Telis Mistakidis

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Aristotelis "Telis" Mistakidis (born 1962) is a Greek metals trader who became a billionaire working for Glencore. He has joint Greek/British citizenship.[1]

Telis Mistakidis
Αριστοτέλης Μυστακίδης
Aristotelis Mistakidis

(1962-04-24) April 24, 1962 (age 58)
Thessaloniki, Greece
Known forshareholder in Glencore
Net worth
US$2.5 billion(2018 Forbes List)[1]
US$2.1 billion(2017 Forbes List)[1]

Early lifeEdit

Aristotelis Mistakidis was born in Rome, Italy, where his marine biologist father worked for the United Nations.[2] He was educated at the London School of Economics.[1]


Mistakidis worked for six years trading in non-ferrous metals for Cargill. In 1993, he joined Marc Rich & Co in 1993, shortly before there was a management buyout and it was renamed Glencore. He worked in the zinc, copper and lead department, rising to become a co-director in 2000. He became a billionaire with the May 2011 Glencore IPO.[1] He owned 3% stake of Glencore.[1]

Mistakidis is a director of Mopani Copper Mines Limited, Portovesme SRL, and Recylex SA, and a non-executive director of Katanga Mining and Xstrata plc.[3]

In December 2018, Mistakidis retired as Glencore's head of copper marketing.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Aristotelis Mistakidis". Forbes. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  2. ^ Mandravelis, Vangelis (10 June 2011). "The third Greek on Forbes list". Ekathimerini. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Aristotelis Mistakidis". Businessweek. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  4. ^ "Glencore's Executive Departures Hasten as Oil Chief Leaves". 2019-06-04. Retrieved 2019-06-06.