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14th Annual Global Commodities Finance Conference

“A must-attend event in commodity finance”

Orhan Gunes, Sberbank

Following the FinTech Trade Finance Briefing Day's focus on digitalisation and innovation, we turn our attention to the main event on 8th – 9th June: The 14th Annual Global Commodities Finance Conference, featuring the most senior thought leaders from leading banks, trading houses, producers and insurers in commodity finance.

View the conference agenda and speakers here:

Key Features for 2017 include:


  • Global Heads of Structured Commodity Finance address the need for further collaboration in their market 

  • Commodity trading houses discuss long term liquidity concerns and the need for deal flexibility 

  • How much business will alternative financiers continue to capitalise on? 

  • Roundtable discussions with the key stakeholders: Get face to face with your peers and understand their key challenges. 

Key themes in 2017 include:

  • To what extent will traders continue to self-originate amid improving pricing and liquidity?

  • How much collaboration is necessary for banks to adapt to uncertain regulatory headwinds and structural changes?

  • How will the role of alternative financiers grow to accommodate the needs of under-financed trading houses?

  • Will China replace the US the new de-facto champion of global free trade?






Key speakers in 2017 include:

  • Christophe Salmon, CFO, Trafigura
  • Sarju Raikundalia, CFO, Sonangol
  • Kris Van Broekhoven, Global Head of Commodity Trade Finance, Citi
  • Silja Calac, Senior Surety Underwriter, Swiss Re
  • John MacNamara, Global Head of Structured Commodity Trade Finance, Deutsche Bank
  • Angelique Slach, Chief Innovation Officer Trade and Commodity Finance Rabobank


Hear from last year's attendees:

Good place for networking, picking up current trends and expert opinions on future developments - Jutta Roeller, BHF Bank Ag

Great place to learn latest trends and structures - Abhay Goel, Royal Dutch Shell

Broad spectrum coverage of relevant issues and exhaustive representation from across industry - Rajarshi Dutta, Accenture

Event continues to be an excellent networking opportunity - Dagmar Werner, DZ Bank

A must-see event in commodity finance, not only to network but to get in depth insight to the industry -Orhan Gunes, Amsterdam Trade Bank

Well organised event, with knowledgeable speakers & a varied agenda’ Fatima Toure, Socar Trading

‘One of the most important annual events to discuss the market’ Eugeny Kravchenko, Sberbank

‘High quality of panels and presentations, provides good insight into current trends and challenges' Andreas Senbert, Swiss Re

‘Well organised, accessible venue, with good turnout’  Yasmin Sadaat, IFC


Contact us 

To register, and for any queries about the event, please contact: Stephanie Harper at

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact: George Reeves at

For speaking opportunities, please contact: George Khachadourian at