Barry Rogers MCICM, ABFA, CTFS
Barry has spent more than 35 years in Trade Finance, Invoice Finance, Supply Chain Finance, FinTech’s, Invoice Trading Platforms and other working capital solutions. Barry has set up several highly successful Trade & Invoice Finance businesses in different markets. Having worked in many countries, Barry brings in-depth “hands-on” experience in advising lenders and investors in the asset class of Trade Receivables which, together with his team, provides a “one-stop” place for Advisory in this sector. Barry is a professionally qualified Credit & Risk Manager and Asset Based Lender, from UK educational institutions.
Howard Palmer BA (Hons), LLM, CTFS
Howard has spent more than 40 years in Trade Finance, Structured Commodity Finance, Banking and Law relative to International Trade. Previously Head of Trade and Lending at RZB and specialist in Emerging Markets. Howard provides comprehensive training programs and works closely with Canterbury Business School in offering CTFS (Certified Trade Finance Specialist Certification. Howard has trained over 5,000 Bankers in 55 Countries. Specialties: Oil and Energy Financing, Forfaiting, Letters of Credit, Fraud Avoidance, Structured Trade and Pre-Export Finance, Bank and Country Risk analysis.
Gavin has 35 years’ experience of Trade Finance & Invoice Finance which includes employment with Barclays Bank, NM Rothschild, Coface & Lenlyn Group. Gavin has an eye for detail and is equally happy to find solutions for clients from either an origination or securitisation and operational process perspective for either UK domestic or overseas transactions of any size”
Peter is a well-seasoned Trade Finance professional of 40 years standing. Peter has covered everything there is to know in Trade Finance & Structured Commodity Finance – from checking shipping documents and trades, to structuring and strategy – no one would know more than Peter! Having worked in BNP Paris Bank, Lloyds Bank, Bank Austria and Citibank in Senior Trade & Commodity Finance positions.
Cristian has 32 years’ experience in physical commodity risk management and structured commodity & trade finance, including the start-up, development, and management of a regional commodity warehousing & collateral management business for SGS. He has also developed structured commodity and trade finance portfolios for Rabobank and Dresdner Bank, including ECA backed transactions, club deals and syndicated pre-export finance facilities, having worked and trained in Latin America, Europe, the US and Australia.