The best of ‘frenemies’: How can banks and technology firms cooperate in the world of fintech and transaction banking?
The GTPA is delighted to be moderating this session as part of GTR Singapore 2019. This session will bring various experts together to discuss the latest in how banks and technology firms can better co-exist in an increasingly digitalised market.
- What are banks looking for in a tradetech?
- What is their approach to co-creation and how do they see digitalisation affecting their business?
- What are corporates and traders looking for in terms of solutions?
- Where are the best opportunities for investors and what considerations should they make before committing their money?
We shall try to find out!
Moderator: Lisa McAuley, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA)
- Jasmine Ng, CEO, Fintech,
- Razer Yvonne Zhang, Head of Product & Partnerships, Hevea Connect
- Jordane Rollin, Global Head of Digital Transformation, Trade Finance, Standard Chartered
- Sumit Roy, Founder, President & CMO, TradeAssets
Session time: Wednesday 4th September from 9.30am- 10.30am in Singapore
Our goal is to bring people together to:
- build professional capabilities in trade
- elevate the profile of trade
- advocate the benefits and opportunities of trade
- facilitate networking
- improve the performance and success of companies in global trade
- boost the efficiency of trade processes.
Featured GTPA Member
Ziyaad Ebrahim, GTP
Ziyaad has close to fifteen years of experience in international trade and development.He joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) after serving 12 years in various positions within the Government of Seychelles, where he comes from.
During his time in the Government of Seychelles, he was directly involved in trade, investment and general economic policy formulation and implementation.He also has experience on WTO accession and was involved in FTA negotiations with the European Union and within the Eastern and Southern African region. He has also worked with international organisations such as the IMF, World Bank and the African Development Bank on Structural Adjustment Programmes, private sector and MSME development initiatives including gender empowerment projects.
In his current role with the WTO, he coordinates the work of the WTO LDC Group in the ongoing trade negotiations.He also monitors and assists LDC participation in specific areas of the negotiations which include Special and Differential Treatment (S&DT), fisheries subsidies, trade facilitation and LDC accession negotiations.
He is fluent in English and has working knowledge of French.
Ziyaad was one of the first people globally to be certified as a Global Trade Professional in the area of Trade Management.