The ITFA is committed to developing high quality education for its members. It aims to raise industry standards by organising seminars/workshops for newcomers as well as experienced members and non-members, and to provide information on education available in the market for related activities (and trade finance in general). In addition to this role, it co-ordinates and facilitates education in association with other organisations such as Colleges and Universities.

A further role of the ITFA is to provide information – it organises and issues general information on particular areas of interest such as Emerging Market Research and the creation/presentation of statistics.


Zeyno de Vries-Davutoglu of Credit Europe Bank N.V.

Head of Education


Paul Coles of Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Silja Calac of Swiss RE International SE


Sean Edwards of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe Ltd