Speakers

If you are a corporate treasurer with an interesting story to tell, then we would love to hear from you. Please email Jelena at jelenatararyko@eurofinance.com.

  • Aarti Rao
    Aarti Rao LiquidX, US
    Managing Director

    Aarti Rao joined LiquidX in January 2016 and is responsible for on-boarding and managing the relationship of Corporate clients on the platform. Prior to LiquidX, Aarti worked at Barclays Bank for 11 years where she held a number of senior client coverage roles in the US, UK and India. During her time at Barclays, Aarti primarily focused on the Healthcare and Industrial sectors working with Investment Grade and High Yield Multinational Corporate clients. She specialized in cross border banking related to debt finance, trade finance, risk management, cash management and card services. Aarti holds a Bachelors of Commerce from the University of Pune, India, and a Masters in Finance and Management from the University of Essex, UK.

  • Adam Richford
    Adam Richford Renewi, UK
    Head of Treasury and Investor Relations

  • Adrian Rodgers
    Adrian Rodgers ARC Solutions, UK
    Senior EuroFinance Tutor

    After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Adrian spent a number of years with IBM, in a variety of treasury and sales roles. Adrian was also part of the implementation team which created IBM International Financial Services, the European centralised treasury operation based in Dublin. Adrian then joined the newly created cash management consultancy team of Chase Manhattan Bank, with a brief to help create cash management solutions which matched the needs of customers’ underlying businesses and technology infrastructures. As a Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, he specialised in managing change in the finance function, including re-engineering of corporate treasury. His current company is an independent consultancy providing advisory, design and implementation services to corporates and banks, on a variety of change-related issues within the finance function. Services include strategy development, process design, bank and vendor selection and project management. Clients include major corporations with a strong international focus.

  • Alberto Corvo
    Alberto Corvo Motive Partners, US
    Partner, Head of Motive Labs

    Alberto has been in the Financial Technology sector for over 20 years, managing and growing businesses ranging from startups to multi-million dollar publicly traded divisions. Most recently, Alberto was a Partner in the Advisory division of PwC, leading the Capital Markets Technology and Managed Services practices, where he partnered with clients and a range of global financial institutions. Previously, Alberto was the Global Head of Financial Services for eClerx, then the only publicly traded knowledge process outsourcing company in India, resulting in an 11-times growth in the stock price, a substantial expansion of capabilities and eClerx being named “#1 BPO in Financial Services”. Alberto began his career at FICS in Belgium, where he developed the first commercially successful technology suite for Internet Banking, leading up to its sale. Subsequently, he worked as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers before joining Murex, where he expanded the firm into a buy-side powerhouse, serving clients including some of the world’s top hedge funds, asset managers and insurance companies. Alberto holds a MSc. in Electrical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, an MBA from the Yale School of Management, is fluent in 4 languages and has worked, lived and led businesses in North America, Europe and Asia.

  • Alex Wong
    Alex Wong Bank of America, UK
    EMEA GTS Head of Product Management - Corporates

  • Alexander Kovtun
    Alexander Kovtun GAZPROM NEFT PJSC, Russia
    Trader on Finance Markets

    Aleksandr Kovtun joined Gazprom Neft in December 2015. Recently he worked for Bank “Saint-Petersburg” where he was a part of team in charge of long and short-term trade finance operations. Now, while managing trading operations of Gazprom Neft on financial markets, he is responsible for all Group activities on money, FX and derivatives markets as well as for hedging operations. Aleksandr is also hold position of an assistant professor in Saint-Petersburg State Economic University.

  • Alexei Zabudkin
    Alexei Zabudkin CRX Markets AG, Germany
    CFO & Head of Capital Markets

    In April 2017, Alexei joined the executive board of CRX Markets and is responsible for Capital Markets, Finance, Operations, Legal and Regulatory Affairs. Before joining CRX Markets at the beginning of 2015, Alexei worked at Goldman Sachs for almost fifteen years in various roles ranging from Debt Capital Markets, Principal Finance and Structured Sales & Solutions. As a Managing Director, he was responsible for the Credit Sales business of Goldman Sachs in Germany and Austria. Alexei is an athlete fascinated by endurance sports and finished a number of marathons, ultra-marathons and triathlons.

  • Allen Davis
    Allen Davis AGCO Limited, UK
    Treasury Manager, EME

    Allen Davis is the Treasury Manager for AGCO Corporation’s EMEA region, which encompasses 39 different countries and 85 legal entities. Allen started his career at AGCO in 2011, and has served in several roles of increasing responsibility within AGCO’s Finance & Treasury functions in his 8 years with the company. Allen is based at AGCO’s European finance headquarters in Stoneleigh, UK, and began his career at AGCO at the company’s headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, USA. Allen graduated from the University of Georgia’s Honors College with degrees in Accounting and Finance in 2010. Allen is a Certified Treasury Professional, a designation he has held since 2015.

  • Alwin Harkema
    Alwin Harkema Bank of America, Germany
    Head of Northern European Sales, GTS EMEA

    Alwin Harkema is Head of GTS Large Corporate Sales, Northern Europe, leading a team focused on delivering cash, trade, liquidity, card and transactional FX solutions to a portfolio of headquartered corporate clients in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Ireland and Nordic countries as well as EMEA treasury and buying centres for U.S. and Asia multinationals in this particular region. He has worked in the transaction banking area over 20 years now and joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in April 2013 as GTS Senior Treasury Sales Officer and since May 2018 active in his current role as Head GTS Large Corporate Sales. Before joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Alwin was Heading up the GTS & Transaction Banking department for Germany, Austria and Switzerland at BBVA in Frankfurt and before worked in different senior positions in the GTS and Client Coverage area at ABN AMRO Bank/RBS and Rabobank International.

  • Aman Bhutani
    Aman Bhutani GE Treasury, Ireland
    Executive, Consolidated Cash & Banking

    Aman has been in his current role since May 2018 and has been in Dublin since June 2016. He oversees cash management & banking relationships for North America and Europe. He is also responsible for consolidated cash reporting & analytics for GE & GEC. Prior to this, he was Director, cash operations for EMEA & APAC based in Gurgaon, India. Aman has been with GE & Treasury since Feb 2007. Prior to joining GE, Aman spent 4 years with PwC in India as an auditor. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. Aman enjoys traveling: especially road trips with his wife, Anisha. They have ranked ‘PCH 1’ in California as the best drive they’ve been on so far.

  • Andreas Kern Sloth
    Andreas Kern Sloth The LEGO Group, Denmark
    Senior Treasury Manager

    Since early 2014 Andreas has filled roles in treasury functions within two of Denmark’s largest enterprises, the LEGO® Group and Vestas Wind Systems. Throughout his corporate treasury career, he has been focusing on liquidity and financial risk management as well as intercompany financing. Based in the LEGO® Group’s headquarter in Denmark, Andreas’ main responsibility is FX risk management on group level. He is one of the main drivers behind the development of the FX portfolio risk mitigation strategy currently applied within the LEGO® Group. Before transferring to the corporate side Andreas spend 8 years in Danske Bank working with business analysis and corporate advisory within FX and interest rates.

  • Aniket Kulkarni
    Aniket Kulkarni PwC, Switzerland
    ADV Consulting - Treasury and Trading

    Aniket Kulkarni leads PwC’s treasury and trading technology practice in Switzerland. Prior to joining PwC, he worked as a global product manager for treasury and commodity risk management in SAP. Aniket has a team of experts, helping corporates and trading companies in implementing treasury, FinTech and commodity trading systems and processes. He holds an engineering degree and a post graduate diploma in finance, and is a certified treasury manager CTM.

  • Ann Cairns
    Ann Cairns Mastercard, UK
    Executive Vice Chairman

    In her role as Vice Chairman, Ann represents Mastercard around the world, focusing on inclusion, diversity and innovation. She plays the important role of senior ambassador and executive leader with a global remit and sits as part of the company’s global management committee. She is passionate about the role Mastercard can play in delivering inclusion through innovation and continues to build new global partnerships with governments, businesses and NGOs. Prior to this appointment, Ann was President of International Markets responsible for the management of all customer-related activities in over 200 countries around the world. In this role she focused on building sustainable, strong growth rates across both mature and emerging markets. She has led the company’s expansion into new and diverse geographies and opened up new customer segments; embracing the continued evolution to digital while driving an increased focus on safety, security and convenience. Ann brings more than 20 years’ experience working in senior management positions across Europe and the U.S., where she ran global retail, commercial and investment banking operations. Prior to joining Mastercard in August 2011, Ann was head of the Financial Services Group with Alvarez & Marsal in London, where she led the European team managing Lehman Brothers Holdings International through the Chapter 11 process. In addition she helped restructure banks across Europe including Ireland & Iceland. Ann has also held senior positions within many global organisations, including a tenure as CEO of Transaction Banking at ABN-AMRO, and 15 years in senior operational positions at Citigroup. Ann is currently the Chair of ICE Clear Europe, one of the world’s leading clearing houses. She has previously held board positions with ICE, AstraZeneca and Charitybank as well as chairing the ABN foundation. She has a Pure Mathematics degree and honorary doctorate from Sheffield University and a M.Sc. with research into medical statistics and honorary doctorate from Newcastle University. An early career as an award-winning research engineer, culminated in the role as the Head of Offshore Engineer-Planning for British Gas where Ann was the first woman qualified to go offshore in Britain.

  • Anthony Buchanan
    Anthony Buchanan Asahi Breweries Europe Group, UK
    Treasurer

    Anthony is currently Treasurer for Asahi Breweries Europe Group and has more than 20 years’ experience in various FMCG Treasury roles. ABEG came about following the acquisition of SABMiller’s Central European business by Asahi Group Holdings for €7.3bn. He oversees a centralised Treasury with a focus on Cash, Commodity and Foreign Exchange risk management and works closely with Procurement supporting the Group’s working capital agenda. He came into this role post the acquisition of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Anthony had been with SABMiller for more than a decade, most recently as Treasurer – Procurement based in Switzerland, responsible for the Global Commodity Risk Management Portfolio, supplier based Foreign Exchange risk management, supporting the implementation of the Procurement Buy - Sell operating model and the Global rollout of Working Capital opportunities such as Supply Chain Financing. Prior to SABMiller, Anthony was with Hewlett Packard and Diageo. Anthony earned a B.A. Economics 2.1 at University of Greenwich and AMCT.

  • Asif Chaudhury
    Asif Chaudhury EuroFinance
  • Bart Verweij
    Bart Verweij Booking.com, Netherlands
    Deputy Treasurer

    Bart Verweij joined Booking.com in May 2011. As Deputy Treasurer he is currently responsible for the Front-Office and Banking teams within Treasury. Prior to joining Booking.com, Bart gained 5 years of Treasury experience in various roles at Kroymans Corporation and Citadel Enterprises in the Netherlands. Bart has a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is a certified International Cash Manager and holds the Registered Treasurer title. Early 2019 Bart joined the Dutch Association of Corporate Treasurers (DACT) as board member.

  • Benjamin Knierim
    Benjamin Knierim BELLIN, Germany
    Sales Director EMEA

    Benjamin Knierim joined BELLIN as a treasury consultant, but soon shifted his focus to sales. He was involved in presales activities, including preparing and presenting workshops. He moved on to the corporate cash management section at BAWAG P.S.K where he helped complete the SEPA migration process in Austria. Benjamin then returned to BELLIN and was put in charge of sales in Austria, Switzerland, the south of Germany and France. Given BELLIN’s dynamic growth, his focus markets today are France and Switzerland. In 2019, he was also given responsibility for EMEA.

  • Bill Sarda
    Bill Sarda HighRadius
    Manager, Solution Engineering, Strategic Accounts

    Bill Sarda has worked across CPG, Construction, Transportation & Software industries for close to 10 years. He spent 5 years at HighRadius working across the Product & Consulting teams and has been involved in various AR transformation projects over the past few years. He specializes in conducting detailed assessment of the Accounts Receivable process , benchmarking and developing a detailed roadmap for companies to attain the best in class standards. Bill is currently managing the Solution Engineering team for Strategic Accounts of HighRadius.

  • Birgita Gjirja
    Birgita Gjirja Zanders, UK
    Director

    Birgita is a Director at Zanders UK and has provided Treasury consulting services over the last 12 years. Birgita initially was responsible for auditing the treasury function of a wide range of companies and then specialised in providing treasury advice across system selection and implementations, foreign exchange risk management, commodity risk management and target operating models. In this role, Birgita has supported clients in assessing how technology could be used to drive efficiency across Treasury and Finance functions as well as identified ways it can improve the control environment. Birgita holds a MSc in Business Administration and Accounting, and an ACT qualification from the Association of Corporate Treasures in London.

  • Bob Stark
    Bob Stark Kyriba, Canada
    VP Strategy

    Bob has 18 years’ experience in treasury technology, working for many of the best known technology providers in the industry. As VP of Strategy at Kyriba, Bob is responsible for global product strategy and market development, and works with clients, partners, and industry influencers to ensure Kyriba is at the forefront of treasury technology. Bob has provided treasury management strategy to some of the world’s largest companies, and is a frequent speaker and author on treasury, risk management, and the cloud.

  • Brian Jorgensen
    Brian Jorgensen Bose Corporation
    Treasurer

    Brian D. Jorgensen is the Treasurer of Bose Corporation where he has responsibility for liquidity management, investment programs, foreign exchange risk management, credit risk management and insurance risk management. Prior to joining Bose in 1994, Brian was a financial systems analyst in the high-tech industry. In his 25 years of experience at Bose, Brian has held senior level financial and operational management positions in the Global Manufacturing and Supply organizations, product development groups, and most recently in Treasury. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Norwich University and earned his Master of Business Administration degree at Clark University.

  • Britni Noel Doo
    Britni Noel Doo Instimatch Global AG, Switzerland
    Head of Sales

    Britni is Head of Sales at Instimatch Global. She has 10 years of sales and business development experience from leading FinTech, MarketAxess and most recently, Algomi, where she led the expansion of the firm’s client base of banks, asset managers and pension funds across Europe. Britni attended New York University and Université de Paris Sorbonne.

  • Bruce Edlund
    Bruce Edlund Citrix, US
    Senior Director, Assistant Treasurer

    Bruce Edlund is Senior Director, Assistant Treasurer at Citrix Systems, Inc. based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Edlund manages a global team of four who are responsible for cash and liquidity management, investments, cash flow and balance sheet hedging, bank relationships and stock buyback. Mr. Edlund has over 14 years of treasury experience as Assistant Treasurer at DIRECTV Latin America, Senior Corporate Treasury Manager at Citrix, Director of Global Cash Management at Walmart Stores, Inc. and returning to Citrix in 2014. His experience in very different-sized companies in different industries has given Mr. Edlund a wealth of experience into different ways of tackling treasury’s challenges. Prior to corporate treasury, Mr. Edlund worked for five years in investment banking in Latin America, primarily at Bank of America. Mr. Edlund has a MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management where he maintains ties and has been a regular guest judge for their FORAD finance competition. He also has B.A. degrees in Economics and French from California State University, Sacramento. After studying, living and/or working in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain and South America, Mr. Edlund speaks French and. With his work in Latin America along with living in South Florida for 13 years, he is conversant in Spanish.

  • Carl Burman
    Carl Burman Maersk Group, Denmark
    Head of Financial Markets & Cash

    Carl is head of the front office in Maersk’s group treasury, with responsibility for global cash infrastructure and liquidity planning, as well as the company’s debt and FX portfolio. Carl has 15 years of treasury experience from Scandinavian corporates.

  • Carlos Menendez
    Carlos Menendez Mastercard, UK
    President Enterprise Partnerships

    Carlos J. Menendez is president, Enterprise Partnerships. In this role, he is responsible for driving enterprise-wide partnership strategy and innovation in new industries, helping Mastercard to use its technology and data insights in new ways for a host of diverse retail, business and government partners. He is a member of the company’s management committee and also serves as the global relationship lead for HSBC. Mr. Menendez joined Mastercard in 2010 and was, most recently, executive vice president of global credit and debit product management, focused on developing a competitive differentiation globally while deploying solutions at the local market level. Prior to joining Mastercard, he held a number of positions at Citigroup over a 14-year period, including chief operating officer for Western Europe. Prior to Citigroup, Carlos worked in brand management with Procter & Gamble and with a law office in Washington D.C. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard University, a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School.

  • Carsten Jaekel
    Carsten Jaekel EY, Germany
    Partner, Head of Global Treasury Services GSA

    Carsten Jaekel is heading EY Global Treasury Services in the GSA Region. He has more than 20 years of professional experience within the finance and treasury space, thereof 7 years at Mannesmann AG in Germany and Latin America where he has held various senior management positions. A consultant on Corporate Treasury for the last 17 years, his primary focus is on the current and future development of the treasury function from both a strategic and organizational perspective including the underlying IT.

  • Caspar Bos
    Caspar Bos VodafoneZiggo, Netherlands
    Head of Treasury & Investor Relations

    Caspar Bos joined Ziggo in 2013 and after two mergers with UPC Netherlands and Vodafone Netherlands, he is since 2017 the head of Treasury & Investor Relations of the Joint Venture VodafoneZiggo, a leading telecom operator in the Netherlands. In his role he is responsible for corporate liquidity, corporate finance, risk management and compliance related to the company's financial activities and its capital structure including €10 billion of third party debt. He and his team also act as the primary interface between the Company and the financial community, being focused on ensuring that the strategy is well understood. Prior to joining the Company Caspar gained experience in various business roles at DSM China and DSM Netherlands while building a more solid financial profile during his consultancy tenure in the financial services industry. In 2012, he successfully achieved an MBA from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and was nominated by the Association of MBA’s as best student of the year. Caspar also holds an MSc in Business Economics from the University of Groningen and is member of the Dutch Association of Corporate Treasurers. He is engaged to his Spanish fiancé, has a sixteen month old son and in his free time he enjoys running, sailing, friends and family.

  • Catherine Hill
    Catherine Hill Salesforce, Switzerland
    Director, Treasury

    Catherine oversees EMEA, APAC and LATAM Treasury Operations for Salesforce and is currently based in Morges, Switzerland, where she recently implemented Salesforce’s inaugural in-house bank. Prior to her current role, she led the Salesforce Americas Treasury Operations team out of San Francisco where milestone achievements included the implementation of SWIFT Alliance Lite 2 and the integration of several major acquisitions. Prior to Salesforce, Catherine began her career in banking at Wells Fargo Bank where she managed technology and life sciences clients and graduated from the credit management training program. In her free time, Catherine enjoys traveling, skiing and hiking.

  • Cathy Fields
    Cathy Fields Hitachi Vantara Corporation, US
    Assistant Treasurer & Director of Global Risk Management

    Cathy has been involved with Treasury or Treasury related functions in a multi-national environment for 30+ years. She is currently the Assistant Treasurer and Director of Global Risk Management at Hitachi Vantara Corporation. She is responsible for Global Treasury Operations which includes Banking, FX Strategies, Cash and Liquidity Management, Debt, Investments, Insurance Risk Management and anything else Treasury needs to do to support the company’s continued growth throughout the world. Cathy joined Hitachi Vantara in 2014 after spending 25 years with Western Digital Corporation. Over her years at WD, Cathy held roles in Accounting, Finance, International Credit and Corporate Treasury. In her last 12 years at WD, Cathy ran Global Treasury as the company’s Assistant Treasurer. Cathy has a BS in Exercise Physiology from California State University Fullerton and earned her MBA in International Business from National University. Cathy has held her CTP certification (formerly CCM) since 1998.

  • Cedric Bru
    Cedric Bru Taulia, US
    CEO

    Cedric Bru is President and CEO of Taulia, the Fintech company revolutionizing cash flows and supplier financing. He has more than 20 years of experience and a proven executive management track in financial services and technology companies like Visa and Hewlett-Packard. Cedric holds an MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In addition to his dedication to his career, Cedric is passionate about his family, art, and a good game of rugby or tennis.

  • Charlene Chen
    Charlene Chen AZA , UK
    Director, Head of Government Relations

    Charlene is Director of Government Relations and co-founder of AZA, an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, TransferZero and BFX, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to and from frontier markets. AZA is now a market-maker in every major African currency and facilitates payments into G20 currencies directly. Charlene has over 10 years of private sector and social sector experience, ranging from internet startups to Fortune 500 companies to international non-profits. She began her career as an IT consultant at Deloitte Consulting, but during business school made a career shift to focus on social entrepreneurship, technology, and mobile financial services in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2015, Charlene was listed as one of Innotribe’s “Power Women in Fintech.” She holds an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California- Berkeley and a B.S. in Psychology and Computer Science from Duke University.

  • Charles Hecker
    Charles Hecker Control Risks, UK
    Senior Partner

    Charles Hecker is a senior partner at Control Risks, the global specialist risk consulting firm. Charles is responsible for shaping Control Risks’ thought leadership on geopolitics, global security, and political risk and their impact on international business and investment. He is a frequent speaker at industry, policy and academic conferences and regularly presents the company’s analysis in international media outlets including the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, The Globalist, Monocle 24 Radio, and The Wall Street Journal. Charles oversees Control Risks’ global political risk output and has lead responsibility for the company’s annual flagship publication, RiskMap. He is also on the steering committee of Control Risks’ joint venture with Oxford Economics, a world leader in macroeconomic forecasting. Prior to assuming his current role, Charles was director, Europe & Africa, corporate investigations. In this capacity, Charles supervised Control Risks’ investigations activities across one of the company’s largest regions. These included due diligence, business intelligence, problem-solving, and anti-fraud/anti-corruption services. Charles oversaw more than 100 professionals and staff across the region, covering offices in London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Moscow, Lagos and Johannesburg. He took this position after several years as the general manager of Control Risks’ Moscow office and director of its business in Russia and the CIS. Prior to joining Control Risks, Charles was a reporter for The Moscow Times, an English-language daily newspaper in Russia. Charles also worked as a reporter for The Miami Herald in Florida, where he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, US journalism’s highest award. Charles received a BA with honors in Russian and Soviet Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MA in Soviet Studies from the Russian Research Center at Harvard University. He speaks fluent Russian and is proficient in French and Spanish.

  • Chris Robinson
    Chris Robinson TransactionBanking.com
    Senior EuroFinance Tutor

    Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the payments business, working in treasury, cash management, transaction services, trade, e-commerce and card acquiring. He has worked in senior roles for Citibank and Bank of America and founded the treasury workstation company, IT/2. In 2003 he set up TransactionBanking.com, a treasury and payments best practice training and consulting business, working with large multinational corporations and financial institutions around the world. He has a broad depth of experience in the trends and development of payments and treasury across many regions and countries.

  • Chris Wikoff
    Chris Wikoff Intrado, US
    Executive Vice President & Treasurer

    Chris Wikoff serves as Executive Vice President and Treasurer of Intrado, a leading global communications and cloud-based technology company. At Intrado, Chris has a broad range of responsibilities, including overseeing corporate treasury, tax, billing, credit and collections, while also leading finance transformation initiatives for the company. Intrado has approximately 8,000 employees and over $2 billion in revenue serving clients worldwide. Chris joined Intrado in 2016 after being with CommScope as Treasurer and Avaya Communications in various corporate and operational finance leadership roles over a period of 16 years with both Fortune 1000 telecommunications technology companies. Chris has a proven track record leading change and transformation through multiple public-to-private and IPO transactions, and working with large private-equity. Chris was part of significant growth and expansion while at CommScope, including a series of acquisitions and a take-private transaction by Carlyle Group in 2011 followed by an IPO in 2013. Similarly, with Intrado (formerly West Corporation), Chris was part of the senior leadership team during a take-private transaction by Apollo Group in 2017, and has since been integral to the transformation over the past two years. With corporate treasury at the core of Chris’ experience, he is very familiar with international complexity, mergers and acquisitions, debt capital markets and risk management. Chris is a Certified Treasury Professional with US-based Association of Finance Professionals and a Certified International Cash Manager with UK-based Association of Corporate Treasurers. Chris earned his degree in business administration from University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business with concentration in international business. Chris and his wife Jody are based in Omaha, Nebraska.

  • Christian Bauwens
    Christian Bauwens Flex, US
    SVP & Treasurer, Head of GBS Finance

    Christian Bauwens joined Flex in May 2012 as SVP & Corporate Treasurer. Since 2018, he is also responsible for the finance function of Flex’s Global Shared Service Center. Prior to Joining Flextronics, Mr. Bauwens served as the Chief Financial Officer of Estrella International Energy Services from August 2010 to April, 2012. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bauwens worked at General Motors for about 15 years in Finance roles of increasing responsibilities, including Treasury Manager for Asia Pacific, Director Capital Market Risk Management for Europe, Director of Overseas Finance and Capital Planning, Treasurer for GM do Brazil, and finally Chief Financial Officer for General Motors Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Paraguay and Bolivia. He later moved to Nissan where he served as Treasurer for Nissan Motor North America and Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. Mr. Bauwens holds a Bachelor in Economics, a Degree in Political Science & International Relations and a Master of Arts in Economics and Finance, all from the Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.

  • Christian Mnich
    Christian Mnich SAP, Germany
    VP, Head of Solution Management, Treasury & Working Capital Management

    Christian is working in Finance Solution Management at SAP SE, based out of Walldorf, Germany. In this role he is responsible for solution strategy and go-to market for the entire Treasury and Working Capital Management portfolio from SAP. The portfolio includes topics around payments and bank communications, Cash, Receivables and Working Capital Management as well as Treasury and Risk Management. Christian joined SAP in 2004 as a Product Manager for EPR Financials and had responsibility for the topics Payments, Cash Management and Bank connectivity. Furthermore, he was in charge of developments around global payment formats such as ISO20022 and Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA). Christian is a regular speaker at international treasury conferences and author of articles in specialist publications on a variety of treasury related topics. Before joining SAP, Christian was working as an Consultant for IDS Scheer and Bosch. He holds a diploma in business computing and computer science from the university of applied sciences in Berlin.

  • Christine Dzwonczyk
    Christine Dzwonczyk Driscoll's, US
    Vice President & Treasurer

    Christine has been VP, Treasurer at Driscoll's, Inc., the world’s largest supplier of fresh berries, since 2016 and became Head of Global Tax in 2019. Previously she was Treasurer at Creative Artists Agency, a leading talent and sports agency and TPG private equity portfolio company. Prior to that Christine was VP and Treasurer at Castle & Cooke, a privately held conglomerate and the sister company to Dole Food Company, and at American Golf Corporation, a Goldman Sachs/Starwood private equity portfolio company, and was an Associate at Lazard Frères. Christine started her career in investment banking at Deutsche Bank and was a financial analyst at Keystone Property Trust, a publicly traded REIT. Christine holds a BA in Economics from Goucher College and was an Associate Student at New College, Oxford University.

  • Christine Rovelli
    Christine Rovelli Finnair, Finland
    VP Group Treasurer, Head of M&A

    Christine is currently the Vice President and Group Treasurer of Finnair Oyj, the flag carrier of Finland. Christine has played a key role in the Company’s capital structure and strategy efforts, managing a team responsible for secured and unsecured financing in the bank and capital markets, liquidity management, cash management and payment systems, the Finnair pension fund, implementation of accounting standards such as IFRS 9 and 16, and the hedging of Finnair’s jet fuel, interest rate and currency exposures. Prior to joining Finnair in 2012, Christine worked in investment banking in London and New York, advising airlines, aircraft lessors, shipping companies, and logistics providers on M&A and capital markets transactions. Christine is based in Helsinki and has an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with concentrations in Analytic Finance and Accounting, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Christof Nelischer
    Christof Nelischer UK
    EuroFinance Tutor

    Christof Nelischer is Global Group Treasurer at Willis Towers Watson plc based in London, having been appointed following the merger of Towers Watson and Wills Group in early 2016. In his role, Christof leads treasury as well as the insurance function. He joined Willis Group in 2010. Earlier positions include Head of Treasury at Fiberweb plc, leading corporate treasury as well as risk management, Group Treasury Manager at Novar plc, where he re-engineered the treasury function, and European Treasurer at Kellogg’s, having set up the European Treasury Centre. Christof holds a dual degree in European Finance and Accounting, and an MBA from Manchester Business School. He qualified with the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Willis Towers Watson plc was the joint winner of TMI’s 2017 Corporate Finance and Funding Award under Christof's leadership. He is currently transitioning out of his role.

  • Christopher Van Woeart
    Christopher Van Woeart Stripe, US
    Head of Treasury

    Christopher Van Woeart is Head of Treasury at Stripe, the innovative technology platform at the forefront of expanding internet commerce. Before joining Stripe in 2016, he was Head of Platform Balance at peer-to- peer lending company Lending Club. Prior to that, he spent many years at Goldman Sachs, including five years as Vice President, Corporate Treasury, where he was responsible for firm-wide liquidity management, liquidity stress testing, regulatory relations and compliance, and prime brokerage risk management.

  • Chunhe Zhang
    Chunhe Zhang PingPong Europe S.A., Luxembourg
    CFO

    Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of PingPong Europe S.A.Over 10 years of experience in one of the biggest commercial banks in the world. Chunhe managed a team composed of experienced Financing and Cash Management expert. Chunhe received a Bachelor Degree from Tsinghua University and Master Degree from Université Panthéon Assas.

  • Claire Thompson
    Claire Thompson Mastercard, UK
    EVP Enterprise Partnerships

    Claire is EVP, Enterprise Partnerships responsible for global B2B Trade, which includes Mastercard Track, a global Trade platform designed to simplify how companies around the world do business with one another. Claire has 20 years of financial services experience working within Transaction Banking across Europe and Asia. Prior to joining Mastercard, Claire held roles at Standard Chartered Bank, RBS and ABN AMRO. Claire is passionate about building diverse and inclusive teams and believes that this is one of the key ingredients to achieving business success. She is a qualified accountant and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Studies.

  • Clemence Tarenne
    Clemence Tarenne GE Treasury, Ireland
    Banking Relations Director, Europe

    Clemence has been in charge of the relations with our banking partners in Europe for more than 3 years after joining GE with Alstom acquisition in 2015. Based in Dublin since a year, she ensures we get the best in class and most innovative services from the banks from a cash and liquidity perspective, in order to support our Businesses in their day-to-day activities, and our Corporate function in concentrating the liquidity, all in a cost-efficient manner. As a PMO on the Alstom deal, she has developed experience in project management which she increases with her deep involvement in all the recent acquisitions and divestures GE executes. Outside of the office, Clemence enjoys travelling in remote and exotic places, last ones being Siberia and Kirghizstan.

  • Cuan Duncan
    Cuan Duncan Al-Futtaim, UAE
    Head of Treasury & Corporate Finance

    Cuan Duncan is head of group treasury and corporate finance for the Al-Futtaim group of companies, based in Dubai, UAE. He is responsible for group capital structure, including equity and debt structuring and capital raising, as well as the management of group liquidity and market risk. He has several leadership positions in the Group, including the Group Finance Board and Group Credit Committee. He has over 25 years’ broad finance experience, particularly in capital raising, structuring and principal investment. He has led transactions across a number of geographies in the Middle East, Southeast Asia and the African continent – including during periods of financial market disruption. These have included M&A, project finance, internal mergers, group restructures, and debt raising and restructuring. Cuan joined the Al-Futtaim group in December 2008. Prior to joining Al-Futtaim, Cuan ran a successful cross-functional structured finance business for the Barclays group in South Africa, with specific responsibility for strategic equity transactions. Previously, he held roles with HSBC and PricewaterhouseCoopers in M&A and project finance, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Cuan is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and a Chartered Accountant in both England & Wales and South Africa. He holds an honours degree in commerce and a postgraduate law diploma. He is married with two children.

  • Damian Glendinning
    Damian Glendinning Treasury Matters, France
    Principal

    After 21 years with IBM, Mr. Glendinning joined Lenovo in 2005 as Group Treasurer, based in Singapore, following the acquisition of IBM’s personal computer business. He held that position until his retirement in 2018. Mr. Glendinning is an FCCA and has a degree in French and Italian from Oxford University. He was president of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (Singapore) from 2010 to 2018, and is currently chairman of the advisory board of ComplexCountries, and principal of Treasury Matters.

  • Damien Donoghue
    Damien Donoghue Cachematrix, UK
  • Daniel Blumen
    Daniel Blumen Treasury Alliance Group, US
    Partner

    Daniel L. Blumen, CTP is a founding partner of Treasury Alliance Group where he leads consulting engagements dealing with working capital management, systems integration, liquidity and risk management and other global treasury issues. Prior to co-founding Treasury Alliance in 2002, he was Managing Director of Knowledge Management Applications, a firm he founded in 1998. Dan was with Bank of America in Chicago and Singapore, where he managed the ASEAN region of the Global Payment Services Group. He also worked for Citibank in Chicago and in London where he had pan-European management responsibility for cash management business development. He has worked with large multinationals and emerging international companies and shares his experience as an author and as a frequent speaker at cash management gatherings worldwide.

  • Daniel Cotti
    Daniel Cotti Marco Polo Network
    Managing Director, Centre of Excellence, Banking and Trade,

    Dani has over 30 years of experience in Global Trade Finance, Transaction Services, Banking and Technology. Dani was the European Trade Finance Head at Citibank and Global Head of Trade Finance and Transaction Products at ABN AMRO/RBS. Subsequently, he managed and build out the Global Trade Finance and Loans business at JP Morgan. In 2015, he founded Cotti Trade & Treasury, a consultancy firm for global trade finance. Dani is a Trade Finance industry expert and had industry wide, global engagements with SWIFT, BAFT, ICC and WTO organizations and is currently the non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Bolero Intl. Ltd.

  • Daniel Sandmeier
    Daniel Sandmeier Instimatch Global AG, Switzerland
    CEO

    Daniel held various senior management positions in Trading, Structuring and Sales of Derivatives and Structured Products at Credit Suisse, UBS and Merrill Lynch. He is a former president of the Swiss Structured Products Association and most recently developed an investment platform for ultra high networth clients at Credit Suisse.

  • Danny Doyle
    Danny Doyle AccessPay, UK
    Senior Product Manager

    Danny is responsible for AccessPay’s Payments product function with expertise in payments technology, messaging and enterprise bank connectivity. He is currently engaged with Pay.UK on developing the Request-to-Pay propositions and Technical Advisory group for the UK’s New Payments Architecture.

  • Dave Sutter
    Dave Sutter TradeIX
    Chief Strategy Officer

    David Sutter is an experienced Fintech entrepreneur and a blockchain/DLT expert. He was one of the first to foresee the benefits DLT could bring to financial services and in particular trade finance. Over the past years he helped pioneer and design the technology’s application for trade finance. He joined TradeIX in 2017 as Head of Platform Strategy to develop a roadmap for the trade and working capital finance platform and for the Marco Polo Network. He devised an ambitious and ground-breaking vision for the Trade Finance Industry, for the Marco Polo Network and for TradeIX which fundamentally differentiates them from other players and networks in this field. As the Chief Strategy Officer, he will continue defining and designing the future of TradeIX and the Marco Polo Network.

  • Dave van der Zwan
    Dave van der Zwan Endemol Shine Group, Netherlands
    Deputy Treasurer

    Dave is Deputy Treasurer at Endemol Shine Group since March 2017. Besides being generally involved in treasury matters and acting as back-up for both Head of Treasury & IR and other team members, he is currently responsible for the roll-out of Endemol Shine’s Treasury Transformation Project. In combination with previous roles he gained broad and solid experience in both treasury and other relevant finance areas in listed/PE-backed firms and across different sectors.

  • David Blair
    David Blair Acarate, Singapore
    MD

    David Blair puts his 25 years of treasury and management experience to work for a broad range of clients through Acarate in Singapore. After starting his career with Price Waterhouse, David went on to set up international treasury operations for ABB and Nokia. David became Group Treasurer at Nokia, and subsequently Vice President of Treasury at Huawei.

  • David Franco
    David Franco Santander, UK
    LatAm Macro Strategy for Europe

    David Franco is Santander Chief Latam Strategist for Europe where he is responsible for the macro coverage and trade recommendations covering 6 countries. Before moving to London in 2017, he worked as Mexico Chief Economist for Santander since 2013. David also served as Chief Economist for Mexico at ING Bank and BBVA Bank and has 19 year experience within the Treasury teams focusing on fixed income and FX markets. David started his career in JPMorgan in 2000 as junior economist for 7 years including a 1 year financial markets course in NY. David holds a BS in economics and earned a MD in economics.

  • David Ledure
    David Ledure PwC, Belgium
    Partner

    David combines more than 20 years of tax experience with a passion for treasury and financing, and is part of PwC's global Financial Transactions TP steering committee. On a daily basis, he assists groups on the strategic aspects related to their overall transfer pricing models, their financing set-up and the related policy aspects. He also carries-out economic analyses covering all aspects of financing and assists groups in the execution of all aspects of their intercompany treasury. His wealth of experience enables him to connect the dots between the treasury and the tax world.

  • David Wattenmaker
    David Wattenmaker The Coca-Cola Company, US
    CTP, International Treasury Services, Corporate Treasury

    David has over 12 years of experience in Finance, Consulting and Operations. He is a member of the International Treasury team in Coca-Cola’s Corporate Treasury, supporting LATAM and Bottling Investments. David also leads Treasury’s efforts around global cash and investments planning/analytics, where he has supported the enhancement of end-to-end planning capability for the Company, including the design and development of a global cash flow insights tool. A graduate of Coca-Cola’s Finance Leadership rotational program, he holds an MBA from Emory University and is a Certified Treasury Professional.

  • David Williams
    David Williams Tungsten Network
    Group CFO

    David joined Tungsten Corporation in 2013 and is now CFO. David is also a member of Tungsten’s board of directors. Prior to joining Tungsten, David served as a finance executive with multiple firms. He also spent five years at FTI Consulting, advising organisations in both the public and private sector on corporate finance and restructuring. Previously, he was with the Corporate Finance division of Ernst & Young. David received his training as a Chartered Accountant while at Arthur Andersen and is a Fellow of the ICAEW.

  • Dory Malouf
    Dory Malouf Kyriba, US
    Senior Principal Value Engineer

    Dory is a Treasury and Cash Management thought leader with a professionally recognized career. Dory’s accomplishments in optimizing Treasury best practices and enabling Treasury Transformation have been featured in Treasury and Risk Magazine as well as case studies by the Association of Financial Professionals (AFP). As Kyriba’s Lead Value Engineer, Dory collaborates directly with treasury teams to enable their own treasury transformation through adoption of treasury technology and innovative process improvements that deliver value to their organization.

  • Douglas Tropp
    Douglas Tropp Booking Holdings Inc, US
    Corporate Treasurer

    Doug joined Booking Holdings Inc. in 2014 as Corporate Treasurer. Doug oversees funding, investments, cash management, share repurchase, insurance, risk management and bank relations. Priceline’s brands include; Booking.com, priceline.com, KAYAK, Agoda.com, rentalcars.com and Open Table. Prior to Priceline, Doug spent 7 years at GE Capital, 7-years at IBM, 2-years at the Hertz Corporation and 8-years as a money markets trader at Fuji Bank Ltd.

  • Duncan Lodge
    Duncan Lodge Bank of America
    Head of Trade & Supply Chain Product Management, EMEA, Global Transaction Services

    Duncan is responsible for structuring, delivery, and management of Trade & Supply Chain Finance products in the EMEA region for Bank of America (BofA). Prior to joining BofA, he spent 2 years as Head of Strategy, Innovation and Lending for Trade & Supply Chain Finance at Lloyds Banking Group. He started his career at Barclays, working in a variety of roles across Corporate Banking Coverage and Trade. Duncan is a CFA charterholder.

  • Ebru Pakcan
    Ebru Pakcan Citi, UK
    EMEA Head Treasury and Trade Solutions

    Ebru Pakcan is the Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions business for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) based in London. Ms Pakcan is actively engaged with Citi's clients across Corporate, Financials Institutions and Public Sector entities, developing payment, cash management and trade financing solutions to meet their evolving requirements. She leads a team of business managers, product and sales specialists across a set of diverse markets and disciplines.Prior to her current role, Ms Pakcan managed the Global Payments and Receivables business for the Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) based in New York until Nov 2016 and held the same position for EMEA region based in London between 2008 and 2012.Ms Pakcan joined Citibank in Turkey in 1997 as a Project Manager in Technology department and later expanded responsibilities in Operation and Technology division in various management positions. She held numerous roles across multiple countries including the position of the Securities Country Manager (SCM) in Turkey, managing the custody and clearing business. In 2004, she moved to London to lead the Transaction Services EMEA Implementation team, responsible for the end-to-end delivery of new business mandated by Citi’s institutional clients in the EMEA region. Ms Pakcan holds a degree in Computer Engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Ms Pakcan has been actively engaged with the Payments industry, having served on the Board of CHAPS Clearing Company in UK until 2012 and the Board of The Clearing House Payments Company L.L.C. in the United States until 2016. She currently sits on Citi’s Operating Committee for Europe, Middle East and Africa and she is a Director of the Board of Citibank Europe Plc in Ireland.

  • Eddy Jacqmotte
    Eddy Jacqmotte Borealis, Belgium
    Manager Cash & Bank, Head of Back Office Administration

    Eddy has been working since 1994 for Borealis in different positions in the cash, treasury and trade finance management area. He has been part of the creation of a Coordination Center, Treasury Center, a virtual Shared Service Center and a payment and collection factory. He has been guest speaker at many international events. Today he has under his supervision payment factory, collection factory, back office administration, internal bank, corporate credit cards, cash management and trade finance management for the whole Group. Eddy has always been a key driver for new technologies and developments to improve standardization, efficiencies and transparencies. He is located in Mechelen, Belgium with direct reports in Belgium, France and Hungary.

  • Edward Majdalany
    Edward Majdalany Centtrip, UK
    Head of Marine and Aviation

    Edward Majdalany joined Centtrip’s specialist marine division in January 2017 and quickly rose through the ranks to become the company’s Head of Marine. In his role, Edward is responsible for nurturing the company’s existing relationships in these dynamic business areas and building new partnerships across industries and regions, including in Europe and the US.Soon after graduating from City University London with BA in Economics, Edward has been recruited by the talent acquisition team at Linear Investments, a specialist discretionary fund manager, to join their Capital Introduction division. He also has deep understanding of the role of new technologies, which has proved to be key ingredients in his success and Centtrip’s growth and expansion into other lucrative sectors, such as aviation and wealth management.

  • Edwin Veenman
    Edwin Veenman Germany
  • Eoin O’Mahony
    Eoin O’Mahony UnitedHealth Group, Ireland
  • F. Edward Lopez
    F. Edward Lopez Calastone
  • Falguni Bagchi
    Falguni Bagchi Hertz, UK
    Director Treasury Operations

    Falguni Bagchi joined Hertz Treasury group in July 2015 and is responsible for the debt management, covenant compliance, cash management and liquidity forecasting. Prior to Treasury, Falguni worked with Hertz for 7 years in SOX compliance and Internal Audit. Apart from Hertz, Falguni has built her 22 years’ experience with multinational companies like Oracle, GE, Carrier Aircon and PwC. She has held a number of senior roles in the finance function and was responsible for managing client relationships in US, Australia and India. During her time at GE and Oracle, she focussed on process improvement (six sigma), controllership and project management. Falguni is a Certified Public Accountant (US), CA (India) and ACCA (UK). Outside work, she loves travelling, reading, swimming and gardening.

  • Ferdinand Jahnel
    Ferdinand Jahnel Marsh & McLennan Companies, US
    VP Treasurer

    Ferdinand Jahnel has been Vice President, Treasurer, for Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, NY, since April 2015. In this role, Ferdinand is responsible for Global Cash Management, Credit and Capital Markets activities, and Global Pensions. He also oversees the Company’s relationships with its global financial partners, banks, and rating agencies. Prior to that Ferdinand served as Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, for Henry Schein, Inc., in Melville, NY from 2008 to 2015. He was also Assistant Treasurer at CA Technologies, Inc., International Treasurer at Steelcase, Inc., and worked in various Corporate Finance positions for the MAN Group in Europe and the U.S. Ferdinand earned his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and a Diploma in Business Administration from the University of Augsburg, Germany. He is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), and has served as a Board Director at the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) since 2012.

  • Fernando Díaz Hernando
    Fernando Díaz Hernando BBVA, Spain
    Head of Payment Services & Supply Chain Finance

    Fernando Díaz currently heads the Global Payment Services & Supply Chain Finance team at BBVA Corporate & Investment Banking. He has over 15 years' experience in banking. He previously held Product Development positions in the Cash Management and Working Capital areas, and in corporate functions in BBVA Group. He graduated in Telecommunications Engineering and completed his studies with postgraduate training. He began his professional career as a consultant at Arthur Andersen. He also worked at Adquira (B2B Marketplace) holding positions in Business Development.

  • Frances Hinden
    Frances Hinden Shell, UK
    Vice President Treasury Operations

    Frances Hinden is VP, Treasury Operations for Shell and is responsible for liquidity and foreign exchange, cash management, banking arrangements, risk management, insurance, treasury policies and treasury advice across the Shell Group. A mathematician by training, Frances joined Shell in London as an IT graduate recruit in 1994. She has since worked across a variety of IT and finance roles including financial modelling, management information, strategy & planning, and Pensions. She joined Treasury in 2006 and moved to her current role in 2014. In her spare time Frances plays bridge to international standard and enjoys skiing, classical music and hill walking. Frances is also currently vice-chair of the Bank of England Risk Free Rates Working Group. She has an MSc in mathematics from Cambridge University is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

  • Freerk ten Hoor
    Freerk ten Hoor Centtrip, Netherlands
    General Manager

    Freerk ten Hoor is the Director of Business Development at Centtrip Europe B.V. He joined the London-based fintech Centtrip earlier this year to help build on its success in the marine, music and corporate sectors, as well as to grow its presence in mainland Europe. Freerk previously held a number of management and leadership roles at UK fintech Ebury and Dutch multinational banking and financial services company Rabobank. He also had a stint at Deutsche Bank, where he focused on expanding the bank’s client base in the Rotterdam area, Netherlands. Freerk is part of the World Mentor Community that provides start-up programmes and creates opportunities for start-up founders to hear and learn from their peers.

  • Gene Vayngrib
    Gene Vayngrib Tradle, US
    CEO & Co-founder

    Gene Vayngrib, Tradle CEO & Co-founder is a software executive whose products run at 90% of Fortune 500 companies. Gene is applying his extensive distributed networks expertise from running his prior global supply chain management startup to a new blockchain-based industry utility, starting with the Know Your Customer (KYC) product that is uniquely designed for all sectors of banking and insurance. Tradle is KPMG award winner and a Fintech50 company.

  • Graeme Crowther
    Graeme Crowther TransferMate Global Payments, Ireland
    Senior Business Development Manager

    Graeme has worked in the payments industry for over 11 years. He has established himself as a leader in the field, having worked internationally for companies such as Ingenico and MasterCard. His current role sees him consulting with businesses who wish to improve their international payments flow by introducing them to the TransferMate Global Payments platform.

  • Graham Robinson
    Graham Robinson PwC, UK
    Partner

    Graham is an international tax partner based in London. He leads PwC’s treasury tax network in the UK, and works extensively with multinational companies on the tax treatment of their financing and treasury functions, and other associated international tax matters, in particular the recent changes in the global tax environment.

  • Gurjit Pannu
    Gurjit Pannu Uber, Netherlands
    Senior Treasury Manager, EMEA

    Gurjit is a member of the Uber treasury team that has played an integral part of growing the banking and payments infrastructure responsible for executing over 4MM payments a week. Over the last five years, he and the team have built the foundation that supports the dynamic business needs of today, expectations for the future, while maintaining the flexibility to seamlessly integrate new markets and products. Gurjit started at the San Francisco HQ office, but relocated to manage the EMEA region in 2015. He led the selection and implementation of Uber’s current TMS and also oversees the global intercompany lending program.

  • Hans Grundstrom
    Hans Grundstrom Getinge, Ireland
    Treasury Manager

    Hans is Treasury Director GTIE, managing a portfolio of projects in Getinges global treasury. His background spans a range of roles in banking and corporates, marrying financing with operational realities. He is now designing and implementing Getinges next generation Inhouse Banking, Payments Factory and Cash Management landscape.

  • Hans Oostenbrink
    Hans Oostenbrink Citi, Netherlands
    Head of Benelux Sales, Treasury & Trade Solutions

  • Henrik Welch
    Henrik Welch Alfa Laval, Sweden
  • Ireti Samuel-Ogbu
    Ireti Samuel-Ogbu Citi, UK
    EMEA Head Payments & Receivables, Treasury and Trade Solutions

    Ireti Samuel-Ogbu is Managing Director, EMEA Payments and Receivables Head with Citibank’s Treasury and Trade solutions division. She’s based in London with responsibility for the P&L,Product development and Solutions utilized by Financial institutions, Corporates and Public sector customers.Ireti has been with Citi for 30 years, holding various roles in London, Nigeria and South Africa which span Relationship Management with Global Subsidiaries Group and the Public Sector Banking Team, Corporate Finance and as Transaction Services Head for two of the largest markets in Africa.Ireti is a champion for Diversity initiatives having cofounded the Sapphire Leadership Programme for women in Africa and the Momentum Programme in the UK. She serves as a Non- Executive Director of Citi Nigeria and a UK based charity Opportunity International. She was also listed in the 2017 Innovate Finance Women in FinTech Powerlist.

  • Ivan Troufanov
    Ivan Troufanov Medidata, US
  • Jack Gielen
    Jack Gielen Cobase, Netherlands
    COO

    Jack Gielen is the COO at Cobase, helping corporate clients with a multibank challenge. Jack strongly believes that applying new technology in the right way will allow treasurers to move their focus from resolving operational challenges to being a strategic partner for the business. Jack previously worked 13 years in senior positions at banks in Europe and the US mostly in Transaction Banking.

  • James Holtzman
    James Holtzman Chanel, US
    Global Treasurer

    Jim is the global treasurer of Chanel responsible for liquidity, bank relations, corporate finance and risk management.

  • James Kelly
    James Kelly Pearson, UK
  • Jan Ellegaard Hansen
    Jan Ellegaard Hansen Nilfisk A/S, Denmark
    Senior Treasury Manager

    Jan Ellegaard Hansen is Senior Group Treasurer at Nilfisk A/S. His background is in banking, where he worked as a relationship manager for large international corporate clients before becoming group treasurer of a multinational industrial conglomerate. As Senior Group Treasurer at Nilfisk, he has been responsible for establishing a new, efficient treasury department, including the introduction of a treasury management system, following the demerger from NKT.

  • Janko Hahn
    Janko Hahn Autoneum Management, Switzerland
    Head Treasury Operations

    Janko Hahn is Head Treasury Operations at Autoneum in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 2011. Before he joined Autoneum, he acted as Treasury Manager at Rieter since 2010. Prior to that, he worked for Timberland Switzerland GmbH in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, in various Treasury roles since 2005. Janko is married and has three kids.

  • Jarmo Nurmi
    Jarmo Nurmi Wärtsilä, Finland
    Manager Cash Management

    Jarmo has 20 years’ extensive experience in corporate treasury of which last 12 years in Wärtsilä Corporation, a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. He is currently responsible for cash management, trade finance, working capital financing and Global credit control of Wärtsilä, but also leads development in Treasury area. He played a key role in launching of robotic process automation in Treasury and Shared Service Center of Wärtsilä in 2016 and that after making RPA available to other support functions and businesses in Wärtsilä as a member of the RPA steering committee. He is also responsible for RPA automation in Treasury.

  • Javier Orejas
    Javier Orejas IATA, Spain
    Head of Banking Management, EMEA and Americas, IATA Pay Leader

    Javier holds a Master’s degree in Law and business administration from the Complutense University of Madrid. A Pre-Doctorate in Law, MBA from ICAI/ICADE and a Master’s degree in finance and banking direction from AFI. In his current role as Senior Banking Manager in charge of Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Americas in IATA (International Air Transport Association), Javier is responsible for designing and implementing new cash management solutions which support airlines’ financial health and enables IATA to make its financial services cheaper, faster and safer. Prior to IATA, Javier held various positions at Accenture in the area of strategic banking consulting.

  • Jens Otto
    Jens Otto E.ON, Germany
    Head of Financial Settlement

    Jens Otto is heading the Financial Settlements & Operations function at E.ON since 2017. He has started his career 1991 in banking where he worked in different functions until he changed 2005 to E.ON. Jens holds an MBA from the Kellogg / WHU Executive Program and a Diploma in Business Administration. Jens is married and has one child. With 70,000 employees and around 50 million customers, E.ON is one of the leading energy providers in Europe.

  • Jesper Nielsen-Terp
    Jesper Nielsen-Terp Danske Commodities, Denmark
    Director, Head of Treasury & Credit Risk

    Combined 20 years experience in finance and treasury, whereas the last 10 years has been in managing treasury roles within Fortune 100 companies, where some of the key responsibilities has been to create and develop inhouse banking setups in various contexts, with the aim always to drive his organisation towards and finally beyond best practise solutions. Besides operational responsibilities he today as well is strategic responsible for all banking and credit risk activities within Danske Commodities, a fully owned subsidiary of Equinor. Recently the Treasury Team in Danske Commodities has been running a project of optimising the internal system landscape, which among others involved an internal business case setup, from planning to implementation.

  • Jim Scurlock
    Jim Scurlock Microsoft
  • Joan Hoey
    Joan Hoey Economist Intelligence Unit, UK
    Regional Director, Europe Editor, The Democracy Index

    Joan heads a large team of analysts covering Europe, in the Economist Intelligence Unit's Country Analysis division. Her specialist areas are the UK, Democracy, Geopolitics, Economies in transition, Greece and the Balkans. Joan has long experience in sharing her country and specialist expertise with clients. She is an experienced speaker and media presenter. Joan is the editor of The Economist Intelligence Unit's flagship annual Democracy Index.

  • Joanna Bonnett
    Joanna Bonnett Page Group, UK
    Group Treasurer

    Joanna Bonnett, commenced as Group Treasurer of PageGroup plc in March 2017. PageGroup is a world-leading specialist recruitment consultancy with four decades of expertise. It has more than 8,000 employees across 36 countries. As Group Treasurer she has broad responsibility for all aspects of treasury, including cash management, FX risk management, debt and working capital facilities, bank relationship management and insurance. In addition, she is co-head of investor relations and is the senior sponsor for the Women@Page programme. Prior to joining PageGroup Joanna worked across a range of sectors from engineering and manufacturing to running the Group Treasury function at the Australian Department of Defence. She has extensive experience in global cash and liquidity management, debt and risk management.

  • Joel Kremke
    Joel Kremke Opentext, US
    VP Covisint Global Sales and Alliances

    Joel has run the sales, alliance, and go to market functions for Covisint/OpenText since 2011. OpenText is one of the world’s largest software companies, specializing in Enterprise Information Management, including unique solutions to unify collaboration between suppliers, dealers, agents, customers, and parent organisations. OpenText has entered into a partnership with MasterCard to combine this functionality with Mastercard’s Track product to simplify and facilitate highly trusted transactions between parent organisations and their supply chains in the areas of risk, payments, and finance.

  • Joerg Wiemer
    Joerg Wiemer Treasury Intelligence Solutions GmbH, Germany
    CEO

    Joerg Wiemer, MBA, is co-founder and CEO of TIS. Joerg draws on more than 20 years of experience in the treasury and corporate finance area, with his most recent previous appointment being Senior Vice President and Head of Global Treasury at SAP SE, where he and his team were responsible for international treasury management.

  • Johan Larsson
    Johan Larsson Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden
    Senior Cash Manager

    Johan works as Senior Cash Manager at Group Treasury, Volvo Car Group, Sweden. His main responsibility is managing the Group’s payment and collection infrastructure, In-house Bank and cash pool setups globally. He joined Volvo Cars in 2010 and has a broad finance background in controlling and accounting.

  • John Fahlvik
    John Fahlvik Volvo Car Corporation
    Senior Product Owner Treasury

    John is Product Owner at Group Treasury, Volvo Car Group, Sweden. This is a new role with overall responsibility for systems, integrations and process as well as driving the digitalisation roadmap within Group Treasury. Prior to joining Volvo Cars in 2018 John spent 5 years at in the hedge fund firm Bummer & Partners, where he held a position as head of Back Office. John also has experience from the fin tech industry at TriOptima and holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management as well as a Bachelor in Economics.

  • John Halpin
    John Halpin Doosan Bobcat, Ireland
    EMEA Treasury Analyst

    John Halpin is EMEA Treasury Analyst for Doosan Bobcat EMEA. In this role, John is the treasury team lead for Doosan Bobcat in the EMEA region and is responsible for banking, corporate cash, liquidity management and management of the Doosan Bobcat corporate card scheme for the EMEA region. Prior to his current position John worked as Treasury Accountant for Eason and Son Ltd in Dublin, Ireland. John holds an Accounting and Finance qualification from Kingston University London, is ACCA part qualified and is a member of the Institute of Bankers in Ireland.

  • Jonathan Sanders
    Jonathan Sanders Pleo, Denmark
    Head of Strategy

    Jonathan Sanders leads key strategic projects at Pleo that combine payment infrastructure, technology and product development to create value for the fintech company's 5,000+ SME customers. Previously, Jonathan was a portfolio manager at Credit Suisse Alternative Investments, working on systematic investment strategies across currencies, bonds and equities. He has also led a product analytics team at a large investment management company. Jonathan holds an MBA from INSEAD and a degree in Politics and Economics.

  • Jonathan Williams
    Jonathan Williams Mk2 Consulting, UK
    Principal Consultant

    Jonathan’s career has encompassed product roles in financial technology, telecoms and cybersecurity. Previously leading payments products at Experian, he is now an independent advisor at Mk2 Consulting focussing on payments, fraud prevention and identity management. He helped three start-ups (Virata, Content Technologies and Eiger Systems) to IPO/acquisition. He studied physics and computing at Cambridge University and is the co-author of the BSI code of practice for digital identification and strong customer authentication.

  • Jorge Schafraad
    Jorge Schafraad Cobase, Netherlands
    CEO

    Jorge Schafraad is working in the transaction services domain for 20 years. He has held various positions at different banks, mostly in channel management but also working on complex risk management systems and projects and products related to payments and cash management. Jorge is the founder and CEO of Cobase. He has a passion for innovation and is a firm believer in co-creation.

  • Joshua Cohen
    Joshua Cohen Mitigram
    Managing Director

    Joshua has a career in banking and finance that spans over 30 years which has included founding the world’s number one inter-dealer broker in emerging market bonds and managing the global transaction banking balance sheet for Standard Chartered Bank. Today, Joshua is the Managing Director of Mitigram, in charge of FI relationships. Mitigram is a FinTech platform in trade finance which has successfully concluded over $13billion of trade transactions over the last three years by bringing together corporates and banks in an efficient digital ecosystem. Joshua also assists other technology companies and includes running product strategy in liquidity management for Intellect Design Arena in his portfolio. Joshua is the author of the ICC Academy’s Trade Risk Distribution on-line learning course, and was Chair of the BAFT Liquidity Working Group in the years following the publication of Basel III.

  • Karen Van den Driessche
    Karen Van den Driessche Avnet, Belgium
    Assistant Treasurer

    Karen Van den Driessche is Assistant Treasurer at Avnet, a role she has held since 2014. Since 2018 she heads up the Treasury Business partnering activities with the aim to bring Treasury and Finance closer together and enable cross fertilization of ideas, while also managing global Treasury Technology activities. She is a pragmatic and dynamic personality, gifted with an analytical mind and a knack for building lasting strategic alliances with business partners. She has 20+ years of experience in Treasury having held various roles with increasing responsibility with Solutia, Coca-Cola Enterprises, AB Inbev and Avnet. She is currently also the President of the Belgian Association of Corporate Treasurers and Officer of the European Association of Corporate Treasurers.

  • Karthik Ramanna
    Karthik Ramanna University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government
    Professor of Business & Public Policy

    Karthik Ramanna is Professor of Business & Public Policy and Director of the Master of Public Policy Programme at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government. Karthik was previously on the faculty of Harvard Business School. At Harvard, he also held the Henry B. Arthur Fellowship in ethics, the Marvin Bower Fellowship recognising innovative faculty research, and a visiting fellowship at the Kennedy School of Government. Additionally, he is a faculty associate of the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. At Harvard, Karthik taught the MBA course Leadership & Corporate Accountability, where he helped build a curriculum to develop leaders who can confront the 21st century’s most challenging problems. Karthik serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals, including as co-editor of the interdisciplinary journal Accounting, Economics & Law and as associate editor of the Journal of Accounting & Economics, the most-cited outlet in that field. To more directly impact business policy, Karthik occasionally writes for the popular press, including the New York Times and the Economic Times. He has also consulted with the Brookings Institution, the Center for Audit Quality, and several leading auditing and financial firms. Karthik received his Ph.D. in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an American citizen.

  • Kelly Angelo
    Kelly Angelo The Coca-Cola Company, US
    CPA, Manager, International Treasury Services, Corporate Treasury

    Kelly has over 20 years of experience in Treasury, Corporate Finance, and Accounting at The Coca-Cola Company. Kelly currently works in International Treasury as part of the Corporate Treasury Department, supporting Corporate, North American and Africa. Most recently, Kelly was responsible for the creation and development of a global forecasting cash flow consolidation tool. Prior to working in Treasury, Kelly held various financial positions, including Manager of Corporate Consolidations.

  • Kevin Cook
    Kevin Cook TreasurySpring, UK
    Co-founder, CEO

    Kevin is the co-founder and CEO of TreasurySpring, a London-based financial technology company that is building new digital pipelines for the multi-trillion dollar wholesale money markets. Prior to establishing TreasurySpring, Kevin was a Partner and Head of Short-dated Investments at AgFe, a London-based fixed income asset manager. Kevin and his TreasurySpring co-founders previously built Autumn Capital, an FCA regulated fixed income advisory business focused on the cash management sector, which they sold to AgFe in 2013. Kevin started his career as a corporate finance lawyer with leading international law firm, Weil before moving on to PCM, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund in 2006, where he was responsible for structuring and managing short-dated fixed income portfolios, together with his TreasurySpring co-founders.

  • Kevin Kallaugher
    Kevin Kallaugher The Economist
    Editorial Cartoonist

    Kevin Kallaugher (KAL) is the internationally award-winning editorial cartoonist for The Economist and the Baltimore Sun. In a distinguished career that spans 39 years, KAL has created over 8,000 cartoons and 140 magazine covers. His résumé includes six collections of his published work, exhibitions in a dozen countries, and awards and honours in seven. These awards include Feature Cartoonist of the Year in Britain, Cartoon of the Year in Europe, the Thomas Nast Prize in Germany and the 2017 Berryman Award for cartoonist of the year in the United States. A graduate of Harvard, he has created acclaimed animations and calendars, toured the United States with the Second City improv comedy troupe and addressed audiences around the world. The “World Encyclopedia of Cartoons” says of KAL, “Commanding a masterful style, Kallaugher stands among the premier caricaturists of the (twentieth) century.”

  • Kristina Libby
    Kristina Libby Hypergiant Industries, US
    EVP of Future Science & Research

    Kristina Libby is the EVP of Future Science and Technology for Hypergiant Industries where she leads research focused on emerging and growing technology. She is a sought-after thought-leader, brand builder, and technology insider. Her career encompasses advising and building large scale and high growth companies. From Microsoft to National Geographic to Phillips to AI and Cybersecurity companies that work with the world’s largest governments she has helped companies launch, scale and grow. This work has enabled her to see trends before they happen and help companies develop new products, new stories and new ideas before anyone else. In addition to her corporate experience, Libby is a professor at New York University, a former University of Florida professor and an accomplished thought leader who has written in and/or appeared in Entrepreneur, Popular Mechanics, Elle, LA Times, Washington Post, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan and others.

  • Kristoffer Lykke-Olesen
    Kristoffer Lykke-Olesen ISS A/S, Denmark
    Head of Group Treasury

    With ISS since 2007 and Head of Group Treasury since 2016. Previously a career as attorney-at-law with Kromann Reumert and holds a Masters of Law degree from 1999.

  • Laurent Descout
    Laurent Descout Neo, Spain
  • Leon Tompkins
    Leon Tompkins World Vision International, US
    Director, Global Financial Risk

    Leon has given his adult life to the study, modeling and successful trading of market relationships, the fostering, development and purposeful mentoring of young people, and with his wife, the creation of a home that abounds in love and cultivates the unique talents and individuality within his children. Leon spent a decade as a proprietary trader and portfolio manager including affiliations with Lindquist Enterprises, Tucosn Asset Management, Bear Stearns, NY and First Chicago, Chicago. Immediately following, Leon left the trading floor and spent a decade developing the great work that Young Life with adolescents and young adults as the Regional Director in San Diego, California. In the following decade, Leon returned to the markets, initially building and managing the Bentford Group, a global macro fund in La Jolla, California. After shuttering Bentford at the onset of the financial crisis, Leon relocated to Doha, Qatar with Regency Group Holding, where he managed a $3 bln portfolio of private equity, real estate, listed equity and fixed income holdings as the Head of Investments. Over the last six years, Leon has returned to the non-profit arena and combing his investment experience and care for the under-served. He was the Chief Investment Officer for Imaginations Group, Washington, DC which focused on agriculture development in Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi and currently he serves as the Director of Global Financial Risk for World Vision International, a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with the most vulnerable children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. While at World Vision the Global Treasury has been awarded the Adam Smith Award for FX solutions and the AFP Pinnacle Award Grand Prize. Leon was honored as Volunteer of the Year from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department for his efforts in gang diversion and received the inaugural Cornerstone Award for serving youth in Young Life and was honored for excellence by the San Diego Press Club for the column, ‘Eddie on the Money’ ghostwritten as “Eddie Edstrand”. He also authored the initial Bears Stearns foreign exchange manual. Leon has served on the Boards of Young Life Asia, Young Life Greater Los Angeles, Young Life San Diego and the Afif Charity Foundation, Qatar and is a co-trustee for the Arrow-T Ranch in O’Neill, Nebraska. Leon and his wife, Dr Jodi Tompkins, PsyD, have been married for 35 years and are the proud parents of five adult children. Leon is the founder of the Tides Group and he and his wife are the co-founders of Living Well Unltd. Leon currently resides in La Jolla, California where he pursues markets and mentoring others in various fields of endeavor. Leon is ruthlessly committed to the success of those around him and to helping others pursue happiness within the delicate balance of marriage, family, friendships and vocation.

  • Li Cheng
    Li Cheng Alibaba, China
    TMS Chief Architect

    Mr. Cheng is the head of product design of Alibaba CFO Product & Technology Business Unit, who has over 15 years experiences in business application design and development. Alibaba, the internet giant, has many unique challenges and opportunities in her finance areas. Li together with the team are evolving their finance systems including treasury rapidly. Big data, AI and the latest Alibaba technologies are widely used to meet the business needs.

  • Lola Adebanji
    Lola Adebanji Citi, UK
    EMEA eCommerce Solutions Lead, Treasury and Trade Solutions

    Lola is responsible for eCommerce strategy for Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) business across Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA). Her role involves working with digital companies, multinational corporates and Fintechs on payment solutions to support their eCommerce growth agenda. She has also spoken at numerous Citi and industry events on digital themes such as Open Banking, eCommerce trends and payments landscape developments. Since joining Citi in 2002, she has held various roles in Product Management, Sales and Operations in London and South Africa. She previously led Citi’s mobile payment strategy for the EMEA TTS business, driving business development including partnerships with technology and telecoms companies. Lola holds a BSc in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and an MBA from Judge Business School, Cambridge University.

  • Luca Pescatore
    Luca Pescatore Swiss Life, Switzerland
    Head Capital Management

    Luca Pescatore studied at the University of Lausanne, obtaining an MSc. degree in biology. After two years working at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, he studied and obtained a MSc. Degree in Business Administration from the University of Geneva. He joined Swiss Life in 2007, and since 2010 he heads the Capital Management Team. In his function, he is responsible for group treasury, funding, capital market transactions, and ratings. Luca was born in 1979 and is a Swiss national.

  • Magdalena Mielcarz
    Magdalena Mielcarz Citi, UK
    EMEA Head of Digital Channels & Data, Treasury and Trade Solutions

    Magda leads Digital Channels & Data (DCD) in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Her team develops and manages digital platforms, connectivity & data services that support multinational corporations, financial institutions and public sector organizations in cash management, bank account management, payments, receivables, liquidity management, investment services and trade services. She joined Citibank 21 years ago in Poland, as a student of Warsaw University. Since then, she has worked in 4 countries & 2 regions in various roles including product development, sales and business strategy. She was actively involved in Citi’s integration with Bank Handlowy in Poland and the acquisition of Forum Financial Services. She moved to United Kingdom to serve as Chief Operating Officer for Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) EMEA in 2012 from New York, where she was responsible for Planning and Analysis for TTS globally. Magda was named One of Top 10 Emerging Women Talents in Business by Rzeczpospolita (daily Polish business newspaper) in 2014, also filmed and featured on the largest Polish internet portal (www.onet.pl) as a successful Polish professional in London’s City in their 2015 edition. She is a member of CitiWomen Network in UK and is focusing on young talent recruitment in Financial Services, as well as women career advisory and mentoring. Co-founder and Board Member of Beach Volleyball Foundation in Poland - non-profit organization that promotes beach volleyball.

  • Marc Delbaere
    Marc Delbaere SWIFT, Belgium
    Head of Corporates and Trade

    Marc Delbaere is Head of Corporates and Supply Chain markets at SWIFT. Previously, Marc was Head of MyStandards at SWIFT, a role in which he imagined, initiated, launched and grew MyStandards into the central financial services industry platform for standards management and customer onboarding. Marc joined SWIFT in 2008 as Head of Standards Strategy and Architecture from IBM where he worked for 13 years. While at IBM, he was in charge of the IBM Industry Models portfolio, an intellectual property offering at the crossroads of business and IT. Marc studied Business Engineering at Solvay Business School and received a post graduate degree in Actuarial Sciences – stochastic finance from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

  • Marc Gallet
    Marc Gallet Ontex, Belgium
    Vice President Corporate Finance

    Marc Gallet, Vice President Corporate Finance at Ontex joined Ontex in December 2013. Before joining Ontex Marc Gallet has been active in commercial and corporate banking (senior management roles with Generale Bank, Fortis, AbnAmro and BNPPF) as well with Inbev (ABInbev ) as VP Treasury and Risk Management. During his long career Marc has built op strong experience in financing (Acquisition finance, Bank loans, Private placements, Bonds, IPO’s, equity raising, ….), working capital management and risk management (fx, commodities, interest, insurances, …).

  • Marco Knauf
    Marco Knauf Archer Daniels Midland Company, US
    International Treasury Director

    Marco currently oversees ADM’s treasury operations in EMEA and Asia Pacific. He has previously managed the company’s treasury operations in South and Central America, as well as its Corporate Capital Markets desk in the U.S. Most recently he has been involved in comprehensive internal funding structure and FX hedging approach reviews. He also leads the global treasury integration of ADM’s most recent major acquisition, Neovia. He joined ADM in 2010 initially in Business Development and M&A. Marco graduated with an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business and has a background in strategy consulting.

  • Marcus Hughes
    Marcus Hughes Bottomline Technologies, UK
    Head of Strategic Business Development

    With over 30 years’ experience in the banking and software industries, Marcus helps corporates and banks to streamline payments & cash management and maximize the benefits of SWIFT and financial supply chain automation. He has held senior positions with NatWest and Banco Santander in trade finance, corporate lending and transaction banking. A thought leader on working capital optimisation, Marcus has presented at numerous industry events and authored many articles on the future of business payments, SWIFT, supply chain finance, real time payments blockchain, fintech and Open Banking.

  • Marjan Groeneveld
    Marjan Groeneveld Royal Vopak, Netherlands
    Global Director Treasury

    Marjan has over 25 years of working experience of which some 17 years in the Financial Services Industry and 8 years in an international corporate environment. She worked in various commercial and risk management positions with Rabobank and ING Bank with a focus on large complex structured financings in an international environment. As from 2011 she joined the Treasury department of Royal Vopak and is since 2016 the Group Treasurer and is responsible for realizing Vopak's Financing Strategy that is focused on supporting the business and securing the required funding for Vopak's ambitious growth strategy. She reports to the CFO and advises the Executive Board on investment decisions, capital structuring, corporate and project financing, dividend policy, risk management and other relevant strategic matters. She is also responsible for Relationship Management and Treasury Operations that is related to Cash Management, Cash flow forecasting, Covenant and Guarantee Management, the In House Bank concept and Financial Risk Management.

  • Mark Keller
    Mark Keller Economist Intelligence Unit, UK
    Analyst, Latin America and Caribbean

    Mark Keller is the lead analyst for Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba and Suriname in The Economist Intelligence Unit's Latin America team. In this role he is responsible for covering politics and economics as well as sovereign and operational risks. He is a leading analyst within the Latin America team, and works with a wide network of regional contributors. Mark has briefed corporate, government and financial clients on regional and global risks to Latin America as well as presented The Economist Intelligence Unit's global outlook. He is a frequent participant in relevant conferences on the region and also frequently provides commentary and analysis to international media in English and Spanish. He also presented commentary on The EIU's flagship Democracy Index product, for which he has been regional lead for three years. Prior to joining The EIU in 2015, Mark worked at the Latin Trade Group in Miami, where he reported on Latin American business and economics through written articles and the compilation of benchmarking rankings and indices. He was also a frequent moderator at the company's conferences, which brought together leading business and political leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean. Mark will complete a graduate diploma in economics from Birkbeck College, University of London in 2019. In addition he holds an MSc in Latin American Studies from University of Oxford, St Antony's College where his research focused on the politics, economics and international relations of Latin America. He also holds a BA in European history from Columbia University in New York.

  • Markus Kede
    Markus Kede H. Lundbeck A/S, Denmark
    Director, Group Treasury & Insurance

    Director within Treasury & Insurance at H. Lundbeck A/S a pharmaceutical company in C25 in Denmark. Markus also has experience from a highly leveraged private equity owned company in Sweden where he held the position as Group Treasurer.

  • Martin Schlageter
    Martin Schlageter Roche, Switzerland
    Head of Treasury Operations

    Martin joined the German entity of the Roche Group as Head of Treasury in 1993. In 1998 he became European Head of Cash & Credit Management in Switzerland for the Vitamins Division where he built up a Shared Service Center in this area. After the divestment of the Vitamins Division in 2004 he joined Roche’s Group Treasury as Head of Treasury Operations where he implemented the InHouse bank. Before joining Roche he worked several years in foreign exchange trading in Frankfurt, Singapore and Paris. M. Schlageter holds a degree of the University of Applied Sciences, Rendsburg (Germany).

  • Mathieu Primot
    Mathieu Primot TOTAL SA, France
    Digital Officer - Finance

    Mathieu Primot joined the Group Finance Division of Total as Digital Officer in August 2018, after 4 years as Total head of Treasury Management Systems. He is in charge of defining, promoting and deploying digital solutions for finance. Mathieu holds a Masters’ degree in Management from Paris Dauphine University and a degree in IT management from Institut Mines-Télécom Business School.

  • Matthias Brantl
    Matthias Brantl Porsche AG, Germany
    Director Transaction Controlling & Cash Management

    Responsible for Cash Management, Bank Account Management, Treasury Operations and ePayment. Besides implementing a global payment platform with TIS, restructuring the global bank account structure and reorganizing the group wide cash pool setup, we are focusing on setting up an omni-channel ePayment service that enables any Porsche business to accept customer payments over any sales channel via various payment methods.

  • Meindert de Vreeze
    Meindert de Vreeze Publicis Groupe, Ireland
    International Treasurer

    Meindert has been with Publicis Groupe since June 2016. He oversees their global treasury operations including cash management, investments and hedging. Prior to joining Publicis Groupe, Meindert worked for 4 years with GE as Director of IC Funding EMEA based in Dublin Ireland and 13 years with LeasePlan as Director Structured Finance & Securitisation, International Funding Manager, and Finance Manager based in Dublin, Ireland, the Netherlands, and São Paulo, Brazil. Prior to this he did an assignment for the United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Santiago de Chile. Meindert holds a Master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Groningen, NL and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

  • Melanie Noronha
    Melanie Noronha Economist Intelligence Unit, UAE
    Senior Editor, Thought Leadership

    Melanie is a senior editor for The Economist Intelligence Unit’s thought leadership division in EMEA. Over the past four years, she has led global and regional research projects on: Financial services, Corporate finance, Food, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Sustainability, Trade and investment. Melanie is an experienced speaker and moderator. Examples include: • Moderation of a panel on deep-sea mining at The Economist’s World Ocean Summit in Abu Dhabi • Presentation on global food trends at a press conference at Gulfood in Dubai • Presentation on road technology trends at an infrastructure conference in Barcelona Before joining The Economist Group, she was a senior analyst at MEED Insight, a research and consulting firm serving Middle East and North Africa. At MEED, she developed an expertise in bespoke market studies and financial modelling across a range of sectors spanning construction, finance, power and water, oil and gas, and renewable energy. She has also worked at the Office of the Chief Economist at the Dubai International Financial Centre and at the San Francisco Center for Economic Development. Melanie has an MSc in International Strategy and Economics from the University of St Andrews and a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

  • Michael Spieler
    Michael Spieler Uniper, Germany
    SVP, Treasury

    Michael Spieler is Senior Vice President Treasury at Uniper SE. He is responsible for group-wide treasury function, including functional steering of treasury hubs in EMEA (UK, Sweden, Russia and Dubai) and the Americas, short-term financing and liquidity management, steering of foreign exchange-, interest rate- and liquidity-risks, working capital management, trade finance and collateral management, and liquidity planning and reporting. Previously he was Head of Treasury for E.ON Global Commodities SE. He studied at the Leipzig Graduate School of Management (HHL).

  • Nahul Patel
    Nahul Patel Rio Tinto, UK
    Manager, Corporate Finance, Group Treasury

    Nahul is a Manager of Corporate Finance at Rio Tinto’s London HQ. In this role and as part of Treasury, Nahul defines the quantum of liquidity and the appropriate capital structure of the Rio Tinto group of companies. Prior to Treasury, Nahul held a number of roles for Rio Tinto at the asset level, across a number of commodities and geographies (in production and exploration), corporate strategy and development and transformation programmes. Before joining Rio Tinto, Nahul worked performed financial due diligence across the natural resources industry, insurance and investment management with PwC in London and Perth, Australia. Nahul is a Chartered Accountant and has a BSc in Actuarial Science from the London School of Economics.

  • Naomi Holland
    Naomi Holland Intel Corporation, Ireland
    Assistant Treasurer

    Naomi is responsible for Treasury Internationally: Operations, Foreign Exchange Risk Management, Fixed Income Investment, Banking and Regulation. Her team is located throughout EMEA and Asia. Naomi joined Intel in 1996 and held a number of positions within the Treasury Organization, culminating in her role as ‘Intel Corporation EMEA Treasurer’. She then took a career break in 2007 to allow her focus on family life, which she combined with a number of Non-Executive Directorships and rejoined Intel Corporation in her current role in 2015. Naomi holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland, having completed her training with PWC.

  • Natalia Martynova
    Natalia Martynova BAT Plc
    Regional Treasury Manager - Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa

    Natalia is a graduate of Moscow University (Russian Academy of Finance). She is also fully qualified in CIMA and AMCT. Natalia currently oversees operations of 50+ end markets from a treasury perspective. This involves setting treasury strategy across the full spectrum of commercial treasury activities (e.g. cash management, FX, funding, working capital management). From an Africa perspective, the primary focus over the last 3 years has been on driving critical treasury initiatives, including securing trapped funds in Angola, optimising sales collections in South Africa and managing FX risk in markets with very limited hedging instruments available. Previously, Natalia has been Head of Treasury operations in Russia, then Head of Treasury role for Southern African markets based in Cape Town.

  • Neil Murdy
    Neil Murdy ABB
    Group AR Manager

    Neil Murray has been with ABB since 1989 and currently responsible for the group-wide Accounts Receivable, finance processes in order to cash and leads the SAS for IMA Region. Neil Murray is experienced in all aspects of controlling and finance for small to medium sized operations, project management and commercial aspects of project execution including claims and litigation management, implementation of several ERP projects, implementation of processs improvement projects and acquisition integration both in ABB and for Pfizer / Pharmacia in external assignments.

  • Nicolas Carrera
    Nicolas Carrera Metalor Technologies SA, Switzerland
    Group Treasurer

    Nicolas is the Group Treasurer of Metalor Technologies SA, Switzerland. He has performed this role since October 2013. He is an experienced finance professional with more than 19 years' experience in Treasury and trading. He has played a key role in the implementation of the Group's Treasury Management System and has lead several initiatives to reduce PM working capital thanks to a full integration of the production need in the Treasury Management System.

  • Nicolas Christiaen
    Nicolas Christiaen Cashforce, Belgium
    CEO and Co-Founder

    Nicolas Christiaen is the CEO and co-founder of Cashforce. Cashforce provides a ‘next generation’ Cash & Treasury Management System, focused on automation and integration. By offering accurate cash flow forecasting, flexible treasury reporting & other treasury functionalities, this software saves time and money for finance/treasury departments. Under Nicolas’ leadership, Cashforce has grown to a thriving team that is expanding rapidly throughout Western Europe & the United States. He worked as a management consultant for NetN3 and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He successfully assisted clients in a rich variety of business issues (e.g. performance improvements, reorganisations…). This is where he learned how to use a company’s available data to provide them with valuable insights. Triggered by the value that could be created by some of the financial insights, he and former project partner Bart Claes launched his current venture: Cashforce. As a technology and cash specialist he is a renowned guest speaker in the FinTech community as well as a frequent panellist at international Treasury Conferences. Nicolas earned his MSc in Civil Engineering from Ghent University (summa cum laude) & graduated from the RealAcad program at Stanford University. During his studies, he founded his first software company.

  • Ole Matthiessen
    Ole Matthiessen Deutsche Bank
    Head of Cash Management

    Ole holds a Master of Science in Finance (MSc.) from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. He joined Deutsche Bank in 2008 in a Multi-Asset Derivative Corporates Sales role after starting his career at Dresdner Kleinwort. In 2011 he took over the European FX Structuring and has since run various Structuring teams across the Fixed Income & Currency perimeter on regional and global level. In addition Ole has been responsible for the Financing & Solutions group in Deutsche Bank’s home market before joining the Global Transaction Banking (GTB) business as Global Head of Cash Management in March 2019. Ole Matthiessen was born in Northern Germany. He is married with three sons.

  • Olle Malmgren
    Olle Malmgren Standard Chartered, UK
    Executive Director Structured Solutions Delivery

    Olle Malmgren is Executive Director Structured Solutions Development, Transaction Banking for Standard Chartered. After a recent move from New York, Olle is based in London covering Europe. Olle is part of a team of experienced ex-treasurers and senior banking executives who have a core focus on delivering best practice treasury advice and sophisticated regional/global cash management and liquidity solutions to large corporations, leveraging Standard Chartered’s local expertise and leading position in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Olle has more than 30 years of Treasury experience and joined Standard Chartered from Bank of America, where he was heading up their Inbound US Commercial Banking Team within Transaction Banking, as well as being responsible for their Treasury Outsourcing sales. Olle brings practical experience from multiple aspects of treasury, having worked as Treasury Manager for Whirlpool covering Europe, Asia and Africa, and selling, implementing and managing Treasury Systems, In House Banking and Payment Factory solutions for Wall Street Systems, covering many Fortune 500 companies. He also has a solid international banking background having held a number of management roles within Transaction Banking and Corporate Banking while working in several countries In Europe, Asia and the Middle East, at institutions such as BoA, JP Morgan, SEB and SHB. Olle has a Masters of Science and Management degree from Linkopings Technical High School in Sweden.

  • Panida Ahlin
    Panida Ahlin Adjoint, UK
  • Pat Thaker
    Pat Thaker Economist Intelligence Unit, UK
    Regional Director Middle East & Africa

    Since 2000, Pratibha Thaker has directed the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa team, which publishes regular country reports and forecasts on macroeconomic, business and political conditions. Working with a substantial pool of external contributors and an internal team of regional and country specialists, she provides the intellectual leadership necessary to ensure the EIU forecasts for the Middle East and African economies are among the most accurate and insightful available to international decision makers. She is responsible for ensuring that the forecasts and analysis for the Middle East and African economies are closely integrated with the EIU’s global macroeconomic outlook.

  • Patrick Peters-Bühler
    Patrick Peters-Bühler US
    Senior EuroFinance Tutor

    Patrick Peters-Bühler has been a General Manager, CFO, Banker and Corporate Treasurer with positions in 8 countries. He is currently Board Member and Non-Executive Director at several companies, among others in the food and agriculture industry, the service industry and with Fintech companies. He has worked in North and South America for the past 27 years and is currently based in France. He is a Senior EuroFinance Tutor and has chaired many international conferences.

  • Patrick Verspecht
    Patrick Verspecht Trillium Flow Technologies, Belgium
    Group Treasurer, Member of the board of the ATEB and Secretary

    Patrick has 35 years of experience in the field of Corporate IT and Treasury. He started his careers in the IT department of Dresser Industries Inc, and in the late 90’s decided to switch to Finance. He then became in 2005 the EMEA treasurer for Dresser. In 2011, he became Global Treasurer for a 4.1 Bn revenues segment of GE Oil & Gas. Between 2017 and 2019, he worked as temporary treasurer for some US and Belgian companies, before joining Trillium Flow Technologies in April 2019 as Group treasurer. Patrick is member of the board of ATEB, the Belgian Association of Corporate Treasurers, member of ATEL, and the Belgian representative at IGTA, the International Group of Treasurers Association. He is a member of several Advisory Boards and workgroups in the field of Fintechs.

  • Paul DeCrane
    Paul DeCrane Ernst & Young, US
    Principal – Global Treasury Services Leader

    Paul DeCrane is a Principal and Practice Leader of EY’s Global Treasury Advisory Practice. Paul provides market leading consulting advice to Treasurers, CFOs, CIOs, COOs and CROs, addressing current market issues related to organizational design, capital, funding, liquidity, investments, cash and foreign exchange, enterprise risk management, product profitability, and treasury risk and cash management technology. Paul leverages over 20 year of consulting and industry experience, presenting thought leadership to the international community at conferences and through publications.

  • Paul Rekmans
    Paul Rekmans Philips, Netherlands
    Head of Corporate Finance

    Paul is Head of Corporate Finance at Philips. He is responsible for optimizing the capital structure of the group and relationship management with banks and rating agencies. Over the past years Royal Philips has gone through a transformation to become a leader in Health Technology. This transformation included the IPO of the former Philips Lighting business (now Signify). In his role, Paul has led a number of initiatives including improved capital structure planning, liability management, and several improvements in the area of intercompany capital structures and liquidity forecasting. Paul has also led the launch of Philips’ inaugural Green Innovation Bond in 2019. Prior to his current role, between 2007 and 2016 Paul has held multiple Finance roles at Philips, including finance transformation and controlling roles.

  • Paul Ruskin
    Paul Ruskin Trace Financial, UK
    Director, Business Development

    Paul Ruskin is Director of Business Development at Trace Financial which supplies Transformer, the super fast way to build and maintain message validations, enrichments and mapping transformations, no matter how complex the message formats. During his 20 years with Trace he has seen all aspects of the challenges organisations large and small face when implementing solutions such as MT and MX coexistence and knows the best practices to build future proof, easily maintainable solutions that make Transformer the most powerful tool on the market.

  • Pavel Holan
    Pavel Holan PwC
    Senior Manager, Treasury & Accounting Advisory

  • Pepijn Sigtermans
    Pepijn Sigtermans ING Bank, Netherlands
    Group Treasury COO

    Pepijn was appointed as Group Treasury COO in 2018, responsible for the continuous improvement of Group Treasury’s global operations. The COO function encompasses a wide spectrum of activities including: driving transformation in terms of both business processes and IT infrastructure, control over nonfinancial and compliance risks, resource management in terms of people and budget, staying ahead of innovation and the related potential impacts to ING’s balance sheet, and global communications and other executive services. Next to his COO responsibilities, Pepijn was appointed program executive of the global IBOR transition program in ING. Prior to his current role, Pepijn gained extensive experience in liquidity and money markets. He was last responsible for the bank’s liquidity and funding profile, taking into account the regulatory framework and ING’s risk appetite. He managed the regulatory liquidity position and the structural funding gap of ING Bank at consolidated and local business unit levels. In addition, Pepijn has held other treasury roles including Money Market Trader and Euro Commercial Paper Trading & Sales.

  • Peter Robinson
    Peter Robinson XPS Administration, UK
  • Petra Rosenauer
    Petra Rosenauer Flex, Austria
    EMEA Treasurer

    Petra Rosenauer is EMEA Treasurer for Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX), the Sketch-to-Scale®; solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products globally. With approximately 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes across industries and markets. Petra leads the Corporate Treasury group in EMEA, responsible for Banking, Corporate cash and liquidity management, Debt, Investments and M&A activities. Prior to her current position, Petra served as Treasury Director at Flex. She joined Flex in 2006 in the position of Corporate Treasury Manager. Before joining Flex, Petra worked in Finance at Western Union, managing the financial forecast process. Petra Rosenauer holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

  • Philip Maton
    Philip Maton Liberty Global, UK
    VP Treasury, Head of Risk

    Philip has led the risk team at Liberty Global since January 2018. The team has primary responsibility for executing and maintaining the hedge portfolio associated with interest rate and currency risk for its associated operating companies (Virgin Media, UPC, Telenet, VodafoneZiggo) along with managing its pension risk, strategic equity positions and its share repurchase programs. Prior to Liberty Global, Philip was an interest rate derivatives structurer, firstly at RBS and then Santander. He studied mathematics at Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.

  • Philippe Förster
    Philippe Förster PwC, Luxembourg
    Director

    Philippe leads PwC IFRS & Treasury practice in Luxembourg. He has more than 14 years of experience among which 10 years dedicated IFRS. His areas of focus are financial instruments and hedge accounting, IFRS conversion projects, training solutions, GAAP analysis and corporate treasury solutions. He holds a master degree in finance and is chartered accountant in Luxembourg.

  • Philippe Penichou
    Philippe Penichou Societe Generale, France
    Head of the Payment & Cash Management International Network

    Since 2017, Philippe has been Head of Payments and Cash Management International network at Société Générale. His team provides expertise in Transaction Banking and supports large corporates in 40 countries. Philippe began his career at BNP Paribas in Guinea (Africa) as Head of IT then in Paris as a Product Manager for a Core Banking System deployed in 8 countries. In 2000 he decided to embrace a Sales career in Global Transaction Banking covering Large Corporate segment first at Citi then at HSBC France. In 2007 he took over a Sales Head position at JP Morgan covering the French and Belgium markets. Three years later he moved to London as Head of Sales Western Europe for Financial Institutions expending his role in 2012 both regionally and functionally as EMEA Head for Financial Institutions and Non-Bank Financial Institutions. In 2015 Philippe joined Société Générale Group as Cash Management Sales Supervisor for Central and Eastern Europe.

  • Pierre Fersztand
    Pierre Fersztand BNP Paribas, France
    Global Head of Cash Management, Trade & Payments

    From 1989 until 1993, Pierre Fersztand held several positions in the Civil Service. He was subsequently appointed Prefect Adviser in the Ile de France Region, and then as Deputy Director at the cabinet of the Minister of Sports of France. In 1998, Pierre joined BNP Paribas where he was responsible for the creation of innovative products, services and solutions. He was then appointed as a General Manager of Interbank society (SEME and then BMS) to launch the electronic purse “Moneo” in 1999." Since July 2005 Pierre Fersztand is Global Head of Cash Management for the BNP Paribas Group. In 2017 Pierre Fersztand is appointed Global Head of Trade Finance in addition to his existing responsibilities as Global head of Cash Management and Payments.

  • Rajan Gupta
    Rajan Gupta Hyva, Netherlands
    Head of Global Treasury and Tax

    Rajan Gupta is the Head of Global Treasury and Tax for Hyva Group of companies, a Dutch business group. In this capacity, he is responsible for managing group treasury and tax function of over 40 Hyva entities in 30+ countries. Prior to joining Hyva, Rajan was the Global Treasurer for Telstra International, part of Telstra Group of Australia. Earlier in his career he held senior treasury positions with Nortel Networks of Canada, Deutsche Bank Group and Daewoo Group of Korea. Rajan has over 19 years of experience and holds MBA and LLB (tax) qualifications.

  • Ramón Tolk
    Ramón Tolk Avery Dennison, Netherlands
    Senior Director Treasury

    Ramón is leading the EMEA Treasury team for Avery Dennison, an US multinational company operating in over 50 countries. Avery Dennison is a global manufacturer and distributor of pressure-sensitive adhesive materials, apparel branding labels and tags, RFID inlays, and specialty medical products. In his role, has led multiple transformational initiatives, including Working Capital Optimization, setting-up Bank Relationship Management, implementing a FX hedging approach based on Value at Risk with the aim to save on hedging cost, tender processes for both Global Cash Management and a Treasury Management System and optimization of the intercompany capital structure. Prior to joining Avery Dennison, Ramón has held multiple roles at corporates in the area of Treasury and Financial Reporting as well as Treasury consultant and external auditor with a Big 4. Ramón holds a master degree in business economics and is a Chartered Accountant.

  • Randy Ou
    Randy Ou Alibaba
    VP Group Treasury

    Randy Ou is currently the Treasury Vice President for Alibaba Group, based in Hangzhou. He has been the Treasurer for China and Treasury Global Center of Excellence in HP, based in Shanghai. He has also been in the role of Asia Pacific and Japan regional controller for the Real Estate function in Hong Kong, and regional senior business analyst when joining HP. Before HP, he had a few years of finance experiences in the military, finance company, and bank. He was graduated from National Taiwan University with the major in Economics and obtained MBA degree from University of Michigan, US. He has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification and was the ex-Principal Advisor for the CFA China Shanghai Representative Office.

  • Ravi Jacob
    Ravi Jacob Intel Corporation
    Corporate Vice President & Treasurer

    Ravi Jacob is corporate vice president and treasurer of Intel Corporation. He was named treasurer in April 2005. In this role he manages Intel’s cash and investments, capital markets activity, currency and other financial risks, credit and collections, retirement assets and risk and insurance. Prior to his appointment as treasurer, Ravi was Vice President, Finance and Asst. Treasurer, M&A. For seven years he led a worldwide team of approximately 50 treasury professionals responsible for structuring and executing Intel Capital’s acquisitions, divestitures and strategic investment transactions. Ravi has held several management positions within Intel’s treasury organization. From 1994-1998 he worked as assistant treasurer, Europe. Based in Paris, he was responsible for Intel’s credit, foreign exchange, investments and financing activities in Europe. In prior roles he managed the company’s retirement investments portfolio and the overseas cash management activities. Ravi received Intel Achievement Awards, Intel’s highest recognition for individual and team achievement, in 2003 and 2004 for innovative and creative transactions that generated over $600 million in cash benefits for Intel. Ravi joined Intel in 1984. He holds a master’s degree in business administration from UCLA.

  • Razvan Coarca
    Razvan Coarca Liberty Global, UK
  • Regina Ochev
    Regina Ochev Prologis, US
    VP, Assistant Treasurer

    Regina Ochev is a Vice President and Assistant Treasurer at Prologis where she oversees the management of company’s banking and rating agency relationships, foreign exchange strategy, liquidity planning, global cash operations and investments. Regina has spent eleven years at Prologis driving and transforming Treasury department as the company quadrupled its balance sheet, entered new markets and increased assets under management more than ten-fold. She has participated in numerous banking and industry conferences including AFP and EuroFinance. Prior to joining Prologis, Regina spent eight years in a variety of corporate treasury and risk management roles at International Paper Company, Hewlett Packard and Charles Schwab. Regina holds an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from University of San Francisco. She is a California CPA.

  • Renan Colber
    Renan Colber Greif Packaging Systems, Netherlands
    Global Finance Manager

    Renan Colber joined Greif in May 2011 and is responsible today for Global FP&A and specific regions Controlling sitting in the Netherlands. Prior to Greif, Renan worked for Colgate-Palmolive, Unilever and Johnson and Johnson with numerous financial roles including FP&A, Controlling, Supply Chain Finance and Treasury. He specialised in global finance functions, Corporate Finance, building strong finance teams and Finance business partnering to front offices. Renan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business from Mackenzie University, Brazil, and a Masters in Finance and Management from Insper University, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Robert Novaria
    Robert Novaria Treasury Alliance Group, US
    EuroFinance Tutor & Partner

    Bob has more than 30 years of corporate treasury experience in the roles of treasurer, credit director, finance manager and controller at BP America and Amoco Corporation. He has successfully managed post-acquisition integrations, technology upgrades and corporate restructurings. Currently, Bob is a partner with the Treasury Alliance Group, leveraging his corporate experience in client engagements dealing with global treasury, risk and crisis management; cash management and cash flow forecasting; working capital management; shared service operations and general management. He also shares his experiences by tutoring others in courses such as international cash and treasury management, corporate risk management and cash flow forecasting, as well as by chairing, moderating and speaking at treasury conferences worldwide.

  • Robert Zavertnik
    Robert Zavertnik Citrix, US
    Senior Treasury Analyst

    Rob Zavertnik is the Senior Treasury Analyst for Citrix Systems. He has been with Citrix for 5 years and joined their treasury team 2 years ago through their Financial Leadership Development Program. He supports Citrix’s cash management operations, investments, foreign currency hedging, capital markets financing, and stock buyback programs. He has taken an active role in designing and creating better treasury reporting for the team. Rob holds a B.S. in Economics and M.A. in International Business from the University of Florida. He has passed all three CFA exams and will apply for the CFA charter in 2020.

  • Rohit Khatri
    Rohit Khatri J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, India
    MD & Head - MNCs India

    Rohit Khatri heads the Global Corporate Bank business in India for JP Morgan’ Multi-National clients, based in Mumbai. As part of his overall responsibility, Rohit heads a team of Relationship Managers across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. Rohit is also a member of the India Management Committee, the ALCO, the India Credit Committee and the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) committee for JP Morgan Chase NA, India branch. Rohit joined JP Morgan India in December 2017. Prior to that, he has spent 15 years in another global bank. He began his career in Treasury Services, leading the cash management and trade sales effort across both MNC and large local corporate clients in India. For the past 9 years, Rohit has been part of a corporate banking team (both as a relationship manager and as the team lead) focusing on Multi-National clients for their India business, across a gamut of products that include cash management, trade, foreign exchange, capital markets and funding alternatives. Rohit is a Chartered Accountant and holds a MBA degree in Finance from Mumbai University. He has also completed the CertICM from ACT, U.K. He is married with a set of twins, a girl and a boy, both aged 9.

  • Sam Purches
    Sam Purches Tungsten Network
  • Sander van Tol
    Sander van Tol Zanders, Netherlands
    Partner

    Sander van Tol is a Partner at Zanders and he has over 20 years of experience in the area of Treasury Management, Risk Management and Corporate Finance. Within Zanders he has a joint responsibility of the Corporate Clients advisory practice of the company. Sander is a part time lecturer Corporate Finance & International Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management and Free University (Amsterdam). Furthermore he is the Chairman of the Governing Board of the executive program Treasury Management & Corporate Finance Free University (Amsterdam) and the chairman of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Association of Corporate Treasurers (DACT).

  • Sayan Mukherjee
    Sayan Mukherjee Nexperia
    VP Group Treasurer

    Sayan Mukherjee is the Group Treasurer for Nexperia a global semiconductor manufacturer and global leader in Discretes, Logic and MOSFETs devices. The company focuses on efficiency and producing consistently reliable semiconductor components at high volumes (more than 90 billion pieces annually). The Company is headquartered in the Netherlands and has more than 11,000 employees across Asia, Europe and the U.S. supporting customers globally. Sayan is responsible for Liquidity Management, Banking and Financing & Financial Risk Management at Nexperia. Prior to this Sayan worked in various finance roles with extensive International experience in large multinational technology companies with a strong focus on value creation. Sayan is an ACA, ACMA, CAIA and an Alumni of London Business School.

  • Sebastian Niemeyer
    Sebastian Niemeyer SWIFT, Germany
    Senior Market Manager Corporates & Supply Chain

    Sebastian is part of the team taking care of the Corporates for SWIFT global product offering. In 13 years with the company, he has held various positions from product management and sales roles to global account management responsibilities. Based on his wide experience in global banking services and the financial industry, he is currently leading the global community engagement in regards to The KYC Registry for Corporates solution as well as he is managing the partner framework that allows the integration of SWIFT Connectivity into various ERP- and TMS-applications.

  • Sebastian di Paola
    Sebastian di Paola PwC, Switzerland
    Partner

    Sebastian leads PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Treasury Consulting practice. He is based in Geneva where he is responsible for a multi-disciplinary team of consultants, advising corporates on all aspects of their treasury activities, including risk management, treasury policies, processes, system selection and implementation, controls and accounting. Sebastian is a UK Chartered Accountant, a member of the ACT and has an MA in Law from Emmanuel College, Cambridge.

  • Shaun Hazen
    Shaun Hazen Google, US
    Principal, Financial Risk & Strategy

    Shaun has over 11 years of experience in Treasury, Corporate Finance and Audit. Shaun supports hedging and risk management strategies as part of Google’s treasury team. More recently, he lead the SAP Treasury transformation of FX and Risk management, including the co-innovation efforts with SAP. Prior to working in Treasury, Shaun was based out of Lausanne, Switzerland where he supported commodity risk management for a major coffee retailer. Shaun has his MBA from the University of Michigan and is a C.F.A. charterholder.

  • Sid Sanghvi
    Sid Sanghvi Google, US
    Lead Engineering Program Manager, Finance Transformation

    Sid has over 25 years of experience architecting and delivering large complex SAP Finance Transformation projects across various industries. He is the Engineering Program Management Lead for SAP Finance Transformation project at Google and most recently led Google’s SAP Treasury implementation on S/4 HANA which included the SAP’s first implementation of the new Hedge Accounting and Hedge Management that was jointly co-developed via close partnership between SAP and Google.

  • Silver Zuskin
    Silver Zuskin Dell, Slovakia
    Director, Finance & EMEA Treasurer

    As a EMEA Treasurer for Dell based in Bratislava, Slovakia, Silver Zuskin is responsible for all treasury operations in the region focusing on business partnership, cash and liquidity management, bank relationship management, financing and trade as well as some global treasury operations initiatives including treasury systems. His focus in the past years was liquidity mobilization and working capital efficiency at regional and global level. Silver has joined Dell in 2006, Dell Treasury in October 2007 and prior to joining Treasury team he was leading EMEA Reporting Center. Before Dell Silver has spent 9 years at Alcatel Lucent (now Nokia) in various finance positions in Slovakia, Germany and France. He has graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava, is CTP and CGMA certified. Silver is married and has two daughters.

  • Simon Karregat
    Simon Karregat Fugro, NL
    Group Treasurer

    Simon has close to 30 years experience in Treasury, starting in the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi as a trader in the Amsterdam office. After 10 years in banking he moved to Royal Philips Electronics, where he became the head of the dealingroom in corporate treasury. In the 11 years at Philips Simon was able to experience, build and be part of a large corporate treasury environment. When Philips decided to move it’s TV business into a joint venture, he was offered the opportunity to become the group treasurer at TP Vision, the JV between Royal Philips and TPV. In the role as TP Vision’s group treasurer, Simon has built up a global treasury function in a newly established Joint Venture. After finalizing and handing over the role at TP Vision, Simon started his current job in Fugro as group treasurer. His past experience was particularly valuable to strengthen and professionalise the treasury function in Fugro.

  • Simon Lyons
    Simon Lyons Cashfac, UK
    CCO

    Simon is Chief Commercial Officer of The Slide app, Cashfac’s cash management and banking app for small businesses. He leads all commercial and product engagement with the wider banking and professional sectors. Simon has worked in digital banking for over 25 years. He has specialised in digital platforms and delivery under those platforms to specific market sectors including agency banks, local authorities and other key sector propositions. A specialist in transactions, data, payments and cards, his key experience is in the strategic direction of digital solutions and their market commercialisation. During his time at Cashfac, Simon has migrated 44,000 bank accounts from a bank that was simplifying its proposition to various other institutions. The mix of accounts ranged from large corporates, agency banks and local authorities to vulnerable adult accounts where the impact of failure was direct suffering. He has deep relationships across the banking industry. Working with the FCA, the payments council, DWP and partner banks he ensured that a viable solution was delivered. Simon is active within the social banking and credit union arena and contributes to various industry forums and strategic bodies. He is a member of various fintech forums and enjoys watching the industry grow and change due to customer demand.

  • Simon Taylor
    Simon Taylor 11:FS, UK
    Head of Ventures

    Simon is co-Founder and Blockchain Lead at 11:FS, he is one of the most recognised thought leaders on Blockchain and DLT. Previously at Barclays, he established the bank as one of the leaders in blockchain thought and action, Simon also serves as an advisor to central banks and governments, in addition to consulting the top 20 banks on blockchain. He's helped a variety of startups flourish through the Barclays Accelerator. He also co-hosts Fintech Insider, #1 business podcast on iTunes, listened to in over 152 countries and Blockchain Insider a brand new podcast launched in July.

  • Sofiane Himer
    Sofiane Himer Safran, France
  • Somil Goyal
    Somil Goyal Adjoint, UK
    COO

    Somil Goyal is an experienced financial services executive with background in treasury, banking and technology. He is the COO of Adjoint, a leading provider of innovative technology product to multinational treasurers and risk managers. Adjoint was recently selected for Best Enterprise Process Control Technology in 2019. Somil has worked in leadership roles at Deutsche Bank, EY and Deloitte across the globe. He is also an advisor to supply chain and machine learning projects.

  • Sonja Kulnik
    Sonja Kulnik WWF International, Austria
    Manager, Operations Accounting

    Having gained more than 25 years’ experience in business planning, forecasting, evaluating and optimising operations accounting processes, as well as building up treasury and hedging activities in corporate businesses (VA TECH – Hydro Power Plants, Siemens and a Siemens spin-off based in Austria), Sonja joined WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) in 2017. She has taken over the responsibility of further improving and streamlining both the operations accounting process and the treasury and hedging activities. WWF is an independent conservation organisation, with a mission to stop the degradation of the Earth’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature. WWF is active in nearly 100 countries on 6 continents. Sonja graduated from Vienna University of Economics and Business, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Chinese Studies from University of Vienna.

  • Sophie Legrand
    Sophie Legrand Air Liquide, France
    Transaction Services Director

    Sophie started working in Treasury at XRT-Cerg Finance, a software editor. She joined Air Liquide in 2001 and Treasury Department in 2007, holding several positions in Cash Management, IT and Treasury Projects. After 4 years in a Home Healthcare subsidiary of the Group, Sophie came back to Treasury Department and is now responsible for Middle Office, Working Capital, Cash Management / Back Office and IT.

  • Stanley Tan
    Stanley Tan DBS, Singapore
    Group Head, MNC Sales, Global Transaction Services

    Stanley Tan is the Group Head, MNC Sales for Global Transaction Services (GTS) at DBS Bank. He covers cash management and trade solutions for MNC clients in the US, UK and EU. Prior to joining DBS, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company based out of the New York and Seattle offices. While at McKinsey, he was a core member of the Corporate Finance, Private Equity and Financial Institutions practices and has served corporate clients in North America and Asia Pacific on matters pertaining to Strategy, Finance, Risk and Operations. He graduated Magna cum Laude from Columbia University with a BA in Economics and Anthropology and has passed Level III of the CFA Program.

  • Stefan Karenfort
    Stefan Karenfort Yusen Logistics, Germany
    General Manager, Finance & Controlling

    Dr. Stefan Karenfort has gained more than 15 years international work experience in corporate finance. He is currently acting as CFO for Yusen Logistics Germany, the freight forwarding and logistics division of the Japanese shipping and logistics group NYK. Previously, Stefan assumed numerous different assignments in Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States. He graduated from the University of Applied Sciences in Bochum and earned a doctorate by the University of South Australia.

  • Stephan Knaupf
    Stephan Knaupf Traxpay
    Head of Corporate Clients & Products Europe

    Stephan Knaupf is the Head of Corporate Clients and Products for European Market. Stephan joined Traxpay in Summer 2018 and is responsible for originating new corporate clients and to build tailored, innovative and powerful solutions for buyers, suppliers as well as bank partners. Before joining Traxpay, Stephan gained several years of experience at GE Capital where he was an Executive Director within the Global Financial Solutions teams delivering cross border fundings to MNC`S and at Taulia being Sales Director Germany.

  • Steven Lenaerts
    Steven Lenaerts BNP Paribas, Belgium
    Head of Product Management Global Channels

    Steven Lenaerts is the head of product management for BNP Paribas Cash Management’s global connectivity solutions, its associated payments, reporting and treasury services, and the digital enablement of its corporate clients.

  • Sukhi Srivatsan
    Sukhi Srivatsan AZA, UK
    Head of UK, US, EU Sales

    As the Head of Sales, Sukhi is responsible for managing and growing AZA’s sales and revenue in the UK/US/EU region. This includes scaling the business across AZA's products and client segments with a customer-centric approach. Prior to joining AZA, she worked in Foreign Exchange and Global Treasury at Wells Fargo San Francisco where she helped Silicon Valley tech companies manage their FX and Treasury needs.

  • Séverine Le Blévennec
    Séverine Le Blévennec Honeywell, Belgium
    Senior Director Treasury, EMEA

    As Honeywell Senior Director Treasury in charge of the EMEA region, Séverine Le Blévennec supports over 460 affiliates in 55 countries. She is also Honeywell global lead for Treasury Technology. Since she joined the company in ’06 she has been running its in-house bank and managing projects in the fields of cash management, cash investments, EU regulations compliance & lobbying, tax planning and M&A. Her kaizen spirit and strong appetite for technology has led her to steer Honeywell Treasury transformation and digitalization- including using RPA. Previously, she worked 7 years at GMAC European Treasury Centre where she was involved in all aspects of liability management. She has been honoured by numerous international awards but her biggest pride is her two boys.

  • Teresa Kelleher
    Teresa Kelleher Musgrave, Ireland
    Interim Head of Business Services

    Teresa Kelleher is Interim Head of Business Services at Musgrave and has worked in Treasury and Finance roles for over 20 years. Musgrave is Ireland’s leading food retail and wholesale company with turnover of €3.9 bn. Teresa joined Musgrave in 2008 as Group Treasury Manager before moving to Head of Business Services (Interim) at the end of 2017. She began her career in Treasury when she joined the Apple EMEA Treasury Operations Team in 2002 having previously worked with Lucent Technologies from 1998 as a Team Lead in their EMEA Finance SSC start up. During her time in Musgrave she has delivered many initiatives relating to SEPA rollout, Supplier Finance, Working Capital Management and Payment Acceptance Partnerships. She has held responsibility for Treasury Operations, FX, Bank connectivity, Compliance, Debt Management and in her current role oversees E2E Payments, Supplier Finance, Cash Management and Balance Sheet Reconciliation.

  • Theis Jensen
    Theis Jensen DSV Panalpina A/S, Denmark
    Head of Group Cash Management

    Theis is an experienced Treasury professional with a demonstrated history of working in the logistics and supply chain industry and has the responsibility for the global cash management in DSV Panalpina, as well as running several projects across the group. Theis has +10 years of treasury experience from different global corporates.

  • Thomas Dunn
    Thomas Dunn Orbian, UK
    Chairman

    Thomas Dunn is Chairman of Orbian and has over 25 years’ experience in financial services including banking, insurance and private equity. Prior to joining Orbian, Tom worked for 16 years with JP Morgan in London, Melbourne, Sydney and Tokyo. His experience was most focused upon debt capital markets, corporate finance and credit markets; and he was ultimately responsible for each of these businesses for JP Morgan in Asia Pacific. Tom is also the Chairman of Raglan Capital Limited, a Bermuda based private equity firm.

  • Tim Kallenborn
    Tim Kallenborn CRX Markets, Germany
    Head of Sales

    Tim Kallenborn is the Head of Sales for Germany, Austria and Switzerland and has been a key member of the CRX Markets family since 2016. Responsible for the acquisition and account management of corporate clients, tailored and innovative solutions are at the forefront of his agenda. Before joining CRX, Tim gathered several years of experience in the Corporate and Investment Banking division at Deutsche Bank, specialised in Working Capital Structuring and Advisory.

  • Timothy Bartlett
    Timothy Bartlett HSBC, UK
    Director Liquidity & Investment Products, Global Liquidity and Cash Management

  • Todd Yoder
    Todd Yoder Fluor Corporation, US
    Director of Global Corporate Treasury

    Todd W. Yoder serves as the Global Treasury Director at Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR); one of the world's largest engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and maintenance (EPFCM) companies. For more than a century, Fluor has served Clients in the energy, chemicals, power, government, infrastructure, mining, and life sciences & advanced manufacturing sectors. Fluor ranks 153 on the 2018 FORTUNE 500 list, and employs a workforce of more than 53,000 worldwide. Mr. Yoder has been an invited guest speaker at venues around the world on topics including treasury technology, cash management, capital markets, supply chain financing and risk management, distributed ledger technology; and has been published by The Corporate Executive Board, the Association for Financial Professionals, Reuters and Treasury Today magazine. Mr. Yoder has an extensive background in corporate finance and holds three business degrees including his M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, graduating with academic honors. Mr. Yoder is passionate about eradicating hunger and serves on the North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors. Mr. Yoder is often praised for his down-to-earth communication style that effectively delivers complex financial and economic information in easy-to-understand terms.

  • Tomer Amitai
    Tomer Amitai Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
    SVP, Corporate Treasurer, Head of Insurance and Risk Management

    Tomer has been Teva’s Corporate Treasurer and Head of Insurance & Risk Management since 2018, overseeing a team of 50+ professionals globally. Prior to assuming the role of Corporate Treasurer, Tomer served for 4 years as SVP, Corporate Coordination & Support at the Office of Preseident & CEO of Teva. In this role, he managed strategic, transformation and business development activities, coordinated the interaction with Teva’s Executive Team and Board of Directors, as well as lead key cross-functional strategic projects and processes, cultivating collaboration, accessibility and professionalism in the Office and throughout the company. In parallel, Tomer managed all of Teva’s investor relations activities with the Israeli capital market. Tomer has been working with Teva for nearly 10 years. Prior to Joining the Office of the President and CEO, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Teva's Global Finance Group, and before that he was part of Teva’s Global Treasury team. Prior to joining Teva, Tomer worked for Citibank in Israel as a securities product and sales manager, and before that, as a corporate and securities lawyer at Herzog Fox Neeman, one of Israel's top law firms. Tomer is a certified member of the Israeli Bar. He holds an LLB (cum laude) and a BA in Economics from the Tel-Aviv University, and an Executive MBA degree in Financial Engineering, Banking and Capital Markets (cum laude) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 2014, Tomer was selected as one of the top 40 "under 40" leaders in Israel by leading Israeli economic newspapers.

  • Tony Cocozza
    Tony Cocozza CS Lucas
  • Tor Stian Kjøllesdal
    Tor Stian Kjøllesdal Equinor, Norway
    Vice President Finance, CFO FIN Internal Treasury

    Tor Stian Kjøllesdal is Vice President Internal Treasury in Equinor responsible for subsidiary treasury, internal bank and cash management infrastructure. He started in Equinor in 2005 and have since 2008 held various management positions within cash management and treasury in the company. In 2014, he was appointed head of Cash Management and had that role until he became responsible for Internal Treasury in May 2017. Tor Stian holds a master’s degree in economics and business administration from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

  • Torsten Spieker
    Torsten Spieker E.ON, Germany
    Head of Business Process Management for Treasury Systems

    Torsten Spieker has been with E.ON SE since 2008 and has been responsible for Group-wide treasury and cash management applications in Group Finance since January 2018 as Head of Business Process Management for Treasury Systems. With 70,000 employees and around 50 million customers, E.ON is one of the leading energy providers in Europe.

  • Ulrich Rosenquist
    Ulrich Rosenquist Serrala, Denmark
    Senior Business Development Manager

    Ulrich Rosenquist joined Serrala in 2018 as Senior Business Development Manager responsible for the Nordic. Prior to that Ulrich was first Sales Director in BELLIN and later Managing Director for BELLIN in the UK. Before that Ulrich was Regional General Manager at IT2 Treasury Solutions. Ulrich joined IT2 at the time when it was part of SimCorp. Ulrich has 20 years’ experience working for domestic and foreign banks both in Denmark and the US.

  • Veronica Iommi
    Veronica Iommi IMMFA
    Secretary General

    Veronica Iommi was appointed Secretary General of IMMFA in August 2019. Veronica joined IMMFA from BNY Mellon where she was European Bank General Counsel and EMEA Head of Public Policy at BNY Mellon. In these roles, Veronica was responsible for coordinating BNY Mellon’s Continental Legal heads and leading regulatory advocacy engagement across Europe Middle East and Africa. Prior to that, Veronica was at LCH.Clearnet SA in Paris where she was General Counsel and for many years at Credit Suisse, where she performed several roles, including Head of Legal and Compliance for their French and Monaco operations, EMEA Legislative Developments Counsel and Head of the Structured Products Group. She also spent five years at Goldman Sachs as a lawyer in their Investment Banking Division and commenced her career at Clifford Chance where she qualified as a solicitor into their International Capital Markets Department. Veronica has legal and regulatory expertise in investment banking, asset management, private banking, custody and clearing house activities. Veronica has worked and lived across Europe and speaks several European languages, including French, Spanish and Italian. She is on the Roll of Solicitors for England and Wales and for the Republic of Ireland.

  • Vesa Mustonen
    Vesa Mustonen Wärtsilä, Finland
    Service Manager, Data and Analytics Services

    Vesa has 10+ years’ experience in variety of information management services in Wärtsilä, a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. He has worked in several roles from process automation, data and analytics, project & portfolio management to business relationship management. From 2016 onwards he has focused in establishing and growing together with our businesses and support functions the community and center of excellence for our robotic process automation services.

  • Vinay Mendonca
    Vinay Mendonca HSBC
    Global Head of Product and Propositions, Global Trade and Receivables Finance

    Vinay is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the Group's Trade and Receivable Finance products, working with industry forums and consortiums on global growth programmes, strategic partnerships, and adoption of new digital technologies for Trade. He also leads the structuring and implementation of working capital trade solutions for clients. Vinay Mendonca has 19 years of experience in transaction banking, leading global roles in product management, deal structuring and implementation, strategy development and execution, sales practice and business management. Prior to this, he was the Global Head of Business Management, including leading the digital and technology transformation for GTRF. He moved to London from Hong Kong in 2015, where he was the Global Head of Traditional Trade. Before moving to Hong Kong, Vinay headed Product Management for HSBC's Trade franchise in India. In his earlier roles within HSBC India, he managed the payables product suite. Prior to joining HSBC in April 2006, Vinay was a Senior Consultant with Infosys Technologies, based in Amsterdam. He previously worked with BNP Paribas and Reliance Industries Limited in India. Vinay holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronics Engineering and a Master's degree in Management Studies in Finance from the University of Mumbai.

  • Vincent Almering
    Vincent Almering Interfood, Netherlands
    Group Treasurer

    Vincent Almering is currently the Group Treasurer of Interfood Holding B.V. a leading Dutch Dairy commodity trading firm with over 2€ Billion in turnover. He is responsible for the global treasury operations, bank relationships, risk management and works closely with commerce to structure commodity derivatives products and optimize the use of working capital. With over 14 years of experience in various finance roles at large multinationals and mid-size corporates, he is keen to understand complex business models and find ways to tackle tomorrow’s financial challenges. Vincent has a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University in Eindhoven, an Executive Master in Finance from TIAS Business school, and holds both the Registered Controller and Registered Treasurer title.

  • Vincent Beerman
    Vincent Beerman Taulia, US
    Senior Director of Product

    Vincent Beerman is Taulia’s Senior Director of Product for Platform, Integrations and Data. He works with all of Taulia’s customers (buyers, suppliers and funders) to build tools, data analytics and machine learning insights that empower stakeholders and drive business value. Vincent believes in a world where all businesses thrive by liberating cash from their supply chains. This starts with clear, timely, flexible analytics and focused, actionable AI insights. His team was awarded the 2017 SCF Innovation of the Year award for its use of artificial intelligence to optimize pricing, packaging and timing of early payment offers. Vincent holds Master of Business and Master of Public Policy degrees from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. His career has been focused on information architecture and creating systems that engage and motivate humans, from industrial automation to social gaming to b2b security and now trade finance and working capital management.

  • Viola Hechl-Schmied
    Viola Hechl-Schmied ION, Austria
    Product Owner Machine Learning

    Viola started working at Ecofinance/ Reval/ ION in 2010. Her current positions are Product Owner for Machine Learning at ION Treasury and Product Manager for ION’s treasury product ITS. Specializing in Treasury, Risk Management, and Hedge Accounting, Viola supports the release planning process and strategic planning process as well as analysis of customer requirements. She is also responsible for software enhancement from conception to implementation and organizes/ approves concepts, acceptance tests and documentation. Viola holds a Master of Science degree in Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Mathematics from the Graz University of Technology. She is a Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) from the Scrum Alliance.

  • Viplav Rathore
    Viplav Rathore Standard Chartered
    Regional Head of Cash Management AME

    Viplav has over 21 years of banking and treasury experience, with in-depth expertise around various aspects of International Cash and Treasury Management. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he was the Treasury Director at GE Corporate Treasury, heading up their Transaction Banking team for the EMEA & APAC regions. Viplav brings to the table diverse experience, gained from managing GE‘s treasury needs in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific cutting across Cash and Liquidity Management, FX hedging, Risk Management and Middle Office functions. He was actively involved with the set up of the RTC and SSC and the creation of complex cash pools and “In House Bank” structures. He has also led a number of global process re-engineering projects for productivity, cost and controllership wins. In Nov 14, he joined Standard Chartered Bank in London to run the Bank’s Treasury Advisory practice for Europe. He was working with the key clients of the bank to offer them best practice advice and solutions helping them to achieve their efficiency and control aspirations and to crease best in class treasury infrastructure. This included selection of platforms (TMS, SWIFT bureaus), design and set up on IHB, centralizing operations in SSC, integration of acquired companies, payable and receivable optimization and drafting treasury policies and procedures. Since Feb 2017, he is with Standard Chartered Bank in Dubai as part of the Transaction Banking business for Africa and Middle East. Till Aug 2019 he was running Cash Products and Treasury solutions for AME and the cash business for the UAE. In his current role he leads up Cash Management for Africa and MENAP. In his past roles he has worked with ANZ Banking Group and Standard Chartered in the areas of risk management and middle office. He holds a Management degree from the Delhi School of Economics.

  • Vishal Verma
    Vishal Verma GE Corporate Treasury, UAE
    Executive, Cash & Treasury Operations (MENAT/SSA)

    Vishal leads the Cash and Treasury operations at GE’s Corporate treasury for the Middle East & Africa region, based out of Dubai. With over 14 years of experience in the treasury and banking space, he demonstrates deep domain knowledge, a strong industry network and meaningful experience in leading change in a complex cross-cultural environment. Vishal has spent the last 9 years with GE’s Corporate Treasury in pivotal roles that have been placed at the center of strategic objectives. He has led and executed change in international assignments across numerous M&A deals, regulatory/policy changes and shifting organizational priorities. In his last role, Vishal was based in Paris from where he led the cash banking strategy for the company in Europe, a role he took on after successfully leading the cash workstream for treasury integration in the Alstom acquisition. In his foundational years, Vishal worked extensively in the banking sector with HSBC and ABN AMRO. He holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Delhi University and a MBA from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, India.

  • Vivien Hasenjäger
    Vivien Hasenjäger Porsche AG, Germany
    Specialist Cash Management and Payments

    Vivien Hasenjäger works as a Specialist in Cash Management & Payments at Porsche where she designed and implemented an omni-channel payment strategy to support new business models related to Connected Car & Smart Mobility. Recently, Vivien supports the global roll-out of a central payment and banking solution where she covers North America, Australia and Middle East. She also manages bank relations, daily cash positioning and short-term liquidity. Previously, Vivien worked as a Treasury Consultant at PwC and IBM. She holds a Master Degree in Finance from Goethe Business School in Frankfurt and a Bachelor Degree in Business Information Systems from DHBW Stuttgart. She also studied abroad at California State University, USA.

  • William Nossier
    William Nossier Booking.com, Netherlands
    Deputy Treasurer, Global Investments

    Will joined Booking.com 5 years ago, tasked with restructuring the company’s investment programme. In his current role, he works closely with cross functional teams covering fixed income strategy, FX trading, risk management, operations and liquidity management at both Booking.com and Booking Holdings. Will previously worked on an advisory and sales desk at Morgan Stanley, trading for a diverse client base and implementing multi-asset class discretionary mandates. He holds a masters degree in Aerospace Engineering and level 4 IAD.

  • Winston Pearson
    Winston Pearson AccessPay, UK
    Senior Product Manager

    With a wealth of experience in financial services, Winston is now responsible for all things cash management and data related at AccessPay. He takes an customer centric approach towards building and maintaining products, working in close proximity with AccessPay customers to ensure outcome driven development.

  • Wolfgang Kalthoff
    Wolfgang Kalthoff BELLIN, Germany
    CTO

    Wolfgang Kalthoff is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Managing Director at BELLIN and is responsible for BELLIN’s products, covering product management and strategy, software development, deployment and operations. Prior to BELLIN, Wolfgang has been building and leading international teams in his past positions at Sophos, TIS and SAP. He has focused on product architecture, agile methodologies and information security; especially for SaaS products. Wolfgang has a Ph.D. in Physics and holds an executive MBA from the Mannheim Business School.

  • Xavier Szebrat
    Xavier Szebrat Deutsche Bank
    VP Risk Management Solutions

    Xavier Szebrat, VP, Risk Management Solutions for Deutsche Bank, is responsible for developing client solutions in the areas of foreign exchange, and cross currency receivables and payments. Over the last 14 years, he worked at institutions such as American Express, Bank of America, Citibank, and Deutsche Bank developing and growing electronic trading and payment solutions for corporate and financial institutions in Europe. He is a former dual-qualified helicopter and fixed-wing military aviator. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Engineering and a Masters of Arts in Economics from the George Washington University, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD.

  • Ziwei Wang
    Ziwei Wang Kone, Finland
    Regional Treasury Manager

    Ziwei works as Regional Treasury Manager at KONE Corporation covering North America, Europe, Middle East & Africa region. She has recently rejoined KONE for this newly established role to centralize and support banking relationships and treasury activities of KONE subsidiaries. Ziwei is also actively managing and participating in Treasury development projects. Ziwei started her career in 2014 in KONE with various roles in cash management, reporting and FX trading. Before rejoining KONE, she has worked for 3 years in Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company in Dubai both in Treasury and Procurement Finance. Ziwei holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration from Aalto University.