Indonesia Trade Finance Workshop
July 21 – 22, 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia

Stacey Facter
Senior Vice President, Trade Products

Ms. Stacey Facter is a Senior Vice President, Trade Products where she has oversight of all trade-related advocacy, education and product-related initiatives for the association and its membership. She participates in BAFT trade committees and regional councils to advance the trade finance agenda of member institutions, including working toward standardizing trade definitions, documentation and regulations for industry adoption and consistent use. She has more than 25 years of experience in international banking, including over 20 years with JP Morgan Chase, covering emerging markets, international trade finance, cash and risk management, and securities collateral management.

thumbnail_Rosemary Gallant photoRosemary Gallant
Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Embassy, Jakarta

Rosemary Gallant is the Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, responsible for trade promotion and commercial affairs in Indonesia since 2014. She has also spearheaded the development of an Aviation Working Group program and a Power Working Group program. Previously Ms. Gallant was the Principal Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. She moved to Beijing in 2008, following a four-year assignment at the US Mission to the European Union in Brussels as the Commercial Attaché. She joined the US Department of Commerce Office of China in 1988 and has also served in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Export Assistance Center in Connecticut. Ms. Gallant is the author of several articles on doing business in China published in Export America and China Business Review.

Michele Hui PhotoMichelle Hui
Managing Director
Head of Trade and Supply Chain Finance – APAC
Treasury Services, BNY Mellon

Michelle Hui is a Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Head of Trade & Supply Chain Financing, based in Singapore. She joined BNY Mellon in April 2013, and is responsible for developing strategies to grow revenues from trade and supply chain financing solutions for the region, working closely with the Treasury Services Sales teams in Asia Pacific. Ms. Hui also manages the Export Finance Sales business and the corresponding sales team for Asia Pacific. Prior, she spent 17 years at J.P. Morgan and was most recently an Executive Director in the Global Trade Portfolio Management team. A veteran with 20+ years of experience in international banking with a strong focus on the trade and export finance markets, Ms. Hui joined J.P. Morgan in 1995 and held a variety of roles across credit risk functions to trade finance distribution and ECA supported financing solutions.

Gautam Jain
Global Head, Digitisation, Client Access and Product Development
Managing Director, Transaction Banking
Standard Chartered Bank

Gautam Jain is the Managing Director and Global Head of Digitization, Client Access and Product Development, Transaction Banking with Standard Chartered. Based in Singapore, he is responsible for providing product development and market access to clients across the globe through best-in-class electronic channels, and an international network of branches, subsidiaries and alliances. In addition, he is focusing on increasing the speed of transforming TB into a digitally-enabled business, as a competitive differentiator. He has vast experience in managing technology, business and audit functions which encompass both product and program management. He has held various leadership positions in Barclays, HSBC and Citibank where he successfully led large multi-cultural teams. Prior to joining Standard Chartered, he was the Head of IT for Global Commercial Products at Barclays in London.

thumbnail_Lee Kheng Leong PhotoLee Kheng Leong
Asia Chapter Director
Factors Chain International

Lee Kheng Leong, Asia Chapter Director, Factors Chain International. Kheng Leong has been involved in factoring since the 1980s. He acquired factoring knowledge through training attachment with factoring companies in the US and UK. Following his return he set up DBS Factors an independent factoring company which was subsequently absorbed into DBS Bank. He was the SVP and head of DBS regional factoring. DBS is one of the largest factor in Singapore and is touted as a regional factoring network. In 2012, he became the MD of Bibby Financial Services Singapore, a subsidiary of Bibby Financial Services UK , the largest independent factor in the world. Although he was involved in providing factoring services to companies ranging from MSME and large corporate, he was very passionate about on factoring for MSME as he believe that factoring is the financial facility for MSME. He was also very active in FCI and was a member of the FCI marketing and education committee. He participated actively in FCI activities in promotion of factoring in this region. In 2015, he became the Asia Chapter Director of FCI.

Samuel MatthewSam Matthew
MD, Head – Documentary Trade, Product Management, Transaction Banking
Standard Chartered Bank

Samuel Mathew heads up the Documentary Trade Product team for the Transaction Banking business at Standard Chartered Bank. In his current role Mr. Mathew’s team is in charge of leading the Bank’s Documentary Trade capabilities, vision and P&L as also leading the sustainable trade finance initiatives. His previous roles include Regional Head of Sale- ASEAN for Local Corporates & Commodity clients, Global head of the Trade Solutions Structuring Team (SST), Regional head of Product Management for SEA, Global Head of Collections & A/R product solutions, Regional Product Manager in charge of Receivables solutions etc. He has over 20 years of transaction banking experience with leading banks such as Standard Chartered Bank, Citibank N.A, and Deutsche Bank.

thumbnail_Jayant Parande PhotoJayant Parande
President & Global Head – Treasury & IR
Group Treasurer
Olam International Ltdl

Jayant Parande is the President & Global Head – Treasury & Structured Trade Finance (Group Treasurer) at Olam International Limited (a globally integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products and food ingredients), and heads the centralized Treasury and Investor Relations functions, as well as the Structured Trade Finance (STF) division of the Olam Group globally. He is also a member of the Finance Executive Committee, the senior finance leadership team of Olam. Mr. Parande joined the Group in Nigeria in 1995 and was transferred to the Corporate Headquarters at Singapore in 1998. He took over his current treasury responsibility in April 2001. Further to his finance & treasury roles, Mr. Parande is also a member of Olam’s Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability (CRS) Executive Committee, and the Olam Group’s Operating Committee (OpCo).

CheeSohChee Seng Soh
DC Consultancy Services

Dr. Soh Chee Seng is Technical Consultant on Trade Finance Issues for the Association of Banks in Singapore and External Trade Finance Adviser of a number of banks in Asia Pacific. He has more than 25 years experience in trade finance operations with local and foreign banks in Singapore and Malaysia. He currently serves as a member of the UCP600 Drafting Group commissioned by the ICC Banking Commission to revise UCP500. He served as a member of the task force on international standard banking practice for documentary credits. Dr. Soh is also a member of the Panel of Experts, International Chambers of Commerce (ICC) Rules for Documentary Credit Dispute Resolution Expertise (DOCDEX). Dr. Soh has been invited by the a number of ICC National Committees, financial institutions and bankers associations in Asia, America as well as Europe to conduct a series of seminars and workshops on international trade finance, risks in trade finance, ISBP, UCPs, ISP98, URDGs and Incoterms 2010. He has also been invited by the Supreme People’s Court of China, Shanghai High People’s Court and Tianjin High People’s Court to conduct seminars on UCPs and ISBP for the judges in China. He has been invited as an expert witness to give his opinions on numerous LC cases in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore and South Korea.

thumbnail_Aida Sutanto PhotoAida Sutanto
Head of Trade Finance, Transaction Banking Group
PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk

Ms. Aida Sutanto was appointed as Head of Trade Finance CIMB Niaga since 2015. She has 25 years of working experience from various industries with 17 years in banking industries, starting as an Relationship Manager at Lippo Bank in 1990. She expanded her professional expertise with Citibank, Bank Tiara Asia, Standard Chartered Bank Dubai (UAE), Bank Danamon, Rabobank International covering Supply Chain Finance, International Factoring, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Credit Risk and Legal. Aside from her banking experience, she also had experience as a lawyer, consultant to fintech company and leading an export oriented company.

Radish Singh
Partner / Executive Director, Deloitte Forensic
FCC/ AML/KYC& CDD/ Sanctions Lead – SEA
Deloitte & Touche Financial Advisory Services Singapore

Ms. Radish Singh has 18 years experience in the field of financial services regulations, compliance, anti-bribery and corruption, conduct of business and financial crime (AML/ Sanctions). She currently leads Deloitte’s South East Asia Financial Crime Compliance practice. Her experience includes regulatory, business conduct policy formulation, legislative drafting, anti-money laundering, outsourcing, implementing anti-bribery and corruption policy, advising on data protection matters, establishing corporate governance codes, stock exchange supervision/rules and securities laws. Ms. Singh has been actively presenting on global regulatory reform as a result of the G20 initiatives to major banks and institutions in Singapore and in various public forums. Prior to Deloitte, she was with PwC, Securities Commission Malaysia, Dubai Financial Services Authority, The Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC, Dubai International Financial Centre Authority and DIFC Investments. She was an Executive Committee member of the Dubai International Financial Centre Authority and Data Protection Commissioner for Dubai International Financial Centre (based on the EU Data Privacy law). She has previously headed Compliance and Risk function and held a regional head role for KYC/CDD function for a major global bank.

image005David Sumual
Chief Economist
Bank Central Asia

David Sumual started his profession as an economist in 1997 in Lembaga Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia (LM-FEUI) and then joined Van Zorge & Heffernan, a Political and Economy Consultancy. In 1999, he joined the research team of PT. Danareksa as an analyst. Later, he participated in the establishment of Danareksa Research Institute (an economic think-tank). Graduated from faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, he also worked as a lecturer in Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia, Indonesia Insurance Academy, and University of Atmajaya. He is also frequently quoted in national, international media and other publications, as well as frequent invited speaker at forums and conferences in Indonesia and abroad. In 2008, he moved to Bank Central Asia (BCA), developing the bank’s economic research team from scratch. Now, he is Chief Economist of the economic and industry research team of BCA group.