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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: Optimising credit and risk management for effective cashflow and growth

2 April @ 09:00 - 13:00

Onguard Seminar @ Seacrys at the Gherkin

Coface, Onguard and the CICM invite you to join us at a dynamic and interactive seminar on: ‘Optimising credit and risk management for effective cash flow and growth’

Join us in London’s iconic Gherkin to receive insight from top specialists in the field of Credit Management  

During this seminar, Coface and Onguard will show you how credit management and risk insurance processes can be improved. The Chartered Institute of Credit Management, will open the morning and share these thoughts on the Credit Management industry and where it’s heading. Coface will share their views on how Coface’s Enhanced Solution help mitigate your losses and provide an overview of risks within your portfolio and how to help improve your cash flow with efficiency and effectiveness. After the coffee break, Onguard will provide insights on how their sophisticated Credit Management software can help aid credit and finance departments. Some of the questions being answered: What are the possibilities and advantages of dedicated software over the use of Excel? What impact will Artificial Intelligence have on Credit Management software? Carl Lancaster of Peninsula Group will share his experiences and results that his company has seen since adopting the Onguard software.


Searcys at The Gerkin
30 St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP 




09.00: Attendee registration
09.30: Opening: by Sue Chapple - CICM
10.00: Coface:

      • Finlay Thomson – who are Coface? And what is Credit Insurance?
      • Hans Meijer - How can Coface’s Enhanced solution help mitigate your losses and provide an overview of risks within the portfolio? How to help improve your cash flow with efficiency and effectiveness?

11.00: Coffee & Tea Break
11.20: Onguard:

      • Martin de Heus – Introduction Onguard
      • Carl Lancaster – Business case Peninsula Ltd

12.20: Networking buffet lunch



Sue Chapple, CICMSue Chapple 

Sue has recently taken up the position of Interim Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM), the largest recognised professional body in the world for the credit management community. Before taking up this role, Sue held the post of Director of Strategic Relationships with the CICM – working collaboratively with a number of organisations in the sector, increasing awareness and building partnerships.

Finley Thomson

Head of Direct Sales for UK - managing the national team of business development managers. With 10+ years in the credit insurance industry and specialising in export.

HansHans Meijer

Director of EICC – Enhanced Information Claims and Collects, responsible for UK & Ireland markets. With over 30+ years in credit management and 10 of those in credit insurance.

Martin de Heus 

VP of Sales at Onguard - has 10 years of experience in the order-to-cash software industry. He started his career at Graydon, where he was introduced to credit management in all its aspects: credit information, collections and software. He

eventually came to the previously known CreditTools as a sales consultant, and in February 2018 joined the newly merged Onguard’s Management Team.

Carl Lancaster

Group Head of Collections - Responsible for all collections across 9 UK and ROI companies and oversight for 3 overseas territories in Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Extensive Finance background covering all transactional elements plus on-the-job Management Accountant experience.



2 April
09:00 - 13:00
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Searcys @ The Gerkin
30 St Mary Axe
London, EC3A 8EP United Kingdom
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