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.

  • 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.

  • Alexander Kovtun
    Alexander Kovtun GAZPROM NEFT PJSC, Russia
  • 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 Merrill Lynch, 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
  • 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.

  • Bart Ras
    Bart Ras Greensill Capital, UK
    MD

    Bart is Managing Director at Greensill Capital and has over 20 years of experience in Treasury, Corporate Finance, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Structured Trade Finance and Working Capital Solutions. Previously, Bart was Global Head Business Development for HSBC Global Trade and Receivable Finance, before he headed Supply Chain Finance for Europe, Middle East & Africa at Citibank. Prior to banking Bart was at the corporate side, at Philips he held various positions including Global Head of Treasury Risk consultancy and CFO of Philips Supply Chain and Purchasing.

  • 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.

  • Birgita Gjirja
    Birgita Gjirja Zanders, UK
  • 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.

  • 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 recently 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 two years ago. 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 working in France, Switzerland and Belgium, Mr. Edlund is fluent in French. 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 and Western Union. Carlos 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

  • 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.

  • 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
    Executive Vice President

    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 23 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. 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 acquisitions. 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 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.

  • Damien Glendinning
    Damien 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

    Fernando Díaz currently heads the Global Supply Chain Finance team at BBVA. 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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • James Holtzman
    James Holtzman Chanel, US
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, US
  • 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.

  • 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 Halpin
    John Halpin Doosan Bobcat, Ireland
  • John McAnulty
    John McAnulty Richemont, Switzerland
    Group Treasurer

    Mr. McAnulty was appointed Group Treasurer of Richemont, one of the leading luxury goods companies, in 2000 and is based in Geneva. In addition to coordinating all treasury activities he is responsible for overseeing the Group's global pension and insurance programmes. Prior to joining Richemont, he worked from 1989 for SmithKline Beecham plc undertaking a variety of roles in finance and strategy development. From 1985, he worked for the Midland Bank group, first in its leasing subsidiary and subsequently in the banks central finance function. Born in the UK, Mr. McAnulty holds a degree in business studies and is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

  • 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.

  • Karen Van den Driessche
    Karen Van den Driessche Avnet, Belgium
  • 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.

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

    Kevin is a co-founder and the CEO of TreasurySpring. He started his career in 2002 as a lawyer with international law firm, Weil, working as a corporate finance lawyer in the firm’s London and New York offices. In 2006, he joined Pentagon Capital Management Plc, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, where he met his TreasurySpring co-founders and went on to become co-General Counsel and a member of the firm’s investment committee. In 2010, Kevin and his co-founders established Autumn Capital, an FCA-regulated advisory firm where they advised on more than $10 Billion of short-dated assets before selling the business to AgFe, a European fixed income specialist, which they joined as Partners, in late 2013.Kevin led the short-dated investments group at AgFe from 2014 until he departed to establish TreasurySpring in 2016.Kevin is admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales and holds a law degree from the University of Manchester and a Legal Practice Certificate from Nottingham law school.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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, …).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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, UK
  • Naveed Sultan
    Naveed Sultan Citi, UK
    Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions

    Naveed Sultan is Global Head of Treasury and Trade Solutions in Citi’s Institutional Clients Group and is responsible for managing Treasury and Trade Solutions globally. This multi-billion dollar business (2018 rev $9.2bn) is one of the largest global businesses within Citi’s Institutional Clients Group encompassing integrated working capital solutions serving public sector clients, corporates and financial institutions and has a client base that includes over 80% of the Fortune 500 global companies, 700+ public sector clients, ~1,400 banks, ~1,600 asset managers and 600+ insurance companies in over 120 countries. Mr Sultan is a member of the Operating Committee of the Institutional Clients Group. He chairs the Global Innovation Council for Treasury and Trade Solutions with direct responsibility for our Innovation Centres in Dublin and Singapore. Mr Sultan is currently serving as the Chair of the Advisory Board at Imperial College’s Centre for Finance & Technology. He has previously served as the elected chair on the Transaction Banking Global Leaders Group of BAFT and served on the boards of Citibank Europe plc, Citibank A.S.,Turkey, LCH.Clearnet and Smart London Board; an advisory board to the Mayor of London. He led the development of Digital Money Index, Digital Money Symposium and the Centre of Global Finance and Technology with the Imperial College. These are cutting edge and market leading initiatives. Mr Sultan has a broad and diverse experience in corporate banking, transaction banking, operations and technology. Mr Sultan holds an M.S. in Management from M.I.T’s Sloan School of Management as well as an M.B.A. from the Institute of Business Administration, Lahore.

  • 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.

  • Pat Thaker
    Pat Thaker Economist Intelligence Unit, London
    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, France
    Group Treasurer

    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 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.

  • 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 Punter Southall Group, 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 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.

  • 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, China
    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, US
    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.

  • 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.

  • Sayan Mukherjee
    Sayan Mukherjee Nexperia GmbH, Germany
    VP, Head Group Treasury & Risk Management

  • 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
  • Simon Taylor
    Simon Taylor 11:FS, UK
    Co-Founder, Director of Blockchain

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Viola Hechl-Schmied
    Viola Hechl-Schmied ION, Austria
  • Viplav Rathore
    Viplav Rathore Standard Chartered, UAE
    Regional Head of Cash Management Product, TB AME

  • 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

    Implementing a global payment platform, managing bank relationships and bank accounts, monitoring and managing daily cash positioning and short term liquidity, designing and implementing an omni-channel payment strategy to support new business models in the area of Smart Mobility and Connected Car Master in Finance, Goethe Business School, Germany Bachelor in Business Information Systems, DHBW, Germany Study abroad in Computer Science, California State University, USA

  • 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.

  • 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.