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Treasury and Payments

6 Trends Shaping Corporate Treasurers’ Futures

6 Trends Shaping Corporate Treasurers’ Futures
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Top Global Trends

  • The global economy will undergo a synchronized recovery, with the second half of 2021 being stronger and emerging markets leading the way.

  • Rising liquidity and low interest rates, among other factors, will accelerate mergers and acquisitions (M&A).

  • Businesses will continue to boost the resiliency of their supply chains due to rising pressures amplified by the COVID-19 global pandemic.

  • Digitization will continue creating new business models like, for example, shifting from a warehouse model to direct-to-consumer.

  • Treasury and finance departments will continue adopting digital innovations to transform their businesses.

  • The momentum behind environmental, social and governance (ESG) will accelerate as more businesses adopt sustainable practices throughout their operations.


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Alison Livesey, Wholesale Payments Global Market Management, Business Transformation and Strategic Execution, Western European Country Head
Alison is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and the Global Head of Market Management, the Head of Business Transformation and Strategic Execution in Europe, Middle East and Africa; and the Western European Country Head within the Wholesale Payments business in the Corporate and Investment Bank.

She has responsibility for analyzing market and industry trends, competitive intelligence and delivering thought leadership for our clients, alongside driving key regional strategic programs of work and driving business growth, market visibility and governance within Western Europe.  Alison has worked in a variety of different roles across the Payments business and Compliance in New York, Frankfurt and London. 

Alison has been featured in several industry publications and newspaper articles including a 2018 article on The Women Driving J.P. Morgan’s EMEA Push – Transaction Banking featured in The Banker Magazine. 

Alison is a member of the Board of J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A. and the EMEA Diversity Council.  

Alison has an LLB Law degree from The University of Hull and is a qualified barrister in the UK and a member of Lincoln’s Inn. 

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