EDITORIAL BOARD


Daniel Huszár
Head of Sales, Efcom

Coming from the business and distribution side of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Mr. Daniel Huszár founded his own advertising agency, then joined efcom in 2012. As Head of Sales, he supported efcom in expanding its international business, by defining a global marketing strategy. Daniel Huszár is responsible for client communication, as well as consultancy in product development. Past projects include working with Allianz Bank, KBC and Postbank. Furthermore, Mr. Huszár is a speaker at international conferences hosted by FCI, BCR and numerous European Factoring Associations.

Dmitry Shevchenko
Executive Director, Association of Factoring Companies

Dmitry has been involved in the banking sector since 2006, started as PR manager for IB division of MDM Bank. Since April 2009 he managed communications of the Factoring Department of Promsvyazbank. He has been with the AFC since May 2010. He is a member of the committees of business associations of Russia like CCI of Russia, The Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), All Russia Public Organization “Delovaya Rossiya”, also involved expert councils of government bodies.

Enrico Camerinelli
Senior Analyst, Aite Group

Enrico Camerinelli is a senior analyst at Aite Group specializing in wholesale banking, cash and trade finance, and payments. Based in Milan, he brings a strong European focus to Aite Group’s Wholesale Banking practice. Enrico is also co-founder and Board Member of the non-profit Supply Chain Finance Community. Mr. Camerinelli has been widely quoted by publications ranging from American Banker to the Financial Times. He has contributed editorial content to publications such as Supply Chain Europe, serves as a consulting editor with gtnews, and is the author of Measuring the Value of the Supply Chain, a book about linking financial performance to the supply chain. He has spoken at leading trade shows and conferences in Europe, including Sibos and EuroFinance.

John Brehcist
Advocacy Director, FCI

With thirty years’ experience in the Commercial Finance Industry, John Brehcist is well known as a writer and conference speaker. Retained as Advocacy Director to FCI, he is also the Coordinator of the EU Federation for the Factoring and Commercial Finance Industry. His Roundwindow consultancy specialises in Strategic Management issues, helping CEOs and leaders develop their strategy, structure, processes and people. Now in its ninth year, the consultancy has worked with clients in UK, mainland Europe, Turkey, Russia and South Africa. He has also been a non-executive director of two invoice finance companies. Before this he was the Head of Strategy and Research for Lloyds TSB Commercial Finance, a global scale invoice finance company, then with ten thousand clients and one thousand staff. John also has considerable senior level invoice finance Industry operational experience. John has an MA from Oxford University and a distinction class MBA from Warwick Business School.

Josep Sellés
Manager of Factoring and Supply Chain Finance, Gedesco

Josep has been working in the Supply Chain Finance industry for more than 20 years. He has experience in factoring, confirming and forfaiting. He is Vice Chairman of Factors Chain International and he has been on the Board of the EUFederation since its foundation. He is also professor in universities and business schools and he has often written indifferent publications, and is a frequent speaker in International conferences.

Lionel Taylor
Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network

Lionel Taylor is Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network (TAN), providing consultancy and assistance to financial institutions and cutting edge independent financiers looking to develop and maintain best in class supply chain, international trade and receivables finance solutions.

He also supports a number of institutional and independent finance clients with on the ground on-boarding support for the extension of their respective supply chain finance programmes into China, HK, and Taiwan.

He is recognised as a receivables finance, international trade and Supply Chain Finance business leader and has been at the forefront of the development of financial supply chain thinking.  He has spearheaded the development of supplier finance platforms and programs at both Citibank and The Royal Bank of Scotland and also initiated supply chain finance programs promoting trade between China and the West.

Margrith Lutschg-Emmenegger
Owner, Quarterback Malta

Margrith Lütschg-Emmenegger began her career with Barclays Bank, then with Midland Bank Aval in London before joining West Merchant Bank (now WestLB AG), where she had global responsibility for forfeiting and factoring. She joined trade finance bank, Fimbank, in 2003 as Executive Vice President and was appointed President in 2004. Fimbank has offices in UK, Brazil, US, Turkey, Russia, Singapore, Egypt and Dubai. Mrs. Lütschg-Emmenegger was educated in Switzerland. She is a member of the Board of the Swiss Association of Forfaiters and a founding Chairman of the Association of Forfaiters in the Americas. In 1999, Mrs. Lütschg-Emmenegger co-founded the International Forfaiting Association. She has written numerous articles on Forfaiting including a book, published in 1998 by Euromoney, entitled "A Guide to Forfaiting". She has also been a regular speaker on the subject for many years travelling around the World teaching audiences the benefits of trade finance

Mark Mandula
Principal and Managing Partner, United Capital Funding Corp.

Mr. Mandula is Principal and Managing Partner of United Capital Funding Corp. United is one of the leading professional Accounts Receivable funding and AR management services based firm in the United States today. Since 1997 United has successfully provided funding and managed $3 Billion to entrepreneurial firms with annual revenue from startup stage to over $50 Million. United is headquartered in the Tampa Bay area, and also has regional offices in Nashville, Tennessee and Charlotte, North Carolina. Mandula is responsible for all of the marketing activities for his firm, including new client marketing, client retention, all business development related functions, coordination of all public relations, media, creative, advertising, website design and optimization, and seeking out new ways to better serve and reach clients using tools such as social media, and other electronic forms of communications. Most recently, Mandula has been an invited speaker at International Financier Conferences and symposiums globally, including in Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Shanghai, Amsterdam, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Vienna, Rome, Tainjin China, Istanbul, Warsaw, Brussels, Paris, Slovenia, New York, Chicago, Denver, San Francisco, Atlanta and other locations.

Merryn Craske
Of Counsel, Mayer Brown

Merryn Craske is Of Counsel in the Banking & Finance practice in Mayer Brown’s London office. She focuses on securitisation and structured finance transactions in a range of asset classes. She frequently advises banks and originators in relation to multi-jurisdictional trade receivables securitisations, including in the UK, Europe, the US, Canada and Australia. She is closely following regulatory developments in relation to securitisation.

Wayne Mills
Head of Supply Chain Finance and Asset Finance, Global Corporates and Financial Institutions, Lloyds Banking

Wayne is a highly experienced banking professional with a career spanning 29 successful years encompassing Business Development, Relationship Management and Leadership roles in Corporate/Commercial Banking. Wayne is currently Head of Receivables, ABL and Asset Finance for Global Corporates and Financial Institutions at Lloyds Bank in London where he has responsibility for growing and protecting revenue and assets through a team of Originators and Client Managers. To supplement experience in Corporate and Leveraged lending, Wayne has extensive experience in structuring receivables and asset-based transactions in the UK, Europe and USA, as part of delivering innovative solutions for clients looking to manage their financial supply chain.

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