Citadel said the deal follows the firm’s launch of a natural gas business in 2014. “We see natural gas transportation as a foundation for the growth of our physical business and are excited to be expanding in this market,” said Mark Stainton, head of commodities at Citadel. The views expressed in The Citadel Conversation reflect those of the individuals being interviewed. These perspectives are neither endorsed by Citadel nor reflect our view on investments. The Citadel Conversation A Conversation With Citadel’s Mark Stainton, and Leading Energy Expert, Daniel Yergin of IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates Looking for Mark Stainton ? PeekYou's people search has 1 people named Mark Stainton and you can find info, photos, links, family members and more Mark Stainton. Head of Citadel Global Equities at Citadel LLC. ... the Citadel Advisors take both long and short positions in a broad range of investment instruments ... Citadel Investment Group has nabbed Mark Stainton, managing director and global head of credit correlation trading at Deutsche Bank in London, to head its 50-person energy trading business. Mark Stainton joined Citadel in 2006 as Head of Commodities and was subsequently appointed to Head of Global Equities in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, he served as Head of CDO and Exotic Credit Trading at Deutsche Bank.