Senior Banker, Financial Institutions Team; Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP); European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Kamola Makhmudova is a Senior Banker at the EBRD, working in the Financial Institutions department’s TFP team. Here she leads the TFP’s policy dialogue on the development of trade finance and compliance, access to trade finance for small and medium size businesses, as well as a number of capacity development projects, including the internationally accredited EBRD Trade Finance e-Learning Programme. Her daily work involves approving transactions in all the economies where the EBRD invests, and developing trade finance limits for new partner banks. Kamola is also founder and editor of the EBRD magazine Trade Exchange.
Kamola came to the TFP from the EBRD’s Transport, Power and Energy Utilities departments, and has broad experience in emerging market economies, working on debt, equity and complex project finance transactions in both the private and public sectors.
Kamola began her career in 1997 at ABN AMRO Bank, where she worked in Corporate Banking and the Customer Services Department.
Kamola’s expertise is also recognised externally; she is a member of the Correspondent Banking Coordination Group, at the Financial Stability Board, IMF and WTO on global and regional efforts, to enhance the coordination of capacity development activities, where she represents the EBRD and contributes to the policymaking and thinking on global challenges of de-risking and access to international trade finance. She is also currently studying for an MBA at Cambridge University’s Judge Business School.
Kamola Makhmudova (@KMakhmudova)