Gabriel Buck has over 35 years international banking experience and was previously the Global Head of Barclays Capital, Capex Financing Solutions team, prior to founding his own firm – GKB Ventures. For the last 6 years he served as Chair of the British Bankers’ Association Export Finance and Trade Committee. He was a Commissioner on the UK “Cole Review”, set up to assist UK Government to define future strategy for UK Exports, and more recently became the Lead Judge for the UK National Export Excellence Awards. Gabby has extensive experience financing infrastructure and energy transactions on the African continent, many of which have won prestigious awards, and continues to close transactions in highly complex jurisdictions under his new advisory firm. He is a regular public speaker on international trade and ECA finance. He is also a Trustee to the National Youth Agency, a Charity appointed by UK Government responsible for youth work and occupational standards.