Innovative practitioners on a mission

We are a business solution company with consulting expertise background in banking and financial organizations.

It began…

Established in 2016, Conpend emerged from Proferus, an Amsterdam based company with expertise in providing professional consultancy for trade finance, payments and cash management within banking and financial sector. With an idea of a 2.0 service, Conpend has made its goal to support international financial institutions in their digitalization journey. At Conpend we don’t just advise, we provide digital solutions to follow innovative trends and needs of our clients.


Our mission

Our mission is to help financial organizations on their digital transformation journey by empowering their Trade Finance Operations, Compliance and Relationship Managers to independently increase their productivity and effectivity, so they can focus on what counts: being successful in serving clients.

Our vision

Our vision is to keep on empowering our clients with the right tools, while becoming more efficient as our company will grow. The beauty of being a FinTech company is to never stop changing and anticipating that new change. Our vision is that we will always be there for our clients with the next best thing that just might change their business for better.

Our values

We are a team of passionate people, we are developers and innovators. Values, just like trust and respect need to be earn to be recognized. We strive in providing premium support and client’s satisfaction.

Meet our team

We are a small, but effective team of experts.

Sriram Krishnamoorthi

Business Analyst

With over 6 years of Trade Finance experience and 11 in product implementation, Sriram is positioned as Business Analyst.

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Evgenii Klimov

Frontend Developer

With more than 4 years in website & software development expertise, Evgenii is Conpend’s Frontend Developer. In his free time he likes to explore Amsterdam and volunteer in a various range of eco causes.

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Filippo Margiotta

Chief Technology Officer

With more than 15 years of experience in software development, Filippo has mostly background in Distributed System Architecture, Data Modeling and Microsoft Development Frameworks (.Net Core). In short, he is passionate about using and learning new state of art solutions for all software lifecycle aspects. Keenly interested in new challenges and a broader scope of experience to include other industries, technologies and team leadership.

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Mike Rondaij

Chief Product Officer

With over 30 years of experience in Trade Finance and Corporate Banking, Mike has gained a lot of expertise on Operational and Managerial level. In his resume among many other developing projects you will find Software Implementations, Business Analysis, Target Operating Model design, Business Process Architecture and Limit Structure Design a.o. Working as a Senior Consultant at Proferus, Mike joined Conpend team as one of ‘the fathers’ of Trafinas. In his limited free time he is passionate about photography and producing music.

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Torben Sauer

Chief Experience Officer

With over 20 years of experience in managing and consulting IT Operations & Infrastructure, Torben has joined Conpend’s team to support its vision as CXO. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family.

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Silvana Cepesi

Executive Assistant

With 2+ years of experience in event management & administrative assistance, Silvana is Conpend’s Executive Assistant. Focused on the International Business and Management arena, with a strong drive for Event Management, Operations Management and Customer Support. In her free time she enjoys with her family.

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Marc J. Smith

Founder and Director

With over 18 years of professional experience in Financial Services Consulting and IT, Marc has specialized himself in the execution of strategic change in Trade Finance world. His most recent initiative was to found Conpend and shift his business as a technological entrepreneur. When not (net)working or visiting friends, Marc will most likely be planning the family’s next international travel adventure together with his wife and 5 children.
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