President, OPUS Advisory Services International (Canada); Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, ICC Banking Commission (Paris). Recognized specialist in international business, trade and supply chain finance. Advises government, international institution, banking and corporate clients around the world, conducts seminars, and authors reports on topics in international business and finance. Frequent contributor to industry press, and a regular speaker at leading conferences. Author of “Financing Trade and International Supply Chains” (Gower, UK, 2014). Serves on the Board of Directors, Forum for International Trade Training (Ottawa), the Executive Committee of the Board, World Trade Centre (Winnipeg), the International Affairs Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (Ottawa), the B20/G20 Task Force on Financing Growth (2015) and is a Nominated National Expert, Trade Finance at UN/CEFACT (Geneva).