FCI is a truly global association that acts in the interests of its members right across the world. It also represents members’ needs on a more localised basis through its network of Regional Chapters.
These Chapters organise events and activities which have a particular focus on regional issues and opportunities.
Local and global; FCI supports its members in building their businesses.
In South & South East Asia, North East Asia, Americas and Central, Eastern and Souht-Eastern Europe & the Middle East: FCI has a regional Regional Director who is in charge of membership development and is the face of FCI.
South and Southeast Asian
South and South East Asia comprises some of the fastest growing economies on the planet; it also is home to many start up and emerging invoice finance industries. Awareness, understanding and support are key for these developing markets. The Chapter Director is in place to help provide and co-ordinate that support.
The South and South East Asia Regional Director is Mr. Kheng Leong Lee.
Kheng Leong Lee
North East Asia
North East Asia comprises the greater China region (China, HK, Taiwan) along with Japan, Korea, and Mongolia. China is moving fast. With One belt One Road initiative, this trend will have a significant and direct impact on the trade in the region.The Chapter Director is in place to help provide and co-ordinate that support.
The North East Asia Regional Director is Mr. Lin Hui.
Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and the Middle East
Central and Eastern Europe, along with the former CIS countries and the Middle East have a rapidly developing Invoice finance industry; skills development and the sharing of best practice are real focuses in these quickly evolving marketplaces. The Regional Chapter is focused on supporting these particular regional needs and opportunities.
The Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and the Middle East Regional Director is Mrs. Betül Kurtulus
Americas has both an established and emerging set of markets; with economic growth and a real focus on import and export operations as well as domestic business, this Chapter is there to support members who want to develop new knowledge, skills and markets.
The American Regional Director is Mr. Alberto Wyderka.
In order to support regional approach, we have grouped our Members in Africa under the Africa Chapter
It is generally recognised that Africa presents some of the most exciting global opportunities for economic development and expansion. Our Industry is capable of providing support to this growth but knowledge and capability need to be developed and shared. The African Chapter is in place to help support this expansion and skills creation at a regional level.
The current Chairman of the Chapter is Ms. Kanayo Awani, Managing Director- Intra African Trade Initiative of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), which is a leading pan African banking group.