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GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week

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Building on its reputation as the largest and most popular trade finance gathering anywhere in the world, the conference returned to Singapore on September 5-8 at Marina Bay Sands. With over 100 speakers, 45 exhibitors, 60 sponsors & partners the event provided an effective and impartial marketplace for all involved in trade, commodity and export finance.

Officially completing its 9th year, attendance exceeded the 900 plus delegates of 2016’s event and welcomed over 1,000 delegates, affirming that GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Week as the essential place to be for anyone involved in international trade and treasury.

A great conference for a supply chain professional like me!
M Shakalya, Mondelēz International

Insightful, very thoughtful and well organized, thanks!
W Kit, Motorola

Excellent networking opportunities! Largest, best in class gathering of trade finance professionals!
A Jena, Olam

Topics discussed include:

  • Economic trends and scenarios
  • Trade finance gaps in 2017: The impact on trade, growth and jobs
  • The Belt & Road Initiative: The jewel in Asia’s crown?
  • Great expectations: How is the industry preparing for the era of fintech-enabled trade finance?
  • Trader perspectives on the commodity rebound and challenges in structured commodity finance ›› Country profiles: Vietnam, the Philippines, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka
  • Understanding potential threats to trade and economic stability in Asia
  • The role of insurers in managing and mitigating risk in uncertain times
  • Managing and financing Asia’s supply chains and the importance of working capital optimisation
  • Achieving sustainable trade: The challenges ahead
  • Are more investors accessing the trade finance market? What are they looking for?
  • ‘The business of treasury’: Operational challenges and the strategic environment

Who attended?

  • Regional corporates & traders
  • Banks & financiers
  • Government organisations & public bodies
  • Insurers & risk managers
  • Lawyers
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations and chambers
  • ECAs & multilaterals
  • Fintech & technology providers

Additional information:

    • Event press release
    • Join the discussion on social media with the official event hashtag #GTRATTW
    • See a list of attending companies from the 2016 event here
    • Check out the 2016 event page here for details on last year’s event

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A full list of speakers and their bios can be found here.

  • Abel Martins Alexandre, Head of Commercial Treasury, Rio Tinto
  • Ajay Sahai, Director General & CEO, Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
  • Ajay Sharma, Regional Head of Global Trade and Receivable Finance, HSBC
  • Alan Lai, Head of Treasury Services, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
  • Alisa Di Caprio, Research Fellow, Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
  • Alvin Toh, Head of International Operations, Straits Interactive
  • Anand Pande, Head of Trade Finance & Supply Chain Finance, iGTB; Founder, The Growth Paradigm Partnership
  • Andrew Beechey, Head of Global Financial Risks, Asia Pacific, Liberty Specialty Markets
  • Anupam Verma, Chief Executive, Singapore, ICICI Bank
  • Ashish Makhija, Director, Corporate Finance Credit Insurance, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Ashish Sethi, Structured Finance, Nokia Solutions & Networks
  • Ashutosh Kumar, Global Head, Banking the Ecosystem, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Bernard Wee, Executive Director, Financial Markets Development & FinTech & Innovation, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)
  • Bharat Gupta, Regional Head, Trade & Structured Finance, Asia, Middle East & Africa, Olam International
  • Bhaskar Chattoraj, Senior Specialist Cyber Risk & Control Governance APAC, Aon
  • Carole Berndt, Co-Founder,
  • Chris Doerfler, Co-Founder & Head of Innovation,; Regional Director, Tadley Asia
  • Chris Lee, Managing Director; Chief Rating Officer, Asia Pacific, S&P Global Ratings
  • Chris Pardey, Chief Executive Officer, RCMA Commodities
  • Chris Wohlert, Business Leader, Capital Distribution Finance Asia, Wells Fargo
  • Christina Li, Head of Supply Chain Financing, Wells Fargo
  • Christopher Emslie, Former Country Treasurer, ABB
  • Dani Cotti, Chief Financial Officer, TradeIX
  • David Gonsalvez, CEO & Rector, Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation
  • Deborah Elms, Executive Director, Asian Trade Centre
  • Deep Roy, Partner, ELP
  • Derk Jan Vermeer, Head of Business Development East, Shell Crude Trading & Supply
  • Douglas Lippoldt, Chief Trade Economist, HSBC Global Research
  • Eric Alexandre Ceret, Founder, Jetcoin
  • Eugene Koh, Regional Finance Director, Asia Pacific, PageGroup
  • Fabien Conderanne, Deputy Head, Financial Solutions, Asia-Pacific, Willis Towers Watson
  • Farooq Siddiqi, Head of Trade, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Finbarr Bermingham, Asia Editor, Global Trade Review (GTR)
  • Francois Dotta, Chief Executive Officer, EFA Group & Pankaj Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Riqueza Capital to be interviewed by
  • Rudra Kundu, Managing Director, Adam Smith Associates
  • Frank Wu, Head of Structured Commodity Trade Finance, Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank
  • Frederic Giraudet, Regional Head of Commodity & Structured Trade Finance, HSBC
  • Gary Wilmer, Senior Syndications Officer, Asia Pacific, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Genady Chybranov, Director, Financial Technology Innovation, Hitachi Data Systems
  • Gerald Sun, Vice-President, Business Development, MasterCard
  • Guillaume Servajean, Business Development & Structuring, Engie
  • Harry McIndoe, Director, BPL Global
  • Heidi Toribio, Managing Director, Global Head, Banks & Broker Dealers, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Hock Lai Chia, President, Singapore FinTech Association
  • Holger Frank, Head of FIG & GTB, Asia Pacific Region, UniCredit Bank
  • Huny Garg, Global Head of Trade & Supply Chain, Swift
  • Ian Kerr, Chief Executive Officer, Bolero International
  • Jeff Middleton, Chief Executive Officer, Lantium Asia
  • Jennifer Doherty, Head of Innovation, Asia, HSBC
  • John Bugeja, Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network
  • John Teo, Chief Risk Officer, Singapore Pools
  • Jolyon Ellwood-Russell, Partner, Financial Markets, Simmons & Simmons
  • Jonas Falk, Managing Director, SKF Treasury Centre Asia & Pacific
  • Joseph Sum, Head of Regional Trade & Supply Chain Solutioning, Asia Pacific, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Joseph Toh, Founder, Digital Billions; Founder, Disruption Index; Owner, Open Trade Documents
  • Joshua Cohen, Senior Consultant, Global Transaction Banking, Intellect Design Arena
  • Kade Spears, Divisional Head, Specialty, The Channel Syndicate
  • Kai Fehr, ?Head of Trade, Asia Pacific, International Trade Services, ?Wells Fargo
  • Kaushik Mukherjee, Head of Trade, South & SE Asia, Wells Fargo
  • Leo Kirby, Managing Director, Capital Markets Asia, GE Energy Financial Services
  • Lionel Steinitz, Chief Executive Officer, Lys Energy Group
  • Mahamoud Islam, Senior Asia Economist, Euler Hermes
  • Marc Auboin, Counsellor, Economic Research & Statistics Division, World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • Marcelo Garcia Casil, Founding Partner, Maecenas, Singapore Chapter Chair, International Blockchain Real Estate Association
  • Marie Lam-Frendo, Associate Director, Atkins Acuity
  • Mark Borton, Head of Trade & Working Capital Asia, National Australia Bank
  • Mark Houghton, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific, Political Risk & Trade Credit Insurance, XL Catlin
  • Martin Phelan, Head of Credit & Political Risk, Singapore, Aspen Insurance
  • Matthew Cox, Partner, Simmons & Simmons JWS
  • Micky Lo, Managing Director, Chief Technology Risk Officer APAC, BNY Mellon
  • Munish Kaushal, Supply Chain Finance Director, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Nandkishore Desai, Chief Executive Officer, Workflow Solutions
  • Natalie Blyth, Global Head of Global Trade & Receivables Finance, HSBC
  • Nazrul Islam, Joint Director, Policy-1 Section, Banking Regulation & Policy Department, Central Bank of Bangladesh
  • Oscar Wehtje, Head of Product Development, London Metal Exchange
  • Paul Gardner, Global Head of Structured Commodity Finance, Westpac Banking Corporation
  • Peter Matza, Engagement Director, Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)
  • Philipp Kristian Diekhoner, Fortune 500 Innovation Leader & Author
  • Pinaki Roy, Principal Consultant, Atrios Consulting
  • Prieur du Plessis, Chief Investment Officer, Barak Fund
  • Rajah Chaudhry, Chief Executive Officer, Paycelerate
  • Rajiv Biswas, Senior Director & Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, IHS
  • Rakshith Kundha, Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, South East Asia, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Raof Latiff, Head of Digital, Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank
  • Richard Bell, Partner, Clyde & Co.
  • Richard Duncan, Financial Analyst, Author, Economist & Consultant
  • Robert Besseling, Executive Director, EXX Africa
  • Robert Cooper, Regional Director, Credit, Political & Security Risks, Asia, JLT
  • Roland Hinterkoerner, Founder & Director, Expertise Asia
  • Rüdiger Geis, Head of Product Management Trade, Commerzbank
  • Sachin Varshney, Senior Product Manager, Group Liquidity Management, DBS Bank
  • Sameer Mittal, Chairperson, India, International Trade Council
  • Sanjay Desai, Head of Supply Chain, European Chemical Company
  • Sanman Shetty, Senior Vice-President, Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance Sales, Asia & Oceania, MUFG
  • Seamus Donoghue, Director, Lykke Corporation
  • Shashank Singh, Senior Advisor, InsurTech Start-up
  • Shirish Garg, Senior Vice-President, Trade & Supply Chain Finance Sales, Transaction Banking Office for Asia & Oceania, MUFG
  • Shivkumar Seerapu, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Asia, Lloyds Bank
  • Sophie Krantz, International Trade Strategy Manager, BlueScope
  • Steven Beck, Head of Trade Finance, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Steven van der Hooft, Chief Executive Officer, Capital Chains
  • Sukumar Narasimhan, Senior Vice-President, Supply Chain, Reliance Industries
  • Thomas Olsen, Partner, Bain & Company
  • Tim Warren, Head of Credit Lines, Asia Pacific, Zurich Insurance Company
  • Tolentino Mendonca, Managing Director, Regional Head of Trade Finance, Asia-Pacific, Credit Agricole
  • Tsolmon B., Head of Trade Finance, Khan Bank
  • Upul Jayasuriya, President’s Counsel & Former Chairman, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka
  • Vijay Vashist, Group Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance and Trade Risk Distribution, Global Transaction Services, DBS Bank
  • Vincent O’Brien, Member of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission
  • William Shaw, ?Managing Director, Texel Asia
  • Yuan Youyi, Senior Treasury Manager, New Hope Singapore
  • Zach Piester, Chief Development Officer, Intrepid Ventures

Corporates & Traders
ABB Group
Access World
Adani Enterprises
Aditya Birla Group
Advanced Energy
Agritrade International
Agrocorp International
Anglo American
AOT Holding
Apollo Tyres
Archer Daniels Midland
AV Shipping
Avani Resources
Awin Resource International
Bangchak Corporation
Baosteel Group
Barwa Group
BB Energy
BCP Trading
Bluefield Maritime
Bright Ruby Resources
Brightoil Petroleum
British American Tobacco
Business Solutions Group
C. Steinweg Group
CEVA Logistics
Chevron Corporation
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
CNBM Engineering
Concordia Agritrading
Daelim Industrial
Denis Asia Pacific
Dover Corporation
DXC Technology
ECOM Agroindustrial
Engelhart Commodities Trading Partners
Equentia Natural Resources
Evonik Industries
Export Trading Group
First Resources
First Solar
FKS Group
FKS Multiagro
Fortune Bay Resources
Freepoint Commodities
Gail Global
Geberit South East Asia
General Electric
Gerald Group
Glencore International
Global Trade Well
GMR International
Golden Agri Resources
Goodyear Orient Company
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Gulf Petrochem
Halcyon Agri
Hangzhou Cogeneration Import & Export
Hartree Partners
Hitachi Data Systems
Huawei Technologies
Hyundai Corporation
IMG Worldwide
Indian Oil Corporation
Indorama Polychem
Inesh Accerro
Isuzu Motors Asia
Itochu Corporation
Jiangtong International
JMD Business Singapore
JSW International Trade Corporation
JTH Group
KDY Holdings
Kempar Energy
Keppel Corporation
Knowledge International Strategy Systems
Kothari Products
KTC Group Holdings
Kyen Resources
Lanna Resources
LG Electronics
Lianfeng International
Liberty Commodities
Liberty House Group
Lipico Technologies
Lobb Heng
Longview Resources
Louis Dreyfus Commodities
Lykke Corporation
LYS Energy
Maersk Group
Majestic Rock
Mantan Resources
Marubeni Asean
Marzuk Agri
Matrix Bharat
Melenco Hong Kong
Mercancia Continental DMCC
Mercuria Energy Group
Micron Semiconductors
Mitsubishi Corporation RtM
Mitsui & Co
MMTC Transnational
Mondel?z International
NEC Asia Pacific
New Hope Group
Peter Cremer
Petredec Services
Phillip Group
Phillips 66
Phoenix Global DMCC
Posco Daewoo
PT Gajah Tunggal
PTT Polymer Marketing Company
Qiao Jian Corporation Trading
QL Resources Berhad
R1 International
RCMA Commodities
Reliance Industries
Rescom Holdings
RGE Group
Rhodium Resources
Rio Tinto
Robert Bosch
Rohde & Schwarz
RPC Group
Samsung Corporation
Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad
SCG Chemicals
Searock International
Sembcorp Marine
SIIC International Trade Singapore
Singapore Cogeneration Steel
Singapore Pools
Sinochem International
SK Gas International
SOI Global
Sojitz Corporation
South 32 Marketing
Sumitomo Chemical Asia
SVP Worldwide
Swiss Singapore Overseas Enterprises
Syngenta Agro
Tata Group
Tata Steel
Terumo Asia Holdings
Tex Line Associates
Toyota Tsusho Corporation
Trafigura Group
Trina Solar
Triumph Commodities
Triumph Global
Tulsun Resources
UD Group
Valency International Trading
Vankor India
Visa Resources
Vital Solutions
Westcon Group
Wilben Trade Limited
Wilmar International
Wilson International Trading
Window Seat Group
Xangbo Global Markets
Yang Ming
YHI International
Yokogawa Engineering
YTL PowerSeraya Pte Limited

Banks & Financiers
Asian Development Bank
Banco Nacional de Commercio de Timor Leste
Bangladesh Bank
Bank ABC
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Bay Group Holdings
BMO Capital Markets
BNP Paribas
BNY Mellon
Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank
DBS Bank
Deutsche Bank
E. Sun Bank
Emirates NBD
First Abu Dhabi Bank
Golomt Bank
Gunvor Group
International Finance Corporation
Intesa Sanpaolo
J.P. Morgan
Khaan Bank
Lloyds Bank
Macquarie Bank
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Incorporated
Mizuho Bank
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited
RHB Banking Group
Saigon-Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank
Societe Generale
Standard Chartered
State Bank of India
United Overseas Bank
Wells Fargo
Westpac Banking Corporation
Zuercher Kantonalbank

Insurers & Risk Analysts
Arthur J. Gallagher
Asia Capital Reinsurance Group
Aspen Insurance
BMS Group
BPL Global
Brit Insurance
Capital & Credit Risk Manager
Chaucer Syndicates
Chubb Global Markets
Euler Hermes
Howden Insurance Brokers
Insurance Australia Group
JLT Specialty
Liberty International Underwriters
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Markel International
MS Amlin
MST Insurance Services
Munich Re
QBE Global Credit & Surety
RKH Specialty
Seabury Trade Finance
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
Texel Finance
The Channel Syndicate
Tokio Marine Kiln
Willis Towers Watson
XL Catlin
Zurich Credit & Political Risk

Consultants & Accountants
Aberdeen Asset Management
Adam Smith Associates
Atlantic Directors
Avalon Consulting
Bain & Company
Capital Chains
Expertise Asia
EXX Africa
H&C S Holdings
IHS Markit
Lantium Asia
Level Up Consultancy
Now Next You
Omniscient Software
Open Trade Documents
Sameer Mittal & Associates
SpEX Asia
Trade Advisory Network
Workflow Solutions

Non-bank Financiers
AGC Equity Partners
Barak Fund Management
CDC Group
CTT-Cotti Trade & Treasury
EFA Group
ExWorks Capital
Falcon Group
GE Capital
GTR Ventures
London Metal Exchange
Mermaid Ventures
Parthnon Derivatives
Prime Investrade Limited
Riqueza Capital Group
Stenn International
Tin Hill Capital
Trade Asset Exchange

Technology & Fintech
Big Ideas
Bolero International
China Systems
Cisco Systems
Intrepid Ventures
Micron Technology
MIT Micro Informatique & Technologies
NS Solutions Corporation
Pole Star
S&P Global Market Intelligence
Seagate Technology
Tinubu Square

Govt Orgs & Public Bodies
Asian Trade Centre
Association of Corporate Treasurers
Board of Investment
Factors Chain International
Federation of Indian Export Organisations
ICC Academy
ICC Banking Commission
IE Singapore
Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society
Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Monetary Authority of Singapore
Singapore Customs
Singapore FinTech Association
Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association
Singapore Tourism Board
Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry & Commerce
The French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
World Trade Organization

Amber & Green
Bitcoin Foundation
Business Digest
Global Trade Review
Jack Morton Worldwide
Rhema Design
Thomson Reuters

Clyde & Co
Economic Laws Practice
Mayer Brown
Simmons & Simmons

ECAs & Multilaterals
International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation
Trade & Development Bank of Mongolia

Address: Marina Bay Sands , Singapore

Telephone/Fax: +65 6688 8868


“Excellent networking opportunities! Largest, best in class gathering of trade finance professionals! ”

A Jena, Olam

“One of the best events I have attended! Covering a cross-section of topics!”

N Desai, Workflow Solutions

“A great networking platform for serious business.”

A Jha, Tata Steel Global Procurement

“Latest insights across multiple topics patched into a simple event!”

A Wong, General Electric

“A great opportunity to connect and hear the latest trade and trade technology developments”

Y.S Cheng, Ecom Agroindustrial Corporation

“Good update of current economic trends.”

T Chan, Dystar Singapore

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