Index and is interested in novel ways to mine the available air cargo data.

etienne picard

Picard, Etienne

Head of Software

Etienne started his career at Orange Group, then served over 10 years in several positions in Asia. He holds master’s degrees from both Sorbonne University and Telecom Sud Paris.

Advisors

Ian Johnston

Ian is a partner with international law firm Kennedy’s, qualified in England, Wales and Hong Kong. He has advised many corporations on a variety of legal matters, and is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Ian regularly speaks at industry events and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has been ranked as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ by Chamber’s Asia Pacific since 2016.

Akash Rathke

Akash is a Chartered Accountant and former Managing Director of Citibank in the Asia Pacific and Indian regions, for whom he worked for over 25 years on a wide range of compliance, governance, and general banking matters, including coordination with various central banks. He also worked with CIMB Thai Bank, and prior to his banking career held positions in garment and cement concerns.

Jan Scibor-Kaminski

Jan Scibor-Kaminski joined the TAC Index as an Advisor to the Board in Sep-20. Jan has extensive knowledge of and a successful track-record in running, growing and developing SaaS and data businesses, ranging in size from FTSE-listed entities to start-ups. Jan brings extensive knowledge of B2B sales, of diverse licensing capabilities and has worked on two successful exits.

In his capacity as MD, Jan ran the P&L of one of the fastest-growing businesses within the Euromoney Institutional Investor: a FTSE-listed global media and data conglomerate. During his tenure, Jan quintupled turnover, pioneered the sale of APIs and helped deliver a CAGR of 20%. Most recently Jan was a member of the Executive Board at Delta Capita and regularly advises private equity firms on data businesses and invests in start-ups as an angel investor.

Jan worked in the Asset Management Division of Goldman Sachs in London having started his career with Fortis Investments, where he was based in both Paris and Brussels.

Jan has an MA (Oxon) in Modern Languages (Spanish and French) from Oxford University and has spent time in HM Armed Forces as a Platoon Commander in the Royal Green Jackets Regiment where he prepared his troops for a peace-keeping tour in the Balkans. Jan has lived in Brazil and travelled extensively throughout Latin America and represented Oxford at rugby.

Gareth Sinclair

Gareth has worked in the airline industry for almost 30 years, starting with the British Airways Passenger Business in Financial & Commercial management roles, including time working overseas in New York. In 2007 he joined British Airways World Cargo, driving significant transformation in Pricing and Revenue Management systems and processes as well as integrating the Iberia and Aer Lingus Revenue Management functions. As Head of Revenue Management and Pricing for IAG Cargo, he introduced enhanced analytical capabilities, dynamic bid price vectors and commenced the move towards dynamic pricing. Gareth is now working as a Cargo Revenue Management, Pricing, and Analytics consultant to airline, freight forwarder, and data management clients.

TAC Index’s
Headquarter

TAC Index Limited
2318 Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

info@tacindex.com
+852 3796 9618
+852 3796 9687 (fax)

TAC Index Limited
2318 Leighton Centre, 77 Leighton Road
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

info@tacindex.com
+852 3796 9618
+852 3796 9687 (fax)

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