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GTR Training: Supply Chain Finance Workshop



The next GTR Training event will take place in London on June 14, the day before the UK Trade & Export Finance Conference 2017, and is fully LIBF accredited.

The day’s trainers are John Bugeja and Lionel Taylor from Trade Advisory Network – both trade, supply chain and invoice finance specialists with decades of industry experience.

The intention of the training is to leave participants with:

  • A greater understanding of the key parties and events in the physical supply chain and an ability to analyse the trade cycle to identify and validate the resulting financial consequences and requirements for the business
  • The applicability of the different supply chain finance solutions in meeting the validated needs of clients
  • An appreciation of the conditions which provide a safer environment for lenders when providing the different supply chain finance solutions
  • An understanding of the unmet and latent needs not currently provided by the current solutions and the main innovation developments being developed by funders, fintechs and technology providers

Download the brochure for full agenda details.

John Bugeja

John Bugeja is a highly experienced trade, supply chain and invoice finance specialist with more than 40 years’ experience in senior leadership roles with HSBC, NatWest, RBS, Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group.

John is now Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network Limited, a trade, supply chain and invoice finance advisory network delivering product development & innovation, operating model design & implementation, training & education and deal structuring & placement solutions to banks, alternative finance providers, FinTechs, technology service providers and corporates.

Key areas of expertise include origination, risk and governance, product management and development, business development, organisation design, change management, process facilitation, training and management development. John is passionate about promoting the development of supply chain finance in all its forms and was a member of the drafting group that wrote the ICC rules for the Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO). John is also co-author of the ICC Academy’s Advanced Supply Chain Finance online course, a core module of their CTCP programme.

Lionel Taylor

Lionel Taylor is a trade, supply chain and invoice finance business leader having over 30 years’ experience at senior management and director level with major financial institutions including RBS, Rabobank, Citibank and Lloyds Banking Group and with non-bank independents.

Now Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network Limited, which specialises in the strategic development of global supply chain, trade and invoice finance with a client base of banks independent finance providers, FinTechs, technology providers and corporates, his key areas of expertise include new business strategy, turnaround, organisation design, new product design, product management, marketing, origination, credit, team building and training.

Lionel also has extensive factoring and international experience with a specific understanding of Asia and China, having opened, managed and successfully developed business and operations in that region. He currently is a Non-Executive Director of a growing UK based Fintech, sits as the independent credit committee member for another non-bank finance provider and is co-author of the ICC Academy’s Advanced Supply Chain Finance online course, a core module of their CTCP programme. He is frequently invited to comment and write for specialist international trade publications as well as chairing and speaking at international events.

Address: Grange Tower Bridge , London

Telephone/Fax: 020 7959 5000



GTR Training_Supply Chain Finance Workshop

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Standard rate - GBP 699
Corporate rate - GBP 499

*Corporate rate applies only to Exporters, Importers, Manufacturers, Distributors, Traders & Producers.

15% early booking discount expires on May 12, 2017.

15% multi-booking discount for second or any subsequent booking received from the same company and office booked at the same time.

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