About this event
Trade finance is evolving at a faster pace than ever before as paper is - finally - being pushed out of the process. With 90% of world trade dependent on finance, how can we make the process faster, safer and more transparent?
In this special Working Capital Forum event, we speak to Josef Huber, Team Lead Group Treasury at Brückner Group, and Angela Koll at Commerzbank to understand how they have digitised trade finance, increasing speed and reducing risk and complexity.
We’ll also get the views of Accenture and Marco Polo in a debate on what the future holds for trade finance.
What we’ll cover
Join us for 45 minutes of compelling debate that will point the way to the future of trade finance for corporate treasurers, procurement leaders and their banks.
Angela Koll is Senior Product Manager Trade & Supply Chain Finance and Innovation at Commerzbank AG. As a trade finance expert, she has been involved in many trade finance initiatives , including working groups in the Euro Banking Association and Global SCF Forum.
Josef Huber is Team Lead, Group Treasury at the Brückner Group, responsible for all bank-related products including assets, loans, cash and liquidity management, monetary transactions and especially trade finance products. Before joining Brückner in 2004, Josef was with HypoVereinsbank AG.
Melanie Cutlan is Managing Director, Global Co-lead, Blockchain & MPS at Accenture. As part of the Tech Innovation leadership team, Melanie explores and develops technologies focused on supply chain and supply chain finance, including advising on investments and acquisitions.
Dani Cotti is Managing Director, Centre of Excellence, Banking & Trade at Marco Polo. He has over 30 years of experience in global trade finance including senior roles at Citibank, ABN AMRO/RBS and JP Morgan.
Mike has been CEO of Adaugeo Media, the company behind The Working Capital Forum, since 2012. Before that he was CEO of the European operations of the Association for Financial Professionals. Mike is a regular speaker, writer and moderator on working capital and treasury management topics.
The Working Capital Forum is a networking group for those in treasury, payments and procurement with a shared interest in optimising working capital. We hold regular conferences and meetings in global financial centres, both online and in our legendary round-table lunches.
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