September 26th 2017
Convention Centre, Lugano


GTR’s annual Commodity Trade Finance Conference will return to Lugano for its fourth year in September 2017.
While the global trading market is facing ever more challenges, new opportunities are also arising. Targeting an even more diverse crowd, the 2017 event will act as the ultimate networking platform for the commodity trade finance community, with experts from commodity trading houses, global corporates, financiers and service providers all in attendance, all ready to give unique insights and advice.

What to expect

2016’s vital statistics


  • Willem Klaassens, Managing Director, Latour Commodities Advisory
  • Jason Kaplan, Head of Commodities; Senior Manager, Pricing & Purchasing, IHS Markit
  • Richard Payne, Managing Director, Commodities Trading & Risk Management, Accenture Consulting
  • Sebastian di Paola, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers Switzerland (PwC)
  • Olivier Boujol, Director, Global Head of Structured Trade Finance, ADM
  • Anish Jain, Chief Treasury Officer, Export Trading Group
  • Thomas Patrick, Chief Financial Officer, Duferco
  • Oliver Schenkenberg, Group Treasurer, Ecom Agroindustrial Corporation
  • Philip Prowse, Partner, HFW
  • Robert Rooks, Partner, Financial Services Industry Clients & Markets Leader, China, Banking & Securities Leader, Hong Kong, Deloitte
  • Guy Halford-Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, BTL Group
  • Oscar Wehtje, Head of Product Development, London Metal Exchange
  • Ian Henderson, Senior Portfolio Manager, Asset Management, Trade Finance, Gulf International Bank (UK)
  • Ian Nunn, Senior Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit & Bond, XL Catlin
  • Katie Fowler, Broker, Texel Finance
  • Nataliya Frolova, Head of Trade & Corporate Finance, Gazprom Marketing & Trading
  • Sarah Taylor, Partner, HFW
  • Sudhakar Tomar, Managing Director, Hakan Agro
  • Kris Van Broekhoven, Global Head of Commodity Trade Finance, Citibank
  • Bob Angliss, Deputy Head of Commodity Centre, Bank of China
  • Omar Al-Ali, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

For registration: GTR Exporta Group