Clara is a multiple award winning banker. She has more than 30 years of regional experience across large corporate and SME banking, institutional banking, as well as trade and commodity finance and syndication.
In the last ten years of her banking career, Clara was Global Head of Trade Finance, driving and growing the trade business of a leading bank in Singapore. Clara has held various senior roles at OCBC, Natexis, ING and BNP. She has extensive and in-depth industry and product knowledge in trade finance, with robust emphasis on client relationship management and credit risk management. SME will benefit from her deep understanding of SME working capital needs and cash flow management.
She was on the list of prominent trade practitioners recognised by The Asian Banker for continually shaping the industry in the respective fields. Her views were often sought by the media, government agencies as well as at industry conferences and events as a thought leadership speaker.
Clara is impressively well networked and most updated with the latest in the trade finance world.
She holds a Bachelor of Business together with numerous accreditations from the Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore Institute of Management and professional training.