ITFA is pleased to welcome five institutions to its growing family:

Established in 1997, Atlantic Risk Management Services (AtlanticRMS) was established in 1997 and specialises in providing Diligence, Back Up Services and Recoveries to the ABS, ABL, Trade, Receivables and Commercial Finance Industry.

They have worked on thousands of cases across multiple sectors and jurisdictions. They work for Banks, Finance Companies and Investors across multiple industry sectors and jurisdictions.
Atlantic RMS has completed assignments in thirty countries.

The CEO, Mr. Richard Hawkins is the main contact for ITFA.

Contour is a leading digital trade finance network that is building the global standard for trade by bringing together the world’s banks, corporates and ecosystem partners, onto a common, digital, and trusted network. The main delegate for ITFA matters is Carl Wegner, the CEO of Contour. 

Formed by the world’s leading trade banks, Mr. Wegner stated that Contour is solving the longstanding inefficiencies in trade finance by using the latest technologies to bring about long overdue digitisation, removing the heavy reliance on paper documents and creating a streamlined workflow that is digital, fast and secure. Contour won the Global Finance Award for Best DLT Platform for Trade Finance in 2023, the GTR Award for Best Fintech in Trade in 2022 and Leader in Trade for Digitalisation in 2021. It was also named Best Trade Finance Solution in 2021 by Treasury Management International.

National Credit Insurance (Brokers) Pty Ltd is a specialist trade credit insurance broker and provider of ancillary risk management solutions who works with thousands of businesses and financiers around Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Malaysia. Mr James Thornberry, Managing Director, Australia is the main delegate for ITFA matters.

As a broker, NCI acts as an intermediary for a broad range of businesses who look to protect their trade receivables. James stated that they have strong, long-standing relationships with global insurers spanning more than 35 years, enabling them to broker trade credit insurance in the best interests of their clients.

Rebeccanomics draws on Rebecca Harding’s multidisciplinary approach and her trade, economics and geopolitics domain expertise to provide clients with strategic advice, data-based technology consultancy, research insight and analytics, and public speaking. Dr Rebecca is also the main delegate for ITFA matters.

The company was founded in April 2016 to bring economics and trade to life through actionable research and insight. Dr. Rebecca Harding’s career spans academia, think-tanks, trade bodies and significant experience in global trade as an economist, Fintech founder, data analyst, consultant and media commentator. This background has demonstrated the need to provide high quality and rigorous research to the financial and corporate sectors in a clear, focused and timely manner. The company’s core values are independence, integrity and rigour. Its mission is to translate these values into research and advice that is relevant, strategic and timely.

TradeRiver  is an established and leading alternative finance provider that has delivered over £350M+ of Working Capital to UK SME business via digitalised payment obligations execute via the TradeRiver supply chain portal. Funding the front end of the supply chain, TradeRiver has processed over 6500 individual client payments to 1500suppliers registered in 45+ countries. TradeRiver works closely with the credit insurance market to underwrite risk. Multi-Currency capabilities via live API make the payment process simple. Facilities from £100,000 to £2,500,000 or more, with payments being made to suppliers in the currency of the client’s choice. The ITFA Digital Negotiable Instrument Initiative is of particular interest to Trade River who are collaborating with Enigio’s ‘trace:original technology for the creation and management of digital bill of exchange in the UK.

The main delegate for ITFA matters is the CEO, Mr. Richard Fossett.

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