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Trade Finance Global is delighted to announce the launch of our Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments 2024 digital campaign, in honour of International Women’s Day on March 8, 2024. This occasion serves to commemorate the remarkable social, economic, cultural, and political accomplishments of women worldwide.

The campaign will commence with an exclusive, female-only, in-person event at The Lansdowne Club, London, where we will unveil this important initiative and honour the achievements of women in Trade, Treasury, & Payments.

TFG’s exclusive, in-person event will celebrate 80 women in the Trade, Treasury & Payments industry, from over 13 countries. The digital campaign showcases 76 women, representing more than 30 countries. 

The theme of this year’s event is “Inspire Inclusion”, and the wide range of representation for this campaign helps us honour the diversity of backgrounds and stories of all the women in our industry.

Distinguished guests, Ms. Johanna Hill, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization, and Ms. Nusrat Ghani MP, Minister of State for Business and Trade, will give keynote speeches to the event guests.

The Women in Trade, Treasury & Payments event will also feature roundtable discussions in the afternoon, with a selected group of individuals to discuss the challenges women encounter in attaining senior roles and explore strategies for empowering one another throughout their careers. The roundtable guests include:

  • Norhan Ezzat Amin, Head of Global Transaction Banking, Arab African International Bank
  • Maelia Dufour, President, Berne Union / International Business Development, bpifrance
  • Mariya George, Founder & CEO,
  • Nana Khurodze, Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD)
  • Johanna Hill, Deputy Director General, World Trade Organisation
  • Catherine Lang-Anderson, Partner, Allen & Overy
  • Heather Lee, Strategy Director, Swift
  • Laura Murray, Managing Director, Head of GTRF Sales, HSBC
  • Sarah Murrow, Head of Women in Credit Insurance / CEO, ICISA / Allianz Trade UK & Ireland
  • Neha Noronha, Unit Head, South Asia, Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program, Private Sector Operations Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Valerie Picard, Head of Trade, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Carmen Maria Ramirez Ortiz, Relationship Manager, Asian Development Bank
  • Natalie Roberts, Assistant Director, Trade Origination & Advisory, Corporate Banking & Structured Finance, NatWest
  • Macarena Torres Rossel, Deputy Director, Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, World Economic Forum
  • Marialetizia Temofonte, Head of Sales, CBI
  • Katharine Tengtio, Impact Executive – Gender and Diversity Finance, British International Investment (BII)
  • Jaya Vohra, Global Head of Trade & Working Capital Product Management and Trade Client Management, Barclays
  • Romina Ventura, Global Head of Structuring and Product Development, Export & Agency Finance, Santander


  • Joy Macknight, Editor in Chief, The Banker (Financial Times)
  • Natasha Roston, Head of People & Growth, Trade Finance Global
  • Natalie Domeisen, Head of Content & Publishing, International Trade Centre

The latest Global Gender Gap report from the World Economic Forum (WEF) highlights that achieving full gender parity remains a distant goal, with an estimated 131 years still needed to bridge the gap entirely. 

No country has yet to attain complete gender equality.

In line with IWD’s #InspireInclusion, we reaffirm our dedication to breaking barriers, challenging biases, recognising the unique needs for equality, and ensuring that all voices are not only heard but embraced. Inclusion stands as the cornerstone of a society that embraces diversity, and it is incumbent upon us to actively champion inclusivity in every aspect of life.

This year, we are spotlighting the achievements of exceptional women who have excelled in the fields of trade, treasury, & payments. We not only celebrate their accomplishments across our digital platforms but also urge all allies to step forward and highlight the achievements of their colleagues. 

Curious to discover who are our selected Women in Trade, Treasury, & Payments for 2024?