HSBC Thought Leadership Forum
The State of Global Trade 2019
Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Patricia Gomes, Head of North America Global Trade and Receivables Finance
The New York Public Library
Celeste Bartos Forum
476 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Event Speaker and Moderator Bios
Priyamvada Singh
Head of Product and Propositions
Global Trade and Receivables Finance,
North America for HSBC Bank USA N.A

Priyamvada Singh is Head of Product and Propositions, Global Trade and Receivables Finance, North America for HSBC Bank USA N.A. In her role as Product Head, she is responsible for strengthening GTRF’s product capabilities and sector propositions in trade including supply chain and receivables finance as well as building on the strong foundation of traditional trade in adapting to technological change. As the leading trade bank in the world, HSBC has also led the way in embracing technological developments with digitalization of trade, automation and key ‘fintech’ partnerships. GTRF in North America has successfully established partnerships with external supply chain platforms to deliver end-to-end structured solutions and launched digital tools to enhance client on-boarding and access to trade transaction information.

Priyamvada has 20+ years of experience as a trade finance professional with global banks as well as leading trade and supply chain finance in emerging markets with the World Bank Group. Prior to joining HSBC in 2014, Priyamvada was Global Program Head for Supplier Finance at International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank. She joined IFC in June 2005 as Regional Head, Asia and Middle East in Trade and Supply Chain. As Principal, Trade Finance, she was involved in developing the multi-donor funded Global Trade Liquidity program in 2009 as a crisis response to supporting trade finance delivered through global banks. At IFC, Priyamvada established the Global Trade Supplier Finance program in 2010 under which IFC provides financing solutions for emerging market supply chains in partnership with global banks and alternative independent platform providers that includes sustainability metrics for improved supplier compliance with sustainability standards. Priyamvada has also been a regular speaker at trade finance and industry events on emerging markets trade and supply chain finance.

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