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IFC's 4th Annual GTFP Bank Partners Meeting

Global Trade Finance Program

IFC's 4th Annual GTFP Bank Partners Meeting

Africa Forum Agenda

Meeting Agenda


Presentations Pre-Conference Africa Forum (May 23, 2011)

Recent Trends in Chinese-African Trade Flows
Bank of China - Mei Zhang, Senior Manager, Forfaiting, Global Trade Services, China
The Standard Bank - Craig Polkinghorne, Global Head Structured Trade and Commodity Finance, South Africa
Access Bank - Banjo Adegbohungbe, General Manager, Global Trade & Payments
Moderators: Olivier Buyoya, Trade Finance Specialist - Africa and Li Tang, Operations Officer

The Growth of Regional Banking Groups in Africa: Facilitating the Importation of Consumer Goods
Ecobank Transnational Inc - Albert Essien, Executive Director, Togo
Diamond Trust Bank - Sathya Vadana, General Manager, Group Treasury, Kenya
Moderator: Gboyega Songonuga, Principal Trade Specialist, Regional Head - Africa

Capturing the Agri Business Opportunities: From Crop Financing to Export Receipts
Attijariwafa Bank - Abdeslam Taadi, Trade & Investment Promotion Manager, Morocco
NBS - John Biziwick, Chief Executive Officer, Malawi
The Trust Bank - Osei Asafo-Adjei, General Manager, Corporate Banking, Ghana
Moderator: Souleymane Traore, Principal Country Officer

Presentations 4th Annual Bank Partners Meeting (May 24-25, 2011)

Updates on the Global Trade Finance Program and the Global Trade Liquidity Program
Scott Stevenson - Senior Manager
German Vegarra - Senior Manager

Talking Heads - Platinum Sponsors Survey the Industry Trends and Issues
Citi - Craig Weeks, Managing Director, Global Transaction Services
Intesa Sanpaolo - Ferdinando Angeletti, Head of Emerging Markets, Italy
J.P.Morgan - Jeremy Shaw, EMEA Trade Executive, J.P.Morgan Treasury Services
Standard Chartered Bank - Ashutosh Kumar, Global HEad, Local Corporate Products & Receivables
Moderator: Bonnie Galat, Global Head, IFI Business Development - Short-term Finance

On the Rebound: Trade Finance in Emerging Europe/Central Asia
First Investment Bank - Maya Georgieva, Executive Director, Bulgaria
Promsvyazbank - Oksana Gudzenko, Head, Trade Finance Solutions Division, Russia
Bank of Georgia - Thea Jokhadze, Head of debt Capital Markets, Georgia
Moderator: Mark Rozanski, Regional Head, Trade Finance - Europe and Central Asia

Tales from the Trenches: ICC Experts on Fraud, Piracy, Disputes and Developments
ICC Commercial Crime Services - P. Mukundan, Director - International Maritime Bureau

New Product Session: Supporting Agriculture through Inventory Financeing - Global Warehouse Finance Program (GWFP)
Makiko Toyoda - Product Lead
Rabobank - Hans Boggard, Head, Agribusiness
Societe Generale de Surveillance SA - Christine Grolimund, VP, Collateral Management Services

The Recovery of Trade Flows & Finance: a Review of Current Issues and Implications for Emerging Markets
World Trade Organization - Marc Auboin, Economic Counselor

Latin America: High Liquidity and Aggressive Pricing - Strategies for Making Good Business
Multibank - Cynthia Hernandez, Head of Trade Finance, Panama
Banco Pine - Angela Martins, Executive Director, Brazil
Banco Internacional - Julio Jaraquemada, CEO, Chile
Lafise Group - Antonio de La Pena, SVP and Member of the Board
Banco Ficohsa - Abel Garcia, Head of Trade Finance, VP, Honduras
Moderator: Antonio Alves, Regional Head of Trade Finance - Latin America and Caribbean

Risks and Opportunities for Developing Countries in the New World Economic Order: Focus on Turkey and the Region
Koç Holding - Ahmet Çimenoðlu, Head of Economic Research

From Stable to Challenging: The Middle East Story
Fransabank - Georges Andraos, Deputy Head of International Division, Lebanon
Banque Libano-Francaise - Maurice Iskander, Head of International Division, Lebanon
BNP Paribas Group - Simone Wirz, Regional Manager
Habib Bank Limited - Tariq Mateen Khan, General Manager FIs & International Banking, Pakistan
Moderator: Shehzad Sharjeel - GTFP Regional Head, MENA & South Asia

Where Angels Fear to Tread: Risk Appetitive in the Insurance Market
Marsh Limited - James Cunningham, Senior Vice President, Political Risk & Structured Credit

Bangladesh Trade Trends and Opportunities
BRAC Bank - Mahmoodun Nabi Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Banking
South East Bank - Syed Imtiaz Hasib, Deputy Managing Director
Eastern Bank - Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director & CEO
Moderator: Shehzad Sharjeel - GTFP Regional Head, MENA & South Asia

New Product Session:
Structured Trade Commodity Finance for Challenging Flows
Yasmin Saadat, Product Lead

Supporting Emergina Market Supply Chains - Global Trade Supplier Finance (GTSF)
Priyamvada Singh, Product Lead

Africa's Economic Renaissance
Commerzbank - Florian Witt, Senior Relationship Manager (FI Africa)
Ecobank Group - Sebastian Ashong-Katai, Group Head, Financial Institutions & International Organization
Rawbank - Baby Pallipadon, Financial Director
Moderator: Sabrina Borlini, Senior Business Development Manager

The ICC Global Trade Finance Survey 2011: the Outlook from the Market
ICC Representative to WTO EGTF - Vincent O'Brien

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