BAFT Global Annual Meeting

5-8 May 2024


At this year’s BAFT Global Annual Meeting, connect with industry leaders, clients, and prospects to forge partnerships to help navigate today’s challenges and seize new opportunities. This premier transaction banking event offers insightful sessions, one-on-one meetings, and networking opportunities, fostering connections to shape the future of the industry and build bridges amidst a changing world order.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this global gathering of transaction banking leaders.

What to Expect

  • Three days of plenary sessions balanced with deeper dive workshop sessions with esteemed industry leaders and subject matter experts as speakers
  • Four days of dedicated bilateral meeting times are spaced throughout the conference.
  • The BAFT Golf Tournament is back! Remember to sign up for golf when you register.
  • Cinco de Mayo Opening Night Fiesta and additional networking events.
  • Meet the Future Leaders Class of 2024, listen to their project presentations, and celebrate their graduation.

Why Attend?

Connect with the World’s Leading Global Transaction Bankers 

Join the leaders in the transaction banking community, along with others involved in cross-border payments and trade, as they gather to discuss key issues and best practices at the 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting.

Get Your Brand in Front of Your Target Audience

The 2024 BAFT Global Annual Meeting is your opportunity to position your organization as a thought leader and connect with your clients. Plus, network with your colleagues or have uninterrupted meetings with prospective and future clients during dedicated bilateral meeting times included in the program schedule.

Some of the Annual Meeting Topics Include:

  • Top Areas of the Global Market to Watch in 2024
  • Correspondent Banking Re-inventing Itself
  • Future Leaders Presentation
  • How is Compliance Shaping the Landscape of Transaction Banking?
  • Tightening Bank Regulations – What it Means for Banks

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Maram Al-Jazireh, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Financial Institutions, Arab Bank
  • Ozgur Akdeniz, North America Trade Sales Head, Citigroup
  • Tod Burwell, President & CE,O, BAFT
  • Joyce Chang, Chair of Global Research, J.P. Morgan
  • Joon Kim, Global Head, Trade Finance Product and Portfolio Management, BNY Mellon
  • Ana Arsov, Managing Director, Global Co-Head of FI and Global Head of Private Credit, Moody’s Investor Services
  • Andy Arduini, Senior Managing Director, Global Advisory & Working Capital Finance, Huntington National Bank
  • Christopher Burtch, Managing Director, Head of Correspondent Banking, Americas, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Gerardo Gutierrez-Olvera Cabrales, Executive Director, Head Trade Finance and International Business, Banco Mercantil del Norte, S.A. (Banorte)
  • Martin Maciak, Head of US Client Relationships, Financial Institutions, Bank of China
  • Miriam Ratkovicova, Managing Director, Risk & Financial Advisory, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP
  • Amy Sahm, Senior Vice President and Manager, International Group, Fulton Bank
  • Stephan Jacob, Founder and COO, Cotopaxi