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Attend this advanced and comprehensive workshop to gain a deeper understanding of the latest receivables purchase structures, risk and legal constraints.
 
Covering factoring, supply chain finance and 
forfaiting this workshop enables participants to:

  • Realise the value of future receivables
  • Implement more profitable purchasing arrangements
  • Mitigate risk
  • Gain added value through supply chain financing
  • Optimise insurance and reduce costs

A clearer understanding of receivables has never been more important, this Receivables Finance Masterclass will provide your company with a comprehensive overview of the key topics.

Speakers
Bertrand de Cominges
Managing Director, Global Head Trade Finance Investments, Santander Asset Management

A A global Trade Finance specialist, Bertrand is currently responsible for HSBC’s Global Trade and Receivables Finance Solutions Structuring team. He leads the team that structures complex working capital optimization receivables, supply chain, and lending solutions for HSBC’s clients. On a daily basis, he engages clients around the world in the structuring of complex working capital efficient solutions that support the release of free cash flows into the client’s business and its stakeholders.

Previously, Bertrand was Global Product Head, Structured Solutions for HSBC GTRF. He joined HSBC from JPMorgan where he managed the EMEA Structured Trade Advisory business. Prior to joining the banking industry, Bertrand had roles in the corporate and consulting world, with his last role as EMEA lead of Strategic Sourcing for Johnson & Johnson’s Visioncare division.

Bertrand is a Chartered Actuary, has an MBA from the London Business School and, an MSc degree in Economics and Business Sciences from UCM. He is married and has five children.

Scott Ettien Scott B. Ettien
, Executive Vice President, Financial Solutions & Global Head of Trade Credit, Willis Towers Watson

Scott is the US Trade Credit Practice Leader for Willis Towers Watson. Scott and his team specialize in providing Trade Credit insurance expertise for financial institutions and corporations. Scott joined Willis in 2010 and has built a strong team, mostly made up of former Trade Credit policy and risk underwriters to place and service programs for our various clients.

Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson in 2010, Scott worked at Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc., which is the second largest credit insurance company worldwide. Over his 25 years at Atradius, he held positions in accounting, direct sales, and was the head of sales for the East Region. Scott spent the last five years as the Director of Global for North America. In that role, he was responsible for the commercial development of large global business from both a sales and commercial underwriting perspective. Scott was elected to the Atradius Trade Credit Insurance, Inc. Board of Directors in 2005.

Scott holds a BA in Accounting from the University of Baltimore.

Amador Malnero
Global Head of Receivables Finance, ING
Amador joined ING in 1996. Amador is at Working Capital Solutions since its creation in 2012 as Global Product head for Receivables Finance and Regional Head for Belux. He has ample experience in Receivables Financing transactions, on balance sheet and in ABCP conduits, across a vast number of jurisdictions. Prior to joining Working Capital Solutions, Amador was Global head of ING Securitisations Group since 2006, focusing on synthetic and cash securitisations on ING assets as well as for third party customers. Before that, Amador spent six years at ING Corporate Finance in Belgium, where his last function was Head of Transaction Execution. Amador holds a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Economics from University of Louvain (Belgium).
Robert Parson
Partner, Clyde & Co
Robert heads up law firm Clyde & Co’s trade and commodity finance practice. He has a strong reputation as a trade finance specialist advising across the international trade and commodity, energy and natural resource sectors. Robert focuses on structuring deals and complex cross-border financing arrangements, including structured trade products, receivables and supply chain financings as well as the distribution of trade finance assets.
Lionel Taylor
Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network

Lionel Taylor is a trade, supply chain and invoice finance specialist with more than 30 years experience in senior leadership roles with major financial institutions including RBS, Rabobank, Citibank and Lloyds Banking Group and with non-bank independents.

Now Managing Director of Trade Advisory Network Limited, which specialises in the strategic development of global supply chain, trade and invoice finance with a client base of regional banks independent finance providers, fintechs and technology providers, his key areas of expertise include new business strategy, turnaround, organisation design, new product design, product management, marketing, origination, credit, team building and training.

He has extensive experience of operating in Asia where he led the cooperation on trade and supply chain finance between RBS and Bank of China, established an independent finance company facilitating trade between Asian and Western SMEs and assisted in the development of the Chinese factoring industry. Today, he continues his close involvement in the region, working with government agencies, banks, independent funders, investors and others who are looking to promote and extend trade and supply chain finance in the region.

He currently is a Non-Executive Director of a growing UK based Fintech, sits as the independent credit committee member for another non-bank finance provider and is also co-author of the ICC Academy’s Advanced Supply Chain Finance online course, a core module of their CTCP programme.

He continues to be engaged in advising a number of financial institutions, fintechs and technology providers on the development of their trade and supply chain finance businesses and is frequently invited to comment and write for specialist international trade publications as well as chairing and speaking at international events.

Venue

The Royal Horseguards Hotel

2 Whitehall Ct Westminster
SW1A 2EJ London
United Kingdom

A stunning five-star hotel overlooking the River Thames near Embankment recommended by Forbes Travel Guide and Condé Nast Johansens. This majestic hotel presides over the River Thames with outstanding views. From glittering chandeliers to contemporary design, this central London hotel opposite the London Eye reflects a proud heritage and fully refurbished Victorian elegance. Enjoy the original tiled floors and discover a hotel with a secret past. Stay in the building that was once the home and office to the first ‘Chief’ of the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6), Sir Mansfield Cumming, now commemorated with an English Heritage Blue Plaque.

Accommodation

We have secured a preferential room rate at the hotel for attendees. Please contact kate.gallagher@bcrpub.com for more information.

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