Trade Advisory Network

Delivering success in Global Supply Chain, Trade and Invoice Financing

Welcome to Trade Advisory Network

Trade Advisory Network supports its clients to achieve their development goals and aspirations in the field of trade and supply chain finance, using our recognised subject matter expertise to:

  • provide market insight;
  • drive focused product development and innovation;
  • support operating model design and implementation;
  • provide investor commercial due diligence and reviews;
  • provide expert witness testimony;
  • deliver corporate trade advisory; and,
  • develop and deliver face-to-face and online training and education 

Please contact Lionel Taylor or John Bugeja for a free initial consultation.


Learn more about Trade Advisory Network founders Lionel Taylor and John Bugeja.

Trade & Supply Chain Finance Solutions

Drawing on our practical experience and supported by a global network of senior associates, we deliver expert advisory services, technical excellence, market insights and an external perspective.

  • Our clients include banks, non-bank funders, FinTechs, investors, industry bodies, educational institutions and technology service providers.
  • We also support corporates directly through deal structuring and placement.

We work with SMEs, banks, fintechs, startups, corporates and trade organisations

Training & Education

Recognised as subject matter experts and practitioners, we develop and deliver training and education programmes, workshops and online courses tailored to meet the needs of our clients.

In addition to providing in-house training for banks and other institutions, we also authored the supply chain finance courses and qualifications for the International Chamber of Commerce Academy, The London Institute of Banking and Finance, International Finance Corporation (World Bank) and FCI, the leading global factoring association… > more


Major Bank

Reengineering a Major Bank’s Trade Finance Business

We devised and implemented a new operating model, organisation design and sales approach for the bank’s trade and supply chain finance business that enabled the bank to better service its customer market segments… > more

Implementation of Supply Chain Finance for Fintech

Market Insight for an Industry-leading Fintech

As strategic advisors to a Fintech developing the concept of digital original documents, we have supported their product positioning with white papers and commercial use cases and have directly supported their client engagement.> more
Fundraising for SME

Trade Cycle Analysis to Raise Funds for an SME

By applying our highly effective Trade Cycle Analysis process, we were able to secure additional working capital for a UK-based B2C business, with limited balance sheet strength, to support their ambitious strategy to grow their business and move to a more profitable direct import model… > more
Trade Finance Strategic Advisory for Startup Bank

Trade Finance Strategic Advisory for Startup Bank

Appointed as specialist trade and supply chain finance advisor to the CEO designate, we provided detailed product, credit and operating model input and supported the development of the regulatory business plan… > more

Facilitating the path to integrated supply chain financing