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The 5th Annual Covered Bonds the Americas Conference - October 17, 2013 - Marriott Downtown, New York, NY
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Don Alexander
Managing Director
<b>BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH</b>   Don Alexander
  Managing Director
  BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH

  Don Alexander is a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML). Mr. Alexander has 16yrs of trading experience, 12yrs in US agency trading, with the last 2.5yrs as Head of US agency and covered bond trading at BAML. Mr. Alexander is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast, University ... [ Read More ]
  

Mike Banchik
Head of Structured Finance, Americas 
<b>HSBC SECURITIES (USA) INC.</b>   Mike A. Banchik
  Head of Structured Finance, Americas
  HSBC SECURITIES (USA) INC.

  Managing Director ... [ Read More ]
  

Luca Bertalot
Head
<b>EUROPEAN COVERED BOND COUNCIL</b>   Luca Bertalot
  Head
  EUROPEAN COVERED BOND COUNCIL

  Luca is Deputy Secretary General of the European Mortgage Federation and Head of the European Covered Bond Council. Prior to this he worked as a financial analyst in Italy and Australia. Luca holds a degree in Economics and Financial Markets and studied in Italy at University of Rome Tor Vergata, ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Buzanis
Vice President/Senior Credit Officer
<b>MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE</b>   Michael Buzanis
  Vice President/Senior Credit Officer
  MOODY’S INVESTORS SERVICE

  Mike joined Moody's Canada in 2009 and has led the Canadian Structured Finance Group since mid 2010. He and his team provide the Canadian market with rating based services on asset-backed and covered bond transactions.Mike has held varied and senior positions within the Canadian Structured Finance market for over ... [ Read More ]
  

Anne Caris
Director
<b>BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH</b>   Anne Caris
  Director
  BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH

  Anne Caris is a senior analyst of Covered Bonds. Regular Research publications include: Covered Bond Insights and European SF & Cross Product Weekly. The International Structured Finance team was ranked #2 in the Institutional Investor survey in 2011 and 2012.

Caris worked at Lloyds Banking Group and the UK Financial ... [ Read More ]
  

John Cerra
Managing Director
<b>TIAA-CREF</b>   John M. Cerra
  Managing Director
  TIAA-CREF

  John M. Cerra, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Global Public Markets, TIAA-CREF

Mr. Cerra has been with Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association, the fixed-income side of TIAA-CREF, since 1985.

Currently he is the lead portfolio manager of the TIAA-CREF Short Term Bond Fund, the Inflation Linked Bond Fund, and ... [ Read More ]
  

Kevin Chiang
Senior Vice President
<b>DBRS</b>   Kevin Chiang
  Senior Vice President
  DBRS

  KevinChiang is Senior Vice-President, Structured Finance with DBRS (Limited). Forthe past 11 years he has been involved in the analysis of credit cards,residential mortgages and covered bonds. In addition, he is responsible for thepublication of related analytic approaches, methodologies and commentaries. Mr.Chiang received his MBA from INSEAD. He is also ... [ Read More ]
  

Rob Collins
Head of Funding
<b>NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY</b>   Rob Collins
  Head of Funding
  NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY

  After four years at Trustee Savings Bank (now Lloyds TSB), Rob joined CIBC’s UK mortgage business in 1990. Abbey National acquired this business in 1994, and Rob took a senior role delivering the first securitisation of prime UK residential mortgages by a mainstream lender. After a secondment to Abbey’s mortgage ... [ Read More ]
  

Bruno Costa
Deputy Manager - Head of Funding
<b>CAIXA GERAL DE DEPóSITOS</b>   Bruno Costa
  Deputy Manager - Head of Funding
  CAIXA GERAL DE DEPóSITOS

 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since Apr. 2009 - CAIXA GERAL DE DEPÓSITOS
Deputy Manager within the Financial Markets Division. Head of Portfolio Management and Structured Funding operations until September 2012. Head of Funding from October 2012.
Oct. 2006 to Mar. 2009 - ABN AMRO BANK
Relationship Manager for FI clients in Portugal.
Feb. 2002 to Oct. 2006 ... [ Read More ]
  

Steffen Dahmer
Executive Director, Syndicate and Product Manager Covered Bonds
<b>J.P. MORGAN</b>   Steffen Dahmer
  Executive Director, Syndicate and Product Manager Covered Bonds
  J.P. MORGAN

  Steffen Dahmer is Executive Director - Head of Trading and Syndicate for Covered Bonds and Product Manager for covered bonds at JPMorgan. He is based in Frankfurt and joined JPMorgan Oct 2003, after working for 3 years for Barclays Capital as Head of Trading Germany and Member of the Local ... [ Read More ]
  

Boudewijn Dierick
Head of Flow ABS & Covered Bond Structuring
<b>BNP PARIBAS</b>   Boudewijn Dierick
  Head of Flow ABS & Covered Bond Structuring
  BNP PARIBAS

  Boudewijn joined BNP Paribas in December 2006 to reinforce ABS and covered bonds structuring efforts with a focus on northern Europe and France. Boudewijn joined from UBS where he was a director in the Securitisation team, responsible for covered bond and RMBS structuring in Northern Europe. He joined UBS from ... [ Read More ]
  

Pauline Donohoe
Director
<b>SCOTIA CAPITAL</b>   Pauline Donohoe
  Director
  SCOTIA CAPITAL

  Pauline Donohoe is a Director, Fixed Income Trading at Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. She is responsible for the global trading and marketing of US$ Covereds, Provincial and Sovereign debt. In addition to her daily trading activities, Pauline maintains frequent contact with the domestic and international investor base, keeping pace with ... [ Read More ]
  

Laura Drumm
Director
<b>CITIGROUP</b>   Laura Drumm
  Director
  CITIGROUP

  Laura Drumm is a Director covering Financial Institutions within Citi's Capital Markets Origination Group. In her current role, Laura is responsible for the origination and execution of investment grade fixed income products across international markets. Laura’s coverage universe includes a number of the largest multi-national finance companies, notably General Electric ... [ Read More ]
  

Torsten Elling
Managing Director
<b>BARCLAYS</b>   Torsten Elling
  Managing Director
  BARCLAYS

  Torsten Elling is a Managing Director and co-heading European Rates Syndicate at Barclays Capital. Based in London, he is responsible for all SSA and Covered Bond new issues and primary trading activities.Mr. Elling joined Barclays Capital in 1999 to build up the firm's European covered bond trading in Frankfurt. ... [ Read More ]
  

Ben  Emons
SVP, Portfolio Manager
<b>PIMCO</b>   Ben Emons
  SVP, Portfolio Manager
  PIMCO

  Mr. Emons is a senior vice president in the Newport Beach office and a portfolio manager in the global portfolio management group. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, he was a portfolio manager at Nuveen Investments in Los Angeles, focusing on government bonds and derivatives. He has 15 years of ... [ Read More ]
  

Tobias Engel
Head of Capital Markets
<b>AAREAL BANK AG</b>   Tobias Engel
  Head of Capital Markets
  AAREAL BANK AG

  Tobias Engel is Head of Capital Markets at Aareal Bank AG. He is responsible for the long term refinancing as well as the market risk management of the commercial real estate loan book. Before he joined Aareal in 2000, he was with SEB and Commerzbank.
Tobias studied business administration at ... [ Read More ]
  

Jade Friedensohn
Senior Vice President
<b>IMN</b>   Jade Friedensohn
  Senior Vice President
  IMN

  Conference Producer for the Structured Finance Division of IMN. ... [ Read More ]
  

Karlo Fuchs
Senior Director, Structured Finance
<b>STANDARD & POOR'S RATINGS SERVICES</b>   Karlo Fuchs
  Senior Director, Structured Finance
  STANDARD & POOR'S RATINGS SERVICES

  Karlo joined Standard & Poor's as a bank analyst in February 1999 and covered until 2004 a broad range of universal banks (private and public-sector) as well as mortgage banks in the German speaking market (Germany, Austria, Luxembourg and Switzerland).

Since 2004, he is a core member of the European covered ... [ Read More ]
  

Jean-Sebastien Gagne
Director of Securitization
<b>NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA</b>   Jean-Sebastien Gagne
  Director of Securitization
  NATIONAL BANK OF CANADA

  Jean-Sébastien Gagné, Director, Securitization, National Bank of Canada, is in charge of securitization activities of the bank's own assets, including NHA-MBS, Credit cards ABS and Covered Bonds. Under those responsibilities, Jean-Sébastien was in charge of the establishment of the 5 billion Structured Covered Bond Program of National Bank in ... [ Read More ]
  

Darren Getek
Director
<b>CONNING ASSET MANAGEMENT</b>   Darren Getek
  Director
  CONNING ASSET MANAGEMENT

  Darren K. Getek is a Director and Trader, where his primary trading responsibilities include corporates in bank/finance and energy sectors, covered bonds, Canadian securities, short-term investments and agencies. Prior trading experience included asset-backed, mortgage-backed and commercial mortgage-backed securities. Mr. Getek was previously a Portfolio Manager with Conning before joining ... [ Read More ]
  

Jussi Harju
Vice President
<b>BARCLAYS CAPITAL</b>   Jussi Harju
  Vice President
  BARCLAYS CAPITAL

  Jussi Harju is a senior covered bond analyst within the Fixed Income Strategy Research team at Barclays, based in Frankfurt. The team is responsible for European government bonds, covered bonds, SSAs (sub-sovereign, supra, agency bonds) and derivatives strategy. Mr. Harju is co-author of the firm's research publications including The AAA ... [ Read More ]
  

Eivind Hegelstad
Chief Operating Officer
<b>SPAREBANK 1 BOLIGKREDITT</b>   Eivind Hegelstad
  Chief Operating Officer
  SPAREBANK 1 BOLIGKREDITT

  Eivind Hegelstad is Chief Operating Officer at SpareBank 1 Boligkreditt, Norway's second largest covered bond issuer. Boligkreditt is a specialist covered bond issuer and the SpareBank 1 Alliance's joint funding vehicle. The banks in the SpareBank 1 Alliance are Norwegian retail savings banks with a market share of residential mortgages ... [ Read More ]
  

Joerg Huber
Managing Director Treasury, Head of Funding & Investor Relations
<b>LANDESBANK BADEN-WüRTTEMBERG</b>   Joerg Huber
  Managing Director Treasury, Head of Funding & Investor Relations
  LANDESBANK BADEN-WüRTTEMBERG

  Jörg Huber is responsible for the primary markets business as well as for benchmark issuance and international funding activities of LBBW. He joined the bank in 2002 to build up LBBW’S new issue activities. His main focus is with Borrowers in Europe for which LBBW is able to provide a ... [ Read More ]
  

Chris Hughes
Vice-President, Corporate Treasury
<b>BANK OF MONTREAL</b>   Chris Hughes
  Vice-President, Corporate Treasury
  BANK OF MONTREAL

  Chris Hughes is the Vice-President of BMO CorporateTreasury. He is accountable forenterprise-wide management of non-trading market risk and liquidity and fundingrisk. Chris is also accountable for the management and execution of the BMOs termfunding and securitization activities. Mr. Hughes joined BMO in 1995, and has held positionsin progressively senior positions ... [ Read More ]
  

Manish Kapoor
CFA, Managing Principal
<b>WEST WHEELOCK CAPITAL</b>   Manish Kapoor
  CFA, Managing Principal
  WEST WHEELOCK CAPITAL

 
Manish has 16 years of experience in creating capital market origination platforms, structuring and originating principal transactions and investing in alternative assets. He has led over $20 billion of transactions and restructured assets and liabilities for the largest global bankruptcy at the Lehman estate.

He continues to focus on structuring ... [ Read More ]
  

Heiko Langer
Senior Covered Bond Analyst
<b>BNP PARIBAS</b>   Heiko Langer
  Senior Covered Bond Analyst
  BNP PARIBAS

  Heiko Langer is a Senior Analyst for Covered Bonds at BNP Paribas. Within the bank’s London based credit research team he covers the full range of international Covered Bond markets. Before Heiko joined BNP Paribas in 2005, he worked for four years as an analyst for the covered bond and ... [ Read More ]
  

Marc MacMullin
Partner
<b>MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP</b>   Marc J MacMullin
  Partner
  MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP

  Marc MacMullin is a partner in the Business Law Group and co-head of the Structured Finance Group in Toronto.His practice focuses on structured finance transactions, asset-backed programmes, and covered bond transactions. He has extensive experience as lead counsel in public and private securitization transactions for various asset classes, including credit ... [ Read More ]
  

Todd Mahoney
Managing Director
<b>UBS</b>   Todd Mahoney
  Managing Director
  UBS

  Todd Mahoney joined UBS in February 2000. Todd spent the early part of his career in Debt Capital Markets where his coverage responsibilities included institutions in the Bank and Finance sector and captive finance issuers such as General Electric Capital Corporation, Ford Motor Credit Corporation, American Express, and Toyota Motor ... [ Read More ]
  

Jerry Marlatt
Partner
<b>MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP</b>   Jerry Marlatt
  Partner
  MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP

  Mr. Marlatt represents issuers, underwriters and placement agents in public and private offerings of debt, covered bonds, surplus notes, securities of structured investment and specialized operating vehicles, and securities repackagings. Representative transactions involve the first covered bond by a US financial institution, the first covered bond program for a Canadian ... [ Read More ]
  

Wojtek Niebrzydowski
Vice President- Treasury
<b>CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE - CIBC</b>   Wojtek J. Niebrzydowski
  Vice President- Treasury
  CANADIAN IMPERIAL BANK OF COMMERCE - CIBC

  Wojtek Niebrzydowski, Vice President, Treasury, CIBC, is charge of development, structuring, and execution of the bank's own assets RMBS, ABS, synthetic, Covered Bond and credit risk mitigation programs in the context of funding, liquidity, balance sheet and regulatory capital management. He was responsible for structuring and execution of the highly ... [ Read More ]
  

David Power
Vice President, Corporate Treasury
<b>ROYAL BANK OF CANADA</b>   David Power
  Vice President, Corporate Treasury
  ROYAL BANK OF CANADA

  David Power, Vice-President, Funding & Capital Management, Corporate Treasury, Royal Bank of Canada
Reporting to the Senior Vice-President & Treasurer of Royal Bank of Canada, David has worked for RBC since 1996 in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S., and currently oversees the execution of term funding, capital issuance, and ... [ Read More ]
  

Vanessa Purwin
Senior Director
<b>FITCH RATINGS</b>   Vanessa Purwin
  Senior Director
  FITCH RATINGS

  Vanessa purwin
Senior Director
Vanessa Purwin is a senior director in the U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities group at Fitch Ratings. Based in New York, she conducts rating analysis for transactions backed by prime, Alt-A and subprime loan products. In addition, Vanessa is responsible for the rating process for covered bonds issued out ... [ Read More ]
  

Eric Reither
Partner
<b>NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT</b>   Eric Reither
  Partner
  NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT

  Eric Reither is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright. Eric regularly provides advice to issuers and underwriters on offerings of covered bonds. In addition he advises on public and private mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, take-over bids and on strategic alliances, shareholder and partnership matters and corporate reorganizations for clients that include ... [ Read More ]
  

Michael Rudd
Director, Covered Bonds Trading
<b>RBC CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC</b>   Michael Rudd
  Director, Covered Bonds Trading
  RBC CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC

  Michael started in the Credit Markets with UBS in London as an iTraxx market maker, trading Xover,Main and HiVol through the financial crisis. Moving to New York with UBS in2009 he traded single name financials CDS and yankee bank cash, andbuilt the bank's presence in the USD Covered Bond market.Michael ... [ Read More ]
  

Flavio Marco Rusconi
ABS & Covered Bond Analyst
<b>JP MORGAN</b>   Flavio Marco Rusconi
  ABS & Covered Bond Analyst
  JP MORGAN

   Flavio Marco joined the International ABS & Covered Bond Research Team in April 2010 from Ignis Asset Management, where he worked as an ABS analyst. Prior to joining Ignis in October 2008, he was part of the Structured Finance Research Team at Merrill Lynch, based in London. Flavio Marco has ... [ Read More ]
  

Rafael Scholz
Head of Treasury
<b>MUENCHENER HYPOTHEKENBANK</b>   Rafael Scholz
  Head of Treasury
  MUENCHENER HYPOTHEKENBANK

  Rafael Scholz, Director, Head of Treasury, MuenchenerHypothekenbank eG (Germany)Rafael is Head of Treasury at MuenchenerHyp. In thismanagerial capacity, his primary responsibilities include leading several keystrategic initiatives for the firm as well as funding activities, liquiditymanagement, debt investor relations and the Asset-Liability-Management withinthe banks Munichbased Treasury division. With more than 20 ... [ Read More ]
  

Thor Tellefsen
Senior Vice President- Head of Long Term Funding
<b>DNB NOR</b>   Thor Tellefsen
  Senior Vice President- Head of Long Term Funding
  DNB NOR

  CURRICULUM VITAE
Name: Thor Tellefsen
Born: 05.05.64, Arendal
Address: St. Jørgens vei 51, 0662 Oslo
Tel: 22 72 28 66 (P)
22 31 85 41 (A)
915 44 385 (M)

Work experience:

2007 - DnB NOR, Investor relation / Long Term Funding
Senior Vice President, Deputy Head of Long Term Funding

2005 -2007 DnB NOR, ... [ Read More ]
  

Bernd Volk
Head of European Covered Bond & Agency Research
<b>DEUTSCHE BANK AG</b>   Bernd Volk
  Head of European Covered Bond & Agency Research
  DEUTSCHE BANK AG

  Bernd Volk, Director, Head of Covered Bond & Agency Research, has ten years of investment analysis experience. In 1998, Bernd started as research analyst for Pfandbriefe at DZ Bank. From 2000 - 2004, he worked at Deka Investment, the second largest fund manager in Germany, as credit analyst for banks ... [ Read More ]
  

Christina Wang
Associate Vice President
<b>TD BANK</b>   Christina Wang
  Associate Vice President
  TD BANK

  Christina Wang is Associate Vice President in Treasury and Balance Sheet Management responsible for Funding management in TD Bank Group, based in Toronto. Her current mandate is managing the bank’s secured and unsecured funding programs and capital instruments. Most recently, she led the bank’s Basel III capital implementation, providing ... [ Read More ]
  

Sabine Winkler
Director
<b>CREDIT SUISSE</b>   Sabine Winkler
  Director
  CREDIT SUISSE

  Sabine Winkler joined the Bank of America Merrill Lynch International Structured Product Research team, based in London, in March 2007.

Her research follows the different covered bond markets, issuance frameworks and issuers whilst tracking new issues and performance in the secondary markets.

Ms Winkler is an integral member of the International Structured ... [ Read More ]
  

Wojciech Zielonka
Vice-President, Capital Markets
<b>CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION</b>   Wojciech Zielonka
  Vice-President, Capital Markets
  CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION

  Wojciech Zielonka was appointed Vice President, Capital Markets in January 2012. Wojo has held roles of increasing responsibility throughout his career, including Chief Financial Officer, Solace Systems; CFO and Chief Information Officer, the Hydro Ottawa Group of Companies; Managing Director, Opperations, GE Treasury; CFO and CIO, GE Financial Assurance ... [ Read More ]
  


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