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  • Craig Downing
  • Vice President
  • Dover Corporation
  • Mr. Craig Downing is the Vice President of Finance Process Improvement for the Dover Corporation. Dover is a $7 Billion industrial corporation with 19 individual Operating Companies globally. Mr. Downing is tasked with improving financial productivity and more specifically driving cash-flow growth. Prior to joining Dover in 2014, Mr. Downing had extensive international operations and supply chain experience directing Kimberly-Clark’s supply chains in Asia/Pacific, Latin America as well as for the combined Kimberly-Clark International
  • Stacey A. Facter
  • SVP, Trade Products
  • BAFT
  • Ms. Stacey Facter, has spent the last four years as Senior Vice President responsible for Trade Products at BAFT (“Bankers Association for Finance and Trade”), an affiliate of the American Bankers Association. She has oversight of all trade-related advocacy, education and product-related initiatives for the association and its membership. She participates in BAFT trade committees, product and regional councils as well as many other industry initiatives to advance the trade finance agenda of member institutions, including working toward standardizing trade definitions, documentation and regulations for industry adoption and consistent use. Ms. Facter has more than twenty-five years of experience in international banking, including over twenty years with JP Morgan Chase Bank in sales, product, secondary market distribution and risk management covering emerging markets, international trade finance, cash and securities collateral management.
  • Christian Hausherr
  • Senior Product Manager Supply Chain Finance
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Mr. Christian Hausherr is the European Product Head of Supply Chain Finance for Deutsche Bank’s Payables Finance solution, bringing to the role over 20 years of experience in Banking, In-house Consulting and Product Management for Cash Management and Supply Chain Finance. He spent his career within Deutsche Bank in various divisions and regions, mostly spanning across Europe and the Transaction Banking business. Mr. Hausherr is an active member of the Global Supply Chain Finance Forum (http://supplychainfinanceforum.org/), the Wolfsberg Drafting Group for Trade Finance Principles, and the ICC Financial Crime & Risk Policy Group acts as the technical advisor for the Supply Chain Finance section of the ICC Trade Register.
  • Amit Jain
  • VP, Senior Solutions Structuring Manager
  • Global Trade and Receivables Finance
  • HSBC
  • Mr. Amit Jain is a Senior Manager in the Structured Trade Solutions team at HSBC Global Trade and Receivables Finance based in New York. In this role, he is responsible to structure and manage complex trade payables and receivables finance solutions across Global Banking, Large Corporate and Middle Market clients. Prior to joining HSBC in 2017, Mr. Jain worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for 11 years as a Senior Global Product Manager in the Trade & Supply Chain Finance group responsible for both Supply Chain Finance and Traditional Trade offerings globally. He has over 15 years of experience in international banking, trade & supply chain finance spanning across US and Asia in product, structuring, sales and operations roles.
  • Tracy Kellaher
  • Director Financial Services, Banking Alliances
  • Tradeshift
  • Ms. Tracy Kellaher is Director of Banking Alliances at Tradeshift, the business commerce company. In this role, she manages Tradeshift’s relationships with financial institutions to integrate and digitize card, trade finance, receivables and supply chain finance solutions in the fintech’s global Ecommerce Platform. Prior to Tradeshift, Ms. Kellaher was VP of Development at a fintech building online lending platforms for banks to automate onboarding, credit evaluation for corporates & counter parties, and KYC processes. She also worked for 10 years at Equifax where she most recently focused on helping financial institutions manage credit risk in their consumer portfolios.
  • Michael Kornblau
  • US Trade Credit Practice Leader
  • Marsh
  • Mr. Michael Kornblau is the US Trade Credit Practice leader responsible for the practice across the six US offices and 15 trade credit professionals. Mr. Kornblau is located in the New York office while the practice also has offices in southern California, Chicago, Denver, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Greater Miami region. Mr. Kornblau joined Marsh in 2010 after nine years at another major trade credit insurance broker, seven years at a credit insurance underwriter and four years in the banking industry. Mr. Kornblau has provided expertise in structuring large and middle market solutions for corporate clients along with major financial institutions.
  • Alexander R. Malaket
  • President
  • OPUS Advisory Services International Inc.
  • Deputy Head of the Executive Committee
  • ICC Banking Commission
  • Mr. Alexander R. Malaket, CITP, is the President of OPUS Advisory Services International; Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission. A recognized specialist in international business, trade and supply chain finance, he advises government, international institution, banking and corporate clients around the world, conducts seminars, and authors reports on topics in international business and finance. A frequent contributor to industry press, he is the author of “Financing Trade and International Supply Chains.” He serves on the Board of Directors, Forum for International Trade Training, the Executive Committee of the Board, World Trade Centre (Winnipeg), the InternationalAffairs Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, the B20/G20 Task Force on Financing Growth and is a Nominated National Expert, Trade Finance at UN/CEFACT
  • Caryn Pace
  • Executive Director
  • JP Morgan
  • Ms. Caryn Pace is an Executive Director in the Corporate & Investment Bank of J.P. Morgan, based in New York. She leads the North America Supply Chain Finance Program Management team in Global Trade & Loan Products. Her team is responsible for program management, supplier sales, technical implementation, and analytics. Previously, she held positions within Global Trade as the business manager for Global Sales and North America.
  • Eric Riddle
  • Founder, Managing Partner
  • SCF Strategies
  • Mr. Eric Riddle is founder and managing partner at SCF Strategies, a specialized consulting services firm focused on helping banks successfully design and execute their Supply Chain Finance program strategies. He has held executive leadership positions with several global SCF related firms, most recently, EVP and Global Head of Supply Chain Finance at Kyriba, Corp., where he was responsible for driving the development & deployment of Kyriba SCF solutions as a white label platform for banks. Previously, he served as Global Head of Sales and Managing Director for the EMEA region at PrimeRevenue where he was responsible for originating more than $2B in credit utilization and more than $100B in annual transaction volume across more than 100 SCF programs. In total, he has more than 20 years in the procure to pay (P2P) space helping global companies unlock hundreds of millions in trapped capital within the supply chain, leading to dramatic working capital improvement.
  • Farhad Subjally
  • Director, Trade Product Management - Americas
  • Standard Chartered Bank
  • Mr. Farhad Subjally is the Regional Head of Trade Product Management for the Transaction Banking business at Standard Chartered based in New York. His focus is on documentary and open account trade products and services that deliver sustainable value to our institutional clients for their global trade finance requirements. Farhad has been with Standard Chartered for five years. Prior to joining the bank, he was with American Express Bank, where he held a number of product and sales roles in the US and the Middle East. Mr. Subjally is a graduate of American College of Switzerland and has an MBA from Tulane University. He is also chair of the BAFT Financial Supply Chain Committee.