ALEXANDER R. MALAKETT

President of OPUS Advisory
Services International Inc.

Alexander R. Malaket is President of Canadian consultancy OPUS Advisory Services International Inc., established in 2001, focusing on international business, trade and investment with a specialty in trade finance/supply chain finance. Alexander has undertaken a range of consultancy assignments, from operational and tactical to technology, to global strategy, and delivered various training programs for clients around the world.

Alexander has researched and authored thought leadership reports, program assessments and reviews, public and international policy reports and has participated in or chaired numerous international initiatives for industry bodies and other institutions.

Mr. Malaket is an internationally recognized expert, contributing regularly to industry publications like Trade Finance Magazine, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Global Trade Review, Cash & Trade Magazine and Trade and Export Finance. Alexander speaks and chairs panels at top-tier conferences and events around the world, and is the author of Financing Trade and International Supply Chains (Gower/Ashgate Publishing, 2014).

Mr. Malaket has been nominated, elected or invited to contribute to various organizations in several capacities, including:

Member of the Board of Advisors, Tin Hill Capital, Singapore

Member of the Board, World Trade Symposium, UK

Member of the Board of Directors and the Board Nominating Committee, FITT Ottawa

Deputy Head of the Executive Committee, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Banking Commission, Paris

Co-Chair of the Academic Committee, ICC Academy (Trade Finance and International Banking), Singapore

Nominated National Expert, Trade Finance, UN/CEFACT, Geneva

Member of the Trade, Finance and Development Experts Group, E15 Initiative (World Economic Forum and ICTSD), Geneva

Delegate for Canada, B20/G20 Consultations for 2015 (Financing Growth Task Force) and 2016 (SME Development Task Force) and Co-Chair, ICC Banking Commission B20/G20 Consultations

Member of the International Affairs Committee, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa

Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Canada

Past Member of the Inaugural Board and Executive Committee, World Trade Centre Winnipeg