Meet The Team

Our Executive Team

Our team has spent years working in technology, finance and international trade.

R. Uttamchandani
Executive Director
An experienced entrepreneur with experience in trade and finance in Europe, West Africa and South America. Prior to Trade Finance Market, he founded EximForce, an international trade ERP and has advised the Government of India on trade issues. Mr. Uttamchandani holds a BSc from The London School of Economics.
Brad Lucas
CTO
Brad is based in New York and has over 20 experience leading world-class teams to develop next generation web and financial software solutions for Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns. He holds degrees from the University of Bridgeport and University of Miami.
Satish Uttamchandani
Director Of Legal
Satish has extensive experience in commercial and international law. Prior to Trade Finance Market, he worked with Duane Morris Selvam in Singapore. He holds a MA in Jurisprudence from Oxford University and a MA from University College Dublin. Satish was called to the New York Bar.

Our Advisory Team

Margrith Lütschg-Emmenegger
Structuring & Business Development
Former President of FIMBank and previously with Barclays Bank and WestLB AG, Margrith has served as Chairman of International Factors Group (IFG) and founded the International Forfaiting Association (IFA). A distinguished author and globally recognised speaker on factoring and forfaiting, Margrith is a recipient of the National Order of Merit, in recognition of her exceptional contribution towards the development of Malta as a financial centre.
Shaun Harbinson
Shipping & Maritime Advisor
Shaun has over 25 years experience in the shipping industry. He is the Managing Director of Inception Maritime Ltd, a shipping consultancy and investor. Shaun was previously the long-serving CEO and Vice-Chairman of the Conti Shipping Group, one of the largest ship-owners in Germany. Shaun has also been a Director of the Bernhard Schulte Group, one of the largest ship-management groups in the world and Managing Director of MPC Marine, a maritime financial service provider. He started his career working for Hannover Re. Shaun graduated with BSc and LLM degrees.
Nick Lawson
Consultant CFO
After an early career with Spicers and Touche Ross/Deloitte, qualifying as an ACA (Chartered Accountant), Nick was Financial Director of Inchcape Chrysler Jeep UK and led the negotiations for the transfer of the business to Daimler Chrysler ownership. Nick specialises in finance and regulatory issues.