Money-can't-buy leadership package for trade finance professionals

05 July, 2022Juno Baker

Shipping containers from aboveThe London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF) have teamed up with Global Trade Review (GTR) and B2B fintech Trade Finance Global (TFG) 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:

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."

Notes to editors

About The London Institute of Banking & Finance (LIBF)

LIBF has been at the heart of the finance sector since 1879. We’re a professional body and registered educational charity, incorporated by Royal Charter.

We’re an awarding body for finance sector qualifications including:

  • Certificate for Documentary Credit Specialists (CDCS)
  • Certificate for Specialists in Demand Guarantees (CSDG)
  • Certificate in International Trade and Finance (CITF)
  • Certificate in Trade Finance Compliance (CTFC)
  • Certificate in Supply Chain Finance (CSCF)
  • Certificate in Principles of Payments (CertPAY).

About Global Trade Review

Established in 2002, Global Trade Review (GTR) is a world-class independent publishing and events company, offering a one-stop shop of news, events and services for companies and individuals involved in global trade.

GTR’s award-winning editorial team provides high-quality journalism and unrivalled coverage of the trade, export, commodity and supply chain finance markets, as well as the political risk and trade credit insurance, treasury and fintech sectors. GTR has  a readership of over 310,000 and 50,000 social media followers

About Trade Finance Global

Trade Finance Global (TFG) is the leading B2B fintech in trade finance.

TFG’s data-led origination platform connects companies with innovative trade and receivables finance solutions from over 300 financial institutions. This is combined with TFG’s award-winning content, informing a global audience of 160,000 monthly readers.

About the competition: terms and conditions

To be entered into the prize draw, participants must have registered (and paid) for any of the following LIBF qualifications: CDCS, CSDG, CITF, CSCF, CTFC or CertPAY by 30 September 2022.

A winner will be picked at random at the start of October 2022 and notified directly so they can begin taking advantage of their leadership prizes.

£500 towards a career-advancing LIBF qualification is applicable to trade and transaction banking qualifications only.

All mentoring sessions will be held online, unless otherwise agreed with the mentor.

GTR’s delegate pass to a GTR Event of your choice is for one delegate only. It does not cover travel and accommodation costs, and may not replace a current registration.

GTR’s annual subscription is valid for one person and includes print and digital.