ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting 2019

Beijing, China, • English
Icc Bj Banking Annual Event

The ICC Banking Commission meetings are the only events of their kind gathering over 600+ 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 China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC) and ICC China, is pleased to invite you to the highly-anticipated ICC Banking Commission Annual Meeting to be held at the China World Summit Wing on 8-11 April 2019. This two-day flagship event will bring together over 600+ 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.


    (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
Welcome Cocktail


Welcome Remarks
Coffee Break
TechnicalStrategic/Market Outlook
Coffee Break
Strategic/Market OutlookThe Future of Trade Finance
Gala Dinner


Coffee Break
Rules and OpinionsStrategic/Market Outlook
Coffee Break
Rules and OpinionsStrategic/Market Outlook
Prize Draw
Closing Remarks
Closing Cocktail


WEDNESDAY 10 April, 2019
Gao YanChair, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC)


Liu Liange


President, Bank of China


Daniel Schmand  Chair, ICC Banking Commission and Global Head Trade Finance, Deutsche Bank


John W.H. Denton AO 


Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)


Feng GaoChief Country Officer of China & Chairman, Deutsche Bank


Eddie Haddad


Managing Director, Asia Pacific, SWIFT


Xiaoguang Huang


Chief Executive Officer of China & Head of Greater China, ANZ


Todd WilcoxSenior Executive Vice President and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, HSBC China
Liu YunfeiDeputy General Manager, Global Transaction Banking Department, Bank of China
Jerry Zhang


Executive Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of China, Standard Chartered Bank
Joseph Ernest Zveglich Jr.


Deputy Chief Economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Eleanor Wragg 


Senior Reporter, Global Trade Review (GTR)


Luca Corsini  Global Co-Head of Global Transaction Banking, UniCredit
Johnny Ho  Regional Treasury & Structured Finance, Greater China, Nokia
Sun JianboGeneral Manager, International Business Department, China Construction Bank

Doina Buruiana 


Project Manager, ICC Banking Commission
Kwabena AyirebiDirector, Banking Operations, African Export-Import Bank
Dominic Broom  Member of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission


Mark Evans 


Managing Director, Transaction Banking, ANZ


Samuel Fong


Chief Operating Officer, Agritrade International (SCF)


Guo Wei


Deputy General Manager, International Department, Agricultural Bank of China


Steven Beck 


Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance, Asian Development Bank (ADB)



Arnon Goldstein 


Regional Head, Relationship Management – APAC, BNY Mellon
Cherie Nursalim 


Vice-Chair, Giti Group, Singapore and Chair, United Nations Sustainable Development  Solutions Network, Southeast Asia


Xu JunDeputy General Manager, Global Trade Services Department,
Bank of China
Adrian Rigby 


Chief Operating Officer, Global Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC
Armstrong Chen


Director, Shanghai Banking Law & Practice Center
Henri d’Ambrières


Chair, ICC Regulatory Advocacy Group and CEO, HDA Conseil
Polina Evstifeeva 


Head of Regulatory Strategy, GTB Digital Deutsche Bank
Andrew Loh 


Head of Special Products, Asia Pacific, Atradius
Biswajyoti Upadhyay 


Managing Director, Head of Transaction Banking HK, Regional Acting Co-Head, Transaction Banking, Greater China and North Asia, Standard Chartered Bank
John Bugeja 


Managing Director, Trade Advisory Network
Tod R. Burwell


President & Chief Executive Officer, BAFT
Deborah Elms 


Executive Director, Asian Trade Center and  Vice-Chair, Asia Business Trade Association (ABTA)
Rebecca Harding  Chief Executive Officer, Coriolis Technologies
Peter Jameson  Head of Trade & Supply Chain Finance, Global Transactions Services Asia Pacific, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Agatha Lee 


Managing Director, Global Trade & Loan Products, Asia Pacific, J.P. Morgan
Christian Hausherr  Global Transaction Banking Product Management Trade Finance Supply Chain Finance EMEA,  Deutsche Bank
Jenny Chan   Senior Treasury Manager, Royal Golden Eagle (RGE)
Kai Fehr    Head of Trade Asia Pacific Financing, Wells Fargo
Vinod Madhavan  Group Head, Trade Standard Bank Group
Rogier Schulpen 


Global Head of Trade & Working Capital Solutions, Santander
Michael Vrontamitis  Head of Trade, Europe & Americas, Transaction Banking, Standard Chartered
Alisa DiCaprio  Head of Research and Global Trade Strategy, R3
Huny GargHead of Trade & Supply Chain, SWIFT


Xia LinDeputy General, International Trade Processing Center, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
 Lyron Wahrmann   Head of Digitization, Surecomp
Liu YunfeiDeputy General Manager, Global Transaction Banking Department, Bank of China
Hu BofeiDeputy General Manager, International Business Department, China Construction Bank
Carmen ChanHead of Trade Finance in Greater China, Deutsche Bank
Benjamin Lam  Managing Director, Head of Trade, J.P. Morgan China and Head of Trade Sales, JP Morgan Chase Greater China
Guo QichenGeneral Manager of Trade Service Center, China Guangfa Bank
Fu YilanTrade Product Specialist, Operational Management Department, China Development Bank
Andrea Hauptmann  Chair, ICC Task Force on Guarantees and Senior Global Consultant on Trade Finance, Raiffeisen Bank International
Zhu HongshengChief Guarantee Expert, General Manager of Trade Finance Products Center, Transaction Banking, China Minsheng Bank
Elena MedvedevaDeputy Head of Documentary Business and Trade Finance, Raiffeisenbank
Vincent O’Brien  Vice-Chair, ICC United Arab Emirates Banking Commission
Gao Xiang  Former Dean, Law School, China University of Political Science and Law
Guo ZaiyuJudge, Fourth Civil Division, Supreme People’s Court (SPC) and Judge, China International Commercial Court (CICC) of the SPC
Alexander Goulandris  Chief Executive Officer, essDOCS
Tan Kah ChyeChair, CCRManager
 Jacco De Jong  Head of Global Strategic Business Development, Bolero
Brian Edmondson  Global Head, Trade and Working Capital, Finastra
 Christoph Gugelmann  Co-Founder & CEO, Tradeteq
Agnès Hugot  Chief Executive Officer, FastTrackTrade
THURSDAY April 11, 2019
Olivier Paul   Head of Policy, ICC Banking Commission
Shu ChangDeputy General Manager, Trade Finance Department, The Export-Import Bank of China
Gong ChungangDeputy General Manager, Operational Management Department, China Development Bank
Justin D’Agostino  Chair, ICC Belt and Road Commission and Global Head of Disputes, Herbert Smith Freehills
Beibei Li  Head of Banking & Origination for Belt and Road, Citi
Daniel QianDirector, Head of Structured Trade and Export Finance China, Deutsche Bank
 Krishnan Ramadurai  Chair, ICC Trade Global Head of Capital Management for Trade and Receivable Finance, HSBC
Richard Crecel  Executive Director, Global Credit Data (GCD )
Sukand Ramachandran  Partner & Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
  Gao XiaowenRisk Manager, Bank of China
David Bischof  Senior Policy Manager, ICC Banking Commission and Co-Lead, ICC Blockchain Working Group
Alisa DiCaprio  Head of Research and Global Trade Strategy, R3
Nitin Gaur  Director, IBM Blockchain Labs


Wei KaiChairman of ITU-T Focus Group on Distributed Ledger Technology and Application and Vice Director of Cloud and Big Data Institute, CAICT
Vinay Mendonca  Managing Director and Global Head of Product & Propositions, Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC
Thierry Roehm 

Chairman of the Board we.trade, representing Société Générale

Pottengal Mukundan  Director, ICC Commercial Crime Services
Michael HowlettDeputy Director, ICC Commercial Crime Services
John BugejaManaging Director, Trade Advisory Network
Chris SouthworthSecretary General, ICC United Kingdom
Hugo Verschoren  Technical Advisor, ICC Banking Commission
Jia HaoSenior Product Manager, Bank of China Yangzhou Branch
Hari Janakiraman  Global Head, Trade and Supply Chain Products, ANZ Banking Group Ltd
Don Smith  Principal, Global Trade Advisory
Katharine Morton  Head, Trade, Treasury & Risk, Trade and Export Finance (TXF)
Bhaskar Chattoraj  Senior Specialist Cyber Risk & Control Governance APAC, Aon
Zhang ZhaoSenior Legal Counsel, Baidu Inc.
Glenn Ransier  Technical Advisor, ICC Banking Commission and Product Manager, Global Standby Letters of Credit Demand Guarantee, Wells Fargo
Christina Seierup  Vice President, Danske Bank
Ruediger GeisCo-Chair, ICC Working Group on Sustainable Trade Finance and Head, Product Management Trade, Commerzbank AG
Nigel Beck   Executive & Global Head, Environmental and Social Risk and Finance, Standard Bank Group
Roberto Leva  Executive Director, Trade Finance, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Marco Nindl  Principal Banker, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Liu ZhiqinSenior Fellow, Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China
Kim Sindberg  Technical Advisor, ICC Banking Commission and Executive Advisor, Nordea




Logistical notes

Date 8-11 April 2019
VenueChina World Summit Wing

1 Jianguomen Outer St, GuoMao, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100004

Tel : +86 10 6505 2299

 AccommodationFor accommodation, please consult our logistical notes for recommended hotels.

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

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€

Group Booking: 15% Discount (applicable over the  non-member rate)

Registration deadline:
 29 March 2019

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 member’s registration code shared in the latest communication.


Group Bookings: For 5+ group bookings contact us to get a 15% discount.

(Discount applicable for the non-member rate)

Program Accreditation for LIBF & ICC AcademyPlease refer to the LIBF site for information on how to get your credits validated.

Please note that for ICC Academy, the credits are only valid for the ICC Academy re-certification purposes meaning participants have previously completed a full ICCA programme.  See the FAQ on the ICC Academy website for additional details.

Payment & Invoice* 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 issue visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration confirmation and full payment of the registration fees.

Please consult our logistical notes for visa support.

For any questions please contact Mr. Jia Ruofei

Travel TipsFor travel advice, restaurants, security contacts and other information see our logistical notes.
DisclaimerEvent photos and videos may be used for future publications, see our data protection disclaimer  for information.


Cancellation Policy

50% of the registration fee will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 8 March 2019. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. The process reimbursement may take up to 14 days. The registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge. Updated registration information will be required. Please note that ICC Banking Commission reserves the right to cancel this event or to make minor alterations to the content and timing of the programme or to the identity of the speakers. In the unlikely event of cancellation, delegates will be offered a full refund. ICC will not, however, be held responsible for any related expense incurred by the participant. Xing AG, on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce, is in charge of invoicing and payment handling and will charge the invoice amount from your credit card account. If you have any questions about payment, please contact Xing Events at support@xing-events.com or 0800-2642636 (toll free).


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 Sponsors: Li Yuanzi
Policy Manager,  China Chamber of International Commerce

For any questions pertaining to the event

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

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