GTR TrainingUnique, highly specialised training sessions, workshops and research.



Led by seasoned industry experts, GTR Training platforms provide an atmosphere conducive to learning, enabling participants to improve their knowledge in an environment that is stimulating, intimate, challenging and fun.

All GTR Training offerings are designed to encourage interaction, providing an ideal forum for collaboration, forward-thinking and increased practical know-how.

GTR‘s International Trade Finance Course is recognised and fully accredited by the London Institute of Banking & Finance as meeting the standards for ongoing recertification of the trade finance qualifications CDCS and CSDG.

What to expect?

What to expect?

GTR‘s International Trade Finance Masterclass brings together attendees from the banking and corporate sectors, providing a practical and interactive analysis of best practice, risk and regulation in international trade finance, with particular focus on commodity finance.

All attendees benefit from an environment focused on learning and interaction, led by our specialist trainer John Turnbull, former Joint General Manager and Global Head of Structured Trade & Commodity Finance at SMBC Europe.

A senior banker and trade finance specialist with 35 years’ experience in origination, negotiation, structuring, risk management and regulation, John has acted as an expert witness in a number of high-profile trade finance legal cases and was Co-Chair of the ICC Commission on Banking Technique and Practice’s Consulting Group on the most recent revision of the UCP.

Upcoming GTR Training events

Upcoming GTR Training events


GTR also provides bespoke training course facilities on a wide range of subjects, including the role of fintech in trade finance; supply chain finance; corporate treasury; compliance, financial crime and regulation.

If you are interested in setting up a workshop or training day for your company on a specific subject, please contact

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You can also find out more about GTR‘s global conferences by visiting our events page.

TestimonialsSee what some recent participants have to say about GTR Training

“The experience is unique in having exposure to the different parties’ influence and the impact of decisions on the overall company performance.”

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

“The key lesson learnt? That decisions affecting the supply chain cannot be made in silos!”


“This tool highlights how coordination and communication amongst management is the key; not just the performance of any individual department.”


“One highlight was experiencing the real-life dependencies and being able to see the effects of decision making on the bottom line.”

Deutsche Bank

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