PANEL DISCUSSION

Commercial lending in the face of uncertainty: lessons from 2020

In this discussion, we explore how to transform portfolio management and improve profitability through commercial lending.

The panel discusses:

  • From a surge in funding requirements to business interruption loans: how successfully did lenders respond?
  • What were the key lessons from 2020 and what more must be done to ensure resilient financial responses moving forward?
  • Leveraging data and analytics to enhance profitability and portfolio management in commercial lending: strategies for success
  • From interest rates to portfolio analytics: how can banks embrace advanced analytics to improve profitability?
  • Digging into risk mitigation: how can relationship managers and credit officers be better supported?
  • AI and credit risk: optimising credit decisioning and enabling faster access to funding
  • Streamlining operations to achieve better experiences, cost efficiencies and increase margins: where should banks start and how can this be scaled throughout the business?
  • Ensuring robust financial systems in years to come: what more needs to be done?

Hear from our expert panel:

Neil Evans, Head of Credit Risk, OakNorth Bank

Ermal Ngjeci, Head of SME Credit Risk, Metro Bank

Kaustubh Joshi, Executive Director, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

Gita Thollesson, Senior Solutions Strategist, Q2

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