Alexander R. Malaket, CITP, CTFP, is the president of OPUS Advisory Services International Inc., established in 2001, focusing on international business, trade, and investment with a specialization in trade finance/supply chain finance. He has undertaken a range of consultancy assignments, from operational and tactical to technology and global strategy, and delivered various training programs for clients around the world.
He has researched and authored thought leadership reports, program assessments and reviews, and public and international policy reports. He has participated in or chaired numerous international initiatives for industry bodies and other institutions. Mr. Malaket is an internationally recognized expert, contributing regularly to industry publications like Trade Finance magazine, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Global Trade Review, Cash & Trade magazine, and Trade and Export Finance. He speaks and heads panels at top-tier conferences and events around the world, and is the author of Financing Trade and International Supply Chains, Gower/Ashgate Publishing, UK 2014 (now Taylor & Francis, UK).
Mr. Malaket holds the designations of Certified International Trade Professional (FITT, Ottawa) and Certified Trade Finance Professional (ICC Academy, Singapore). He has been nominated, elected, or invited to contribute to various organizations in several capacities.