Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance Solutions
Roque is a senior financial services executive with over twenty-five years ofCommercial Finance, Trade and Supply Chain Finance experience. He has held leadership roles in the development and delivery of financing solutions for MNC,
large local corporate and small and middle-market companies in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, North America and Latin America.
Prior to launching Accel, he was MD &Global Head, Open Account Trade & Commodity Financeat Standard Chartered Bank.There he was responsible for successfully developing and driving the growth ofstrategic products across all segments and geographies.Prior to Standard Chartered, Roque held regional leadership rolesin EMEA withthe Trade franchises of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citibank. The first half of Roque’s career wasin commercial finance and primarily focused on early-stage investment and oversight of financial services companies inLatin America and Asia. He held a variety of senior international rolesat Heller Financial, Inc.(subsequently GE Capital) which ranged from corporate development to being the Senior Credit Officer of its international division.
Roque is currently based in Singapore. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Southern Illinois University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.