The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2017

Niek Allon

Chairman, European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) and Associate Director Debt Capital Markets, Syndicate


Niek Allon is an associate director debt capital markets/syndicate at NIBC Bank. Niek joined the bank in 1997 and has since then performed several roles within treasury, structuring, syndicate and distribution. In his career he has gained extensive experience in issuing and structuring covered bonds, senior unsecured, RMBS and structured finance transactions. In 2013 he was part of the team that introduced and successfully issued the first conditional pass-through covered bond. As a member of the Dutch Association of Covered Bond Issuers (DACB) he was involved in the consultation process that resulted in the implementation of the new covered bond legislation in The Netherlands as of the 1st of January 2015. Niek received his masters degree in business administration from Groningen University and is a registered treasurer (post graduate course treasury management at VU University Amsterdam). In 2016 Niek was appointed as the deputy chairman of the ECBC and he assumed the role of ECBC chairman in April 2017.

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