David leads a team Trade and Supply Chain specialists who provide ANZ clients structuring advice for their short term liquidity requirements and risk mitigation solutions to assist in their effective management of both domestic and cross-border trade flows and is particularly passionate in providing SME support on the direction of Trade Finance in a digital world.
David is an ANZ career banker with 20 years’ experience across Corporate and Institutional Relationship Banking, Global Markets, Institutional Agribusiness
and International Trade Finance. In early 2006, David was positioned in New York where he brought market leading trade Structured Trade solutions to
institutional clients in North America on behalf of ANZ. Since 2009, David has been based in Sydney, Australia focussing on all the NSW customer segments
sub Institutional, along with owning the national oversight to deliver ANZ Trade product strategy for its Commercial customer segment.
In his spare time David enjoys camping and fishing with his young family whilst also looking to rekindle his private plane licence where he has over 350
hours experience flying in Australia & North America.
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.