The Global Borrowers and Bond Investors Forum


Ranulph Fiennes


Ranulph Fiennes hit world media attention in October 2003, when he undertook the ultimate test of endurance for mind and body: four months after suffering a heart attack he successfully ran seven marathons in seven days on seven different continents (Patagonia, Falklands, Sydney, Singapore, London, Cairo and New York).

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Andrew Balls

Chief Investment Officer Global Fixed Income


Andrew Balls is PIMCO's chief investment officer global fixed income. Based in the London office, he oversees the firm’s European, Asia-Pacific, emerging markets and global specialist investment teams.

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Kenneth Volpert

Head of Investments, Europe and Global Head of Fixed Income Indexing


Kenneth Volpert oversees the European investment team, responsible for investing more than €110bn across the European bonds and stock markets. From his office in London, he also oversees the teams in the US, UK, and Australia that manage more than $575bn in conventional and ETF fixed income index portfolios.

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Alan Higgins

Chief Investment Officer, UK


Alan Higgins is responsible and leads the investment team for the management and performance of Coutts discretionary managed portfolios and our multi-asset funds.

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Julian Temes

Managing Director, Head of Strategy Implementation, Investment Management

Zurich Insurance

Julian Temes heads the investment management’s strategy implementation team, a role which gives him full responsibility for all aspects of investment strategy implementation across the Group.

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Nade Ali Shah

Executive Director, Head, DCM Sovereigns and Supranationals,

Standard Chartered Bank

Nade Ali Shah is an executive director in the DCM, sovereigns and supranationals team based out of Dubai. Nade has worked on numerous landmark and high-profile benchmark transactions within the sovereign, supranational and agency asset class across Africa, Europe, Asia and US.

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Benjamin Angel

Director, Treasury and Financial Operations

European Commission

Benjamin Angel has been working for the European Commission since 1994. He is currently director in charge of the directorate treasury and financial operations.

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Marco Baldini

Managing Director, Head of European Bond Syndicate


Marco Baldini is managing director and head of European bond syndicate, overseeing emerging market, frequent borrowers, corporate and FIG issuance at Barclays Investment Bank, London.

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György Barcza

Chief Executive Officer

Hungary Debt Management Agency (AKK)

György Barcza was appointed as chief executive officer of the Government Debt Management Agency Pte Ltd (ÁKK Zrt) in Hungary in 2015. In his current position he is responsible for financing the budget deficit and the maturing debt of the central government of Hungary, managing the public debt portfolio as

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Richard Barwell

Senior Economist

BNP Paribas Asset Management

Richard Barwell is a senior economist at BNP Paribas Investment Partners. In this role, he has responsibility for promoting collaboration between investment teams and formulating alpha-generating investment views across all asset classes.

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Michael Bennett

Head of Derivatives and Structured Finance

The World Bank

Michael Bennett is the head of derivatives and structured finance in the World Bank Treasury. He has spent 17 years with the World Bank, in both the World Bank’s Paris office and its Washington DC headquarters.

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Daniel Björk

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income Credit

Swisscanto Invest

Daniel Björk is a director and senior portfolio manager in the fixed income credit team at Zürich based Swisscanto Invest.

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Olaf Brugman

Executive Director, Head of Sustainability Capital Markets


Olaf Brugman is the head of sustainability of Rabobank's debt capital markets department, and responsible for the sustainable capital market solutions with environmental or social benefits, such as green bonds and social bonds.

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Jacob Bruzelius

Group Treasurer

Rikshem AB (publ)

Jacob Bruzelius is group treasurer for the Swedish property company Rikshem. He has responsibility for the treasury function.

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David Butler

Financial Institutions Credit Analyst

Allianz Global Investors

David Butler heads up the financial institutions credit research group in the global fixed income team of Allianz Global Investors based in London. David previously carried out the same role at Rogge Global Partners before its acquisition by Allianz Global Investors in 2016.

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Richard Butler

Head of Credit Analysis


Richard Butler joined Crédit Lyonnais Asset Management’s (CLAM’s) credit research team in 2001. The team merged with Crédit Agricole Asset Management’s credit research team in 2004, where he specialised in Euro high yield and became head of high yield analysis.

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Maria Cannata

Director General of Public Debt

Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy

Maria Cannata is director general of public debt management in the Treasury Department of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance as of December 2000.

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Cristina Casalinho

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency

Cristina Casalinho has a degree in economics by the Faculty of Economic Business Sciences of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and an MSc in business by Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

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Marilyn Ceci

Managing Director and Head of Green Bonds

J.P. Morgan

Marilyn Ceci is a managing director in cross asset marketing and head of green bonds at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank, where she has worked for over 30 years.

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Emanuela Cernoia-Russo

Head of Capital Markets and Asset and Liability Management, Corporate Finance

Transport for London

Emanuela Cernoia-Russo is head of capital markets and ALM at Transport for London (TfL). She joined TfL in 2003 as a member of the corporate finance team.

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Michael Cirami

Vice President, Co-Director of Global Income, Portfolio Manager,

Eaton Vance

Michael Cirami is a vice president of Eaton Vance Management, co-director of global income and portfolio manager on Eaton Vance’s global income team. He is responsible for leading the 45 person global income team, buy and sell decisions, portfolio construction and risk management for the firm’s global income strategies. Michael

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Lorenzo Codogno

Visiting Professor, European Institute, London School of Economics and Founder and Chief Economist

LC Macro Advisors Limited

Lorenzo Codogno is visiting professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, European Institute, and founder and chief economist of his own consulting vehicle, LC Macro Advisors Ltd.

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Charlie Corbett

Editorial Director

Euromoney Conferences

Charlie Corbett has worked as a senior financial journalist and editor for a broad range of international newspapers and magazines.

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Jonathan Cunliffe

Chief Investment Officer

Charles Stanley & Co. Limited

Jonathan Cunliffe joined Charles Stanley in January 2016 and is the chief investment officer of the asset management division and is also head of the firm’s research team. Jon began his career at the Bank of England, becoming an official in the gilt edged and money market division in 1994.

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Paul Danis

Global Strategist

BCA Research

Paul Danis is a chief strategist with BCA Research. Paul has a crossfunctional role that includes both shaping the research view while communicating this message to BCA clients at an executive level.

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Tyler Davies

Bank Finance Editor


Tyler Davies is bank finance editor at GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper. He looks after the paper’s coverage of the financial institutions bond market, reporting on new issuance, risk management and financial regulation.

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Louis de Montpellier

Global Head, Official Institutions Group

State Street Global Advisors

Louis de Montpellier is a senior managing director and the global head of the official institutions group of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation and a global leader in asset management. He also has senior responsibility for client coverage and product distribution in

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Pablo de Ramón-Laca Clausen

Deputy Director General and Head of Funding and Debt Management, General Secretariat of the Treasury and Financial Policy (Spanish Treasury)

Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, Spain

Pablo de Ramón-Laca was appointed head of funding and debt management at the Spanish Treasury in November 2013, a team he joined in September 2008.

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Nathalie de Weert

Senior Capital Markets Officer

European Investment Bank

Nathalie de Weert is senior capital market officer, responsible for euro denominated funding at EIB, the world’s largest supranational issuer. In 2016, the funding programme of the EIB amounted to €66.4bn, of which €29.15bn denominated in euros.

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Sébastien Domanico

Global Head of Debt Capital Markets

Crédit Agricole CIB

Sébastien Domanico is global head of debt capital markets and member of the Global Markets Division Management Committee. Sébastien has 17 years of experience in corporate finance and debt capital markets.

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Martin Egan

Global Head of Primary Markets and Origination

BNP Paribas

Martin Egan is the global head of primary markets and origination at BNP Paribas, encapsulating syndicate, debt capital markets and securitisation. Martin also co-heads the management of the corporate sales and marketing for IR, FX and credit hedging products and global structuring.

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Tobias Engel

Head of Capital Markets

Aareal Bank

Tobias Engel started his work in the treasury division of Aareal Bank in 2000.

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Ulf Erlandsson

Lead Portfolio Manager

Glacier Impact Fund

Ulf Erlandsson is lead portfolio manager of the Glacier Impact fund, a start-up fixed-income total return fund focused on climate change strategies. The fund will take exposures across the full green finance spectrum as well as utilise GHG neutral strategies in an aim to generate attractive returns and significant green

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Laura Fan

Head of Funding, Treasury Division

Inter-American Development Bank

Laura Fan is the head of funding, treasury division at the Inter-American Development Bank. She is responsible for overseeing the IADB’s bond issuance and derivatives operations in the international capital markets and investor relations programme.

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Gabriel Felpeto

Corporate Director of Financial Policies and International Bond Issues,

CAF- Development Bank of Latin America

Gabriel Felpeto is corporate director of financial policies and international bond issues at CAF, Development Bank of Latin America. He is responsible for the important presence of the corporation in the international capital markets and for the relationship with the rating agencies.

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Toby Fildes

Managing Editor


Toby Fildes is managing editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper. He joined the paper (then called EuroWeek) in 1998 as a syndicated loans reporter and was made editor two years later. He became managing

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Christopher Garnett

Senior External Adviser

Euromoney Conferences

Christopher Garnett is senior external adviser to Euromoney Conferences. He worked in various roles at Euromoney Institutional Investor from 1988.

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Rahul Ghosh

Vice President - Senior Credit Officer

Moody’s Investors Service

Rahul Ghosh is a vice president and senior credit officer for Moody’s Investors Service. Based in the UK, he leads thematic credit research for Europe, Middle East and Africa, integrating top-down macroeconomic analysis with credit views across sovereigns, corporates, and financial institutions.

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Lloyd Harris

Portfolio Manager and Lead Financials Analyst

Old Mutual Global Investors

Lloyd Harris joined OMGI in January 2012 as a senior credit analyst focusing on the financial sector, before being appointed lead manager of the Old Mutual Corporate Bond Fund in 2015.

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Jens Hellerup

Senior Director, Head of Funding and Investor Relations

Nordic Investment Bank

Jens Hellerup is senior director and head of funding at Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) in Helsinki. He is responsible for funding the bank’s activities on the international capital markets. 

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Matthew Herbert

Director of Digital and Technology Policy

British Bankers Association

Matthew Herbert joined the BBA in 2014 and leads the BBA’s digital and innovation programme focused on supporting the sustainable digital transformation of the industry.

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Martin Hillebrand

Senior Quantitative Analyst

European Stability Mechanism

Martin Hillebrand is a senior analyst at the European Stability Mechanism. Before joining the ESM, he worked as quantitative analyst in the trading and derivatives department of Sal Oppenheim and as risk analyst at both Deutsche Bank and the German Finance Agency (Deutsche Finanzagentur).

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Guillaume Hintzy

Group Treasurer, Executive Director Financing and Treasury

SNCF Réseau

Guillaume Hintzy has been working for more than 18 years in corporate finance and project finance, with a focus on transportation and infrastructure industries. After several years in advisory, Guillaume joined Dexia Bank as a director and co-head of PPP, within the infrastructure finance division.

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Dietmar Hornung

Associate Managing Director

Moody's Investors Service

Dietmar Hornung, associate managing director, leads the sovereign risk group’s European team, covering the European countries and the European supranationals.

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Frances Hudson

Investment Director, Global Thematic Strategist

Standard Life Investments

Frances Hudson is the global thematic strategist at leading global fund manager Standard Life Investments. She joined the strategy team as an investment director in 2001 and is responsible for thought leadership in a multi-asset context, the development and articulation of thematic ideas, investment insights, scenario and market analysis.

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Andrew Keirle

Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

T. Rowe Price

Andrew Keirle is a senior portfolio manager in the fixed income division and a member of the global fixed income investment team.

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Richard Kemmish


Euromoney Conferences

Richard Kemmish is an independent consultant specialising in the covered bond market. He has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage finance market working initially on mortgage securitisations (until it became fashionable) and subsequently on covered bonds.

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Moritz Kraemer

Managing Director and Sovereign Global Chief Rating Officer

S&P Global Ratings

Moritz Kraemer, a German national, joined S&P Global Ratings in 2001. He is a managing director and global chief rating officer for S&P Global Ratings Group.

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Eila Kreivi

Director and Head of Capital Markets

European Investment Bank

Eila Kreivi is director and head of the capital markets department. Previously, Ms Eila Kreivi worked as head of funding for the Americas, Asia & Pacific for seven years at the EIB.

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Alvaro Lario

Principal Portfolio Manager Head of Emerging Market Corporates and Global SSA

International Finance Corporation

Alvaro Lario is a principal portfolio officer at the International Finance Corporation and has over 12 years of investment experience in fixed income and equity investments.

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Sven Lautenschlaeger

Head of International Refinancing


Sven Lautenschlaeger is head of international refinancing at L-Bank (Landeskreditbank Baden-Württemberg), Karlsruhe a post he has held since 2002.

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Esther Law

Investment Manager, Emerging Markets Debt


Esther Law joined Amundi in 2014 from Pioneer Investments London, where she was a co-manager of the local currency bond fund.

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Anne Leclercq

Director of Treasury and Capital Markets

Belgian Debt Agency

Anne Leclercq is the director of treasury and capital markets at the Belgian Debt Agency in Belgium. Anne is responsible for defining the financing strategy, managing the annual funding program in capital and derivatives markets and carrying out the cash management operations.

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Robert Lenterman

Director of Finance and Treasury

Schiphol Group

Robert Lenterman is the treasurer of the Schiphol Group, operator of Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, currently the third largest airport in Europe. He is, among others, responsible for the financing of the Group, the International investments, the insurance portfolio and treasury operations.

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Shangqian Li

Debt Capital Market

Bank of China

Shangqian Li is from the panda marketing team of the DCM EMEA Centre, mainly responsible for the panda bond business. In 2009, He joined Bank of China HO in DCM.

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Gavin Littlejohn


Financial Data and Technology Association

Gavin Littlejohn is a fintech entrepreneur with experience of developing innovative solutions to mass market problems. Gavin was appointed as convenor of the Fintech Stakeholder Group of the UK Open Banking Implementation Entity in October 2016.

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Samuel López Briceño

Senior Investment Analyst

Vanguard Investment Management

Samuel López Briceño is Vanguard’s senior financials analyst. He is based in London and is responsible for the active investment recommendations and money market approvals of a broad spectrum of European and other non-US financial issuers.

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Fraser Lundie

Lead Portfolio Manager and Co-Head

Hermes Investment Management

Fraser Lundie joined Hermes in February 2010 and is lead manager on the Hermes range of credit strategies. Before this he was at Fortis Investments, where he was responsible for European high yield credit.

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Jean-Marc Mercier

Managing Director, Global Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets, Global Banking


Jean-Marc Mercier has been global co-head of debt capital markets for the last two years. He was global head of debt syndicate previously.

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Nicolas Moreau

Director, Funds Management Division

Department of Finance Canada

Nicolas Moreau is the director of the funds management division at the Department of Finance Canada. He has responsibility globally to provide policy advice on the federal government's borrowing and treasury operations, and on financial market developments.

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Peter Mueller

Head of Finance

Bayer AG

Peter Mueller joined Bayer AG for a commercial training in 1979 and spent two years in corporate auditing thereafter. He moved then to Japan where he worked for seven years with three Bayer subsidiaries in the field of finance and accounting.

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Miray Muminoglu

Managing Director, Capital Markets Execution, Treasury


Miray Muminoglu, managing director, is head of capital markets execution at Barclays Treasury in London. He joined the treasury team in April 2015 after spending more than a decade with JP Morgan and Barclays in debt syndicate, focusing on financial institutions.

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Søren Mose Nielsen

Senior Portfolio Manager, Asset Management

Danske Bank

Søren Mose Nielsen joined Danske Bank in 2007 and is a senior portfolio manager in the global fixed income group in the asset management division.

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Marco Nix

Chief Financial Officer

50Hertz Transmission GmbH

Marco Nix, born in 1974, has been responsible for 50Hertz´s finance department since July 2015. The business economist previously worked for 50Hertz as head of controlling.

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Frank O’Connor

Director, Funding and Debt Management

National Treasury Management Agency, Ireland

Frank O’Connor joined the NTMA in 2010, initially as head of treasury in NAMA. Before joining the NTMA he worked for 20 years in a variety of roles within AIB.

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Thomas Olofsson

Director and Head of Debt Management

Swedish National Debt Office

Thomas Olofsson is director and head of debt management at the debt management department, Swedish National Debt Office. He joined the Debt Office in 2001. Before joining the Debt Office, Mr Olofsson was director at the Ministry of Finance, department of financial markets and institutions from 1999 to 2001.

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Arunma Oteh

Vice President and Treasurer

The World Bank

Arunma Oteh joined the World Bank as treasurer on 30 September 2015. As treasurer, she leads a team that manages assets totaling $170bn for the World Bank Group, 60 central banks, sovereign wealth funds and other official institutions.

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Guillaume Pichard

Director, Capital Markets

Ministère des Finances du Québec

Guillaume Pichard holds a MBA in finance from Laval University where he started his career as a lecturer for the department of finance. In 2006, he joined the Ministère des Finances du Québec as a derivative trader.

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Rosalie Pinkney

Senior Credit Research Analyst, Emerging Market Financial Institutions

Aviva Investors

Rosalie Pinkney, CFA, is a senior research analyst at Aviva Investors covering EM financials in Latin America, Russia and Turkey focussing on instruments across the capital structure.

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Clemens Popp

Senior Vice President, Global Head of Debt Origination


Clemens Popp is global head of sovereign’s origination. He has worked for UniCredit and its former organisations since 1990.

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Brigitte Posch

Head of Emerging Markets Corporate


Brigitte Posch is head of Barings’ Emerging Markets Corporate Group. Brigitte is the lead portfolio manager for this strategy, as well as the emerging markets debt short duration strategy.

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Ben Powell

Head of Funding

International Finance Corporation

Ben Powell if the head of funding at International Finance Corporation (IFC). He joined IFC in September 2011 to take up the position of senior financial officer in the treasury department, specifically working on IFC’s funding program. In 2014 Powell took responsibility for IFC’s overall funding program, which in 2016

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Satish Pulle

Head of Financials and ABS

ECM/Wells Fargo Asset Management

Satish Pulle joined ECM/Wells Fargo Asset Management in 2010, and is currently head of financials and ABS. He is responsible for the Lyxor/Wells Capital Financial Credit Fund and ECM financial sector investments.

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Carola Queenan

Senior Manager New Issues Private Placements and Structured Notes

KfW Bankengruppe

Carola Queenan is a senior manager in KfW’s capital markets department. Within KfW’s funding team she is responsible for new issues with a focus on structured notes as well as for the development of KfW´s activities in the Chinese capital market.

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Klaus Regling

Managing Director

European Stability Mechanism

Klaus Regling is the first managing director of the European Stability Mechanism. He is also the CEO of the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), a position he has held since the creation of the EFSF in June 2010.

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Robert Sams

Chief Executive Officer and Founder


Robert Sams was a hedge fund manager and macro specialist focused on central bank policy with over 11 years experience running a quantitative interest rate derivatives trading strategy before founding Clearmatics.

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Jaswinder Sandher

Head of Bank of China Debt Capital Market Centre (EMEA)

Bank of China

Jaswinder Sandher graduated from Kings College, Cambridge University in 1984. He joined the Bank of China in 2013 and set up the debt capital markets business in London. He has built a team to underwrite transactions in London for both European and Chinese clients and he is now responsible for

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Philip Shaw

Chief Economist


Philip Shaw has been at Investec since July 1997 when he was recruited as chief economist in London, covering both UK and global economic issues. Philip is responsible for the Investec economic analysis and forecasts and works closely with both the group’s clients and its internal businesses.

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Ralph Sinclair



Ralph Sinclair has been the editor of GlobalCapital, the capital markets newspaper, since 2013. Before that he ran the newspaper’s public sector bond coverage under its former guise, EuroWeek, for over three years.

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Richard Staff

Senior Manager, Capital Management

Standard Chartered Bank

Richard Staff is a senior manager in treasury, with responsibility for all medium term funding and all capital issuance from the group and major subsidiaries.

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Gabriel Stein

Managing Director, Developed Markets Research

4Cast RGE

Gabriel Stein graduated from Stockholm School of Economics in 1980. In 1981 he worked at the Israeli Ministry of Finance international relations department. From 1982 to 1990 he ran Stein Brothers, a public affairs and economics research consultancy, first in Stockholm and (from 1990) in London.

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Sir Robert Stheeman

Chief Executive

United Kingdom Debt Management Office

Sir Robert Stheeman was appointed chief executive of the United Kingdom Debt Management Office in January 2003. The DMO was established as an executive agency of HM Treasury in April 1998 to carry out government

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Gildas Surry

Senior Analyst

Axiom Alternative Investments

Gildas Surry is a senior analyst at Axiom Alternative Investments, a European asset manager specialised on financials with approximately €1bn in assets under management.

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Breige Tinnelly

Head of UK


Breige Tinnelly is head of UK at AQMetrics. She is responsible for the management and development of new business and client relationships for AQMetrics across the UK.

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Axel van Nederveen

Managing Director, Treasurer

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Axel van Nederveen is treasurer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with overall responsibility for asset management of the treasury, liquidity management and funding operations of the Bank, as well as the overall market risks associated with the Bank’s lending operations.

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Pierre Van Peteghem


Asian Development Bank

Pierre Van Peteghem is the treasurer of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He took over the position in February 2015. As the treasurer, Mr Van Peteghem is responsible for ensuring that ADB maintains the financial capability to respond to the needs of its developing member countries

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Martin van Vliet

Senior Rates Strategist

ING Bank

Martin van Vliet is a senior interest rates strategist at ING Bank. His main focus is on Eurozone government bonds, SSAs, G3 money markets and Dutch pension funds.

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Giada Vercelli

Content Director

Euromoney Conferences

Giada Vercelli is a financial journalist and the director of content at Euromoney Conferences. Over the years, she has moderated financial conferences in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The

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Keith Wade

Chief Economist and Strategist


Keith Wade is responsible for the Schroder economics group and member of the group asset allocation committee. He communicates house view to investors and clients around the world. 

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Petra Wehlert

First Vice President, Head of Capital Markets

KfW Bankengruppe

Petra Wehlert is first vice president and head of capital markets at KfW. She is responsible for all capital market funding activities including the Euro and USD benchmark programmes, green bonds and structured private placements.

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Andreas Wein

Head of Funding and Investor Relations


Andreas Wein is head of funding and investor relations at Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (LBBW) where he focuses on the long-term refinancing activities of the bank across all asset classes as well as on the dialogue with the investor community.

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Jo Whelan

Deputy Chief Executive and Co-Head of Policy and Markets

United Kingdom Debt Management Office

Jo Whelan’s career has focused on public policy issues around, and the design and delivery of core government functions in, financial markets. She has been involved in sovereign debt management since the late 1990’s and is deputy chief executive at the UK Debt Management Office since 2000.

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Mark Yeomans

Executive Director, Public Sector Debt Capital Markets


Mark Yeomans joined Nomura in March 2007 having graduated from the University of Reading (ICMA Centre) with an MSc in international securities, investment and banking.

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