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About Paul Johnson

  • June 11, 2019

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Paul Johnson

Mr. Johnson is principal at Trade Lanes Consulting LLP, providing banks and corporates with advisory and consulting services in the areas of Trade Finance, Supply Chain Finance and Working Capital Management. He has over 25 years of international banking experience with a number of US and European financial institutions. Mr. Johnson speaks regularly at international banking conferences and is a frequent contributor to industry publications.

Mr. Johnson was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He held senior global management roles responsible for strategy, development and rollout of new trade and supply chain programs, product management and global sales/marketing support, structuring unique trade transactions, product training and liaison with credit operations and compliance risk management.

Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Mr. Johnson held senior management positions at Standard Chartered Bank and Wells Fargo (First Interstate Bank) responsible for FI Trade Sales, Trade Product Management and Trade Operations.

He’s a member of The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP). In addition, Mr. Johnson is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He began his career with Ernst and Young in London.