EDITORIAL BOARD


Adeline de Metz
Global Co-Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions, Unicredit

Adeline de Metz is UniCredit’s Global Co-Head of Trade and Working Capital Solutions, a role she assumed in 2017, having previously served as Head of Supply Chain Finance Solutions and, before that, Senior Banker, managing a portfolio of large corporate clients. Prior to joining UniCredit in 2012, Adeline was Head of Retail Industry Group and Deputy Head of Corporate Coverage at Natixis, having started her career as a relationship manager at the Banque Française du Commerce Extérieur. Adeline has been quoted widely across the trade press, writing features for publications such as Global Trade Review, Treasury Management International and, most recently, the World Supply Chain Finance Report 2019.

Ben Boateng
Senior Director, Exworks Capital UK Ltd

Ben Boateng is Senior Director at ExWorks Capital. With over 20 years’ experience in banking and alternative finance, Ben specialises in mid-market, cross-border, asset-based lending and trade and transactional finance. He has previously held senior positions at GE Capital, BNP Paribas and Trade Finance Partners, where he gained specialist experience in complex structured finance – lending to a range of corporates in the buy-out and accelerated M&A space – and cross-border supply chain finance, providing solutions to businesses across a range of jurisdictions. Ben continues to work on structuring reverse factoring and supply chain solutions for mid to large cap distributors selling goods in a range of sectors across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

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.

Dror Shapira
CEO and Co-Founder, INVIOU

Dror Shapira is a financing and risk expert and the CEO & Co-Founder of INVIOU, a tech-provider whose technology allows competing entities to share information without actually revealing it. Before establishing INVIOU, Dror acted as Project Finance Manager at Shapir Civil and Marine Engineering for four years, where he led multi million NIS financing packages for BOT/PFI mega infrastructure projects. Later on, Dror served for seven years as head of finance and risk management at S.Shlomo Holdings LTD and was responsible, among other things, for the group’s debt management and risk both in the banking system and the non-banking financing systems. Dror holds an LLB from Warwick University and an MBA in finance and is a specialist in credit, cash flow management, risk management and financial modelling.

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.

Josep Sellés
Chaiman of the SCF Committee, FCI

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 the Chairman of the SCF Committee of FCI 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.

Kevin Day
CEO, HPD Software

Kevin began his career over 25 years ago as a software developer at HPD and has worked his way up the ranks, holding positions as a business analyst, product manager, product director, board member and COO. He has first-hand experience in developing, designing and bringing HPD's software to market. His roots as a developer also reflect the company’s track record in product development. Kevin’s commitment to R&D is reflected by HPD’s investment in it – more than 10 per cent of HPD’s annual turnover year on year. Kevin also ensures that HPD regularly works in partnership with its clients to develop new products to meet their changing needs and expectations.

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.

Mark Mandula
Chief Marketing Officer, United Capital Funding Corp.

Mr. Mandula is chief marketing officer of United Capital Funding Group. United Capital is one of the leading professional accounts receivable (AR) funding and AR management services based firm in the United States. Since 1997, United Capital has successfully provided funding and managed over US$3bn to entrepreneurial firms with annual revenue from startup stage to over US$50m. United Capital is headquartered in the Tampa Bay area, with regional offices in Nashville, Tennessee and Chicago, Illinois. Mandula leads the marketing activities at the firm and has been an invited speaker at international conferences and symposiums globally.

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.

Robert Meters
Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services, SCHUMANN

Robert Meters is Head of Marketing and Sales, Global Business & Financial Services at SCHUMANN, where he is especially active in international business and financial services. He advises and takes care of customers to implement efficiently the credit risk management software of SCHUMANN. Robert is very committed, participating to many specialized conferences and seminars as a speaker. He studied Business Administration and International Management at the University for Economics and Management in Essen.

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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