2950 N. Harwood Street, Suite 2200
Dallas, Texas 75201
Tel: (214) 310-1083

Cresta Team

Steven Basler

Operating Partner

Steven Basler


Mr. Basler joined the Cresta family of companies in 2021, he has spent over ten years trading and operating physical renewable fuels and environmental attributes.  Over his career Mr. Basler has managed the physical flow of production assets and terminals, environmental credits trading, hedging strategies, and financing programs.  Prior to joining Cresta, Mr. Basler had been consulting for private equity firms and trading companies surrounding commercial and logistical strategies for renewable fuels.  Mr. Basler was a Renewables Trader for Gunvor, spearheading the supply, trading, logistics, and operations of the North American biodiesel business.  He was a Senior Trader at Noble Group responsible for trading biodiesel, feedstocks, renewable diesel, and environmental credits.  Mr. Basler has also been a Trader for Chemoil Corporation focusing on biodiesel and ethanol.  He began his career in finance at RBS and engineering at FactSet.  Mr. Basler holds a B.S. from Marist College.