Advisory Solutions

Selected by our clients who value the fresh external perspective, proven expertise, empathy and energy that we bring to every assignment, our strategic approach and implementation support will enable your organisation to achieve its goals more quickly.

  • Market strategy
  • Review of existing product solution set and gap analysis
  • Product development
  • Expansion of solutions into new territories

  • Target Operating Model review and redevelopment

  • Focus on the end-to-end trade cycle covering sourcing and selling aspects

  • Optimum structure for existing and target operating model
  • Product and sales management structures
  • Implementation and recruitment
  • Market review of new and existing investment opportunities
  • Advisory/Non Executive Board
  • Operating Model oversight
  • Technical situation analysis
  • Input into legal submissions
  • Court/Tribunal attendance
  • Introducing financing solutions for SMEs
  • Payables finance programme strategy and implementation
  • Positioning of more complex trade and supply chain finance structure
  • Offer insight and commercial due diligence for new acquisitions and investments
  • Investor representation and hands on reviews of existing investments
  • Structuring of facilities/transactions
  • Credit appraisal and oversight
  • Portfolio reviews
  • Training programs for trade, supply chain finance, receivables/invoice finance, working capital products
  • Training in respect of sales and product management

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Effective, measurable programmes that deliver tangible benefits.



Trade Advisory Network works with management teams and boards of directors to evaluate, structure and implement trade and supply chain finance programmes.

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Payables Finance

  • Design a Payables Finance programme, acting on an advisory basis within the client organisation.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance, and support the client in meetings with technology vendors, platform providers, banks and other financiers.
  • Support programme implementation in partnership with the client.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and performance management support. 

Trade/Receivables Finance

  • Assist in the structuring of a facility/transaction.
  • Join meetings with banks and other financiers in support of the corporate. 

Working Capital Review

  • Review and appraise the client’s working capital position.
  • Assess adequacy of existing financial arrangements.
  • Undertake trade cycle analysis.
  • Structure and place appropriate financing solution.


Traditional and digital banks face distinct challenges as they strive to increase their revenues and grow their client base. Both need to generate business opportunities and implement strategies to leverage, manage and support innovation and to drive product functionality, client satisfaction, credit appetite and enhanced operational efficiency.

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  • Trade Advisory Network leverages its deep inside knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of the global banking industry to provide practical, actionable, independent analysis.
  • Specific areas of focus include supporting the migration to digitalisation of trade and supply chain finance solutions.
  • We speak your language. We’re from your world.

Fintechs/Alternative Financiers

Trade Advisory Network works with management teams in the development of product functionality, client engagement strategy, operating model definition, organisation design and commercialisation planning.

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  • We leverage our key alliances and credibility with associations and other industry organisations to the benefit of our clients.
  • We also work in partnership with fintechs, advising on platform development, providing market insight and supporting product innovations to ensure services remain constantly at the cutting edge of the industry.


Trade Advisory Network has a clear independent voice and operates without any vested interests. But that does not mean we walk a lone path.

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  • We truly value partnership and actively seek the kind of collaboration that will maximise the positive impact of financial services in enterprise success and global economic growth.
  • We have a deep experience of trade and supply chain finance and enjoy strong alliances with associations and other industry organisations, which we look to support, develop and promote.
  • We also collaborate with technology providers, advising on platform development and scoping market and product innovations to ensure services remain constantly at the cutting edge of the industry.


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