Daniel Rojas, CITP|FIBP – Project Manager

Note: This article has been updated as of December 2018. Daniel Rojas, CITP®|FIBP®, is a Project Manager at Bombardier. Working in their Project Management Office…


What skills are needed to succeed in global trade?

International business professionals in our Twitter community came together last month for a #TradeElite chat on the topic of skills in global trade. Speaking from a variety of backgrounds, levels of experience and geographic locations, they discussed the skills, knowledge and abilities that are needed to succeed in the industry.


Lindsay Brumwell, CITP│FIBP — Trade Specialist

Lindsay Brumwell is a Trade Specialist, Agri-Value at Saskatchewan Trade & Export Partnership (STEP), which champions the province of Saskatchewan’s export industry and assists provincial businesses in realizing global marketing opportunities.


Top three potential barriers to foreign market entry

Companies entering new markets might face problems or increased costs because of the business environment and the way in which companies operate. For example, marketing services might be prohibitively expensive. The banking system might be undeveloped, and certain payment mechanisms may be unavailable. Letters of credit might be unreliable or difficult to obtain.


Zeeshanali Fazal, CITP│FIBP — Underwriter and Advisor of Financial Guarantees

Zeeshanali Fazal is an Underwriter and Advisor of Financial Guarantees at Export Development Canada (EDC) in Montreal, Quebec. He was born in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he spent his childhood. Zeeshanali moved to Pakistan in the early 1990s, and by the late 1990s he moved to Canada where he completed his high school, CEGEP and university education in finance.