Speakers

Hosted by the Institute for Trade and Innovation (IfTI), we will connect innovators and exporters with leaders from governments, innovation funds, multilateral development banks, bilateral development finance institutions and export credit agencies from many countries in order to discuss economic development in a world of change.


Dr Ratnakar Adhikari
WTO Enhanced Integrated Framework, Executive Director

Avag Avanesyan
Ministry of Economic Affairs of Armenia, Deputy Minister

Prof Dr Mathias Bärtl
Institute for Trade and Innovation (IfTI), Member

Kirstine Damkjaer
EKF Denmark's Export Credit Agency, CEO

Dr Rebecca Harding
Coriolis Technologies, CEO and Institute for Trade and Innovation (IfTI), Research Fellow

Evelyn Patricia Hartwick
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Head TCS

Ambassador Eric Jacob
Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, Director

Dr Marion Jansen
International Trade Centre (ITC), Chief Economist

Jonathan Joseph-Horne
SMBC, EMEA Head Export & Agency Fiannce

Prof Dr Andreas Klasen
Institute for Trade and Innovation (IfTI), Head

Michael Kleiner
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Employment and Housing, Director General

Dr Simone Krummaker
City, University of London, Senior Lecturer

Dr Henning Meyer
University of Cambridge, Fellow

Prof Dr Benedict Oramah
Afreximbank, President & Chairman of the Board

Sandra Planes Satorra
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Innovation Policy Analyst

Beatriz Reguero Naredo
CESCE, COO and Berne Union, President

Dan Riordan
AXA XL, President PRCB

Volker Schebesta
Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, State Secretary

Johannes Schmidt
Siemens Financial Services GmbH, Global Head of Finance Advisory

Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol
ITFC, Islamic Development Bank Group, CEO

Dr Karine Siegwart
Swiss Federal Office for the Environment BAFU, Vice Director

Diana Smallridge
International Financial Consulting Ltd., President and CEO

Louis Taylor
UK Export Finance, CEO