ESG Financial Products / Carbon Trading


  • Nadine Mueller – Executive Director Global Commodities, Commonwealth Bank
  • Damien Beng – General Manager Treasury, Woodside
  • Nick Burrough – ESG Specialist, Bloomberg


  • Andrew Jenkins – Head of Markets Western Australia, Commonwealth Bank

Bank Relationship Management

Dealing with your bank: in good times and difficult times

In the good times, you need to:

  •  Understand how bank credit teams view business/corporate lending. Why it is different from home lending
  •  Accept Bank credit assessment takes time and quality information
  • Interact with the bank transparently to make the process work

In difficult times, there are actions corporates can take to help get the right outcome

  • Open and honest communication
  • Sound financial hygiene including cashflow controls, three-way financial forecasts (with achievable assumptions) anda well thought out corporate strategy.
  • Have a plan to reduce debt – sale of non-core assets etc


  • Lindesay Brine – Associate Dean, Curriculum & Learning, Macquarie University
  • Andrew Reed – Executive Director, KordaMentha

Counter party Credit Risk

Sources of exposure, approaches to measurement of exposure and management techniques.


  • Dane Birdseye – Director Treasury Advisory Services, EY
  • Tim Evans – Treasury Risk and Compliance Manager, Transurban


  • What is it
  • Risks and regulatory focus
  • Ways to mitigate risk for borrowers & issuers


  • Rowen Cross – Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills