This could be the year for active managers heavily invested in energy – and commodity trading advisors, known as CTAs, appear to be among the winners.

Dynamic Beta Investments’ Andrew Beer is in the room. He co-manages the iMGP DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF, which is up 24% year to date.

“CTA hedge funds try to take advantage of large market shifts. And right now we’re in the midst of a huge regime change,” the firm’s executive director told CNBC’s ETF Edge…