Hendrik is Head of Structured Products and Portfolio Management in the Investment Banking unit of Nedbank CIB. He currently specialises in structured credit, securitisation and portfolio management. Prior to joining Nedcor Investment Bank in 2002, he spend 2 years in the Bank Supervision Department of the South African Reserve Bank. Hendrik is a qualified attorney and holds a BLC, LLB (with distinction) from the University of Pretoria and a LLM degree in Commercial Law from UNISA.
Senior Managing Counsel & Managing Director
Elkan Adler is a Senior Managing Counsel and Managing Director with BNY Mellon. Elkan heads the EMEA Issuer Services Legal teams (covering Corporate Trust and Depositary Receipts) and is based in the London office. He and his teams have responsibility for advising these EMEA business lines across the spectrum of pre and post-closing transactional matters, defaults, work outs and contentious issues as well as regulatory matters.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon in November 2012, Elkan held the position as Director in the Lloyds Bank Structured Capital Markets in-house legal team. Before joining Lloyds Bank, Elkan worked in the Corporate Trust, Structured Debt and Derivative teams in ... (view full description)
Managing Director - Global Structured Finance
Moody's Investors Service
Jim Ahern, Managing Director – Global Structured Finance Group – is responsible for Moody’s securitization, structured finance and covered bond ratings businesses in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
Jim joined Moody’s in June 2014. Prior to Moody’s, Jim was Managing Director & Global Head of Securitization at Société Générale (SG) based in London. Prior to assuming this role in 2011, he held a number of positions of increasing importance at SG in New York including Co Global Head of Securitization, Head of Consumer ABS and Deputy Head of Securitization Credit Structures.
From 1995 until joining SG in 2002, Jim Co-Headed the Structured Finance Group for Commerz ... (view full description)
Ramnik is a Director in the Deloitte UK Treasury Advisory practice. He is a seasoned expert of structuring rated capital markets transactions having worked as a debt and derivatives structure during his 12 years at Citigroup and Royal Bank of Scotland.
Ramnik has also gained invaluable regulatory experience having worked at the Bank of England and PRA for six years providing leadership in supervising Barclays Investment Bank, as well as developing and implementing policy requirements for securitization from a capital and liquidity perspective, including policies for STC and STS securitisations, NSFR and LCR.
Ramnik’s roles include:
Senio ... (view full description)
Goldman Sachs International
Philip is responsible for EMEA and APAC Mortgages and EMEA Credit Structuring. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2011 as a vice president and was named managing director in 2013 and partner in 2018.
Prior to joining the firm, Philip worked at KBC Financial Products for five years in the CDO business, first as a desk strategist and then as a structured credit trader. Before that, he was a management consultant with PA Consulting Group.
Philip earned a Master of Engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2003.
Head of Securitisation
Bjorn Alink is a Managing Director and Head of Securitisation and Covered Bonds within the Capital Markets department of Rabobank. Rabobank is the leading provider of structured finance solutions in the Netherlands with the securitisation team being involved in most Dutch RMBS and ABS transactions as well as Covered Bonds and whole loan portfolio sales. Bjorn joined Rabobank in 2005 and has over 15 years of experience in the securitisation field. Before joining Rabobank he worked at SNS bank and the University of Twente where he also received his PhD.
Director, Structured Analytics and Valuations
Miten is the Director of Market Applications and member of the Product Council at Lewtan. His role is to manage market strategy and key market relationships, sell custom solutions and promote new products to investors, issuers and banks across asset classes including CLOs, European ABS and RMBS. Miten has 13 years of experience of Structured Finance in Investment Banking, notably ABS/CLO Capital Markets/Syndicate desk at ABN AMRO and as the Head of ABS/CLO Syndicate desk at Commerzbank. Roles and responsibilities have included running cross asset class new issue execution, running an underwriting/primary trading book and cultivation of issuers and investors across ABS, MBS and CLO asset clas ... (view full description)
Colin Atkins is a Managing Director and Head of European Structured Credit. His previous role was Head of Credit for the European Leveraged Finance business. He is based in London. Mr. Atkins joined as a Director in November 2004 at the inception of the business and has been actively involved in credit analysis, trading, portfolio management and marketing of the suite of CLO, low levered, market value and synthetic funds that have been managed by the European Structured Credit team. His previous role was at Prudential M&G where he helped establish Prudential M&G's Leveraged Finance platform. Mr Atkins holds a B.A. (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from Nottingham Trent University, i ... (view full description)
Managing Director & Head
400 Capital Management LLC
Dean Atkins joined 400 Capital Management Europe from Kinson Capital at the end of 2015, and heads up the London office with responsibility for European investments across all 400CM funds. He has more than 20 years experience across the European and U.S. structured credit markets, both buy-side and sell-side. At Kinson Capital he was Partner and CIO, focusing on European asset management mandates. Prior to Kinson he held a number of senior positions at ABN Amro, including Head of ABS Exotics Trading and Head of European ABS Trading & Syndication. He began his career on the US RMBS desk at Abbey National Treasury, co-managing a $15bln portfolio of Agency ARMs and Non-Agency RMBS. ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of European Structured Finance
Christian Aufsatz heads up the European Structured Finance and Covered Bonds ratings teams at DBRS Morningstar, with direct responsibility for European CMBS and NPL transactions. He joined DBRS Morningstar in October 2015 and was previously the head of the European ABS Research team at Barclays Bank where he covered the European CMBS and SME CLO sectors, in addition to general European securitisation and regulatory topics.
Until September 2010 Christian was with Moody’s, where he headed up the EMEA CMBS team. During his time with Moody's, he was involved in the development and implementation of Moody's rating methodologies for RMBS, CMBS, CRE CDO and NPL securitisations. ... (view full description)
Global Sector Lead, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Structured Finance
Reto Bachmann is heading up a team of nine senior credit analysts at Aviva Investors in London. As an analyst, he covers a range of asset-backed credits, including mortgage-backed securities, covered bonds, real-estate investment trusts, social housing associations, whole-business securitisations and project finance transactions. Prior to joining Aviva Investors in 2012, he was the head of European ABS Research at Barclays. Before that, he established European ABS Research at UBS and co-founded European ABS Research at Lehman Brothers. Reto’s teams have enjoyed considerable success, receiving numerous industry accolades. He is a regular panellist at industry conferences and serves on a numbe ... (view full description)
Managing Director & Head of Securitisation
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking
Shaun's primary responsibilities within the team are focussed on structuring CDOs, both for the Bank and for third parties. Prior to moving to his current position, Shaun was responsible for European cashflow CDO ratings and CDO manager ratings at Derivative Fitch. Shaun has been working for 10 years in the credit markets, 6 of which within Structured Credit. Prior to working in Finance, Shaun served in HM Forces. Shaun holds a BA Joint Hons in Spanish and French as well as an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, UK.
Associate Director, Securitisation
Anna Bak is a Associate Director, Securitisation Division at The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) where she is responsible for developing positions on a wide variety of securitisation related topics, and then representing those positions to the European institutions, international organisations as well as a wide range of national authorities.
Anna joined AFME in February 2014 to work at the Securitisation Division. She is involved in negotiating industry standpoints on many critical regulatory initiatives, including calibration of the Basel capital and liquidity rules, Solvency 2 rules, derivatives and transparency rules as well as establishing “simple transparent a ... (view full description)
Mr. Baker joined Apollo in January 2013. He is a Managing Director in the Structured Credit Group primarily focused on investing in CLOs, capital relief transactions and other structured credit products. In addition, he is involved in CLO issuances and financing arrangements for Apollo's European Credit Business. Mr. Baker has been a banking structured credit professional for more than 20 years; his prior positions included a Technical Specialist position at the UK FSA (where he represented the UK at the EBA Securitisation Subgroup) and Head of Structured Finance Solutions for EMEA and Americas for Standard Chartered Bank. Before London, Mr. Baker was in New York for over 12 years where he ... (view full description)
Iain is a Partner in Reed Smith’s structured finance team. Iain has been heavily involved in acting for sellers, investors and financiers in relation to the acquisition, disposal and financing of non-performing loan portfolios throughout Europe. Iain has also acted for investors, lenders and special servicers in connection with the enforcement and restructuring of multiple loans secured by assets located throughout the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Poland and Kazakhstan. Iain is a strong advocate for the establishment of a fully functioning European CMBS market as a means of financing European CRE, but also the deployment of this technolo ... (view full description)
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Vice President - Senior Credit Officer
Moody's Investors Service Espana, S.A.
Alberto is based in Madrid as Vice President – Senior Credit Officer for the EMEA Structured Finance Group. Alberto joined the surveillance team within Moody’s Structured Finance Group in 2001 where he was responsible for monitoring the performance of Spanish securitisation transactions. In 2002, he moved to the primary team focusing primarily on the Iberian securitisation market. In his tenure he has been involved in a large range of asset classes. He has managed ABS, RMBS, CLOs and real estate developer transactions across EMEA. Since joining, Alberto has played an important role in the growth of the Madrid structured finance team mentoring new analysts, co-authoring or leading the ... (view full description)
Partner and Head of International Finance & Projects
Martin Bartlam is a partner and International Group Head of Finance & Projects at DLA Piper. He has more than 25 years' experience as a structured finance lawyer. He acts for the full range of market participants on international structured transactions, including securitisation, derivatives and capital markets products.
His practice particularly includes advising banks, funds and corporates on the application of FinTech and new financial-structuring techniques for their businesses and products. Martin has helped clients to build and fund many new platforms involving digital solutions, in the UK and cross-border. He has presented on blockchain issues and solutions to groups ... (view full description)
Daniel Bartsch is a co-founder and COO of creditshelf. creditshelf is a leading direct lending platform in Germany, supporting small- and medium-sized companies to obtain fast and easy credit. Our lending operations are backed by technology, proprietary credit analysis and
a seasoned team of corporate finance experts. Based on our digital platform we strive for scalable growth by targeting the most underserved SME borrowers at competitive terms. Unmatched speed, data-driven processes and a highly diversified loan book give us a clear edge in the private debt space. Access to our loan origination is available exclusively to institutional investors through subscription
to a closed- ... (view full description)
Bank of America Securities
Dr Alexander Batchvarov is a managing director and Head of International Structured Finance research at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, and has held this role since he joined Merrill Lynch in 1998.
Based in London, his regular research publications include: European Structured Finance and Cross-Product Weekly, European Structured Finance – ABS, as well as the Annual Structured Finance and Covered Bond Market Reviews for Europe, Japan and Australia. His team often releases in-depth reports on sector and industry specific topics, and comments on salient regulatory issues for the SF & CB markets.
Batchvarov joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 1998 and in this ... (view full description)
James has spent the 15 years auditing and advising firms in New York and London. Most recently he leads both EY’s securitisation team and EY’s prudential assurance team in London. The EY securitisation team works closely with the Debt advisory team and is focused on performing the agreed upon procedures around procedures, data tapes and information included in prospectuses that support companies in raising finance at both a corporate, asset backed and equity capital basis. The team has worked on all asset classes and a wide variety of different size engagements in the recent period. One of the roles of the EY prudential assurance team is to provide assurance that asset backed securities ... (view full description)
Andy is a Director in PwC’s Structured Finance Group. He has over twenty years of experience in providing a range of audit, assurance, accounting and transaction related services to clients, with particular focus on working with and supporting dynamic organisations during periods of change (IPO, re-financing, acquisitions/disposals, restructuring). Andy has extensive experience of helping clients to understand the audit, accounting and diligence implications of buying and selling asset pools, raising secured funding or buying loss protection. He has worked extensively across the asset classes and acros ... (view full description)
Capital Markets - Business Development Director
Head of PCS
Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS)
Born in France, Ian obtained his law degrees at the London School of Economics, the University of Strasbourg and Yale Law School. He joined Clifford Chance as a trainee in 1987 where he worked in the securitisation group. He became a partner at Clifford Chance in 1996. He then left in 1999 to join Standard and Poor’s Ratings as European General Counsel before becoming S&P’s Head of Structured Finance in Europe, Africa and the Middle East in charge of all structured finance and covered bond ratings in that region. He became Head of the PCS Secretariat and a member of the Board of the PCS Association in 2012. Ian has 24 years of experience in the world of structured finance.
Elizabeth Bellis Wolfe
Energy Programs Consortium
Elizabeth Bellis is Counsel & Director of Finance Programs for EPC. Since joining Energy Programs Consortium in 2010, Ms. Bellis has directed EPC’s initiative to support and develop the Warehouse for Energy Efficiency Loans (WHEEL), a US energy efficiency loan program for single-family homes that in June 2015 was the first group of energy efficiency loans to be packaged and sold in the secondary financial market.
Since the securitization, Ms. Bellis has been overseeing program implementation and expansion on behalf of the states on behalf of EPC as the Sponsor Advocate and Co-ordinator. She also directs EPC's International efforts including studying the f ... (view full description)
Andrew Bellis is a Managing Director of Private Debt at Partners Group, joining in January 2017. Prior to this he served as a Partner and Managing Director of 3i Debt Management Investments responsible for the strategic growth their CLO Management and loan fund business. Andrew was the Head of Collateralized Loan Obligations at Credit Suisse from 2010 until June 2012 and prior to that held various roles at Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. Andrew has approximately 18 years industry experience and holds a master’s degree in physics from Imperial College, University of London.
Diederik Berendsen is a structurer in Rabobank´s Securitisation & Covered Bond team. Rabobank is the leading provider of structured finance solutions in the Netherlands with the structuring team being involved in most Dutch RMBS as well as Covered Bonds and whole loan portfolio sales. Diederik joined Rabobank in 2015 and has over 5 years of experience in securitisation and covered bond structuring. Before joining Rabobank he worked at SNS Bank.
Head of Sustainability
Hans Biemans MSc MiF is Head Sustainability at Rabobank Markets. He was nominated overall most impressive SRI Banker 2015 by Global Capital and executive board member of the Green Bond Principles. Since 2002 Biemans is responsible for the integration of sustainability in the various business lines of Rabobank Group. He explores business development opportunities in areas like sustainable food & agri, climate change, renewable energy, circular economy, green building and brownfield remediation. Previously Biemans was Vice President at Eureko Reinsurance and Marketing Manager at Interpolis Insurance (Achmea Group). Biemans received a Master Degree in Molecular Sciences from Wageningen Agri ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Eiffel eCapital SA
Mr. Boillot is the CEO of Eiffel eCapital whose funds manage approximately EUR 260 million invested through Digital Lending Platforms. Eiffel eCapital ( ex Shepherd Capital) is an early and active participant in the digital lending market in the US, UK, Europe and Latin America. Mr. Boillot has an MBA from Stanford Business School (1986).
Vice President, New Strategies
Merijn is working for Dynamic Credit (DC), an alternative fixed income asset management, direct leding and advisory firm. As VP New Strategies he is part of the team responsible for setting up DCs mortgage bond and BTL and SME direct lending platforms.
Merijn joined Dynamic Credit in 2011 as an ABS analist and established DCs mortgage desk (EUR >10 billion in commitments) in 2013 and is based in Amsterdam.
Merijn holds a Master's in Financial Engineering from the University of Twente.
CVC Credit Partners
Jonathan Bowers is a Partner and Senior Portfolio Manager at CVC Credit Partners, formerly CVC Cordatus. He was one of the founders of CVC Cordatus in 2006 and joined from the European Leveraged Finance group at Deutsche Bank (Bankers Trust) where he was a senior director leading the origination and structuring of numerous financings for leveraged buyouts. Prior to this, Jonathan worked in M&A at Charterhouse Bank after completing the Citibank Analyst Programme in London and New York. Jonathan holds an MA in French and History fr ... (view full description)
Chair Financial Industry Group
Reed Smith LLP
Tamara is the Head of Structured Finance at Reed Smith. Tamara has more than 20 years' experience in advising arrangers, dealers, issuers and trustees in a wide range of debt instruments, including bonds (securitisations, project bonds, high-yield, convertible, and exchangeable bonds and Islamic bond issuances), the establishment of debt programmes, liability management, and private placements. She has advised all participants, including arrangers, originators, servicers and trustees, in the securitisation of a wide variety of assets in numerous jurisdictions.She has also been involved in numerous distressed debt and portfolio sales and acquisitions, particularly of CRE and consu ... (view full description)
Robert Bradbury is a Managing Director focusing on European Fixed Income Structuring and Advisory. Robert has significant experience in investment banking and capital markets and joined StormHarbour in November 2015 from Societe Generale. There he covered a broad spectrum of clients in the Financial Institutions Solutions group. Prior to that he worked in the Portfolio Management Structured Executions group at Barclays Capital in London, where he structured transactions to address funding, liquidity and capital constraints for banks. Robert has also worked extensively to implement and monitor new global regulation standards such as the liquidity buffer and leverage ratio.
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Partner, Chief Investment Officer
SCIO Capital LLP
Greg is CIO and a founding partner of SCIO, a London-based independent direct lender focused on European secured private debt. Prior to founding SCIO, Greg was at Deutsche Bank AG London, where he headed up the European ABS/CDO trading desk after joining in 2000 as Director and Head of Analytics for the Structured Products Group in Europe. Greg joined Deutsche Bank from Lehman Brothers in New York, where he headed the Commercial Mortgage Analytics group.
Greg holds a Master’s Degree from Carnegie Mellon University and a degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.
Chief Capital Officer
Renovate America, Inc.
As Chief Capital Officer, Craig is responsible for the team the develops and executes on the company’s capital markets facing activities. This includes short and long term funding facilities, investor, bank and rating agency relationships and interest rate hedging for the HERO and Benji products that the company originates. In addition, Craig manages the funding team that works seamlessly with customers to provide financing once projects are completed and has created the largest Green Bond platform in the world, HERO Funding, which was recognized by Global Capital as the 2016 Green/SRI ABS Deal of the Year while Renovate America was named Esoteric ABS Issuer of the Year for 2018.
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Director Global Structured Credit and Solutions
Senior Portfolio Manager
Director & Investor Liaison
Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS) UK and EU
Max Bronzwaer is Director and Investor Liaison of Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS) UK and EU. PCS is a Third Party Certification Agent under the STS Regulation. Until August 2018, Max was Executive Director and Treasurer of Obvion, a 100% subsidiary of Rabobank Group with a mortgage portfolio of more than € 31 billion. In that role, Max was, among other things, responsible for Obvion's RMBS programme STORM, one of Europe's leading RMBS programmes with more than 40 transactions and total issuance of over EUR 50 billion since December 2003. In 2016, Obvion issued the world's first green RMBS: Green STORM 2016. Before joining PCS in his current role, Max has been a member of the Market Com ... (view full description)
Andrew is a Knowledge Director in the Structured, Asset-Backed and Real Estate Finance Group of global law firm Clifford Chance LLP. He has practiced as a capital markets lawyer for several years and now focuses on regulatory and industry matters, working extensively with AFME, GFMA, UK Finance, ICMA, IACPM, IIF, CREFC Europe, the SFA and the Financial Markets Law Committee. He has held the pen for securitisation industry responses on a wide range of matters including, most recently, for AFME and UK Finance on their responses to the UK and EU Securitisation Regulation reviews. His expertise is widely recognised and regularly sought out by a range of market participants, industry associatio ... (view full description)
Prytania Asset Management
Andrew Burgess is a Partner at Prytania Investment Advisors, a specialist asset manager established in 2003, with experience analyzing and investing in global structured finance assets, even through the GFC. Andrew joined the firm in 2009 as Senior Portfolio Manager and currently oversees a range of funds offering various risk: return and liquidity profiles.
Prior to joining Prytania, Andrew was Head of Structured Products at Gulf International Bank (UK) in London, where he was responsible for the development of GIBUK's ABS CDO franchise. As part of this role, Andrew managed over $2.5 billion of predominantly mezzanine structured products.
Andrew has been a buy-side ... (view full description)
European Head of Leveraged Finance
PGIM Fixed Income
Jonathan Butler is Managing Director and Head of the European Leveraged Finance Team at Pramerica Investment Management Limited, based in London. He is also a member of the board of directors of Pramerica Investment Management Limited, Pramerica's UK-regulated business, and assists with developing and implementing the firm's business strategy in the UK.
Earlier, Mr. Butler was responsible for establishing and managing NIBC’s third-party CLO asset management franchise. At NIBC, he invested in senior and mezzanine loans for financial sponsor transactions (leveraged buyouts).
Previously, Mr. Butler held investment positions with Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase ... (view full description)
Christophe Cadiou is a partner in PwC's FSR practice (Financial Instruments, Structured Products, Real Estate) with close to 20 years of experience in the financial services industry in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific.Christophe currently focuses on advising financial institutions with practical implementation solutions to complex challenges presented by regulatory and reporting change such as:- CCAR (Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review) and Dodd-Frank Act stress testing (DFAST) for mid-sized financial firms;- Model risk management and model validation;- Valuation of complex financial instruments; and- Accounting and financial ... (view full description)
Head of Portfolio Management
Neil Calder is the Head of Portfolio Management-Credit at the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, a position he has held since 2005. He has been involved in securitisation for over 20 years and in that time has been involved in investing in all types of securitisation globally, and structuring and managing transactions for the term and ABCP markets.
He joined EBRD in 2005 after having spent five years structuring and then acting as the senior portfolio manager of JP Morgan’s Structured Investment Vehicle, Whitepine. Previous to that he structured and was the portfolio manager of Bank Austria Creditanstalt’s ABS CDO, Mozart Funding, which was one of the earliest to be fund ... (view full description)
ING Bank Australia
Peter Casey joined ING Bank in 2008 to oversee the bank’s interest rate risk and secured funding.
Since joining ING Bank, Peter has managed the internal RMBS programme and established the external RMBS programme known as IDOL. Under the IDOL programme, IBAL has completed 10 transactions for more than $9 billion, including fixed rate and USD tranches.
Prior to joining ING Bank, Peter worked at Citi Australia for more than 8 years where he was partly responsible for the creation of the COMPASS and SAMT RMBS programmes. Additionally, Peter has over 20 years of experience in treasury and financial markets.
Furthermore, Peter has a Bachelor of Business from ... (view full description)
Pablo Castro is a product manager for cash structured products at Bloomberg LP, responsible for Bloomberg's functionality and coverage for EMEA and APAC securitisations.
Prior to joining Bloomberg in 2006, Pablo worked at the ministry of finance of Argentina and at the University of Buenos Aires, where he taught on a number of courses including international economics, public finance and financial economics.
Pablo holds bachelor’s degrees in economics and politics from the University of Buenos Aires, as well as a master’s degree in finance from the University of Durham.
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ceurvorst is the Managing Partner of Lord Capital ($86 billion of balance sheet consolidation to achieve "off-balance sheet" treatment for sellers and banks, with ESG governance focus since 2003), and LordCap PACE (green bonds to support ESG energy efficiency measures in commercial buildings). Immediately prior to LordCap, he held various senior positions with predecessor banks of Bank of New York Mellon, Bank of America and JP Morgan Chase. In that time he served as CEO of a broker-dealer, created and lead a commercial loan portfolio management group, and ran loan syndications, placements, and securitization groups.
Mr. Ceurvorst has served on the boards of various indus ... (view full description)
Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer & Co-Founder
Pearl Diver Capital
Chandrajit Chakraborty, CIO, Managing Partner. Chandrajit brings over 15 years of experience as a Structured Finance banker, structurer and trader, including stints at Wachovia Securities, Nomura Securities, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Old Mutual, Fitch Ratings and JP Morgan. As a senior banker and structurer he was responsible for originating and structuring several transactions ranging from leveraged loan CLOs to Private Equity backed and Hedge Fund backed CDOs and CFOs. Chandrajit started his career as a trader, responsible for managing and trading a proprietary book of corporate credits at JP Morgan in Asia. He has a Masters in Finance (with Distinction) in Financial Engineering from London Bus ... (view full description)
Senior Vice President
DBRS Ratings Limited
Mudasar Chaudhry is a ratings analyst in the European Structured Credit Team at DBRS Ratings Limited, based in London. This team is responsible for ratings analysis of CLOs which include European Arbitrage, Balance Sheet and SME CLOs. His career started at Fitch Ratings and joined DBRS Ratings Limited in 2011 initially from Pramerica Investment Management Limited and prior to that worked at Bluecrest Capital Management. Mudasar holds a First Class MEng (Honours) in Aerospace Engineering from Queen Mary, University of London.
Allen & Overy LLP
Angela has worked on the public and private securitisations of numerous asset classes including credit cards, residential mortgages, unsecured consumer loans, premium finance loans, NPLs, auto loans and green loans. Angela has worked closely with PE/Hedge funds over the last few years, on both public and private deals. In particular, she worked on the UKAR portfolio sales acting for various bidders (including Goldman Sachs and Blackstone). Angela’s practice is cross border, having worked on deals around the world including Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Greece, Italy, Korea, Australia and Singapore. Angela has been a partner in the Securitisation Group at Allen & Overy in London since 2000 ... (view full description)
Buttonwood Columnist and Capital Markets Editor
Philip Coggan is the Buttonwood columnist and Capital Markets Editor of The Economist. Previously, he worked for the Financial Times for 20 years, most recently as Investment Editor. In that post, he founded the "Short View" column and wrote the "Long View" and "Last Word" columns.
Philip was awarded the title of "Journalist of the Year" by the CFA institute of the UK in 2016. In 2009, he was voted Senior Financial Journalist of the Year in the Wincott awards and best communicator in the business journalist of the year awards. Among his books are "The Money Machine", a guide to the City that is still in print after 25 years and "The Economist Guide to Hedge Funds". His book Paper Promi ... (view full description)
Allen & Overy LLP
Tim is a partner in the international capital markets group based in the London office. He advises across a broad range of projects and infrastructure related work in the bond, bank and institutional debt markets. Tim has also been involved in the recent development of innovative project bond structures to promote capital market financing of PPPs
Allen & Overy LLP
Tom is a Senior Associate in the International Capital Markets department of Allen & Overy LLP. Tom has advised on a number of transactions for structured finance transactions, covering project bonds, whole business securitisations (including infrastructure companies), auto-financing, consumer finance, trade receivable and residential mortgages. He has also spent time on secondment at the Debt Management Office, working with HM Treasury, the FSA and market participants on the government guarantee schemes. He has experience of UK, European and interna ... (view full description)
Gryphon Capital Investments Pty Ltd
Henry Cooke is a founding Partner of Gryphon Capital Investments Pty Ltd. and Chairman of the Securitisation Working Group for AMIC, part of ICMA. Henry is also a NED for a commercial property investment company and a land development business.
GCI span out from Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd in 2014 as a specialist ABS manager and manages ca. $2 Billion in ABS for institutional clients. In 2018 GCI launched GCIT an ASX-listed investment vehicle focused on ABS with a current market cap of ca. A$400 million. Henry was at Threadneedle for over 4 years before the team set up GCI.
Henry started out in Mortgage Research at Salomon Brothers in the US and was a trader ... (view full description)
- Joined Societe in Generale in 2009, after 7 years at Dresdner Kleinwort and 1 year at HSH Nordbank ... (view full description)
K&L Gates LLP
José Manuel Cuenca
• Partner since 2002 • Specialising in structured finance especially securitisation (cash and synthetic) transactions across all major asset classes including RMBS, CMBS, CLO, auto loans, credit cards, trade receivables, "regulatory asset" securitisations and aircraft securitisations. Experience includes advising: • Monetisation of the 2013 Spanish Tariff Deficit (2014) • SECUCOR- Advising Santander and Deutsche Bank in the first Spanish store card securitisation by Financiera El Corte Inglés (2013) • IM CITI TARJETAS, FTA- Advising Citibank Spain in the first Spanish securitisation of credit card receivables (2012) • FADE- Advising Dealers • NEPTUNOS- Advising CajaMadrid in the first dynam ... (view full description)
Peter is a European ABS/CLO trader at Natixis and has been running the European structured credit book since joining in Feb 2016 covering non-US CLOs, ABS and RMBS. Prior to working at Natixis, Peter was a trader for Jefferies and UBS.
Peter graduated in 2007 with BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge.
Head of Securitisation
Nicholas Curmi heads GANADO Advocates’ Securitisation practice, where he regularly represents originators, arrangers, investors and trustees in securitisation transactions involving a variety of asset classes and has advised on a number of innovative deals that have made use of the unique benefits offered by Maltese securitisation vehicles. Nicholas was Co-Chair of the Malta EU Council Presidency Working Party on the EU Simple, Transparent and Standardised (STS) Securitisation Regulation and was responsible for leading the technical negotiations on the Regulation on behalf of the EU Council. He is also a member of the Malta Stock Exchange’s External Advisory Board and is admitted to practise ... (view full description)
Andrew Currie is a managing director in the structured finance group in London. He is responsible for the surveillance of structured finance ratings across EMEA, including those assigned to ABS, CMBS, RMBS and Structured Credit transactions. Andrew previously headed Fitch’s European CMBS group. He has been involved in dev ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Australian Securitisation Forum
Chris is the part-time chief executive officer of the Australian Securitisation Forum, the peak industry association for participants in Australia’s securitisation market. He is also an independent member of the investment committees of two Australian fixed-income funds.
From 2000-08 Chris was the country head of Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services. This role had responsibility for the management of S&P’s credit
ratings, managed-fund research, index services and financial data businesses in Australia and New Zealand. His background includes roles in corporate banking, treasury, technology and auditing.
Gareth currently leads J.P. Morgan's International ABS & Covered Bond Research team, voted #1 in the II All-Europe Fixed Income Research poll. In the role for eight years, he covers all asset classes and jurisdictions, with a particular focus on consumer and residential mortgage backed products. Prior to joining the team, he worked for three years in the Bank Capital Management Group at J.P. Morgan looking at both the implementation and impact of Basel II adoption on Bank investment portfolios. Gareth holds Masters degrees in Accounting and Economics and Management from the University of Toronto, Bachelor of Science in Management from the LSE and is a CFA charter holder.
Chief Executive Officer
Just Loans Group PLC
The Just Loans Group has identified a clear opportunity to service Pan-European SMEs by providing a real banking alternative to the existing incumbents.
A bold aim but one we have total confidence in achieving. We are starting from a position of using rapidly evolving FinTech to provide businesses with a seamless, simple and uncomplicated lending service they can access how and when they want.
The most recent example is the launch of the The BusinessPlus Prepaid MasterCard Card from Just Cash Flow PLC that provides businesses with a credit line of up to £25,000 and repayment flexibility.
At a stroke this made us the first European alternative lender to pro ... (view full description)
Chief Investment Officer
Tim has over 25 years’ experience in capital markets securitisation with blue chip global banks, including RBC Capital Markets, RBS and Lloyds. More recently, he has been on the leading edge of applying scalable ‘Fin’ to suit ‘Tech’ business models, specifically in the working capital space. He joined Blackstar from NatWest Markets where he established a unique digital, capital markets-based supply chain finance product. In the previous four years, as CIO he designed and built MORE Finance, Demica’s capital markets captive finance vehicle, as well as serving on the management team and as Head of Origination. He brings an evolutionary approach to trade finance product design and investor enga ... (view full description)
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Altynay Davletova has been a research analyst at BofA Merrill Lynch European Structured Finance research group since 2004, focussing primarily on the RMBS and CDO sectors. Altynay holds MSc Finance and Economics from London School of Economics.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Stephen Day is a partner in the Capital Markets Group of Cadwalader’s London office. He advises leading financial institutions and corporations in Europe and the United States in connection with a wide range of structured finance and securitisation transactions, with a focus on complex cross border deals. His work in this area includes structuring commercial paper conduits, structured investment vehicles, multi-country receivables (trade, auto loan/lease, credit card) securitisations, portfolio sales and financings, securitisation of bridge and private equity take-out deals, whole business transactions and intellectual property financings. Stephen has been named as a leading individual in se ... (view full description)
Christophe De Noaillat
Moody's Investors Service
Christophe de Noaillat is a Managing Director in the Moody’s Structured Finance Group and is based in London. He is responsible for the monitoring of ABS and RMBS transactions in EMEA.
Prior to assuming this position, Christophe was responsible for the assignment and monitoring of credit rating in the European CMBS sector. From 2000, when in joined Moody’s, to 2009, Christophe was a member of the ABS team where he covered a number of asset classes such as consumer and auto loans, SME’s, credit card, esoteric transactions as well as Whole Business Securitisations. During this period, he also focused on emerging markets, where he liaised with the Sovereign group in order to assess the im ... (view full description)
Ugo De Vivo
Ugo de Vivo is a Legal Director in the Finance & Projects department and is based in the Milan and London office.
Ugo has gained a consolidated experience in assisting both banks and corporate clients in connection with corporate finance, restructuring and refinancing transactions.
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Managing Director and country officer for auxmoney investments ltd is leading the local team. He joined from BNP Paribas, where he was head of ABS markets in the Securitised Products Group based out of London. He helped many clients setting up Covered bonds, ABS, RMBS and other funding facilities. The team won various Covered bonds and ABS awards from Global Capital and IFR. Before BNPP, Boudewijn was a director in the Securitisation team at UBS which he joined after working as Senior Analyst at Moody’s in Paris rating Covered Bonds, RMBS and ABS transactions in EMEA. Boudewijn started his career at ING in Amsterdam. He has a masters degree in Finance from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterda ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of Structuring & Advisory
Stormharbour Securities LLP
Francesco Dissera is a Managing Director heading the EMEA Fixed Income Structuring and Advisory.
Francesco has over20 years investment banking and capital markets experience. Prior to joining Stormharbour, Francesco spent 14 years at UBS AG building the securitisation and covered bond business across EMEA: lately Francesco was heading the ABS effort at UBS AG.
Prior to UBS AG, Francesco worked at JP Morgan in London and New York, when he was involved in executing the very first Italian ABS transaction. Francesco has originated and executed more than 60 ABS transactions across EMEA, with particular focus on FIG and Government related assets. He has great experience in ... (view full description)
Clarence E. Dixon
Managing Director - Global Head of Loan Services
Clarence joined CBRE in 2013, after spending five years as CEO at Hatfield Philips International, one of Europe’s largest commercial real estate mortgage servicers and work-out specialist. As Global Head of Loan Services Clarence is responsible for the management of CBRE’s Pan European commercial debt servicing and advisory platform. Clarence has over 20 years of commercial real estate debt experience having managed servicing work-out and debt platforms in the UK, Germany and the Benelux. Prior to Hatfield Philips, Clarence was Managing Director of Crown Mortgage Management where his responsibilities included establishing and managing the UK and German operations including bot ... (view full description)
Michael Dryden is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking division, based in New York. He is the Global Head of Asset Finance in Securitized Products. Formerly, he was Co-head of Residential Mortgage Finance, Head of European AF and most recently Head of AF Special Situations. Mr. Dryden is part of the SP and AF Management teams and previously served on the European Fixed Income Operating Committee.
As the Global Head of Asset Finance, he is responsible globally for asset finance activity across residential mortgage, consumer, commercial, transportation, esoteric and commercial real estate assets, including principal, financing, advisory and underwriting ... (view full description)
Standard & Poor's
Elton is a Director in the European Structured Finance Ratings Group. His direct analytical responsibilities at Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services include the assignment of new issue ratings and the surveillance of existing ratings, with a focus on the U.K., Dutch and Irish RMBS markets. He joined S&P in November 2006 and previously worked in the covered bond team.
Chief Financial Officer
Michaël joined iwoca as the Chief Financial Officer in January 2015. Prior to this, he started his career at Barclays Capital, advising European clients on M&A Transactions. He also worked in the TMT team at Private equity firm HgCapital. Since joining iwoca, he has successfully helped close two equity funding rounds, which have been instrumental to iwoca’s fast growth. In the recently closed Series C funding round, the company has raised £21 million equity and secured a £25 million debt facility.
Managing Director, Securitisation
Crédit Agricole CIB
In 1992, Nathalie joined Banque Indosuez in Paris as senior credit analyst for project and asset-based finance. Thereafter, she moved to the special situation team as originator and structurer, where she executed private asset-based transactions for corporate clients. In 1997, she moved to the securitisation team as structurer for public term and private securitisation mandates. Her experience in securitisation is very broad having worked and executed transactions based on all types of asset classes (residential and commercial mortgages, auto and consumer receivables, leases, corporate loans, operational assets, trade receivables, future flow ... (view full description)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges
Thomas Falkus is counsel in the Structured Finance & Derivatives group in London. Thomas advises on a wide range of structured finance transactions across a variety of asset classes including consumer loan receivables, RMBS, CLO’s, credit-card receivables and car rental fleet securitisations. Thomas also acts for funds and banks on the acquisition and financing of both performing and non-performing loan portfolios as well ... (view full description)
Ilaria Farina is a senior director in Fitch Ratings’ European Structured Finance group in Milan, which she joined in April 2005, and is now responsible for the Milan Structured Finance team.
Ilaria’s experience spans all structured finance asset classes including residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralised debt obligations backed by SME loans (SME CDO) as well as transactions backed by non-performing loans (NPL).
Before joining Fitch, she spent three years and a half at the holding company of Unicredit in Milan, in the Credit Risk Management team. The focus was on developing ... (view full description)
Mark is responsible for managing new business and client accounting services for Wilmington Trust SP Services (London) Limited, which provides directors and other corporate services to companies involved in structured finance transactions, notably securitisations.
Mark has considerable tenure in the financial services industry, specialising in accounting and finance. Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2004, Mark was financial controller of a UK mortgage lender with a large securitisation program. He has also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK and with Ernst and Young in the Middle East.
Mark is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and earned ... (view full description)
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking
Davide Fiore has been working in securitisation for more than 10 years, joining UniCredit in 2014 (he previously worked at UBS, Citi and RBS). Davide has been involved in arranging cash and synthetic securitisation and covered bond transactions across different asset classes (NPL, consumer finance, SMEs, RMBS, leasing) and EMEA jurisdictions.
Head of Syndicate
SCIO Capital LLP
Previously, Kevin was Managing Partner at Trimast Capital in Miami and Deutsche Bank AG London’s Head of Structured Product Syndicate for Europe, Asia and Australia for 11 years. Kevin joined Deutsche Bank from Barclays Capital, where he worked within the ABS Trading and Research team in London and New York for seven years.
Kevin holds a Master’s Degree from the Cornell University S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Vermont.
Chief Executive Officer
Stone Mountain Capital Ltd.
Oliver is CEO and Managing Partner of Stone Mountain Capital, a London, Zurich and Dubai based alternative investment advisor, providing European direct lending to the lower middle market and advisory in research, structuring and public and private placements of private debt, private equity, real estate and hedge funds to institutional investors globally. He was Partner and Member of the Executive Committee of Prytania Investment Advisors, a credit asset manager in London. He served as Head of Global Business Solutions at Moody’s Analytics in London and covered Moody’s KMV's global accounts. Prior he was a business consultant at Reuters Trade & Risk Management in Zurich. Oliver is a cert ... (view full description)
AFME Securitisation Board
TwentyFour Asset Management
Rob is one of the 7 founding partners of TwentyFour Asset Management and a member of the six-strong portfolio management team where his primary responsibility is the co-management of the firm's Monument, Dynamic and Focus Bond Funds as well as a number of bespoke portfolios for institutional clients. Prior moving into fund management almost 5 years ago, Rob had a successful career as a fixed income trader covering a broad range of instruments including Gilts, Futures & Options, Corporate Bonds, Asset Swaps and for the major part Bank FRNs and Asset Backed Securities. He spent over 20 years with Barclays Capital (and its predecessor BZW) where he was a Managing Director and Head of Europe ... (view full description)
Head of Securitisation
European Investment Fund
Daniela Francovicchio leads the South European Unit of the Guarantees and Securitisation team at the European Investment Fund. Prior to joining EIF, she worked in London for some of the major American and European investment banks. In her current role at EIF, she is involved in selecting and executing SMEs securitization transaction to which EIF and or EIB participate by taking part of the risk of the underlying portfolio.
Jade Friedensohn currently serves as Group Managing Director of the Structured Finance and Asia Pacific Divisions of Information Management Network, a subsidiary of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. IMN is an organizer of best in class financial conferences spanning the globe. Jade has 16+ years’ experience creating and executing large scale events and managing a talented team of conference professionals. Since that time, she has for expanded the business into new markets and asset classes such as Italy, China and Greece; and new sectors such as renewable energy and fintech.
In addition to new business development, her responsibilities include oversight of a team of ... (view full description)
Business Development Manager
Head of Banks and Financial Institutions, SF
Paolo Gabriele has worked at Finanziaria Internazionale since October 2000. He has extensive experience in the origination, execution and structuring of securitisation and structured finance transactions for large Italian corporates and financial institutions across all major asset classes. He also participated in the analysis of infrastructure project finance transactions and the evaluation of investment opportunities in illiquid assets and loan portfolios. Paolo is currently Head of Banks and Financial Institutions at FISG S.r.l.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management
MD, Head of Private Debt Mobilisation
Santander Corporate & Investment Banking
Steve Gandy is Managing Director, Head of Private Debt Mobilisation, Notes and Structuring for Santander Global Corporate Banking in London. He has over 27 years’ experience in the securitisation industry, having completed transactions in Europe, United States, Latin America and Asia.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the European Data Warehouse, and has also served as a Member Chairman of the Securitisation forum of AFME, where he participated in the development of the PCS initiative and currently serves as the chairman of the of the PCS Market Committee.
Steve is also the current chairman of the Securitisation Working Group of the European Banking Federation. During ... (view full description)
Javier Garcia Martin
Head of Capital Markets
Santander Consumer Finance
At present, Javier is the Head of Capital Markets and Funding at Banco Santander Consumer Finance since 2012 Before that he was CFO and Deputy General Manager of CCM (Caja Castilla la Mancha, savings bank) since 2008. At the same time (during that period) he has been Board Member in various companies such as Naturener SA, OESIA Networks SA, and Grupo Calvo. Between 2003 and 2008, he was Head of Treasury and Capital Markets at Cajamar SCR, having held the same position at Commerzbank AG (2000-2003), after joining from Deutsche Banks treasury team where he was a senior trader of global markets since 1998. He began his career in finance in 1992 with Banco Santander as trader in their treasury d ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Tonko founded Dynamic Credit in 2003 and currently has over EUR 10 billion under management. Dynamic Credit is a leading Asset Manager and Direct Lender that seeks to better match savings and credit in the real economy. We originated more than 60,000 mortgage loans for institutional investors through our unique multi-channel distribution approach. We originate mortgages, buy-to-let and SME Loans.
Three reasons to invest in Dutch mortgages via the Dynamic Credit Mortgage Bond: - Significant interest rate margin over other fixed income alternatives at relatively low risk levels - Customized investment in mortgage market segments of choice - Transparent and efficient investment ... (view full description)
Euan Gatfield is a managing director in Fitch Ratings’ structured finance group based in London, where he heads up EMEA commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). Euan is responsible for the team’s overall output of ratings and research.
Euan has worked at Fitch since 2001, during which time he has covered a range of asset classes, including RMBS and Structured Credit, before focusing on CMBS in 2005.
Euan studied Economics and Social Anthropology at Cambridge University.
Alessandro has 18 years of experience in the structured finance market with more than 150 transactions closed in various asset classes such as NPLs, RMBS, CMBS, CBO, leasing, consumer loans, social securities receivables and trade receivables. He is at present co-head of Southern Europe Structured Products. Recently, Alessandro has been involved in the first four and most important Italian NPLs transactions, using the support of the Italian Government Guarantee (GACS) and he is also involved in other financing NPLs transactions. Before joining J.P. Morgan as responsible for the Italian Structured Finance desk in November 2007, he was Head of Southern Europe Securitisation at SG Corporate &a ... (view full description)
Assistant General Counsel & Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jean-Baptiste Gaudin is a director in the legal team supporting the EMEA Securitisation and Commercial Real Estate Finance teams at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2015, Jean-Baptiste was a solicitor at Herbert Smith and Allen & Overy. Jean-Baptiste is a graduate from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Université Paris II Assas and Oxford University.
Head of Department, Active Credit Portfolio Steering
In over 25 years of work experience, Biagio has consolidated a strong expertise in structured finance and capital markets activities. In this respect, he has been involved in several major transactions structured in the Italian market, including NPLs disposals. He managed the relationship with the top management of key corporate and institutional clients, contributing to the development of products and innovative financial solutions. Currently, Biagio is Head of Active Credit Portfolio Steering Head Office Department at Intesa Sanpaolo, reporting directly to the Group CFO. In this function he is responsible, at Group level, for credit portfolio management, credit strategies and NPL Plan acti ... (view full description)
John Gibson is a Partner in PwC's Financial Instruments, Structured Products and Real Estate (FSR) group based in Washington, DC. He has over 25 years of diversified financial services experience working with commercial and investment banks, investors, and government agencies in the management, financing, valuation or sale of assets, including structured products, and loans. John's expertise includes securitization pre-transaction support, transaction analytics and financial advisory services
Portfolio analysis and data integrity testing
Issuer financing program feasibility and analysis
Servicer operational reviews and transaction surveillance
... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder
John is CEO and co-founder of Landbay. Landbay is the only peer-to-peer platform to operate solely within the British residential buy-to-let mortgage market. Landbay offers an alternative for both retail and institutional investors to traditional saving and lending, always secured on bricks and mortar. John launched Landbay in May 2014 with property finance and investment expert, Gray Stern. Landbay is a member of the P2PFA and it is the fastest growing P2P lender in the UK (AltFi data). Previously, John co-founded and managed a leading international executive search business. He then taught economics at a leading UK educational establishment before completing an MBA and returning to the Cit ... (view full description)
George Gooderham is a counsel at Linklaters LLP, based in the firm's London office. George specialises in securitisations and other forms of structured finance, with a particular focus on legal and regulatory developments relevant to the ABS market.
Senior Vice President, Global Business Development
Group Executive, Chairman
Perpetual Limited, AuSF
Chris is the Group Executive of Perpetual Corporate Trust at Perpetual Limited, Australia's leading corporate trustee. Chris is also Chairman of the Australian Securitisation Forum. Prior to joining Perpetual, Chris was at JPMorgan for 10 years in a variety of roles in Europe before moving to run Institutional Trust Services in Australia. His career began as a solicitor for Corrs Chambers Westgarth. He holds a Masters of Business Administration (London Business School) and a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce (University of Queensland). He is currently completing a Bachelor of Philosophy at the University of London.
Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice President
U.S. Bank Global Corporate Trust
Nicholas joined Standard Bank in 2008 in a retail credit role. In 2011, he joined the securitisation team after having worked as part of the servicing team for Standard Bank’s own Residential Mortgage Backed securitisations transactions. Nicholas now attends to the origination, structuring and execution of both securitisation and debt capital market transactions. He also assists with the placing of shorter term commercial paper for the bank’s corporate clients and conduits.
Global Head Asset-Backed Financing
Since 2011 Detlef Hälker heads Daimler’s global securitization activities based in Stuttgart, Germany. He has many years of experience in banking and treasury, among others as the Head of Treasury of one the largest global mail order companies (Otto Versand), as a senior manager in Asset-/Liability Management at Daimler Financial Services or as an account manager at Deutsche Bank. In his current position Detlef runs ABS platforms in various asset classes in the US, Canada, Germany and China and is also responsible for the further global rollout of Daimler’s ABS activities. He holds a degree in Business Administration at the University of Münster/Germany.
Managing Director, Securitisation
Crédit Agricole CIB
Laurent is a Managing Director in the Securitization Group based in Paris where he is Head of Operating Assets Securitization and Project Bonds for EMEA. He has more than 20 years of experience in Securitization and Structured Finance with Credit Agricole CIB where he has been focusing on the origination and implementation of Debt Capital Markets Solutions backed by a variety of asset classes, such as Infrastructure Projects, Rental Cars, Equipment Leases, Whole-Business Securitization,Transportation assets, Inventories, Future Receivables and Tax Receivables across Europe.
Since November 2016 Laurent is also heading the China Securitization project for Credit Agricole CIB and ha ... (view full description)
Jonathan Hanly is a director of SFM Ireland and joined the company in 2012.
Prior to this, Jonathan spent over 12 years in the financial services industry. He worked in a variety of roles across the RBS Group, including heading up the RBS branch in Ireland and leading the transaction services business for the Ulster Bank Group.
Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and a Masters in International Business from University College Dublin and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
Jonathan is approved by the Central Bank of Ireland as a ‘fit and proper’ person and currently serves as a non-executive director to both regu ... (view full description)
TMF Group South Africa
Brendan Harmse, a Chartered Accountant (SA) and Law graduate, Brendan operates from TMF Group’s Johannesburg office as a Commercial Director: Global Sales Team. Brendan helps energy companies looking to expand and invest across Africa, to smart source company and financial administration. He has been involved in the provision of corporate fiduciary services to a large variety of matters, including the successful South African REIPPPP, since 2009.
Brendan has been operating in the development finance and debt capital markets since 1997. Whilst employed at the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Limited and Absa Bank Ltd (a member of Barclays), he arranged, struc ... (view full description)
Head of Structured Finance
The Paragon Group of Companies PLC
John joined the Paragon Group in November 1998, has securitised over GBP14bn equivalent Buy to Let mortgages and consumer assets and issued Paragon bonds in the UK, Europe and the USA. He formerly worked in the Treasury and Structured Finance functions of UK and international financial institutions. In September 2010 signed a warehouse facility with Macquarie Bank now standing at GBP 300m. Followed by a facility with Lloyds of GBP350 and late 2015 BAML joined with GBP200m. Paragon continues to access the Capital Markets on a regular basis and most recently the 2015 transactions included the Euro tranch.
Head of Investments, Structured Finance Investment team at AXA IM
Mayer Brown International LLP
Kevin Hawken is a securitisation and structured finance partner in Mayer Brown's London office. He has represented originators, programme sponsors, investors and other participants in transactions involving a wide variety of asset types, structures and jurisdictions. He has special expertise in US and European regulatory requirements affecting securitisation transactions, and frequently advises financial institutions and industry associations analysing and commenting on the developing regulatory framework. Kevin has worked at Mayer Brown since 1989 and in London since 2000.
Capital Markets Director
SA Taxi Finance
Mark served articles at Deloitte & Touche in Johannesburg. After remaining on as a manager until 2001, he joined Rand Merchant Bank as a corporate bond investment analyst in the special projects international division. In 2007, Mark joined Transaction Capital and was involved in various acquisitions for the group. He joined the capital markets division in 2009 and was appointed head of the team in June 2010. He held this position until January 2014 when he was appointed to the position of group CFO. Most recently he has taken on the role of Capital Markets Director for Transaction Capital and SA Taxi Finance.
Aly Hirji is a Portfolio Manager in the European Fundamental Credit team within BlackRock International Fixed Income, focusing primarily on the leveraged loan asset class and related products, including CLOs.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Mr. Hirji was a partner and portfolio manager at New Amsterdam Capital, a European credit manager focused on leveraged credit. He was responsible for managing CLOs, leveraged loan and high yield funds, managed accounts and trading. He joined the firm as its first investment related employee in 2004 as a credit analyst and contributed to growing out the firm and its assets under management. He began his career at JP Morg ... (view full description)
Mayer Brown LLP
"Praised for being at the cutting edge on securitization issues, an absolutely brilliant lawyer" Chambers USA
Carol Hitselberger focuses her practice in the structured finance area. She spends significant time on accounting and regulatory developments that impact the structured finance industry. Carol often works with investors and issuers in structured finance products of most types, including trade receivables, credit card receivables, consumer loans, auto loans, aircraft, leases, franchise portfolios, government contracts, trademark licenses, and various other financial assets.Chambers USA highlights that "she has been doing structured finance wor ... (view full description)
Managing Director & Head of Fixed Income, Capital Markets
Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME)
Richard Hopkin is a Managing Director in AFME’s securitisation division. He joined AFME in June 2010 after a 20 year career in European securitisation during which he held leadership positions at J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Société Générale. He has originated, structured and distributed financings backed by a wide variety of asset classes including residential mortgages, credit cards, auto, consumer and SME loans, from across Europe, Australia and the US.
Born and brought up in Wales, Richard read law at Cambridge University and before embarking on his banking career he qualified as a solicitor with leading international law firm Clifford Chance.
Founder and Chief Financial Officer
Belmont Green Finance Limited
Will Howard Davies (ACA) (CFA): An experienced accountant, mortgage capital markets and investment professional Will has 20 years of financial market experience and is both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. Having qualified as a chartered accountant, Will joined BAML as Head of Structured Finance, Real Estate and Asset-Finance Product Control within the Accounting function. He then moved to the Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) research team covering European Mortgages and Mortgage Backed Securities. Will moved to Deutsche Bank in a similar role in 2007 before moving to the buy-side. At Axial Investment Management (now a part of Standard Life Inves ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of Private Credit Syndicate
Miles Hunt is a Managing Director and Head of Private Credit Syndicate at NatWest Markets. He is responsible for the distribution of illiquid asset classes from the banks’ balance sheet and from its’ clients, including Leveraged Finance, High Yield, Securitised Products and Alternatives. Prior to this role, Miles previously ran the Securitised Products and Alternatives Syndicate desk, the FI Solutions business in Europe, and also the US Structuring business based in Stamford Connecticut. Prior to 2009, Miles co-ran the banks’ illiquid credit trading business. In his various roles, he has structured and traded fixed income, interest rate products, equity, FX, credit and asset-back ... (view full description)
Allen & Overy LLP
John's practice focuses primarily on asset-backed securities, with extensive experience in covered bonds and the securitization of auto loans and leases, dealer floor-plan financings, credit card receivables, student loans, trade receivables, mortgage loans, servicer advances, tobacco fee settlement awards, tobacco quota payments, life settlements and utility stranded costs. He has represented issuers, underwriters, investors, credit enhancers and placement agents in connection with public and private offerings of securities and numerous asset-backed commercial paper conduit transactions. His work also includes advising clients in connection with asset purchases and dispositions and acquisit ... (view full description)
Kevin has been a Partner at Clifford Chance since 1998 and is responsible for leading the International Structured Debt Group. Since 1992 he has worked almost exclusively in structured finance especially securitisation. Kevin is identified in Legal 500 and Chambers as one of the leading practitioners in securitisation. He is on the board of directors of the Securitisation Division of AFME where he is a former vice-chairman and represents AFME in discussions with regulators and quasi-governmental advisory bodies on matters of industry importance. He is also a member of the Market Committee of Prime Collateralised Securities (PCS).
Jim Irvine has been involved in many different facets of the global structured credit market since making his first RMBS investments in 1992 for the Halifax Building Society. He subsequently structured and managed ABCP conduits and an SIV at Bank One/JP Morgan before joining Henderson Global Investors in 2006 to develop their structured credit investment platform. During the financial crisis, Jim’s expertise became a much sought after commodity as he undertook a number of advisory roles to Trustees, Attorneys and Liquidators on a variety of ... (view full description)
HSBC Global Asset Management
Managing Director, HSBC Global Asset Management ABS Investments team Head of portfolio management and trading for ABS Andrew Jackson has overall responsibility for trading activities within the ABS investments team with 3 ABS sector specific portfolio managers / traders reporting to him. Andrew has been in the ABS business in a number of roles since 1989 and has been with HSBC since 2002.
Banca Popolare di Bari
Gianluca Jacobini, nato a Bari nel 1977.
Nel 2000 entra in McKinsey & Company dove svolge consulenza prevalentemente nel sistema bancario.
Nel 2003 entra nel Gruppo Banca Popolare di Bari, dove svolge diversi incarichi, tra i quali l'integrazione ed il successivo sviluppo di Nuova Banca Mediterranea.
Tra gli altri incarichi più recenti è stato Amministratore Delegato di Banca Tercas e Caripe, acquisite dal Gruppo.
Attualmente è Condirettore Generale del Gruppo Banca Popolare di Bari.
In 2000, he joined McKinsey & Company where he consulted mainly in the banking system. In 2003 he joined Banca Popolare ... (view full description)
Richard Johns is the Executive Director for the Structured Finance Industry Group, a member-based trade industry advocacy group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market.
A longtime leader in the securitization industry, Mr. Johns, 46, has more than 17 years of experience, having previously served as Head of Global Funding and Liquidity at Ally Financial Inc. Earlier in his career Mr. Johns also had roles as Head of Global Capital Markets at Capital One Financial Corp and as a transaction lead at MBNA (now Bank of America).
Throughout his career, Mr. Johns has issued securitized products across a variety of pl ... (view full description)
Head EMEA Structured Finance
S&P Global Ratings
As Commercial Head of EMEA Structured Finance, Matt is responsible for Commercial Strategy and client relationships across ABS, RMBS, CLO, CMBS, Structured Credit and Covered Bond markets in the region.Prior to his current role, Matt was Analytical Head of the Structured Credit group, with responsibility for ratings of cash and synthetic CLO, CDO, Structured Credit and SME transactions across EMEA. Previously, Matt was also Head of the ABS group, with responsibility for ratings across consumer and commercial ... (view full description)
Global FIC Strategist
Societe Generale CIB
Kit joined Societe Generale in 2010 as Global Head of FX Strategy from The ECU Group, an FX management boutique. Previously Kit has worked in Frankfurt, London and Greenwich, Connecticut, as both a strategist and economist covering FX and bond markets. He started his career with financial analysis firm MMS International in 1984, before moving to The Mitsui bank, SG Warburg and NatWest Markets, later RBS.
Kit was born in Kenya, brought up in Paris and studied Economics at University College, London.
Head of Capital Markets
Bluestone Capital Management
Brian Kane is Head of Capital markets for Bluestone Capital Management based in London, where he has responsibility for raising capital and funding for Bluestones European asset-based lending operations. Specifically, this includes funding their UK specialist mortgage lender Bluestone Mortgages and Bluestone Asset Finance Ireland their auto and commercial finance lender based in Dublin.
In addition, Brian also has responsibility for funding the acquisition of secured and unsecured loan portfolios that come to market as a result of bank de-leveraging, or secondary portfolio sales.
Prior to his current role Brian spent 17 years with the international rating agency S ... (view full description)
Clifford Chance LLP
Louise is a partner in the London Trust Group. Since 2004 she has worked exclusively for corporate trustees and agents in capital markets transactions and other structured transactions including secured lending, project finance, asset finance and CDOs. Louise has also advised corporate trustees on a number of restructurings, refinancings, defaults and distressed transactions and has authored publications on the changing landscape for trustees.
Partner and Co-Chair Financial Services Sector
Vincent Keaveny is a partner in the Finance & Markets practice at DLA Piper and International Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Financial Services sector group. He joined DLA Piper in late-2015 from another international law firm, where he headed the Structured Capital Markets team for several years. He advises banks, financial institutions and corporate clients in the UK and internationally on securitisation, derivatives and complex capital markets transactions. His practice encompasses the full range of securitisation transactions and asset classes, for which he is highly rated by all of the leading international legal directories.
Vincent has advised on more than 50 securitisati ... (view full description)
Vice President, Int'l ABS & Covered Bonds Research
Apollo Global Management LLC
Mr. Kelly joined the Structured Credit team at Apollo in 2012. Previously, Mr. Kelly was responsible for seeking investment opportunities and marketing Stone Tower Capital’s services in Europe. Before that, Mr. Kelly spent ten years as a Senior Portfolio Manager with LBBW in its Irish Asset Management subsidiary focused on structured credit assets. Prior to joining the credit team in LBBW Ireland, Mr Kelly spent five years as an interest rate trader. Mr Kelly holds a B. Comm degree and an MBS in financial services from University College Dublin.
Chief Financial Officer
SA Home Loans
Rob joined SA Home Loans in 2005. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA), having specialised in financial services with a particular focus on securitisation and debt origination.
SA Home Loans is the leading issuer of RMBS in South Africa, and in his time at the company Rob has been responsible for the end-to-end execution of: 11 securitisation transactions with a combined issuance value of R20 billion; a R6bn short term note programme backed by home loans; and a number of private, bilateral funding structures with a combined value of R35bn.
PIMCO Deutschland GmbH
Ms. Kelting-Schaller is a senior vice president and portfolio manager in PIMCO’s Structured Credit team focusing primarily on European CMBS. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2008, she was an ABS analyst at Cambridge Place Investment Management in London. Previously, she was with Hudson Advisors Germany in Frankfurt and Fidelity Investments in Merrimack, New Hampshire and London. She has 14 years of investment experience, holds an undergraduate degree from Babson College, an MBA from INSEAD, and is also a CFA Charterholder.
Partner, Mazars Ireland.
Mark is registered auditor, with particular experience in the securitisation sector. Mark currently acts as External Auditor to a number of banks and securitisation spv's in Ireland. He is also the Cover Asset Monitor for a number of issuers of Covered Bonds under the Irish Asset Covered Securities Act 2001.
Mazars is one of Europe's largest Accounting and Auditing firms, with an international team of specialists providing a range of services to the securitisation industry.
Head, Structured Finance Research Europe
Gordon Kerr heads Global Structured Finance Research at DBRS Morningstar. He publishes commentaries and insights on all aspects of secured investing and keeps the market up to date on issues facing securitization and covered bonds. Gordon heads up the DBRS Morningstar ESG Credit Education committee, a global project to expand the credit rating agencies thought leadership with regards to ESG issues. Prior to DBRS, Gordon spent 9 years in research and trading at Citi, covering securitized products, covered bonds and corporate credit. Gordon is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business Toronto where he obtained his MBA. He also holds a science degree from Acadia University. ... (view full description)
The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP
Anil Khera is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group, based in London. Mr. Khera oversees the financing/capital markets activities of all of Blackstone’s European real estate investments. Since joining the group in 2006, Mr. Khera has been involved in over €20 billion of real estate acquisitions and financings across Europe. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Khera worked in the acquisitions team at Credit Suisse / DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners, Inc. in Los Angeles from 2002. Mr. Khera received an HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at The University of Western Ontario and is a trustee of Holy Trinity Swiss Cottage Church in London.
Senior Dealer - Funding Markets
Nationwide Building Society
Constantinos has worked in the structured finance industry since 2006 and is part of the Business Development team at Elian SFM. Prior to joining he worked at WestLB and Raiffeisen Bank International in London across ABS trading and portfolio management roles.
Constantinos holds an MSc in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Martin is a Director in the European Commercial Real Estate Group, based in London responsible for underwriting and pricing of real estate mortgage loans. He has been instrumental in leading the securitisation and syndication effort for the DECO 2.0 platform, totalling over $3.5bn. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2005, he worked as a strategy consultant in a boutique consultancy. Mr. Kom holds a BA and an MEng from the University of Cambridge.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Theresa has extensive experience across a range of structured finance, securitisation and asset-based lending transactions involving various asset classes, including residential mortgages, SMEs, consumer loans, credit card receivables, dealer floorplan loans ad trade receivables. In recent years, she has concentrated on residential mortgage-backed securities for UK issuers and commercial paper programs for US and European financial institutions. Theresa’s experience also includes the representation of investment fund managers and financial institutions in connecti ... (view full description)
Cameron Kravitt Foundation
Jason is the founder of Mayer Brown’s securitization practice and was co-chair of the firm from 1998-2001. He has helped the firm's clients create some of the most significant securitization products used in the capital markets today and is well known for being a Co-Founder of the Securitization Industry’s original trade association; leading industry groups in connection with new legislation or regulation; helping to lead large securitization transactions such as MLEC ($100 billion) and Straight A funding ($60 billion) and large RMBS mortgage litigation settlements such as the BofA/BNY Mellon $8.5 billion settlement.
He is consistently rated in the highest category by lawyer ratings ... (view full description)
Miguel Lafont Torio
Director, Capital Markets
Miguel Lafont, CFA and MSc works as Director in Debt Capital Markets for CaixaBank since 2010, previously worked in Societe Generale as Originator for Financials, Asset Finance and Structuring at CSFB covering Southern Europe, Credit Trading and Structuring at Banco Santander and at JP Morgan in Credit Portfolio and Fixed Income and Derivatives Trading. Miguel has extensive experience in Securitisation Origination and Structuring for RMBS, SMEs, Consumer & Auto Loans, CLOs and Structured Credit. Miguel is Industrial and Management Engineer (ICAI and MSc University of Birmingham) and lectures Securitisation at the Corporate Finance MSc at IEB in Madrid.
Patrizia is a Director of the European Portfolio Advisory Group.
Patrizia has over 16 years extensive experience in structuring securitisation transactions and asset financing for Italian and foreign clients, both in Italy and London.
In PwC Patrizia has been involved in most Italian non-core deals and NPL transactions specialising in the portfolio analysis and valuation with international investors, both buy and sell side.
Before joining PwC in 2014, she was responsible for the financing and securitisation take out of Italian NPLs as well as agency securitisation transactions for Morgan Stanley in London. In that capacity she also managed the valuation, corpora ... (view full description)
Credit Research Analyst
Columbia Threadneedle Investments
Guillaume Langellier is a credit research analyst and fund manager in the Investment Grade team, EMEA & Asia at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, where he covers the Asset-Backed Securities and Property sectors. Prior to joining the company, Guillaume held similar roles at Friends Life Investments and Aviva Investors. He also gained valuable rating analysis experience in the ABS and Infrastructure Finance teams at Fitch Ratings. Guillaume completed the graduate training programme scheme in M&A at UBS Warburg and started his career as a credit analyst at Calyon. Guillaume has a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from EDHEC Business School in France and also holds the Chartered Fina ... (view full description)
Macquarie Bank Limited
Kevin has over 20 years’ experience in the origination and structuring of debt capital markets deals, particularly securitisation and structured debt issues in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. During this time Kevin has been involved in the arrangement and placement of a variety of significant mortgage- and asset-backed securitisations for clients including prime bank and non-bank originated RMBS, auto- and equipment backed ABS, nonconforming RMBS and auto-backed ABS, small-ticket CMBS and other innovative ABS such as net interest margin securitisations.
Kevin joined Macquarie in 1999 following the acquisition of Bankers Trust Australia. He originally practised as a lawyer with ... (view full description)
Chief Counsel, Europe
U.S. Bank Global Corporate Trust
Ed serves as Chief Counsel to the European Corporate Trust Group and has over 17 years of corporate trust specific experience both in legal and business positions. Prior to joining the US Bank team in August 2011, Ed served as a Senior Counsel to The Bank of New York Mellon EMEA Corporate Trust Business in the aftermath of the bank’s acquisition of JPMorgan’s corporate trust business in 2006 and prior to the acquisition was the Head of the EMEA Restructuring, Default and Exchange Management Group at JPMorgan. Ed began his career in corporate trust with Deutsche Bank AG London, initially as a legal consultant and then as a transaction manager with a focus on structured finance ... (view full description)
Global Head of Structured Credit and Solutions
Mr. Leitner is a Managing Partner of Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC and a member of its Management Committee. Prior to joining TCP in 2005, Mr. Leitner served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for WilTel Communications, and before that as President and Chief Executive Officer of GlobeNet Communications, leading the company through a successful turnaround and sale.
Previously, he was Vice President of Corporate Development of 360networks and served as Senior Director of Corporate Development for Microsoft Corporation, managing corporate investments and acquisitions in the telecommunications, media, managed services, and business applicati ... (view full description)
Andrew Lennox is a senior portfolio manager in the European Asset Backed Securities team within BlackRock’s Global Fixed Income group. He is responsible for managing European securitised assetsincluding traditional ABS and corporate style securitisations.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2015, Andrew was a lead portfolio manager at ECM, a Wells Fargo company. ECM is a credit manager focused on European and Global fixed income and credit. He was responsible for managing portfolios of asset-backed securities. He joined ECM in 2004 and prior to that, he spent 4 years with Goldman Sachs International.
Andrew earned an MA in Modern and Medieval Langu ... (view full description)
Head of the Financial Institutions Sector
Hogan Lovells International LLP
Sharon Lewis is a partner, based in Paris and London, and the Sector Group Leader of the Finance, Insurance, and Investment at Hogan Lovells. Sharon is also the Global Head of Financial Institutions and Insurance Sector, the first woman in the firm to be appointed in the role of Head of Finance.
Sharon advises on the full range of capital markets transactions, including several award-winning and industry firsts in debt capital markets, derivatives, securitization, repackaging, and other structured products, corporate bonds, and equity-linked offerings. She has extensive banking experience, particularly in the fields of structured finance, secured lending, loan restructuring, and ... (view full description)
Bob Liao is EMEA Head of the Securitised Products Group and has been with Citi since 1994. He is responsible for a team that provides asset backed financing (including a multi-seller conduit) and advisory services to financial institutions, corporations and governments. His team has worked on securitisations throughout the region. He and his team are responsible for several market firsts including the first residential mortgage master trust and covered bond in the United Kingdom, the first Swedish Covered Bond, and the first global project finance loan securitisation. His team also has extensive experience working with all major rating agencies, bank regulators and central banks.
Prior to m ... (view full description)
Co-Head Portfolio Management, Securitised Products Group
Alexandre co-heads the portfolio management team in the Securitised Products Group at BNP Paribas. Alexandre manages a multi-billion portfolio of asset financings covering a wide range of asset classes: mortgages, consumer loans, auto loans, leasing, trade receivables funded via ABCP, term funding for middle market SME loans and REOs pools.Alexandre Linden has over 20 years of experience in the European credit markets through analyzing, structuring, rating and valuing a large variety of structured finance products
Prior to joining BNP ... (view full description)
Jessica is a partner in the structured finance and derivatives practice of global law firm, Clifford Chance LLP. She is recognised as a market leader in synthetic securitisations, risk transfer transactions and other regulatory capital driven structures, having acted for numerous banks and financial investors on such transactions over the past two decades. Jessica has also been working with AFME and PCS in connection with the current reforms to the EU securitisation regulations as they affect synthetic securitisation, and has participated in dis ... (view full description)
Rod is Managing Director of LendInvest Capital, the funds management division of LendInvest, the world's largest marketplace lender for real estate. LendInvest is bringing technology to the £1.2 trillion UK mortgage market, which has to date been an entirely offline market. LendInvest spun out of Montello, an offline short-term mortgage lender, in 2013 as the first marketplace lender to allow retail investors the opportunity to invest in a mortgage. Today LendInvest investors have lent over £560 million against over 2,200 properties making LendInvest one of the fastest-growing (and most profitable) marketplace platforms in the world. The company also has significant institutional backing; in ... (view full description)
Gide Loyrette Nouel
Dimitrios Logizidis heads the banking and structured finance practice of Gide London where he advises financial institutions, private equity funds and corporates on a wide range of asset-backed financing, securitisation, covered bonds and general corporate finance deals. In particular, Dimitrios has acted for arrangers, private equity funds and originators in major whole business and trade receivable securitisation transactions involving amounts of up to EUR 4 billion. He has also been involved in a number of multi-jurisdictional ABCP conduit deals, including in emerging countries, where securitisation was implemented for the first time.
He recently advised Europcar / Eurazeo and ALD Auto ... (view full description)
Head of Group Planning, Strategic ALM and Capital Mgmt
Hendrik Jan Luikinga
Deputy Head of Treasury
Nationale Nederlanden Bank N.V.
Head of Prytania Solutions
Fraser Malcolm is the head of Prytania Solutions, a technology focussed valuation services business based in London. Since joining the firm in 2009, he has been involved in numerous assignments relating to the issues of risk and valuation in the securitisation markets. Clients have ranged from banks, asset managers through to central banks and governmental departments.
In recent years, Fraser has been focussed on developing the Prytania Solutions business in the areas of enhanced evaluated pricing and risk solutions, with the aim of creating a suite of products, through the ongoing development and deployment of the firm’s proprietary technology.
Current areas of activity include ... (view full description)
Norton Rose Fulbright
Gregory Man is a debt capital markets partner based in Dubai. Greg has extensive experience on Islamic and conventional capital markets, structured finance and structured products transactions. He acts for leading financial institutions, key corporates and government entities in both the Middle East and Asia. Greg was previously based in Hong Kong where he was a senior debt capital markets lawyer leading the Islamic Finance practice in Asia for a Magic Circle law firm. Prior to being in Hong Kong, Greg was based in Dubai for five years and in London for four years advising on securitisation, ... (view full description)
Senior Vice President
Moody's Investors Service
Michelangelo Margaria is a Senior Vice President/Manager with Moody’s Structured Finance Group and is based in the Milan office. He acts as Manager of the Consumer Surveillance team in the EMEA region and coordinates the Structured Finance activity in the Italian market.
Previously he was a Manager in the RMBS team and a Senior Analyst rating securitisation transactions backed by different asset classes in various EMEA jurisdictions. He is also the author of various Moody’s Special Reports and Rating Methodologies.
Before joining Moody’s at the beginning of 2002 Michelangelo Margaria worked in the Structured Credit Group at UBS in London.
Mr. Margaria hold ... (view full description)
Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP
Alex has experience on a broad range of structured finance transactions and structured products including securitisations across a variety of asset classes, repackagings and other structured note issuances.
In particular, Alex acts for five prominent CLO managers in the European market and has worked for several arrangers.
Along with his team, Alex worked on approximately a quarter of all European CLO issuances in 2018.
In addition, Alex has represented several buy-side credit funds in relation to their purchases of distressed debt/NPL portfolios.
Legal 500 UK has recognised Alex as a recommended rising star and has named Alex one of its “Next ... (view full description)
Emma Matebalavu is a partner at Clifford Chance specialising in all types of structured debt, capital markets and real estate finance. Emma focuses on structured financings, in particular, securitisation of real estate assets, whole businesses, credit cards, personal loans, corporate loans and residential mortgages.
Emma advises on origination and restructuring of real estate loans, with a focus on restructuring CMBS transactions and portfolio sales. Emma is a member of a number of AFME working groups and the regulatory committee of the CRE Finance Council.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Paul has 20 years of structured finance experience in a diverse range of often complex and innovative UK and cross-border transactions. His transactional and advisory experience includes cash and synthetic CLOs and CDOs, CAT bonds, structured investment vehicles, mortgage securitisation (RMBS and CMBS), covered bonds, ABCP programmes and repo-backed transactions. In particular Paul focuses on the derivatives and hedging aspects of such transactions and has been involved in the European regulatory capital and arbitrage driven credit derivative and synthetic securitisation markets since their inception covering funded and unfunded portfolio credit default swap transactions referencing, amongst ... (view full description)
Global Head, Securitisation, Structured Capital Markets
HSBC Bank PLC
Lynn Maxwell, Managing Director, Global Head of Securitisation, Structured Capital Markets, DCM at HSBC Bank plc. Lynn has worked at HSBC in London for the past 9 years. Her global team originates, structures and distributes securitisations across all major ABS markets, including EMEA, Asia and the Americas. Assets include cash or synthetic securitisations across all asset classes, including auto loans and leases, residential mortgages, trade receivables, consumer loans, SME loans, managed and balance sheet CLOs and credit cards. Lynn is regularly involved in securitisation regulatory consultations and contributes to industry panels and discussions. Lynn was shortlisted in 2014 as a Future ... (view full description)
Perpetual Corporate Trust
I joined Perpetual in 2007 as Director Sales and Relationship Management, General Manager Trust and Fund Services in 2013 and General Manager Sales & Relationship Management, Product & Strategy and Markieting from 2013-2018 when he was appointed the Group Executive.
Richard has more than 25 years’ experience in banking and financial services, with deep sector knowledge in debt capital markets and managed funds, data and analytics and M&A.
Prior to joining Perpetual, Richard was the Vice President, Head of Relationship Management at BNY Mellon’s Corporate Trust Division in Sydney and previously spent 11 yers at Checmical Banke, Chase Manhattan Banke ... (view full description)
PSL / Consultant - S. Finance
For almost 20 years Katie has been involved in helping lawyers and their clients keep up to date with developments in international law, regulation and market practice affecting securitisation and structured finance transactions. In the past few years, her main focus has been on the post-GFC reforms to securitisation markets, in particular the changes brought about by Basel III, the Capital Requirements Directive and, more recently, the new STS regime for securitisations.
White & Case LLP
Chris McGarry advises arrangers, issuers and sponsors on securitisations including collateralised loan obligations, all types of consumer asset-backed securities, residential mortgage-backed securities, trade receivables and esoteric asset classes such as commodities, telco receivables, tax receivables and whole-business securitisations. Chris is a Knowledge Partner to the G20 Sustainable Finance Study Group and in this role co-authored the G20 White Paper on the development of a sustainable CLO market to implement the Paris Agreement. His practice covers both developed markets and emerging markets.
Managing Director, Specialist Lenders, FinTech
Rory McHugh heads the Specialist Lenders & FinTech solutions team at RBS with an extensive track record of providing clients with financing & risk management solutions. Rory is closely involved with the development of RBS’ automated product offering for Financial Institutions, Specialist and Marketplace Lending, including the award-winning MicroRates platform – part of RBS’ automated financing and risk management toolkit. Rory joined RBS in 2010 and has wide-ranging experience in a range of buy-side, structuring and issuer roles across securitisation, financing and derivatives. Prior to his current role as Managing Director at RBS, Rory was Head of Structured Finance at UK mortgage ... (view full description)
Peter is a Senior Structurer at Deutsche Bank responsible for structuring and origination of European CLOs and other complex CDO products. Before joining Deutsche Bank in September 2013, Peter spent 3 years at Key Capital as Head of Structured Finance and prior to that 9 years at Citigroup and SocGen in various CDO structuring, origination and placement roles.In total Peter has 13 years of experience of structuring, raising and placing of cash CDOs, credit funds and complex credit derivative transactions across corporate, consumer, real estate and other credit asset classes.Peter holds a first class joint honours degree in Accounting and Finance from the Victoria Univ ... (view full description)
Head of European Credit
Napier Park Global Capital
Michael Micko is Head of the multi-award winning European credit strategies group at Napier Park Global Capital. Michael brings 23 years of relevant experience and joined Citi Capital Advisors, the predecessor of Napier Park in 2004. Prior to that Michael headed high yield at Mellon Newton Investment Management. Previously, Michael was an investment banker in London at Deutsche Bank and Bankers Trust International focusing on Leverage Finance, and he also held the role as Treasurer of a listed corporate high yield issuer. Michael has a MBA from The Richard Ivey School, Canada and Electrical and Industrial Engineering degrees from the University of Alberta, Canada
Orestis Millas is responsible for the EUR CLO primary business at Morgan Stanley. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2013, having held similar roles at Citigroup and BNP Paribas.
Jessica leads the UK Structured Finance Group and has over thirteen years experience in providing and leading audit, consultancy, transaction and accounting services to financial services clients and corporate entities across the world. Jessica specialises in the project management, establishment and audit of RMBS, CMBS and credit card securitisations and the establishment and maintenance of covered bond programmes. Over the past two years Jessica has assisted a number of financial institutions launch and maintain successful funding programmes which utilise Bank of England and European Central Bank funding schemes. Jessica is a regular speaker at a number of structured finance/securitisation ... (view full description)
John is a Managing Director in the HSBC Capital Markets team, and is Head of ABS for EMEA and Global Co-Head of Covered Bonds. In addition to his usual activities, John has also been heavily involved in HSBC’s response to IBOR transition, has worked with a wide variety of clients across multiple sectors and geographies both on new issuance and more general transition-related topics, and is HSBC’s representative on the FCA’s RFR Bond Market sub-group.
John has over 15 years of experience in the investment banking sector, is a qualified chartered accountant, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA), holds the Securities Institute Diplom ... (view full description)
Securitised Product Strategist
Galen has been a Securitised Products Strategist at NatWest Markets since 2015. He has experience across Consumer ABS, CMBS and CLO. His other experience ranges from working at Fitch Ratings covering Structured Credit and CRE/CMBS to working as a CLO equity portfolio manager at HVB and in client solutions at Stormharbour.
Hogan Lovells International LLP
Marc is Counsel in the Capital Markets group at Hogan Lovells based in London. He specialises in structured finance transactions, focusing on securitizations and other forms of asset backed debt and related restructurings. Prior to joining Hogan Lovells in October 2010, he was in-house counsel at a major international bank, advising the bank's structured finance and commercial real estate teams on issues relating to non-synthetic asset backed debt (including securitizations and asset backed lending), secured loan sales, CMBS issuances and CMBS and secured loan restructurings, as well as providing assistance to the FICC sales and trading teams generally in relation to any proposed investments ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of Issuer Services EMEA
Andrew has worked in the banking industry for over 28 years specialising in corporate trust, structured finance, securitisation, collateral management and asset servicing.
Andrew has been involved with the development of the structured finance, securitisation and securities markets in Europe and Asia executing transactions for a wide range of asset classes, structures and geographies. He spent 11 years in Germany, Hong Kong and Japan working on the collateral management, agency & trustee, servicing and arranging sides of the industry.
Andrew joined Citibank in 2006, where he is Europe, Middle East and Africa Business Head for Issuer Services and has launched busin ... (view full description)
Rapheal is a Director in the EMEA Infrastructure and Project Finance team at Citi. She is responsible for the origination, structuring and execution of corporate, infrastructure, utility and renewable energy financing transactions, including the provision of acquisition financing, refinancings and restructurings, public bond issuances and private placements. Rapheal joined Citi in 2002 and has previously worked in Investment Banking as well as European Structured Finance / Securitisation. She holds a BA honours in Philosophy from Cambridge University.
Maples and Calder
Nollaig is head of the Finance Group and co-head of the Restructuring Group in Maples and Calder's Dublin office. He is also a member of the Dublin office Management Committee. Nollaig specialises in banking and capital markets, in particular restructuring and distressed sales, structured and leveraged finance, and hybrid capital markets.
... (view full description)
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Julie Nédellec joined BNP Paribas Securities Services in February 2014, as sales specialist in Debt Market Services, focusing on securitisation, CLO administration and loan funds. She has fifteen years of experience in securitisation and principal finance, as arranger and structurer, with previous experience at Nomura, Dresdner Kleinwort, Aladdin Capital Management and Lloyds Bank.
Her experience gives her a sound understanding of issuers' and arrangers' requirements from both a structuring and securities services angle. Since joining BNP Paribas Securities Services she has focused on developing the debt fund and CLO activity, applying her structuring experience to the area of de ... (view full description)
Herbert Smith Freehills
John is Global Co-Head of Finance at Herbert Smith Freehills and leads the firm's restructuring practice. In addition to his lead role on most of the major restructurings in the region, John has a broad depth of experience across many practice areas including corporate, project and structured finance, and has been instrumental in developing innovative uses of debt financing on matters across the globe. In recent years John has pioneered the use of securitization techniques in funding and structuring the acquisition of large scale NPL and other bespoke ... (view full description)
Managing Director & Head of European Structured Credit
Matthias Neugebauer currently manages the Structured Credit Team within Fitch Ratings’ European Structured Finance group. Prior to this, he worked with the European quantitative research team focusing on model and criteria development.
Matthias joined Fitch Ratings in November 2000 as a member of the residential mortgage-backed securities team (RMBS). In that role, he was responsible for rating German, Dutch, and UK RMBS transactions, and was involved in criteria development, especially for cash flow modeling and structural analysis.
Matthias holds a masters degree in finance and economics from Durham University, and an engineering degree from Cottbus University. He r ... (view full description)
Senior Director-Structured Finance Research
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Mark Nichol is a credit analyst in the European structured finance research team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. He is responsible for both structured finance and select corporate debt issuers in the real estate sector along with his main coverage of CMBS and corporate securitisations.
Prior to joining BoA Merrill Lynch in 2009, he spent four years as a research analyst at Barclays Capital focussed on the European CMBS market. Previously, Mark spent six years as a commercial property analyst and surveyor at Colliers International in Canada and Chile.
Head of Portfolio Trading and Securitisation Services
Computershare Loan Services
Swen has a long-standing career in the secured credit space. His experience includes portfolio management of one of the largest structured products portfolios globally at JPMorgan CIO besides trading the product in the secondary market and research in a multi-year award winning team at Deutsche Bank. He recently moved to the biggest third-party mortgage servicer in the UK (Computershare Loan Services) where he is heading the portfolio trading and securitisation services team. Swen is a CFA charter holder and has graduated with a MS in Real Estate from Georgia State University, Atlanta and a Dipl. Betriebswirt from ebs, European Business School, Oestrich Winkel.
Global Head of ABS
Harry Noutsos has structured over €100bn of RMBS, CMBS, ABS and CDO transactions during his career. Since 2013, he has served as Global Head of ABS for ING Bank, responsible for its ABS investment portfolio and reporting directly to the CIO of ING Bank Treasury. Prior to this, he managed ING Direct’s ABS portfolio, based in Amsterdam, after joining the bank in 2011.He is a member of the AFME securitisation forum and PCS market committee and a regular speaker at securitisation conferences.
Before ING, Harry was based in London, working for Santander, where he built the structuring and modelling capabilities of the securitisation team. Before this, he was a Vice President at Bank ... (view full description)
Structured Finance and Securitisation Partner
Mayer Brown International LLP
David O’Connor is a structured finance and securitisation partner in Mayer Brown’s London office. He has represented lenders, arrangers, servicers, borrowers and investors in numerous financing transactions and restructurings involving commercial real estate debt in Europe. He works closely with hedge funds, private equity funds and investment banks on CMBS, RMBS and covered bond transactions. He also advises on whole business securitisations, trade receivables securitisations, warehouse lines and loan portfolio sale transactions (both distressed and performing).
Prior to joining Mayer Brown in 2013, David worked in the London and Tokyo offices of another major international law ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of European Asset Backed Research
Conor O’Toole Heads up European Securitisation Research and is Global Head of CLO Research at Deutsche Bank having joined in November 2006. Conor started his career in structured finance on the buy side at Allied Irish Banks plc (AIB) in Dublin before moving to Sumitomo Trust & Banking Ltd in London in November 2004 where he latterly acted as a portfolio manager. Conor was responsible for investment and management of a European Investment Grade ABS portfolio including RMBS, ABS, CMBS and CDOs. At Deutsche Bank he covers the full spectrum of European ABS product where he has published market leading reports on peripheral RMBS, UK Non-Conforming, CLOs and CMBS sectors amongst others. Conor ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Chief European Financial Economist
David Owen joined Jefferies in 2009, having worked for Dresdner Kleinwort (Kleinwort Benson) for almost 25 years, as Managing Director and Chief Economist, Developed Markets, and before as Chief European Economist and Senior UK Economist. Before this, he taught macroeconomics and conducted research on econometric modelling of the UK economy.
David has a BSc in Mathematics and Economics from Warwick University and a MSc in Economics and Econometrics from Southampton University. He is a former chair of the Investment Advisory Committee of the charity Save the Children, and is a former Council Member of the Society of Business Economists in the UK.
Head of Special Situations
Olufemi Oye is a Director of Deutsche Bank AG London and Deutsche Trustee Company Limited. He is the Head of Special Situations for the bank's Trust & Agency Services business. He has represented the bank on various industry bodies including the European Securitisation Forum (where he was the Co-Chair of the Trustee Committee until 2009) and The Association of Corporate Trustees. Olufemi has been with Deutsche Bank for 19 years and before that was a corporate trust lawyer with Allen & Overy.
Head of ABS Investment
Janus Henderson Investors
Ed joined Henderson in January 2008 and has over 30 years of ABS, MBS, CDO and secured credit experience. His previous roles have included Senior Portfolio Manager at Bank One/JPMorgan responsible for the management of the $8.5bn White Pine SIV. Ed has also held a number of senior roles in structuring and managing MBS and ABS at Salomon Brothers, CSFB, and Abbey National Treasury Services. During his previous roles Ed has originated European and US RMBS and ABS as well as analysing and investing in ABS products from across the globe.
Ed holds a BA in Economics from Boston College, magna cum laude.
Markus Papenroth is a Managing Director in Fitch’s Asset Backed Securities group for EMEA in London. His primary responsibilities include the analytical coverage of auto loan and lease, unsecured consumer, and credit card receivables. He is the lead analyst on Fitch’s Global Consumer ABS criteria.
Markus started his Structured Finance career in 2004 at Bankgesellschaft, Berlin. Until joining Fitch in 2013, he worked on the structured products buy-side in London. He is also a CFA charterholder.
Nick joined EY in October 2015 where he is responsible for Financial Services Debt Advisory. The EY team is focused on supporting companies in the financial services sector to raise finance at both a corporate, asset backed and equity capital basis. The team also provides support across ratings and issuance advisory to securitisation issuers. Prior to joining EY, Nick was a Senior Director at RBS where he headed up a structured finance team focused on the UK speciality finance markets. Prior to RBS, Nick spent the period from 2000 to 2008 at Barclays executing warehouse lines and post securitisation facilities across a multitude of asset classes and jurisdictions with ... (view full description)
Director, Credit Mkt Products
European Investment Fund
George Passaris is a Director and the Head of the Credit Market Products Department (CMP) of the European Investment Fund (EIF). He is leading EIF's activities in the SME securitisation business as well as its invesments in the diversified debt funds space, always for the support and benefit of SMEs throughout all EU Member States.
He has been a financial market professional for over 25 years, working in multiple asset classes in fixed income, structured credit and derivatives.
Before his role with the EIF, he was a consultant with BlackRock’s Financial Market Advisory Group on various asset and liability diagnostic projects for European banks. Previously, he was a Managing Direc ... (view full description)
Chief Capital Officer
Sachin Patel leads the Global Capital Markets Group and is responsible for Funding Circle’s investor strategy. This includes the design, structuring and distribution of Funding Circle’s investment products to high net worth individuals, asset managers, banks, insurance companies, pension funds, national and supranational institutions.
Funding Circle is the global small business loans platform. Set up in 2010, investors have lent more than £4.5 billion to over 45,000 businesses across the UK, US and Europe. Funding Circle loans are funded by a diverse array of investors including more than 70,000 individuals, local and national government, financial institutions and the first single pla ... (view full description)
Director, Structured Finance Ratings
S&P Global Ratings
Group Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Alexandre Perrin joined Fraikin in March 2014 as Group Financing Director. For Fraikin, he is in charge of the debt management in particular € 500m of LBO debt, €1,200m of lease securitisation and €200m of other asset financing across Europe.
He is skilled in securitisation and loan investment (residential mortgage loan, loans to SME, leases, trade receivables, personal loan, non-performing loan), in corporate finance and in tailor-made credit solutions (design and structuring of new investment products for bank and non-bank investors).
Prior to joining Fraikin, Alexandre advised institutional investors for the structuration of first French credit funds (in particular the FCT Nov ... (view full description)
Sidley Austin LLP
BRYCE PETERSON practices in the areas of structured finance, securitization and real estate finance, advising traditional financial institutions and alternative capital providers on domestic and cross-border transactions involving a range of asset classes, including residential mortgages, commercial mortgages and consumer loans. His recent experience includes acting for lenders and arrangers in loan financing transactions for commercial real estate and non-performing loans. Bryce qualified as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand in 1992 and is now qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales.
Vice President, Leveraged Loans
Eddy Piedra is the Portfolio Manager of leveraged loans for 40|86 Advisors. Prior to joining 40|86 Advisors in February 2008, he was the Director of Research and Portfolio Manager of Baker Street Asset Management, a unit of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey since its establishment in June of 2005. He also held various positions in the Capital Markets and Client Management areas of SunTrust Bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking division since 1996. He holds a B.B.A. degree in finance and a B.A. degree in liberal studies from Florida International University and holds an M.B.A. from Emory University. Investment Experience: 17 years.
Head of European NPLs
Alessio Pignataro heads the European NPL team at DBRS Morningstar. Alessio joined DBRS Morningstar in 2010 and his experience includes working at Standard and Poor’s, UBS Investment Bank and prior to Société Générale CIB. Alessio developed the European NPL methodology and has managed all European NPL transactions rated by DBRS Morningstar in Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Greece. Alessio graduated from Catholic university in Milan in business and economics and holds an MBA from Cass Business School, City – University of London.
Joint Chief Executive Officer
Highly professional executive who has extensive financial services experience, Mary has over 30 years of leadership and management in the Finance Industry. Mary’s key area of focus has been structured finance and more particularly securitisation.
More recently Marys experience has expanded to mergers and acquisition, strategic planning and currently as CEO. Mary’s interest in securitisation developed during her 11 years with Macquarie Bank where she developed funding utilised securitisation as an efficient means of financing for many clients including Melbourne Water, the transaction securing deal of the year.
Prior to joining RESIMAC in 2003, Mary spent 3 years at P ... (view full description)
Baker & McKenzie
Simon Porter is the head of Baker & McKenzie's Structured Capital Markets Group in London, where he works on a wide range of capital markets and structured finance transactions. His practice includes specialist advice to corporate trustees in capital markets transactions with a particular emphasis on deafaults and restructurings.
Simon acts on a wide range of capital markets transactions, including debt, equity, equity linked and structured products. He advises issuers, trustees and arrangers on a wide range of matters relating to securities and finance, and is often involved in transactions involving the Middle East and Turkey.
Managing Director, Advocacy
Pablo is Managing Director in AFME’s Advocacy Division. His main focus is analysis and engagement across Europe on securities markets and banking regulation, having led AFME’s advocacy work in various regulatory debates and cross-cutting projects. Pablo is responsible for AFME’s Capital Markets Union Steering Committee and is a Member of the Board of the European Capital Markets Institute.
Prior to joining AFME, he was engaged with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, where he worked on financial reporting, auditing and financial sector issues. His experience includes roles in European organisations and the United Nations. Born in Peru, he holds a BSc Ec ... (view full description)
Chief Operating Officer
As COO responsible to make Dynamic Credit grow in a robust way.
Dynamic Credit is an asset management firm specialising in ‘alternative’ fixed income. Founded in 2003, Dynamic Credit has offices in Amsterdam, New York and Jakarta. Dynamic Credit is active across the globe and works for a variety of clients, including pension funds, insurance companies, banks, private equity firms, and governments.
The teams of experts of Dynamic Credit are active in in asset management of ABS, marketplace loans and Dutch mortgage loans, prime SME loans and consumer buy-to-let-loans.
Man Global Private Markets
Matthew is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager in Man Global Private Markets focusing on real estate and real estate debt investments. Man Global Private Markets was formed by the acquisition of Aalto Invest UK Ltd (Aalto) and during his time at Aalto, Matthew has managed bond investments and is responsible for investing in and managing CRE loan positions. Matthew has 23 years’ experience, prior to joining Aalto Invest he was Head of Structured Products at Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, a team that provided asset management services to a portfolio of EUR 5bn of structured debt backed by real estate assets. Previously, Matthew was a lead research analyst with Deutsche Bank’s award winning Eur ... (view full description)
Head of CLO and Loan Fund Financing
Hernan is the Head of CLO Origination within Natixis European Structured Credit & Solutions Group. He has 13 years experience and focuses on originating CLOs in Europe in publicly rated format or otherwise. Prior to joining Natixis, Hernan was Vice President and Senior Analyst at Moody's Global CDO team spending six years in London and Milan, where he was responsible for rating CDOs, CLOs, resecuritizations, portfolio credit derivatives and other asset-backed structures. Hernan is a Licenciado en Economia from UNLP in Argentina and holds a MSc in Banking and Finance from SDA Bocconi in Milan.
David Quirolo is a partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in London. David specialises in structured finance. His practise focuses primarily on CLOs, securitisations and repackaging transactions involving various asset types in the United States and Europe. More recently, David has worked on many of the recent European CLO 2.0 transactions. In addition, he currently works with the Loan Markets Association and a working group of CLO managers and structuring banks on European regulation affecting the CLO market including risk retention regulation. David advises arrangers and collateral managers as well as issuers, originators and investors in a variety of structured finance transactions in ... (view full description)
Ganesh is a Managing Partner at Integer Advisors, an investment advisory firm specializing in private and alternative credit opportunities. Prior to co-founding Integer Advisors, he spent 20+ years in investment banking, primarily in the credit and asset-/ mortgage-backed markets.
Most recently, Ganesh led the fixed income credit and securitized product strategy team at RBS in London for 7 years. Before joining RBS in 2010, he was at Henderson Global Investors where, as the Head of Advisory, he spearheaded the effort to provide solutions to third-party holders of structured credit risk in the immediate aftermath of the financial crisis. From 2001 until beginning of 2009, Ganesh ... (view full description)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Brian Rance is a partner based in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s New York office. He has extensive experience in representing commercial banks, investment banks, insurance companies, managed investment funds and other financial institutions in a wide variety of domestic and international financial and corporate transactions. Brian has significant experience with laws affecting the financial industry, including securities and commodities laws, commercial laws, bank regulatory laws and insolvency laws (including their relation ... (view full description)
Allen & Overy LLP
Franz is a Partner based in A&O's London office. He advises on a broad range of capital markets transactions, with a focus on structured finance and products. His structured finance practice covers bespoke funding, liquidity, regulatory capital and arbitrage structures involving both securitisation and derivatives technology, including providing financing to regulated and unregulated funds. His structured products experience extends to credit, fund and equity-linked products, repackaging platforms and other derivative securities. He is also a prominent adviser to
the CLO market, having advised on a significant proportion of the transactions brought to the European CLO 2.0 market, a ... (view full description)
Rob is Chief Investment Officer at Spire Partners. Spire Partners is an award winning independent fund manager focussed on European non-investment grade credit.
Rob was previously Chief Investment Officer of 3i Debt Management’s Credit Opportunities Fund, and Portfolio Manager of four of 3i DM CLO’s.
Rob was previously Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer for Resource Europe Management Ltd, a top performing European CLO manager.
Altogether, Rob has over 35 years of financial services experience having held leadership positions at a wide range of financial institutions.
Rob has a mathematics degree, a financial studies diploma, a ... (view full description)
Allen & Overy LLP
Nicole has worked on a variety of securitisations and has experience advising on a number of different structures and asset classes. Currently, she focuses primarily on regulatory matters including tracking new developments relevant to securitisations and covered bond transactions. Nicole has significant experience in advising on risk retention, qualifying securitisation concepts (including STS), bank structural reform, disclosure and transparency initiatives and central bank liquidity schemes.
Lloyds Banking Group
Chris Rigby is a Managing Director in Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets’ Securitised Products Group. He is primarily responsible for EMEA origination and structuring of corporate and consumer transactions, spanning liquid and illiquid asset-backed products.
Prior to Lloyds, Chris worked in HSBC’s structured finance group and as a strategy consultant at PwC Consulting.
Chris holds a Master’s in International Business Law & Economics from Manchester University and has a law degree from Oxford University.
Jesus Rio Cortes
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jesús joined BAML in 2011. Prior to that Jesús had been with Bear Stearns in the Structured Finance team since 2004. Jesús has been involved in asset backed finance since 1999, and in credit assets since 1995, and has structured & placed virtually all ABS asset classes and jurisdictions in the EMEA region. Before Bear Stearns Jesús worked for Goldman Sachs and McKinsey. Jesús holds a M.Sc. in Finance by M.I.T. (Cambridge, US), a M.Sc. / B.Sc. in Business by ESADE (Barcelona, Spain) and a degree in Law by UNED (Madrid, Spain).
Head of ABS & Treasury, Asia-Pacific Region
Volkswagen Financial Services
Head of Asset Backed Securitisation and Treasury Asia-Pacific, Volkswagen Financial Services AG Born on August 3rd, 1972 in Langenhagen (Germany), Stefan Rolf joined Volkswagen Financial Services AG in Germany in 2001 being responsible for Debt Capital Market activities of the group. After a three-years-stint in Singapore with treasury responsibilities for the Asia-Pacific region, he is now based in the German Headquarters and looks after Asset Backed Securitisation and Treasury for the Asia-Pacific region since 2005. Prior to joining Volkswagen, Stefan Rolf gained 9 years of experience in the banking industry, holding position in Asset Management and Human Resources.
Managing Director, Global CDO & European ABS Strategy
Ratul heads Citi's global structured credit and European securitized products research teams. Ratul has been involved with the structured credit business for the last 14 years - as a strategist, structurer, and a rating agency analyst.
Before taking on his current role, Ratul structured CDOs at Citi, and prior to that, structured emerging-markets linked products at UBS where he was an Executive Director.
He is co-author of The Structured Credit Handbook and the team's flagship publications Global Structured Credit Strategy and European Securitized Products Weekly plus one-off thematic notes.
Almoro Rubin de Cervin
Head of Unit, Directorate General FISMA
Almorò Rubin de Cervin graduated in economics from the Bocconi University in Milan.
Before joining the European Commission, he gained some experience as a journalist and politician in Italy. He has also worked as government official in Italy and at the OECD in Paris.
He joined the European Commission in 2000. He has worked in DG Enterprise on industrial policies and SMEs and in DG Competition, in particular in the area of State aid control.
Since 2010 he has been working on financial services policies. For a number of years he has been working on policy coordination and on international issues. In 2016 and 2017, he was Head of the Unit in charge of macro p ... (view full description)
Head of Financial Services, Europe and Asia
Värde Partners, Inc.
Craig Rydqvist is a Senior Managing Director of Värde and the Global Head of Capital Markets, maintaining relationships with lenders and providing capital markets advisory and execution support globally. Based in London, he joined the firm in 2014 to establish the Capital Markets function.
Prior to joining Värde, Craig ran Structured Finance Origination and Structuring for the U.K. at the Royal Bank of Scotland where he established the bank and capital markets financing for SAV Credit/NewDay, a Värde investment. Prior to RBS, Craig worked in the Emerging Markets business of Barclays Capital and he began his career training as a Chartered Accountant in the Financial Sector practic ... (view full description)
Deloitte & Touche LLP
Sherif is a Partner in the Deloitte Advisory practice. In this role, Sherif provides C-Suite finance and risk executives advisory and consulting services related to accounting, financial reporting, structured finance, treasury operations and risk management where he serves as an advisor to several of Deloitte’s largest and most strategic global financial services industry (GFSI) clients in both Banking & Securities and Asset Management sectors. He is one of Deloitte’s global specialists in areas related to financial instruments, structured transactions, fair value measurements, derivatives and hedging activities, securitization and consolidations and has extensive experience assisting di ... (view full description)
Vice President, DCM Solutions - Securitisation
Santander Global Corporate Banking
David Sanchez joined Santander Securitisation team in May 2015 as Vice President Structurer. Prior to Santander, David worked 4 years as a senior analyst at DBRS covering European ABS and RMBS in Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal and United Kingdom. He also worked on various research projects and methodology initiatives related to European ABS and RMBS. Before DBRS, David worked 8 years at HSH Nordbank AG, London Branch in different roles within structured finance and structured credit space as portfolio manager and senior credit analyst.
Head of European ABS Strategy Research
Srikanth Sankaran is the Head of European ABS Strategy at Morgan Stanley, having joined the firm in June 2010. He is supported by Vasundhara Goel and together they cover all securitised products, with a particular focus on RMBS and CMBS. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Srikanth spent 4 years at UBS where he held roles in ABS Research, SNB Fund management and ABS Trading. Srikanth holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a B.Tech in civil engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
Head of Structuring and Loan Management
Vittorio Savarese is Head of Structuring and Loan Management in Banca IMI. Within Global Markets Solutions and Financing, the Structuring and Loan Management team is responsible for structuring capital markets transactions aiming at managing financial risks for institutional clients, including Intesa Sanpaolo group. Within this mission, the Structuring and Loan Management team arranges synthetic securitizations and deleveraging transactions of illiquid assets, including NPLs. Before joining Banca IMI, Vittorio has been at Sanpaolo IMI in the Business Development desk and previously with UniCredit Banca Mobiliare, both in Milan and London, where he worked in the securitisation and debt capi ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Structured Finance
Moody's Investors Service
Annabel Schaafsma is a Managing Director in the Structured Finance Group responsible for assigning primary ratings to Residential Mortgage Backed Securities in the EMEA region. Annabel has many years of experience in credit analysis, as well as managing credit professionals.
Annabel first joined Moody’s in 2001 as an analyst specializing in UK and Dutch RMBS, and Covered Bonds. Prior to joining Moody’s Annabel worked for Credit Suisse in the Credit Risk Management department in various roles in London and New York. In 2006 Annabel joined Standard Chartered Bank as Head of Credit Research for the Structured Credit Investment team that invested in structured finance instruments. ... (view full description)
European Datawarehouse GmbH
Markus Schaber is a Director of European DataWarehouse (EDW) Ltd, which is in the process of becoming a FCA registered Securitisation Repository in the UK.He is also a Managing Partner at Integer Advisors LLP, an investment advisory and research firm he co-founded in 2017.Markus played a key role in establishing European DataWarehouse GmbH as Europe’s first centralised repository, initiated by the ECB, serving as its CEO until 2017. He also previously held various senior management roles with the European Investment Fund, Deutsche Bank AG London, and Fitch Ratings Ltd. Markus’ 25+ years of experience are backed by Masters Degrees in Ban ... (view full description)
Head of ABS Investments
Dr. Martin Scheele is Senior Vice President of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (Helaba). He studied Business Administration at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and Kalamazoo College. He holds an PhD in economics. In 2000 he started to build up the securitization business in Helaba. Today Helaba focusses on private transactions with large corporate clients. New fields of activity are Supply Chain Finance and Working Capital Management.
The Blackstone Group International Partners LLP
Elmar Schoonbrood is a Principal in Blackstone’s Real Estate group and is based in London. Mr. Schoonbrood is involved in asset management activities across Europe and Turkey.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Schoonbrood headed up the European non-performing loan workout team at Sabal Financial Europe/ Oaktree Capital Management and prior to that the loan workout team at Morgan Stanley. In addition, Mr. Schoonbrood worked in a variety of real estate and structured finance positions at Credit Suisse, Fitch Ratings and IPD.
Mr. Schoonbrood holds an MA in Real Estate and a BA in Business Administration.
Ms. Schwab is a vice president and portfolio manager in the Munich office and a member of the European asset-backed securities team of PIMCO. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2000, she was with Bayerische Hypotheken- und Wechsel Bank AG where she participated in their trainee program. She has 11 years of investment experience and holds an MBA from the University of Regensburg.
RMBS & Consumer ABS Trading
14 years banking experience, including 12 years in asset backed structured credit.
Last 10 years with RBS focusing on trading and structuring of securitisation and principal finance transactions involving European financial assets (mortgages, credit card receivables, personal loans, non-performing loans, secondary market securities).
Executive Dir DCM Solutions – Securitisation
Andrew Scourse is an Executive Director in the securitisation team in Santander Global Corporate Banking in London. He leads structuring and execution of securitisation transactions across a range of asset classes and structures for both risk transfer, funding and accounting objectives. Selected transactions from a risk transfer perspective include full capital structure synthetic CMBS as well as consumer asset SRT, and from a funding perspective he leads master trust and standalone RMBS structuring, consumer asset and esoteric issuances for both third party and internal transactions. He is also heavily involved in matters of regulation and policy relating to securitisation in Europe and is ... (view full description)
Herbert Smith Freehills
Francesca is an of counsel in the London finance practice at Herbert Smith Freehills with extensive experience of acting on securitisation, covered bond and structured finance transactions for leading financial institutions. Prior to joining Herbert Smith Freehills, Francesca practiced for a number of years in the structured debt group at Clifford Chance.
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Thierry Sessin-Caracci is senior policy officer at ESMA. Prior to joining ESMA, he worked at the French Market Authority and has held positions in a CRA (SF & Covered Bonds team) and in financial institutions (funding team). He is now rapporteur of the securitisation task force which has been set up within ESMA to prepare the work arising from the STS securitisation regulation.
Christofferson, Robb & Co
Himesh Shah is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of Christofferson, Robb & Company (UK) LLP (“CRC”). CRC is a private money management firm that invests in the global credit markets and specialises in bi-lateral transactions that help banks to reduce their regulatory capital requirements and manage their balance sheets. He joined CRC in 2009 from Credit Suisse where he spent eight years as a Director responsible for originating and structuring securitisations to help European banks release regulatory and economic capital. Prior to Credit Suisse, he was with the European securitization teams at BNP Paribas and ING Barings. He also spent eight years as an actuarial consultant in ... (view full description)
Managing Director, EMEA Structured Finance
Moody's Investors Service
Neal Shah heads the structured finance team within the EMEA region, responsible for Moody’s securitisation, structured finance and covered bond ratings businesses. Neal joined Moody's in 1999, and has held a number of positions in the company.
Prior to his current role, Neal was head of RMBS, and before that the Chief Credit Officer for securitisation in EMEA and Asia. Neal has also worked as an analyst in rating ABS deals in Europe and Australia. Prior to Moody's, Neal had worked within market risk and credit risk management for Citibank and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.
Neal holds an undergraduate degree in Management Sciences and has a postgraduate degree in Accounting and Fin ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Securitisation
Credit Agricole CIB
Richard SINCLAIR is Managing Director - Global Co-Head of Conduit Management and Funding in the Securitization Department of Credit Agricole CIB since March 2013. His past experiences in securitization include Head of Securitization Projects, Head of Portfolio & Conduit Management and Head of Trade Receivables Securitization for Europe. He joined the Crédit Agricole CIB/ Crédit Lyonnais Securitization Group 16 years ago and was part of the project team that launched the European Asset Backed Securitization Conduit ESTER/LMA. After a Financial Controller experience in Geodis Group and then at HSBC-CCF, Richard joined Crédit Lyonnais in 1989 in the Risk Division of the Capital Markets Depa ... (view full description)
Jefferies International Ltd
Sriram Soundararajan is
Head of European ABS strategy based in London, responsible mainly for
RMBS and ABS coverage. Prior to joining Jefferies, Sriram was at Citadel
Investment Group where he was responsible for European structured finance
strategy on the advisory side. Over the previous five years, he was a key part
of the European ABS research team at Lehman Brothers. Sriram has a degree in
Production Engineering from Madras University and holds an MBA from the Indian
Institution of Management, Ahmedabad.
Head of Structured Finance Research, EMEA
S&P Global Ratings
Andrew South is a Managing Director leading Structured Finance research coverage for the EMEA region at S&P Global Ratings.Since joining S&P Global Ratings in 2003, Andy has led research and project work across all structured finance asset classes, including responses to public policy consultations and research on ratings performance.Andy holds a Master’s degree in Engineering and a PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics from St. John's College, University of Cambridge, as w ... (view full description)
Head of Credit
Dynamic Credit Partners Europe
Dynamic Credit is an 'alternative' fixed income asset management, advisory firm and risk analysis software provider. We currently have over €6 billion in capital commitments for our residential mortgage mandates. Recent investment mandates we launched are bijbouwe.nl, the first fully online mortgage lender in the Netherlands, funded by institutional investors including pension funds. Before that we launched the Hypotrust Elan mortgage which will seek long term financing through capital markets (RMBS), with initial warehouse funding from an investment bank.
Jeroen leads the credit activities for Dynamic Credit, in which he focuses on advisory, asset management and structuring port ... (view full description)
Justyna Stanioch is responsible for the analysis and reporting of the ABS portfolio of ING Bank Treasury. In addition she is very active in undertaking due diligence on Auto ABS and UK Master Trust issuers. In this role she reports to the Global Head of ABS ING Bank Treasury.
In 2012 she joined ING Bank Treasury Investment Portfolio Management team, which is reporting to the CIO of ING Bank Treasury. She was responsible for analysing and reporting on the EUR 100 billion liquidity portfolio of ING Bank Treasury, including the ABS portfolio. Before working for ING Bank Treasury, she was a principal financial analyst in ING Bank financial service centre coordinating financial reporting for ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
Prodigy Finance Ltd.
Slaughter and May
Oliver has a leading financing practice advising commercial, banking and public sector clients on a wide range of matters, including debt capital markets, securitisation, bank lending, acquisition financing and restructuring and insolvency.
Highlights include advising:
Santander UK on amendments to, and issuances under, its asset backed and unsecured funding programmes
Bupa on various issuances of senior and subordinated debt and other treasury matters
Punch Taverns on the successful restructuring of its securitisation debt
NewDay Cards on its first public securitisation of credit card, store card and instalment credit receivables and various other ... (view full description)
Head of Team
HSBC Bank PLC
Dominic is Senior Adviser to the GlobalChief Investment Officer of HSBC Asset Management, and also Head of ABSInvestments. As Senior Adviser, Dominic covers allassets classes and countries, including debt, equity and alternative investments. As Head of the ABS Team, he managesover USD 40bn of ABS across a range of sectors and countries.Before taking up his current role,Dominic was Global Head of Fixed Income for Halbis Capital Management, where hewas responsible for teams managing over USD 200bn of assets, including Euro, Sterling and USD fixedincome portfolios, AB ... (view full description)
Senior Vice President of Global Capital Markets
Patrick J. Tadie is Group Vice President at Wilmington Trust, N.A in the Global Capital Markets Group. He manages the group’s Global Structured Finance business, after initially leading product development, strategy, and sales.
Prior to Wilmington Trust, he was at BNY Mellon, where he was Global Head of Product, Strategy and Chief Credit Officer for the Corporate Trust group; EVP and Business Executive for the Broker/Dealers and Alternative Investments groups; EVP and Global Business Head for Derivatives; and EVP of Structured Products for Corporate Trust.
Tadie was also a Portfolio Manager at Freddie Mac, headed up Mortgage Finance at First Union, and was Business He ... (view full description)
European Parliament (S&D)
Dr Paul Tang is a Dutch MEP for the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament since 2014. He is member a member of the parliamentary committees on economy and monetary affairs, budget and industry & energy.
After obtaining a Phd degree on economic growth, Mr Tang has lead research at the Dutch Centraal PlanBureau (Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis) and contributed to the on-going discussions on how the economic growth and the social welfare state relate to each other but also worked to climate change policies and authored political-economic scenario's for Europe.
Intrigued by the impact that political choices have on the lives of people ... (view full description)
Founder & CEO
Rupert Taylor is the founder and CEO of AltFi Data. AltFi Data is the sole provider of a standardised full track record for platform lenders. In the UK and Europe, unlike the US, the risk and return of different lending types can be compared like for like. This standard is now gaining traction in the US allowing investors to mechanise processes relating to DD, risk management/monitoring and valuation.
Prior to founding AltFi in 2013 Rupert spent 13 years working in finance. After starting in institutional equities he moved into cross-asset sales and eventually proprietary trading. His experience trading a range of asset classes, together with extensive experience of angel investm ... (view full description)
Partner, Portfolio Manager
TwentyFour Asset Management
Aza is one of the partners of TwentyFour and a Portfolio Manager. His main responsibility is managing the firm’s ABS funds, including the Monument Bond Fund and the TwentyFour Income Fund, in addition to a number of institutional mandates. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Aza has 9 years of experience of fixed income portfolio management. He joined TwentyFour in 2011, after having spent 4 years working for IMC asset management in Amsterdam, where he focused on the European RMBS, CLO and ABS CDO sectors. He holds a master’s degree in Financial Engineering & Management from the University of Twente (the Netherlands).
US Managing Editor
Gillian Tett serves as US Managing Editor, leading the FT’s editorial operations in the region across all platforms. She writes weekly columns for the Financial Times, covering a range of global economic, financial, political and social issues.
Tett’s past roles at the FT have included US Managing Editor (2010-2012), Assistant Editor, Capital Markets Editor, Deputy Editor of the Lex column, Tokyo Bureau Chief, Economics Correspondent and a Foreign Reporter in Russia and Brussels.
In 2015, Tett was given an honorary doctorate from Lancaster University in the UK. In 2014, she was named Columnist of the Year in the British Press Awards and was the first recipient of ... (view full description)
Tina-Maria Thaumueller is a Director in the Agency & Specialised Financing team at UniCredit Corporate and Investment Bank in Munich. She has more than 15 years’ experience in originating and arranging asset-backed transactions in various asset classes. As a lead structurer she has been responsible for the structuring, execution and placement of of UniCredit's main RWA transactions and well as various synthetic ABS transactions for external clients.
She holds a master's degree in business administration (Dipl. Kaufmann) from the University of Munich.
Co-Founder & Director
Ian is Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer and Director of LendInvest, which is the world's largest marketplace lender for real estate. LendInvest is bringing technology to the £1.2 trillion UK mortgage market, which has to date been an entirely offline market. Today LendInvest investors have lent over £1.4 billion making LendInvest one of the fastest-growing marketplace platforms in the world. Lendinvest provides Bridging, Development and BTL finance for property developers and investors.
Jefferies International Ltd
Managing Director, Head of European Securitised Markets Group, Jefferies International Limited
Mayer Brown International LLP
Richard Todd is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice of
Mayer Brown's London office. He is an experience structured finance lawyer who concentrates his practice on securitisations and asset warehousing transactions across a wide range of asset classes, including trade receivables, auto loans, auto leases and fleet leases, consumer loans and residential mortgage loans.
Richard regularly represents lenders, ABCP conduit sponsors and originators and has particular expertise in advising on multi-jurisdictional an cross-border transactions.
In addition, Richard has extensive experience related to
Russia’s emerging markets, the former Commonwealth of
Independent States and Eastern ... (view full description)
Chairman/Director of Quadridge Trust Services
South African Securitisation Forum
David Towers is a seasoned professional who has many years’ experience in the structured and debt capital markets. David has worked for a number of banks in South Africa and London. At one of the international banks David originated and structured one of the first cross border securitisation transactions in South Africa in 2000, a deal with a multi-national listed corporate and the notes being sold in the USA. David was the Legal Counsel for the Bond Exchange of South Africa before joining the structured finance unit at Moody’s where, from both the London and Johannesburg offices, he acted as lead analyst on many European ... (view full description)
UniCredit Bank AG
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking, Munich
Credit Analyst, UniCredit Research, Credit Strategy & Structured Credit (April 2012 to present)
Graduate Programme, (March 2011 to April 2012)
Education: MBA: University of Dayton/USA , Master’s Degree: University of Augsburg/Germany
Karrie Truglia joined VPC in 2015 and is a Principal. She is primarily responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and management of direct private debt and equity investments in the specialty finance sector. Ms. Truglia also actively works to further develop VPC’s debt capital markets area focused on strategically portfolio financings.
Previously, Ms. Truglia was a Director in Global Securitized Products at Citigroup focused on asset backed security financing and complex capital markets solutions for global and domestic financial services organizations. She also worked in other management positions at Bear Stearns & Co., Assured Guaranty and BMW Financial Services. ... (view full description)
Managing Director, Head of Asset Backed Trading
George Tzigiannis is a Managing Director responsible for trading and syndication of asset-backed products. George has worked on both sides of the Atlantic in asset-backed lending, insurance and banking businesses. He joined from Societe Generale, where he was MD, head of Europe and deputy global head of trading for the Securitized Products Group. Prior to SG, he was at Stormharbour from its early days until 2011. Before Stormharbour, George worked for RBS in London where he was head of Global Exotics ABS trading. Prior to RBS, George ran Structured Transactions at Radian Europe as well as the pricing desk for Radian Group in Philadelphia. In the US he held Decision Support appointments in u ... (view full description)
Head of Securitisation
Head of Securitization Uslenghi joined Banca IMI in January 2000 as responsible for the development of ABS origination and structuring business after maturing relevant experiences with Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse Financial Products in corporate finance and structured derivatives respectively. In the last few years he's also been involved in covered bond structuring, conduit and asset based finance. MBA at SDA - Bocconi University, Milan.
Senior Portfolio Manager ABS & CLO
Balint joined the European ABS desk at AEGON Asset Management in 2012 and he is responsible for investments in CLOs. Prior to joining AEGON AM Balint worked for NIBC Bank, first as a risk manager and subsequently as a trader. Balint is a CFA charterholder and he holds a PhD in Mathematics and an MSc in Quantitative Finance.
Marjan Van Der Weijden
Marjan van der Weijden is a Managing Director at Fitch Ratings and Global Head of Structured Finance and Covered Bonds. This group is responsible for assigning and monitoring credit ratings on asset-backed securities (ABS), residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), structured credit/collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and covered bonds (CvBS). In her role, Marjan oversees the rating process, criteria development and analytical research.
Marjan has been with Fitch for eighteen years and has held a variety of roles in Asia and Europe, most recently serving as Head of EMEA Structured Finance since 2010.
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Tony Venutolo, global head of synthetic credit structuring. M.Venutolo joined SG in 2006 in the structured credit group, after 6 years at Morgan Stanley in synthetic structured credit. Before that, M.Venutolo was part of the securitisation group at Lehman Brothers in London. M.Venutolo is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE in France.
Andy is a partner at Linklaters and the Head of Structured Finance.
He has extensive experience in whole business securitisations, synthetic securitisations, , trade receivables securitisations, warehouse financings, loan portfolio sales/acquisitions, sale-leasebacks and credit tenant leases and CRE financings. Andy also leads the firm’s practices in RMBS and CMBS with recent transascitons including Silverstone, Hawksmoor 1 and 2, GCS 1 and 2, the ERLS trades and Ardmore.
Andy regularly acts for the issuers and arrangers on covered bond programmes throughout the world, including those for RBS, Nationwide Building Society and Leeds Building Society in the UK, DnB Bank, the Spareb ... (view full description)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Jeremiah Wagner is a Partner in Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group in London. He has extensive experience across a range of structured finance, securitization and derivative transactions and asset classes, including credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgages, auto loans and leases, dealer floor plan loans, insurance products, trade receivables and synthetic exposures.
Jeremiah represents issuers, underwriters and arrangers in international capital markets transactions, and focuses on advising on securitizations and other complex structured U.S.-registered public offerings, cross-border offerings, commercial paper programs&n ... (view full description)
HSBC Bank PLC
Sebastian joint Citi's securitisation team in 2002 and he covers financial institutions, captive finance companies and private equity clients in EMEA. Over the last 18 years he executed securitisation transactions in all major asset classes including RMBS, CMBS, SMEs, Auto Loans, Trade Receivables and Leases. Sebastian arranged, structured and advised on SME transactions in excess of Euro 20 billion across EMEA. His focus is on private warehousing lines for PE backed SME lenders as well as mid-market loan platforms. In the public ABS market he arranged SME transactions for Funding Circle in the UK. ... (view full description)
Christopher has been a Capital Markets partner at Clifford Chance since 2006 and joined Clifford Chance in 1997. In 2008, Chris was seconded to the Abu Dhabi office to establish the office and its capital markets practice and returned to London in 2011. Chris has an in-depth experience of all capital market products and in particular structured finance transactions including securitisations and covered bonds. His experience includes working for both arrangers and originators on a wide variety of CMBS, RMBS, Covered Bonds, MTNs and real estate finance transactions and also on both conventional and Islamic financings and throughout the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia. Chris has est ... (view full description)
Jonathan Walsh is a securitization partner in Ashurst's global markets group.
Jonathan has practised in the structured finance area for over 30 years and led the international securitisation practice of another international firm prior to joining the global markets group at Ashurst.
Jonathan advises arrangers, lead managers, originators, trustees and rating agencies on structured finance, securitisation and supply chain transactions, in numerous asset classes and often involving multiple jurisdictions.
GRM Private Capital
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Oaktree Capital Management
Ms. Ward serves as portfolio manager of Oaktree’s European Senior Loan strategy as well as co-portfolio manager of the European and Global High Yield Bond strategies. She has over 23 years of corporate finance and investing experience. Ms. Ward joined Oaktree in 2006 from AIG Global Investment Group, where she spent five years as a vice president for High Yield Investments. Before that, she spent over five years at Banc of America Securities, most recently as a managing director in the Entertainment/Media Group, and after her M.B.A., joined Union Bank of California as an assistant vice president in the Communications and Media Group. Ms. Ward received a B.A. degree in psychology from the Uni ... (view full description)
President & Chief Executive Officer
Clayton Euro Risk
Tony is President and CEO of Clayton Euro Risk Limited. An acknowledged expert in mortgages, risk management and funding solutions, Tony founded and led Home Funding from 2006–2015. During his career, which spans 40 years, he developed Kleinwort Benson’s innovative mortgage originating and securitisation business Mortgage Funding Corporation PLC, was CFO then CEO of innovative mortgage lender Britannic Money and Chairman of the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA) and Deputy Chairman of the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Adriaan started his career with Morgan Stanley in London in 2000 in Corporate Finance and transferred to Structured Finance in 2003, working both in London and New York, on a broad range of credit derivatives transactions as well as cash securitisations. Adriaan left Morgan Stanley in 2008 and returned to the financial markets in 2009 as strategist with pension fund manager APG. Since 2010, Adriaan is a member of ABN AMRO's DCM team and focuses on securitisation and other secured debt transactions.
Rupert Whitten is a founding partner of Anjuna Capital, pan-European direct lending platform launched in 2017. Previously he was Head of Credit at Gordian Knot Ltd., during which time Gordian managed a peak AUM of c.$65bn, across structured finance, corporate and financials credit. Gordian has an established record of investing in European and US securitisation markets, across RMBS, CMBS, CLOs and ABS. Rupert has worked, as part of the firm's management group, on the launch and ramp-up Theta Corporation and Phoenix Finance, and most recently on the sponsorship of First Global Trust Bank through its regulatory authorisation. Rupert has 12 years of structured finance credit experien ... (view full description)
Magnus Wilson-Webb is the global strategy manager for the financial institution industry segment within BNY Mellon’s Corporate Trust department. He has over ten years’ experience in Corporate Trust having worked in sales, relationship management and strategy roles in Asia Pacific and the US.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Magnus was based in London where he worked in the treasury department of Credit Suisse and the fixed income and equity derivative departments of Goldman Sachs.
European AVM Alliance (EAA)
Arjen Wink is Director of Capital Markets at Calcasa, a technological real-estate research company based in Delft in the Netherlands. He is responsible for automated collateral valuation applications in the capital markets and spokesperson for Calcasa in the European AVM Alliance.
Arjen started his career as accountmanager in the commercial banking department for the SME sector at Fortis Bank in the Netherlands. He subsequently moved to Fitch Ratings where he worked for nearly 7 years in the RMBS and Covered Bond departments in both the London and New York office.
Arjen studied Mining and Petroleum Engineering at the Technical University of Delft in the Netherlands.
Peter Winning, CFA, is a credit research analyst and portfolio manager in BlackRock’s European Asset Backed Securities team. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Mr. Winning was at Aberdeen Asset Management for three years working as the lead investment manager responsible for all investment grade structured finance bonds in EMEA. Before that, Mr. Winning spent seven years at Fitch Ratings where he rated a wide variety of structured finance bonds. Mr. Win ... (view full description)
Nick Wittek's practice focuses on banking and finance, structured finance, and derivatives.
He advises domestic and international financial institutions and institutional clients in cross-border financial transactions. He has more than 10 years of experience in the structuring, negotiation, restructuring, and unwinding of securitizations (including CDOs, CLOs, RMBS, CMBS ... (view full description)
Chief Executive Officer
Argentarius ETI Management Ltd
Andreas is founder & chairman of Argentarius Group. Argentarius provides private label services for the structure, listing, issue and administration of Exchange Traded Instruments backed by and linked to Alternative Investments; Exchange Traded Debt securitising SME and CRE loans as well as Exchange Traded Reinsurance (Insurance Linked Securities and Cat Bonds). The Group is also active in marketplace lending. ... (view full description)
Iain is a director in PwC's structured finance group. He has 16 years of experience of working with a variety of ABS originators and managers across Europe, providing technical accounting and structuring advice, asset pool diligence, cash flow modelling services and other assurance services. This work covers a variety of products - including securitisation, covered bonds and CLOs - and a variety of asset classes - including autos, RMBS, CMBS, consumer lending.Iain is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He regularly participates in industry panels and training ... (view full description)
Clifford Chance LLP
Maggie is a London based partner in the Tier 1 ranked global securitisation group of Clifford Chance. She is experienced in advising originators, arrangers and lenders on all forms of structured debt and financing transactions with particular focus on residential and commercial real estate financing both public and in connection with portfolio disposals, structured SME financing, all forms of public or private receivables financing, auto and leasing securitisations, whole business, credit cards, conduits and restructuring. She worked in the Beijing office of Clifford Chance between 1999 and 2001 and is one of the very few European securitisation lawyers who are also conversant with the Chine ... (view full description)
Reinald de Monchy
Managing Director, Wholesale Solutions
British Business Bank
Reinald joined the British Business Banks (BBB) in November 2014. The BBB is an economic development bank and is fully owned by the UK government. Its objectives are: i) increase the supply of finance available to smaller businesses where markets don’t work well, ii) create a more diverse and vibrant finance market for smaller businesses, with a greater choice of options and providers, iii) build confidence in the market by increasing smaller businesses’ understanding of the options available to them and iv) achieve this whilst managing taxpayer resources efficiently and within a robust risk management framework. The British Business Bank works with a large number of delivery partners includ ... (view full description)
Ruben van Leeuwen
Head of Credit Strategy
Ruben van Leeuwen is Head of Credit Strategy and Regulation at Rabobank and is specialised in asset-backed financial instruments. His work is predominantly focused on the analysis of European RMBS and covered bonds. Besides in-depth knowledge of various fixed income structures and strategies, Ruben has an extensive background in economics. Prior to joining Rabobank in 2013, he worked at ABN AMRO in various roles, last as Covered Bond Strategist. Ruben is a CFA charterholder and holds a master’s degree in international economics from the University of Maastricht.
Marc van Lent
Head DCM Secured Debt
ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
Marc van Lent has been working for ABN since 2004 in various roles. In his current role as Head of DCM Secured Debt in the Debt Capital Markets team he focuses on advising clients on structured debt solutions, which spans from secured (non-recourse) financing to portfolio sale/purchases, capital relief deals and tailored transaction structures where the bank intermediates between external investors and borrowers. He builds on expertise gained in his previous role as manager of the Structured Transactions team within ALM/Treasury where he was responsible for execution of transactions for the bank exceeding EUR 100bn in total, comprising RMBS, synthetic securitisations, credit default swaps, p ... (view full description)
Ewout van der Meer
Senior Portfolio Manager
Ewout van der Meer is senior portfolio manager ABS and CLO in the Alternative Fixed Income Team at Aegon Asset Management. The team manages around 40bn of alternative fixed income assets ranging from CLO and ABS to whole loans. Prior to joining Aegon Asset Management in 2014, Ewout served in the Structuring Team of NIBC for five years. In that role, he worked on securitizations, covered bond programs and structured financing transactions. Ewout holds an MSc in Financial Economics, cum laude, from Erasmus University and is a CFA charterholder.