Anastasia heads up Trade and Supply Chain Finance solutions at Finastra, and has over 10 years of experience in the industry. Recently recognised by Trade Finance Global as a leading woman in tradetech, she oversees Finastra’s strategy and roadmap for Trade and Supply Chain Finance. She is also a Member of the ICC Working Group for URDTT and is the Finastra Lead for the Trade Inclusion working group with the World Trade Board. Anastasia joined Finastra from Santander where as a Senior Product Manager for the Supply Chain Finance she supported Santander’s global investment-grade clients in Industrial, Telecom and Energy sectors. Previously, Anastasia worked at Barclays Bank and a UK based commodity trader focusing on areas of cash flow improvement and optimisation of supply chain. Anastasia holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Banking from the University of Leicester.
In the wake of the ICC Uniform Rules for Digital Trade Transactions (URDTT) due to publish next month in October, we explore the meaning of a digital trade transaction – underlying assumptions, regulatory framework and future expectations.