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Christian Baine – Warehouse Expert

Christian Baine is a qualified Lawyer, Marketer, Banker and Business Management Consultant with over 20 years’ experience in Commodity Risk Profiling and Management, Advanced Financial Credit Analysis, Agricultural Value Chain Finance, Trade Policy and Regulation, Collateral Management, Structured Trade and Commodity Finance.

Christian started his working career in 1992 with the Uganda Coffee Development Authority where, as Policy Development Officer, he was tasked with coordinating donor programs to develop market oriented policies to stimulate internal capacity by newly licensed coffee exporters to operate under liberalised marketing systems.  These policy programs covered markets, governance, liberalisation and the use of advanced financing techniques and warehouse receipt systems as risk management tools to mitigate credit and performance risk.

In 1996, Christian co-founded ACE-Audit Control and Expertise, a collateral management and credit support company where he obtained substantial experience in designing and operating the policy frameworks for implementing warehouse receipts systems and commodity exchanges in various African countries including Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria, and Zambia.