The UK’s Bibby Financial Services has hired an industry expert to increase its international trade finance offering to UK SMEs.

Tracy Grazioli has been brought on a business development manager.

Grazioli has more than three decades’ experience in the banking sector, including almost 20 years as relationship director at the Bank of Ireland and time serving at Delta Capital Trade Finance and China Export Finance.

Reporting to Bibby director Karen Rawlinson, Grazioli joins Bibby as its international trade finance team posted 10% increases in client base.

“Tracy has developed a wealth of international trade finance experience working in the banking sector and will be a valuable asset to Bibby Financial Services,” notes Rawlinson. “Her understanding of the international markets will also enable her to offer best practice insight to firms.”