The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) have teamed up with Trade Finance Global (TFG) and Global Trade Review (GTR) to offer a money-can’t-buy leadership package.

Trade finance professionals are to be offered the chance to win mentoring, access to conferences and money towards qualifications as part of a new prize package.

The prize package includes:

  • £500 towards a career-advancing LIBF qualification
  • a one-to-one session with Mark Abrams, TFG’s Global Head of Trade and Receivables Finance
  • a mentoring session with Alex Gray, LIBF’s Head of Trade and Transaction Banking
  • a delegate pass to a GTR conference of your choice –which offers outstanding industry networking opportunities and supports continuing professional development
  • an annual subscription to GTR (worth £550!)

Anyone who registers to study an LIBF trade and transaction banking qualification before 30 September 2022 will automatically be entered into a prize draw to win.

Alex Gray, Head of Trade and Transaction Banking at LIBF says:

Trade finance is at a tipping point. The digitalisation of the sector over the next few years will reshape it and make new demands of its professionals. Now is the time to get ready for some fascinating career developments.”

Peter Gubbins, CEO and Founder at Global Trade Review says:

“It’s a hugely exciting time for all of us working in global trade and trade finance – both in terms of challenges and the vast opportunities to make a difference in an industry that makes the world go round.

“Initiatives such as this are crucial as a means to best inform, educate and assist the leaders of tomorrow in their everyday development. Best of luck to this year’s contestants!”

Natasha Roston, Head of Learning and Development at Trade Finance Global says:

“The current outlook for international trade is uncertain and disruptive, which offers both opportunities and challenges to the industry.

“To build trade finance for tomorrow, we need to educate, guide and inspire the next generation of industry leaders, which is why we’re delighted to support LIBF in this initiative.”

Read LIBF’s article here.