OUR TEAM

Our Team is comprised of industry leaders whose combined knowledge and expertise is set to shake-up the world of Trade Finance documentation.

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Sameer Sehgal
Chief Executive Officer​​​

20+ years as a Banker, heading Citi’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Trade. Grew business by 600% in 5 years. Experienced in global trade with a focus on trade technology and operations. Wharton, FMS and IIT Kharagpur alum.

Uzair Bawany
Co-founder & COO

Entrepreneur with global experience in building business. Completed first MBO in 2003. Experienced in the banking, HR & Executive Search. Advisory
Board of the Prince’s Trust fundraising committee. Kent University, BSc.

Achille D’Antoni
Co-founder & Chief Sales Officer

Career Banker, 35+ years of experience in Commercial and Private Banking. Significant senior level Network in banking and Corporate globally. Extensive experience in Product and business building. Bocconi University, Economics.

Gary Bhattacharjee
Co-founder, Tech Board Advisor

20+ years in FS, from buy-side to sell-side and technology. Business and Tech leadership in IBM, Citi and Morgan Stanley. Partner in consultancy practise with successful exit to HP. Experienced in FinTech, focus on AI, Data, Trade Platforms and WM. IIT Kharagpur alum.

Ray Sherry
Chief Technology Officer​​​​​​

Technologist with 32+ years’ experience across financial services. Previous CTO at Barclays. Specialise in early stage business aligned IT governance, architecture and operational services. Northampton University, Computing, ADBL, Exec. Diploma, Digital Leadership.

Sante Zampini
Head of Agent Relations

30+ years of international experience in corporate banking. Focused on Relationship Management and Sales, involving business development and deal origination across industries. BSc in Finance: Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, New York, USA.

Matteo Bocchi-Bianchi
Chief Knowledge Officer

12+ years as Financial engineer in corporate banking and strategy. Technology lead at Citi in Export and Agency Finance. Specialise in business planning and implementation, and transaction protocol. Polytechnic Univ. Milano, Finance and Industrial Engineering.

Asif N. Ali
Managing Director, Product

20+ years in Trade Services & Finance space in local and multinational banks in MENA region. P&L for trade product for MEP region in large international
Bank. Experience in operations, product development and sales. Bachelors in Commerce.

Ameen Allibhoy
Head of Partnerships

Business growth expert with 30+ years’ experience across a range of industries. Held senior positions at Emirates, DNATA, Mercator & Galileo Emirates. Areas of deep focus include negotiations, marketing, systems development, information analysis & culture development.

Shishir Vyas
Chief Client Experience & Digitisation Officer

25+ years in financial services, IT and consulting. Expertise in Internet/Mobile banking, Potal technologies, Information Architecture, Content Management and CRM. Digital Technology head at Citi. IIT Kanpur, and IIM Calcutta alum.

Jayan Menon

Country Head - India

30+ years' experience across various banking sectors specialising in Trade Finance and operations. Previously has held roles as Vice President, Head of Trade and Director of Operations at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics and UPenn Wharton Alum.

Varinder Dhaliwal

Chief of Staff

20+ years' experience leading teams in global corporations, most recently as Head of Project Management at Marks & Spencer. Specialising in operational developing and delivering complex business transformations. Mosaic National Advisory Board Member & Regional Leadership Group Chair. Langara College, Royal Roads University and London Business School Alum.

Sara Hassan

Client Onboarding Director

10+ years’ experience in the technology industry, having held senior roles in relationship management and sales, most recently at Dell EMC. Specialising in client relationship management and implementation. University of Buckingham, HEC School of Management, NYU and LSE Alum.

Sambit Patnaik

Chief Implementations Officer

20+ years experience specialising in planning and implementing major transformation initiatives across global banks. Most recently held various leadership roles in Program Delivery and Client Implementations at Citi and Barclays. Bachelor’s and Master’s -BITS, Pilani Alum.

Helen Thorne

Operations Manager

30 years' experience in administrative and operational roles across various sectors, including NHS and recruitment within Banking and Finance.

Jorge Sanchez

IT Architect

10+ years in IT and managed services specialising in architecture and deployment of cloud services. Held Leadership roles at Latin Americas largest IT service provider. Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, BSc and Universidad Iberoamericana, MSc.

Laura Thorne

Operations Admin

An experienced Operations and Facilities administrator, having worked for 12 years within the recruitment industry in various roles.

Sebastian Strub

Financial Controller

20+ years career accountant with 10+ years' in senior roles as financial controller and director across global organisations. Specialising in management accounting, financial accounting and tax advisory. University of Nottingham, BA.