GTPA welcomes Shell, Coface and Business Aggregate to the Network: Winners of our ISO Certification door prizes at Record-Setting GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Conference, Singapore
GTPA was pleased to participate in the GTR Asia Trade & Treasury Conference in Singapore at Marina Bay Sands from the 4-7 September 2018. Over 1,000 delegates attended the conference, which is now firmly established as the largest international event in the trade, treasury and commodity finance market.
Joining the GTPA for the panel discussion to launch the upcoming new specialisation for Trade Finance and Supply Chain Finance Professionals were Mr Alexander R, Malaket, Chair, International and Technical Advisory Committee, GTPA, Mr Tristram Travers, technical Director of the GTPA and Anushka Wijesinha, Advisor to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade (MODSIT) in Sri Lanka.
Jennifer Sequina from Shell, Ritu Taparia from Business Aggregate, Alexander R Malaket from GTPA and Aleksandra Kaczmarek from Coface
This session introduced the Global Trade Professionals Alliance and aspirations of the GTPA as a trusted network to the professionalization of trade practice.
GTPA is as a powerful channel for the dissemination of best practices and contributions to economic inclusion and development through trade. GTPA as an important complement to the work of international organisations, trade promotion organisations, policy bodies and others working to enable trade around the globe.
The GTPA’s competency-based approach, rooted in a global ISO standard, adds a level of discipline to the development of expertise in all aspects of international trade, and in so doing, uniquely links areas like trade management, supply chain practices, legal, regulatory and compliance skills, together with trade-related financing and international development.
GTPA was pleased to introduce the Trade and Supply Chain finance specialisation under ISO 17024 and introduce the upcoming launch of ISO 17065 for Global Consulting services (including financing service providers) as well as ISO 17065 for Global Trading Companies.
Jennifer Sequina from Shell, Ritu Taparia from Business Aggregate, Lisa McAuley from GTPA and Aleksandra Kaczmarek from Coface
GTPA is delighted to announce the following winners of the lucky door prize:
• 1st Prize: Voucher for an organisation to offer to an export/ import client the ability to access free ISO 17065 certification as a Global Trading Business ISO 17065 approved: Jennifer Sequina from Shell in the Philippines
• 2nd Prize: Global certification voucher for up to 5 employees within an organisation to access the ISO 17024 certification as a GTP: Ritu Taparia from Business Aggregate in India and the UAE
• 3rd Prize: Global certification voucher for up to 3 employees within an organisation to access the ISO 17024 certification as a GTP: Aleksandra Kaczmarek from Coface in Singapore
Alexander R, Malaket, Chair, International and Technical Advisory Committee, GTPA, and President, OPUS Advisory Services International Inc said “Trade finance leaders and practitioners have made important progress in developing professional training and certification programs. The global, ISO-based standard of certification based on robust, industry-defined competencies now launched by GTPA represents the next level in advancing the practice of trade finance and supply chain finance. We are very happy to welcome Shell, Coface and Business Aggregate to the GTPA network!”