Globinar Global Trade and Supply Chain impacts Post Brexit and Covid-19

Date: August 6, 2020
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
ZOOM Virtual
Contact: Global Chamber

Global Trade & Supply Chain Impacts Post Brexit and Covid-19

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Our globalized world is one of rapid changes, and with Coronavirus, the global opportunities are changing right before our eyes. Stay in touch to adjust your activities to reduce risk and grow.

For this globinar we're pleased to present the Chief Economist at Equals, Jeremy Thomson Cook as our keynote speaker to discuss the post-Brexit, and 'during' Covid-19 impacts on global trade and supply chain for companies doing business in and out of the UK and EU. Special thanks to Katie Keith of Equals for arranging this opportunity!

Additional information and speakers will be announced.

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Zoom in from anywhere on August 6th... at 8am PT / 10am CT / 11am US ET / 4pm London


00:00 – Multi-Metro Globinar begins

  • Jeremy Thomson-Cook - Chief Economist at Equals
  • Ryan Sachs - Business Development at V. Alexander & Co.
  • Caitlin H. Balderrama - Air & Ocean Branch Manager at Mainfreight Americas.

00:30 – Q&A Session

01:00 - End

Speaker Bios

Jeremy Thomson-Cook - Chief Economist at Equals. Jeremy is the Chief Economist at Equals Group. He has been involved within the financial services industry since 2002 and specialises in helping individual and business clients to understand their currency risk, enabling them to maximise their international payments. With his experience and knowledge on current markets and strategies, Jeremy regularly features on national television and in media around the world.

Ryan Sachs - Business Development at V. Alexander & Co. Ryan is in Business Development with V. Alexander & Co. where he specializes in helping businesses of all sizes with their global logistics and supply chain needs. He has been with V. Alexander since 2015 where he originally started in global export operations. Prior to V. Alexander,  Ryan worked in financial services supporting clients globally and began his enjoyment for international business. Ryan currently resides in Nashville, TN with his wife and daughter.

Founded in 1946, V. Alexander is a provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions worldwide. We are proud to be one of the largest, independent providers in the industry. We work with customers who value the ability to have the best transactional visibility seen in the market today, while taking steps to keep both your import and export business compliant with U.S. Customs. We believe that a successful cargo dynamics company is built on excellence, one transaction at a time.

Caitlin H. Balderrama - Air & Ocean Branch Manager at Mainfreight Americas. Caitlin is Air & Ocean Branch Manager at Mainfreight Americas, managing a multi-faceted team servicing customers in Air, Ocean and Customs Brokerage. She started in Domestic operations and transborder operations, inventory management  of VMI programs for vendors to Fortune 500 partners. Caitlin grew into her International Operations Manager and role as Key Account Manager overseeing million dollar accounts and helped customers realize efficiencies and growth in their Supply Chain. She has assisted customers in building efficient export compliance programs for products requiring specific documentation including Letters of Credit, Original Documents, Phytosanitary and Certificates of Origin. She also has been a writer for customers with a variety of consumable, FDA and machinery products impacted by various Government Regulations and Section 301 Tariffs. She has worked and lived in Russia, Ireland, Argentina, Peru and Belgium for a total of 8 years, speaks four languages. She has extended experience in planning, strategy and technical knowledge of ERP and computer freight, inventory and office programs. Caitlin is also familiar with shipping hazmat, organizing airfreight per TSA rules, domestic freight planning and guiding imports through customs entry process up to door delivery.


Moderator: Doug Bruhnke - Founder/CEO of Global Chamber®Doug is an international entrepreneur dedicated to helping members of Global Chamber® reach new markets across metros and borders more successfully. He is a two-time expat with Dupont in Tokyo and Singapore with over 30 years of global business experience in nearly all countries and segments. Doug is a regional advisor for U.S. Global Leadership Coalition and a member of collaborating international groups including the Arizona District Export Council. He has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from University of Utah, an EMBA from Michigan State University and 5 patents. Doug was born in Mt. Kisco, New York and now lives in the metro regions of Phoenix and San Francisco. More on Global Chamber®.

About Global Chamber®: Global Chamber® is a growing and collaborating community of CEOs, executives and leaders in 525 metro regions around the world... connecting member businesses to new opportunities and advancing growth and success. It's the only chamber of commerce in the world operating in hundreds of locations that helps exporting, importing and investing members to connect through warm introductions to clients, partners, projects and resources. Global Chamber® is a registered trademark of Global Chamber, LLC.