Yvonne Wedel Andersen and Aman Gill
Bibby Financial Services
Yvonne joined Bibby Financial Services (BFS) two years ago with the remit of supporting growth of the BFS Trade and Export Invoice Finance business. She has over 25 years’ industry experience following a regional director role at GMAC Commercial Finance and Head of International Business with Bank of New York and earlier International Factors Limited. More recently Yvonne worked closely with Factors Chain International promoting education within the industry and has travelled extensively around the globe presenting workshops helping to educate the next generation of international finance specialists. Yvonne has worked together with UK Export Finance and The British Exporters Association and is a long standing member of the Institute of Export with whom BFS have a close relationship.
Aman joined Bibby Financial Services (BFS) Trade Finance division in 2014 as a Relationship Manager, after which he undertook his current role as Technical Manager for Trade and International in January 2016. Aman successfully completed the Certificate of Finance in International Trade accredited by the IFG and University of Malta in June 2015. He has over 10 years’ industry experience, following commercial banking and trade finance roles at Barclays in addition to a sales role at a leading independent macro-economic consultancy based in the City. Aman provides technical advice and support to assist in the structuring of trade and international facilities for our clients in order to ensure that they have tailored funding solutions available to them for their day to day operations and growth aspirations. A regular participant at industry events to raise awareness of international trade finance for SMEs, Aman has worked alongside government organisations such as UKTI and UKEF and the Institute of Exports.
Dispelling myths and opening doors to overseas trade
Many businesses in the UK have their sights set on growth, specifically overseas, though unfortunately, the majority will not take their ideas beyond the boardroom door. Having drawn from the experience of helping almost ten thousand customers to take steps towards growth, this seminar will dispel myths and provide practical support and advice on trading overseas. From linguistics and currency volatility to tailored funding and protection from late payments – it''s time to unlock potential and take advantage of post-Brexit opportunities.