Graham Bright is Head – Compliance and Operations at Euro Exim Bank Ltd, an innovative financial institution specialising in Trade Finance, facilitating global trade for buyers worldwide.

With a number of roles and more than 35 years (with 20 years at SWIFT) in the finance industry, his experience encompasses working collaboratively with industry utilities, regulators and Central Banks, consulting, and partner/channels management.

He holds a BA (Hons.) degree in Business Studies and is a serving UK Justice of the Peace, and also sits on Crown Court appeals.

Formerly Director of FSI Solutions and Strategy at EMC, he was a financial SME with responsibility for paperless banking, compliance and risk solutions. Prior to EMC, he was managing Director of Financial Tradeware, provider of broker and hedge funds trading systems.

Euro Exim BankLtd, participates with Ripple, for real-time payments, low liquidity requirements for FX transfers using XRP cryptocurrency, and embedding trade messages in Ripple instructions, providing new instruction delivery solutions for the industry.

Graham is a regular contributor to trade journals (GTR, TFR), with published thought leadership articles in financial technology press, and a speaker at trade industry conferences across the globe. He has also been recognised for prestigious industry awards including ‘Most Innovative Executive in Trade Finance –2020’.