2018 ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting

Miami, United States, • English
ICC Banking annual meeting 2018

The ICC Banking Commission meetings are the only events of their kind gathering over 500+ banking executives and government officials from more than 65 countries to rethink the future of trade finance.

ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting


The Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in collaboration with the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA) is pleased to invite you to the highly-anticipated ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting to be held at the Intercontinental Miami from 3-6 April 2018. This two-day flagship event will bring together over 500+ of the most influential trade finance experts, banking professionals, business leaders, lawyers and government officials from over 65 countries to debate the critical issues affecting the trade finance industry

Under the theme ‘Navigating trade in a world of disruption’ the programme will feature 80+ high-level keynote and panel speakers in a host of interactive plenary and breakout sessions, as well as lively roundtable discussions addressing the most pertinent themes in trade finance. The regulatory framework, the opportunities and challenges for the industry, the on-going digital revolution, the need for competency and expertise to build robust market capabilities will all be discussed while highlighting opportunities across new trade corridors.


    (sales and client relationship managers, product managers, back office managers, risk managers)


Task Force and Specialised Group Meetings
(Restricted to group members)
Task Force and Specialised Group Meetings
(Restricted to group members)
Welcome Cocktail


Welcome Remarks
Coffee Break
Trade Trends and the Changing Perception of RiskDisruptive Technology and the Future of Trade
Coffee Break
Trade Trends and the Changing Perception of RiskDisruptive Technology and the Future of Trade
Gala Dinner


Welcome Remarks
Coffee Break
Rules and OpinionsGlobal Developments and New Initiatives
Coffee Break
Rules and OpinionsGlobal Developments and New Initiatives
Prize Draw
Closing Remarks
Closing Cocktail

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THURSDAY, APRIL 5David Schwartz
President and CEO, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)
Daniel Schmand
Chairman of ICC Banking Commission and Global Head Trade Finance at Deutsche Bank
Maria Fernanda Garza
Executive Committee Member and Regional Coordinator for the Americas, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)  and CEO of Orestia
Ernesto Revilla
Head of LATAM Economics, Citi
Shannon Manders
Editorial Director, Global Trade Review (GTR)
Marc Auboin
Economic Counselor, World Trade Organisation (WTO)
Paul Thanos
Director for Finance and Insurance Industries, U.S. Department of Commerce
Patricia Gomes 
Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance, North America, HSBC
Gema Sacristán
Chief Investment Officer, IDB Invest
Kim Joon
Head, Global Trade Product & Portfolio Management – BNY Mellon Treasury Services
Giorgio Trettenero C. 
Secretary General, Latin America Federation of Banks (FELABAN)
Doina Buruiana
Project Manager, ICC Banking Commission
Alexander Malaket
Executive Committee Deputy Head, ICC Banking Commission and President, Opus Advisory Services
Dominic Broom
Global Head of Trade Business Development, BNY Mellon
Mark Evans
Managing Director, Transaction Banking, Institutional at ANZ
Thierry Senechal
Managing Director at Finance for Impact
Olivier Paul
Head of Policy, ICC Banking Commission
Steven Beck
Head of Trade Finance, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Ruediger Geis
Head of Product Management Trade, Commerzbank AG
Luis Nino de Rivera
Vice Chairman of Banco Azteca Mexico, and Banco Azteca in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Panama and Peru
Dino Sani Jr
Managing Director, Regional Head – Relationship Management Latin America & The Caribbean BNY Mellon Treasury Services
Kwabena Ayirebi
Director of Banking Operation, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)
Huny Garg
Head of Trade & Supply Chain,  Swift
Yunfei Liu
Deputy  General Manager of Global Trade Finance, Bank of China
Anisse Terai  
Head, Policy and Partnerships,
International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Kati Suominen
Business & Policy Entrepreneur; Author; Scholar
Michael Vrontamitis
Head of Trade, Product Management, Transaction Banking
Standard Chartered Bank
Chris Principe
Chief Executive Officer, FinFuture
Alexander Goulandris
Chief Executive Officer essDOCS
Alisa Dicaprio 
Head of research and global trade strategy
Ranga Krishnan 
VP of Technology, Skuchain
Rogier Sulphen  
Global Head of Trade and working Capital Solution, Santander Global Corporate Banking
Christophe Spoerry
‎Co-Founder, ‎Euler Hermes Digital Agency
David Hennah 
Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Finastra
Henry Balani
Global Head of Strategic Affairs, Accuity
Kaushalya Somasundaram 
Head of Fintech Partnerships & Strategy, HSBC
Sean Edwards
Head of Legal Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Robert Kowit
Senior Vice President, Product Specialist at Federated Investors
Glenn Kocher 
Managing Director, LiquidX
Ana M. Kube 
Regional Trade and Product Management Executive for Latin America and the Caribbean at Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Huny Garg
Head of Trade & Supply Chain at Swift
Pottengal Mukundan
Director, ICC Commercial Crime Services
Graham Baldock
Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance, Global Trade and Receivables Finance at HSBC
David Wildner
US Head of Anti-Money Laundering for BNY Mellon
John Tobon
Deputy Special Agent in Charge for Homeland Security Investigations
Dan Tannebaum
Principal in PwC’s Financial Crimes Unit and the Leader of the Global Financial Services Sanctions Practice
Tod R. Burwell  
President & Chief Executive Officer, BAFT
Katharine Morton
Head of Trade, Treasury & Risk, Trade and Export Finance, TXF
David Watson
Managing Director, Americas Head of Cash Management and Global Head of Digital Cash Products, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Richard Moore
Managing Director Alvarez & Marsal, FIAS Global Cyber Risk Services, LLC
Tiffany Harbour
Vice President, Global Cyber Security Public Policy, Bank of America
Mauricio Angee  
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Mount Sinai Medical Center
Sukand Ramachandran
Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group
Gadi Ruschin
Chief Executive Officer, Wave
Daniel Cotti  
Chief Financial Officer, TradeIX
Baihas Baghdadi  
MD, Global Head of Trade and Working Capital
Eric Henry   
Innovator in digital Trade Finance solutions BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
FRIDAY, APRIL 6David Bischof
Senior Policy Manager, ICC Banking Commission
Philip Kucharski
Chief Operations Officer, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Daniel Kok
General Manager, ICC Academy
Julian Kassum
Global Development Director, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
Vernon Darko
President & Chief Executive Officer, EquipXP
Shona Tatchell
Chief Executive Officer  & Founder, Halotrade
Adrian Katz
Chief Executive Officer, Finacity
Jérome Pezé 
Chief Executive Officer, Tinubu Square
Krishnan Ramadurai
Head of Product, Returns and Capital Optimization, HSBC and Chair of the ICC Trade Register
Brad Carr
Senior Director of Digital Finance Regulation and Policy at the Institute of International Finance (IIF)
Dan Taylor
Principal, DLTAYLOR Consulting
Andrea Hauptmann
Executive Director, Senior Global Consultant on Trade Finance, Raiffeisen Bank International and Chair of the Task Force on Guarantees
Dave Meynell
ICC Banking Commission Senior Technical Advisor and Owner TradeLC Advisory
Adrian Rigby
Chief Operating Officer and Global Deputy Head of Trade and Receivables Finance,
Vinod Madhavan
Group Head: Trade , Standard Bank Group
Hernan Mayol
Director General and CEO, Worldwide Financial Solutions
Jonathan Richman
Managing Director, Head of Trade Finance and Financial Supply Chain Americas, Global Transaction Banking, Deutsche Bank
Manuel Probst 
Head of Export Finance, Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions GmbH
Daisuke Kamai
Head of e-Trade Product, Transaction Banking Division, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ
Douglas schoch
Vice President, Captive Business, Siemens
Oliver O’Connell
Content Development Manager, Trade and Export Finance (TXF)
James Cruse
Senior Vice President, Office of Policy Analysis and International Relations, Export-Import Bank of United States
Henri d’Ambrieres
Advisory Services in Export, Trade and Project Finance
HDA Conseil
Jonathan Joseph-Horne
Managing Director, Co-Head of Structured Export Finance Global Trade Finance Department Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Limited
Glenn Ransier
ICC Banking Commission Technical Advisor and Global Standby Letters of Credit and Demand Guarantee Product Manager, Wells Fargo Bank
Kim Sindberg
ICC Banking Commission Senior Advisor and Executive Adviser at Nordea
Harriette Resnick 
Co-chair, ICC Banking Commission Sustainable Trade Finance Working Group
Rudolf Putz
Head Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (United Kingdom)
Roberto Leva
Executive Director – Trade Finance, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Makiko Toyoda
Acting Head, Global Trade Finance Programme, International Finance Corporation (ITFC)
Nigel Beck 
Executive & Global Head Environmental and Social Risk and Finance, Standard Bank Group



ICC Preferred Rate Hotel
Intercontinental Miami100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, FL 33131

On the online reservation form enter the group code BAN to benefit from the ICC preferred rate of $239.00 USD per night.

  • Sing/Doub City View $239.00
  • Sing/Doub Bay View $259.00
  • Club Room $289.00
  • InterContinental Suite $389.00
  • Executive Suite $499.00

Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation bookings and travel arrangements. Please consult our hotel list for contacts and to reserve with the ICC preferential rate.

Logistical notes

Dates3-6 April 2018
VenueIntercontinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131
United States of America
RegistrationThe registration fee includes participation to the welcome cocktail, entry to the opening ceremony, gala dinner, plenary meeting programme, exhibition, lunches, coffee breaks, and welcome kit. Travel and hotel expenses are not included.

ICC Members: $350
Non-Members: $650
Registration deadline: 6 March 2018.

National Committees: One staff member from every ICC National Committee will be granted a complimentary entry. Complimentary entries are non-transferable and cannot be given away to non-NC staff representatives. To request a complimentary entry for your National Committee, please contact us.

Task Forces: Meetings are not subject to registration fees. Should task force members choose to attend task force meetings only, online registration is not required, they will be contacted separately via email to confirm attendance. If attending the plenary meeting as well, they will need to register online using the above member’s registration code.

Invoicing and Payment* VAT is not applicable for this event, pursuant to Article 206-1bis of the French Tax Code (CGI)

Xing AG, on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce, is in charge of invoicing and payment handling through the online registration system.  If you have any questions about payment including the below details to complete your payment by bank transfer, please contact Xing Events or 0800-2642636 (toll free).

Visa SupportWe are able to dispatch visa invitation letters to support visa application only after receipt of your registration form and full payment of your registration fees. For visa questions please consult our visa guide then email pdevivo@fiba.net
Travel TipsFor travel advice, restaurants and other information see our guide.
CreditsThis programme will be credited 12 credits towards the ICC Academy Accreditation programme and 12 PDUs towards the CDCS© and CSDG© Recertification Course Recognition by the London Institute of Banking and Finance.
Cancellation PolicyPlease see our full data protection disclaimer and cancellation policy guide


This conference offers you an unrivalled opportunity to maximize your visibility with trade finance leaders from around the world.

Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities.

Global SponsorsSandra SanchezNery
Sponsorship Project Manager, International Chamber of Commerce

Local SponsorsBelkis Lopez
Director of Business Development, Florida International Bankers Association


Registration deadline for March 16, 2018

For any questions pertaining to the event

  • Paulina Martinez
  • General Questions
  • Sandra Sanchez Nery
  • Sponsorship opportunities

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