Ralph Chami, Advisor and Head of the Regional Studies Unit in the Middle East and Central Asia Department, The International Monetary Fund, Washington
Ralph is currently Advisor and Head of the Regional Studies Unit in the Middle East and Central Asia Department, The International Monetary Fund. Prior to that, he was the Chief of the Middle Eastern Division of the IMF Institute.
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Seymour Fortescue, Chairman, UK Remittances Task Force, London
Seymour Fortescue spent 26 years working for Barclays Bank, where he was Head of Marketing, Chief Executive of Barclaycard and Director, Personal Sector.
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Nassib Ghobril, Head of Economic Research and Analysis, Byblos Bank, BeirutView Nassib's biography
Nassib Ghobril is the Chief Economist and Head of Economic Research & Analysis at the Byblos Bank Group, one Lebanon’s largest banking and financial services groups.
Anirudh Kamani, Head Global Remittances, ICICI Bank, Mumbai
Anirudh joined ICICI Bank in 2005 as head of Strategy and Intelligence Cell of the Debt Management Group and subsequently moved to head customer service – phone banking.
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Dominic Peachey, Senior Policy Advisor, Financial Services Authority, LondonView Dominic's biography
Dominic's policy responsibilities at the FSA include operational risk, professional indemnity insurance and outsourcing but his major area of expertise covers electronic money, e-banking, mobile banking, and electronic and cross-border payment services.
Dirk H. Kranen, Coordinator of G8 Meeting on Remittances and Senior Official, Ministry of Finance, Berlin Dirk H. Kranen is a senior official at the Ministry of Finance and works currently in the European Department. View Dirk's biography
Thomas Labenbacher, Division Head Payment Services, SVP, Raiffeisen International, Vienna
Thomas joined Raiffeisen International in 2007 and is responsible for the payment service division. This includes responsibility for Raiffeisen payment systems for Russia/CIS as a business unit manager, for transaction process management and e/m - banking channel management. View Thomas's biography
Moises Jaimes, CEO, BBVA Bancomer Financial Holdings, Houston
Moises Jaimes has extensive experience in the financial services industry since 1984. View Moises's biography
Maria Soledad Martinez Peria, Senior Economist, Finance and Private Sector Development Research Group, The World Bank
Maria Soledad Martinez Peria is a Senior Economist in the Finance and Private Sector Development Team of the Development Economics Research Group at The World Bank. View Maria's biography
Osama Hamza Al Rahma, General Manager, Al Fardan Exchange, Dubai
Samar Baasiri, Head of Compliance Department, Bankmed, Beirut
Phyllis I. Mbungu, CEO, Small and Micro Enterprise Project, Nairobi
Aletha Ling, Executive Director, Fundamo, Cape Town
Kazi Islam, CEO, Grameen Solutions, Dhaka
Chidi Okpala, Head Branch Banking, Global Consumer Bank, United Bank for Africa, Lagos
Irunna Ejibe, Head of Diaspora Banking, Fidelity Bank, Lagos
Vineet Katial, Chairman and Managing Director, Krores, Dublin
Sudhir Kumar Shetty, Chief Operations Officer, Global Operations, UAE Exchange, Abu Dhabi
Christian Udechukwu, Director, MTI West Africa
Premal Patel, Director, MTI Gulf
Francis Shobo, Group Head, Products & Channels, First Bank Nigeria, Lagos
Michael Whyte, Director, SWIFT, La Hulpe
Robert Meins, Remittances Specialist, IFAD