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Nordic Region Trade Export

Finance Conference 2017

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Nordic Region Trade Export

Finance Conference 2017

Radisson Blu Waterfront, Stockholm

November, 16, 2017

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“Inspiring discussions with great professionals!

This is a ‘must’ to stay ahead of the game”

S Blanche, Getinge

“GTR’s conference is one of a kind in the Nordic area for exchanging experiences

and anyone else involved in trading and financing.”

Marking a decade in Sweden, the Nordic Region Trade Export Finance Conference returns to Stockholm in November 2017.

Being the only event of its kind in the Nordic region, the conference continues to attract a huge range of international corporates, financiers, regulators, insurers, legal specialists and trade experts, providing a unique forum for those involved in Nordic trade to meet and learn from market peers.

Export finance

Key drivers for discussion will include the impact of an uncertain geopolitical climate on international trade, as well as challenges and new opportunities in emerging markets, the future role of technology in trade finance, treasury and working capital optimisation, and financial risk management featuring throughout the course of this focused one-day gathering.

Featured discussion topics include:

  • Brexit, Trump global protectionism: Assessing the impact on Nordic trade
  • The Asian economic evolution: Shifting the global value chain
  • Export ECA finance market insight: Tracking arising opportunities, trends and industry players
  • Fintech, trade digitisation and blockchain: Ignore the hype, or time to invest?
  • Sub-Continental Asia vs. Sub-Saharan Africa: Comparing risk and reward for Nordic businesses
  • Working capital optimisation for export businesses: A Danish corporate case study
  • Receivables financing: A practical guide to on and off-balance sheet solutions
  • The trade technology workshop: Interactive breakouts on fintech, regtech and insurtech
  • ‘Ask your ECA’: An opportunity to put your questions to the leaders of the Nordic ECAs

Join the discussion and see what was said on social media with the official event hashtag #GTRNOR.

Show you re attending and stay up to date on the latest through the Facebook event!

Checkout last year’s discussed topics, the post-event stats and attending companies here and the photos on Facebook and Google Photos.

Dagens Industri attended and covered the 2016 event; access the article here.


  • Alexandra Paton, Head, Continental Europe, Global Financial Risks, Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Alice Black, Director, Politcal Risk Structure Credit, Aon
  • Anna-Karin Jatko, Director General, EKN
  • Ann-Catrine Bertlin, Head of Payment Solutions, Atlas Copco
  • Antti Niemelä, Vice-President, Transaction Banking, OPFinancial Group
  • Ashish Gupta, Chief Representative, India, Handelsbanken
  • Cathrin Karpinski, Senior Vice-President Head, International Markets, Export Finance, Commerzbank
  • Catrin Fransson, President Chief Executive Officer, SEK -Swedish Export Credit Corporation
  • Christian Ølgaard, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, EKF
  • Cristina Rooth, Legal Counsel, SEB
  • David Sonnek, Head, SEB Ventures
  • Dominic Broom, Global Head of Sales, Treasury Services EMEA, BNY Mellon
  • Eric Zandvliet, Senior Underwriter, Political Risk, Credit Bond, XL Catlin
  • Faruq Muhammad, Managing Director, Head, Structured Export Finance, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Standard Chartered
  • Guus Huijgen, Vice-President, Trade Finance Nordics, Deutsche Bank
  • Hasan Çevik, Project Structured Finance Manager, Yapi Merkezi
  • Heather Lee, Manager of Innovation, Accuity
  • Henrik Valdemar Juhl, Senior Director, Head of Project Risk, Group Treasury Investor Relations, Vestas
  • Huny Garg, Global Head, Trade Supply Chain, Swift
  • Ian Kerr, Chief Executive Officer, Bolero International
  • Jessica Sparrfeldt, Avida Finance
  • Johan Javeus, Chief Strategist, SEB
  • Jonas Kalfors, Head, Payment Solutions, AtlasCopco
  • Juliette Lascoux, Head of Corporate Banking, SEB
  • Kade Spears, Head, Division, The Channel Syndicate
  • Kaj Möller, Head of Export, SwecoGroup
  • Karin Wessman, Senior Sustainability Analyst, EKN
  • Karl Lundell, Representation Officer, Dubai, Credit Political Risk, Arthur J. Gallagher
  • Lena Bertilsson, Senior Director, Head of Stuctured Finance Corporate Lending, SEK -Swedish Export Credit Corporation
  • Lise Kessler, Global Head, Credit Risk Insurance, Crédit Agricole
  • Louis Carbonnier, Co-Founder, Euler Hermes Digital Agency
  • Lydia Capolicchio, Journalist Broadcaster, Journalist
  • Magnus Furuholm, Partner, Credit, Political Security Risk, JLTSpecialty
  • Magnus Lindgren, Chief Representative, Johannesburg Representative Office, Swedbank
  • Marianne Gustavsson, Credit Manager, Kinnarps
  • Marika Toikka, Director, Export Trade Finance, Valmet
  • Michael Vrontamitis, Head of Trade, Europe and Americas, Standard Chartered
  • Mikael Stroh, Financial Controller, GKN Aerospace
  • Milena Torciano, Chief Executive Officer, Mitigram
  • Olof Manner, Head of Research, Swedbank
  • Paul Harle, Head, Receivables Finance, Global Trade Finance Group, Bank ABC
  • Paula da Silva, Head, Transaction Services, SEB
  • Pauli Heikkilä, Chief Executive Officer, Finnvera
  • Per Bengtsson, Head of Export Project Finance Sweden, Export Project Finance, Nordea
  • Per Norman, Head, Treasury Risk Management, BillerudKorsnäs
  • Robert Backman, Managing Director, Sales, Mitigram
  • Rowan Austin, Head, Trade Working Capital , RBS
  • Sebastien Blanche, Chief Financial Officer, Deputy GM CFO, Maquet Surgical Workplaces, Getinge Group
  • Soren Haugaard, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Finance, Danske Bank AS
  • Tore Bäckström, Senior Vice-President Executive Advisor, Volvo Group
  • Ulla Wangestad, Legal Director/ Lawyer, GIEK Kredittforsikring
  • Victor Carstenius, Country Analyst, Middle East North Africa, Risk Advisory CSR, EKN
  • Winfried Blasius, Sales Director, Corporate Trade Finance Supply Chain Finance, Surecomp

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