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GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2018

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Cape-Town_2018_What-to-expect

 

“Nice event to meet not only the ‘usual suspects’ but many interesting participants from all over Africa.”
– L Thomas, Price Waterhouse Coopers

“10 years of excellence. Congratulations.”
– D Oliphant, Vallis Commodities

Advance your knowledge, create new business opportunities and gain a competitive edge at the market’s premier pan-African trade and export finance gathering.

For well over a decade, GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week has been a crucial networking and discussion forum for Africa’s corporates, financiers, trade specialists, ECAs and service providers. This two-day conference, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on March 1-2, will provide extensive opportunities to create new business, as well as a truly customisable delegate experience.

This event will cover all aspects of trade, export, commodity and infrastructure finance, exploring innovative funding solutions available to African corporates, identifying key African trade hotspots and project opportunities, providing insight into credit and political risks and much more.

 

 

 

Programme highlights include: 

  • The CEO panel discussion: Sharing views from the top across key African industries
  • Classroom-style breakout sessions offering practical insight on trade and commodity finance market trends
  • Interactive showcase: Compare long-term financing options for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Corporate Treasury Workshop held in association with The Association of Corporate Treasurers of Southern Africa (ACTSA)
  • Insurance deal-analysis: A live brokerage session providing deep understanding of how Sub-Saharan trade underwriting decisions are made
  • Meet the funds at an afternoon ‘speed-networking’ session, enabling delegates to meet representatives from a range of alternative finance providers


Who will you meet?

  • Local and international banks
  • Multinationals and SMEs
  • Independent financiers
  • Commodity brokers and traders
  • Insurers and risk managers
  • Lawyers and consultants
  • Fintech providers
  • ECAs & multilaterals

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Speakers include:

  • Michelle Knowles, Head of Trade Finance Product, Absa
  • Benji Meltzer, Co-Founder & CTO, Aerobotics
  • Rene Awambeng, Director, Client Relations, Afreximbank
  • Nicholas Piquito, Chief Executive Officer, African Alliance Alternative Solutions
  • Ilze Gouws, Project Leader, African Financial & Economic Data (AFED)
  • Jean Craven, Director, Barak Fund Management
  • Meagan Fallone, Chief Executive Officer, Barefoot College International
  • Oliver Wright, Director, BPL Global
  • Sam Evans, Assistant Director, BPL Global
  • Zhang Xun, Representative, South Africa, China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation
  • Stewart Makura, Supply Chain Finance Head & Trade Commodity Finance, Sub-Saharan Africa, Citi
  • Robert Parson, Partner, Clyde & Co.
  • Duarte Pedreira, Head of Trade Finance, Crown Agents Bank
  • Michael Fischer, Director, Regional Office, Southern Africa, DEG
  • Emma Wade-Smith, UK Trade Commissioner for Africa, Department for International Trade
  • Boris Jaquet, Regional Head, Distribution & Trading, EMEA, Deutsche Bank
  • Simon Sayer, Head of Structured Trade & Export Finance, EMEA, Deutsche Bank
  • Tasneem Krueger-Vally, Director, Structured Commodity Trade Finance, Deutsche Bank
  • Vernon Darko, President & CEO, EquipXP
  • Portia Gumbo-Dube, Head of Business Development, Export Credit Insurance Corporation of South Africa (ECIC)
  • Dr Robert Besseling, Executive Director, EXX Africa
  • James Matcher, Partner, Director, Advisory Services, EY South Africa
  • Willem de Boer, Head of Regional Representative Office, Southern Africa, FMO
  • Gabriel Buck, Managing Director, GKB Ventures
  • Shannon Manders, Editorial Director, Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • Dup Haarhoff, Head of Agricultural Services, GWK
  • Lodewyk Meyer, Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Faridah Saad, Centre Director, Johannesburg, International Enterprise Singapore
  • Sean Edwards, Head of Legal, Sumitomo Mitsui Corporation Europe; Chairman, International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA)
  • Rt. Hon. Mark Simmonds, Former UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office Minister for Africa; Chairman of the Advisory Board, Invest Africa
  • Raphael Karuaihe, Head of Commodities, Capital Markets, Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Antois van der Westhuizen, Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, John Deere
  • Huw Owen, Head of London Markets, Global Financial Risks, Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Julian Macey-Dare, Managing Director, Political Risks & Structured Credit, Marsh
  • Marc Harel, Head of Institutional Banking, MCB
  • Suzana Moreira, Chief Executive Officer, Mowoza
  • Julian Hitchcock, Group Treasurer, Nampak
  • Zhann Meyer, Head, Agricultural Commodities, Nedbank
  • Michael Creighton, Head of Export Credit Finance, Nedbank CIB
  • Cobus de Hart, Chief Economist, West & North Africa, NKC Economics
  • Jacques Nel, Chief Economist, East & Southern Africa, NKC Economics
  • Bharat Gupta, Regional Head, Trade & Structured Finance, Asia, Middle East & Africa, Olam International
  • Carosin Buitendag, Group Treasurer, Omnia
  • Rupert Cutler, Director, Political Risk & Trade Credit, Price Forbes & Partners
  • Vito Martielli, Senior Analyst, Grains & Oilseeds, Food & Agribusiness Research & Advisory, Rabobank
  • Linda Sadler, Transactor, Trade & Working Capital, Africa, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Minos Gerakaris, Head of Trade Finance, Rand Merchant Bank
  • Dave Chalila, Head of Africa, Sace
  • Jansen Harper, Director, CreditInnovation, Santam
  • Nick Piper, Director, Signal Risk
  • Ronak Gopaldas, Director, Signal Risk
  • Ryan Cummings, Director, Signal Risk
  • Goolam Ballim, Chief Economist, Standard Bank
  • Vinod Madhavan, Head of Trade, Standard Bank Group
  • Faruq Muhammad, Managing Director, Structured Export Finance, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Onyebuchi Memeh, Head of Trade South Africa & Southern Africa, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Viplav Rathore, Regional Head of Cash Management Product, Transaction Banking Africa & Middle East, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Simon Cook, Partner, Sullivan & Worcester UK
  • Fatima Bilal, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women, Empowerment, Youth, Children & Labour, Government of Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • Johan Krynauw, Programme Manager, The Collaborative Africa Budget Reform Initiative (CABRI)
  • Tim Harris, Chief Executive Officer, Wesgro
  • Michael Dean, Managing Director, Head of Trade & Specialty Finance, White Oak Trade & Specialty Finance
  • Amy Clarke, Senior Underwriter, Credit & Political Risk, Zurich

See the list of companies who attended in 2017 here.


 

GTR Africa Trade & Export Finance Week 2018

Registered Companies as of 15/02/2018

A

Absa

Aerobotics

AFGRI

AfreximBank

Africa Merchant Capital

African Agri Council

African Financial & Economic Data

African Industries

Agrivision Africa

Aon

Arthur J. Gallagher

Atlas Mara

Atria Africa

 

B
Banco Keve

Barak Fund Management

Barclays Africa Group

Barefoot College International

Bester Feeds & Grains

BP

BPL Global

Bunge

 

C
Carbonado Energy

Carter Lemon Camerons

CarterTech

CDC Group

Chaucer Syndicates

Chevron Corporation

Citi

Citizens Finance

Clyde & Co LLP

CNH Industrial

Cornerstone Performance Solutions

Cresco Project Finance

Crown Agents Bank


D

DEG Invest

DekaBank

Deutsche Bank

Diamond Bank UK

Distell Group

Droplet Digital

 

E
EastNets

Ed Broking

Elektron

Engen

EQUIPXP

Exchange Data International

Export Credit Insurance Corporation
South Africa (ECIC SA)

EXX Africa

EY South Africa
F
Fin24

Financial Nigeria

First Merchant Bank

First National Bank (FNB)

FMO

Foreign & Commonwealth Office
(FCO)

 

G
GKB Ventures

Government of Zanzibar

Greensill Capital (UK) Limited

GWK

 

H
Hogan Lovells

 

I
IE Singapore

Imamedia

Isbank (Turkiye Is Bankasi)
J
Johannesburg Stock Exchange

John Deere

 

K
Kepu Trading

KfW IPEX Bank

 

L
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Louis Dreyfus Commodities


M

Marsh

Mashreq

MCB

MCB Capital

Mergence Commodity Finance

Metix

Monfreid Resources

Mowoza

MUFG
N
Nampak

Nedbank CIB

NKC African Economics
O
Oakfield Holdings

Olam International

Omnia Group
P
PetroSA

Portnex International

Premium Tobacco International

Price Forbes & Partners

Puma Energy

Q
QK South Africa

 

R
Rabobank

Rand Merchant Bank

Rand Ventures

Rand-Asia Trade Finance

Regal Solutions

Robert Bosch
S
Sace

Santam

Saudi Export Program

Scania

SEF Prospero Capital

SF Capital

Shell

Signal Risk

Sinosure

South African Department of Trade
& Industry

Sovereign Risk Insurance

Standard Bank

Standard Chartered

Steltrade

Sullivan & Worcester UK

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking
Corporation (SMBC)

Swedbank

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
T
The Collaborative Africa Budget
Reform Initiative

The Goldman Group

Thokozani Winelands Investments

TreasuryOne
V
Via Capital

W
Wesgro

Westfalia Fruit

White Oak Financial

White Oak Trade & Specialty Finance

Wilben Trade

Willis Towers Watson

Wilmar International

Wyelands Bank
Z
Zurich Credit & Political Risk

 

 

 

 

Address: Cape Town International Convention Centre , Cape Town, South Africa

Telephone/Fax: +27 21 410 5000

Website: https://www.cticc.co.za/

“Most comprehensive coverage of trade finance solutions on the continent!”

O Schmueser, Commerzbank


“A unique platform where you meet people who can join the loose ends in your trade and close transaction for you.”

K Thakur, Prime Investrade


“GTR Africa is increasingly becoming the premier trade finance and export conference on the African continent. An unmissable event!””

C Weitz, Nedbank CIB


“10 years of excellence. Congratulations.”

D Oliphant, Vallis Commodities


“This is a great event to get in touch and get updated on developments & trends & issues on the continent with an added benefit of good networking opportunities.”

A Snyman, Doha Bank


“Nice event to meet not only the ‘usual suspects’ but many interesting participants from all over Africa.”

L Thomas, Price Waterhouse Coopers


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Standard Rate: US$1,830
Corporate Rate: US$499
*Corporate rate applies only to Exporters, Importers, Traders, Manufacturers & Producers of physical goods.



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