The Euromoney/ECBC Covered Bond Congress 2017

Keynote

Didier Millerot

Head of Unit, Banks and Financial Conglomerates

European Commission


Didier Millerot is the head of unit, banks and financial conglomerates at the European Commission.

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Keynote

Stuart Kirk

Head of the Research Institute

Deutsche Asset Management


Stuart Kirk is head of the research institute at Deutsche Asset Management

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Keynote

Bernd Lucke MEP

Member, Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

European Parliament


Bernd Lucke is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and a member of the German political party, Liberal-Konservative Reformer.

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Keynote

Jean François Robin

Head of Rates, Forex and Cross Asset Strategies, Global Markets Research

Natixis


Jean Francois has worked at Natixis since 2001. He is part of the global market research of the bank and head of the strategy team in charge of rates, Fx and cross asset. Before that, he was a trader in sovereign debt, in charge of the market making of credit

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Sigmund Aas

Chairman

European AVM Alliance


Sigmund Aas is head of international relations at Eiendomsverdi AS, Norway’s leading, and one of Europe’s largest, providers of automated valuation models and housing intelligence

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Niek Allon

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

NIBC Bank


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.

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Caspar Andersen

European Structured Finance

S&P Global Ratings


Casper Andersen is a director and senior member of the European covered bond team.

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Morten Bækmand Nielsen

Head Of Investor Relations, Group Treasury

Nykredit


Morten Bækmand Nielsen is head of investor relations at Danish mortgage bank Nykredit. He holds a masters degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen and has attended courses at London Business School and University of Pennsylvania /Wharton.

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Claudia Baerdges-Koch

Deputy Head of Treasury

Münchener Hypothekenbank


Claudia Baerdges-Koch is deputy head of treasury at Münchener Hypothekenbank in Munich. Her responsibilities include funding and liquidity management as well as debt investor relations.

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Ruth Beddows

Director

GlobalCapital - now incorporating The Cover


Ruth Beddows left Euromoney Conferences, where she had been director of capital markets and head of covered bonds, in December 2014. She moved within the Euromoney family to GlobalCapital to learn the arts of journalism and editing.

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Louise Bergström

Head of Investor Relations

SBAB/The Swedish Covered Bond Corporation


Louise Bergström is currently working at SBAB and The Swedish Covered Bond Corporation as head of investor relations.

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Luca Bertalot

Secretary General

European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC)


Luca Bertalot is secretary general of the European Mortgage Federation - European Covered Bond Council (EMF-ECBC), representing the interests of EU mortgage lenders and the covered bond community in discussions with the European institutions and stakeholders in general on all issues relating to the retail and funding sides of the

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Alexander Boor

Head of Funding and Investor Relations,

Hypo Vorarlberg


Alexander Boor joined Hypo Vorarlberg in 2008 and is heading the team funding and investor relations. His responsibilities include funding and liquidity management as well as debt investor relations.

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Elena Bortolotti

Co-Head of GFS Securitisation

Barclays


Elena Bortolotti is co-head of GFS Securitisation at Barclays. She joined Barclays’ securitisation and covered bond structuring team in January 2006.

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Hein Bulter

Portfolio Manager Covered Bonds and Financials

Achmea Investment Management


Hein Bulter works as a portfolio manager in the Credit team of Achmea Investment Management, which manages roughly €7bn in Credits, Covered Bonds and SSAs.

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Ulrik Carstens

Head of Danish Fixed Income

Danske Capital


Ulrik Carstens is the head of Danske Capital’s Danish fixed income team, and chief portfolio manager of the firm’s Danish mortgage bond strategies. His team manages over €25 billion in assets for European and Asian institutional investors and mutual funds.

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Colin Chen

Managing Director and Head of Structured Debt Solutions

DBS Bank


Colin is the managing director and head of structured debt solutions at DBS Bank. He has more than 21 years of investment banking and structured capital markets experience, and is responsible for building and expanding DBS’ push to provide its clients structured fund raising solutions.

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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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Cristina Costa

Senior Covered Bond Analyst

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking


Cristina Costa is senior covered bond analyst at SG CIB. Before joining Societe Generale, she spent seven years at Natixis in a similar function and four years at the European Covered Bond Council.

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Andreas Denger

Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager

MEAG


Andreas is a senior fixed income portfolio manager at MEAG MUNICH ERGO Asset Management (‘MEAG’) in Munich. Besides managing fixed income portfolios, Andreas is responsible for analysing covered bonds

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Punit Dholakia

Vice President, FIG Debt Capital Markets, New York


Punit Dholakia is currently vice president of Barclays’ FIG Debt Capital Markets Team in New York with approximately 10 years of experience across various capital markets businesses - securitization, senior unsecured and covered bonds. Punit has been with Barclays since 2010 and currently covers North American banks, business developments companies

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Boudewijn Dierick

Head of Flow ABS and Covered Bond Structuring

BNP Paribas


Boudewijn Dierick is head of flow ABS and covered bond structuring at BNP Paribas. He joined BNP Paribas in December 2006 and has held his current position since June 2013.

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Paul Dudouit

Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets

Credit Foncier


Paul Dudouit is head of capital markets at Crédit Foncier – the leading specialised real estate finance institution in France, and part of the BPCE – France’s second largest banking group. His role includes responsibility for bond issuance of Compagnie de Financement Foncier – the group’s AAA-rated société de crédit

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Florian Eichert

Head of Covered Bond and SSA Research

Credit Agricole CIB


 CA-CIB’s covered bond research is headed by highly-experienced analyst Florian Eichert, CFA, who joined CA-CIB in August 2010 from LBBW in Stuttgart, where he had been for six years in a similar role.

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Giorgio Erasmi

Head of Institutional Funding

UBI Banca


Giorgio Erasmi is head of treasury and funding at UBI Banca. He has direct responsibility for the institutional funding of UBI Group: including EMTN, covered bonds, ABS, repo market and short-term funding, with particular focus on relationship management, structuring and execution.

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Giulio Favaretto

Portfolio Manager

Generali Investments


Giulio Favaretto is the portfolio manager at Generali Investments and started his career in 2002 at Euro Capital Structures in Dublin, a company set up with the main purpose of developing captive securitization transactions for the UniCredit and Fiat Groups

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Scott Forrest

Head of Debt Capital Markets and Capital Strategy

RBS Treasury


Scott joined RBS in 2013 initially to head up the capital strategy team and having day-to-day responsibility for issuance and liability management of management of capital securities, subsequently assuming responsibility for senior and secured issuances where he has overall responsibility for the group’s covered bond programme.

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Juan David García

Senior Director


Juan David García is a senior director within Fitch Ratings’ European structured finance group, based in Madrid.

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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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Sami Gotrane

Head of Treasury and Financial Markets

SFIL


Sami Gotrane was appointed managing director, member of the executive committee and head of treasury and capital markets of the Société de Financement Local (SFIL) and member of the supervisory board of its 100% subsidiary, the Caisse Française de Financement Local (CAFFIL), in February 2013.

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Hagen Gräfe

FI Origination

UniCredit


Hagen Gräfe works in FI Origination at UniCredit bank AG. He began there in January 2005 and started his career in the Institutional Distribution Team.

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Georg Grodzki

Chief Investment Officer and Head of Investment Committee

Bohler Asset Management


Georg Grodzki, chief investment officer and head of the investment committee at Bohler Asset Management, has over 25 years of experience in institutional asset management and investment banking.

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Ralf Grossmann

Head of Covered Bond – Origination

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking


Ralf Grossmann has 20 years of experience in covered bonds of which the last 10 years as head of covered bond origination at SG. Before this, he was head of covered bond research at Natixis where he started in 1997.

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Carl Haarnack

Senior Portfolio Manager

ACTIAM


Carl Haarnack is a senior fixed-income portfolio manager for ACTIAM. In this role he is responsible for investments in government bonds, SSAs and covered bonds. For many years he has, in close cooperation with ACTIAM’s ESG team, contributed to the expanding of the green and social bond portfolios.

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Sverre Holbek

Senior Analyst, Covered Bond Research

Dankse Bank Markets


Sverre Holbek is a senior analyst in the covered bond research group of Danske Bank, C&I. He is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and he covers the European covered bond markets, focusing on the Nordics in particular.

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Joe Hopkins

Funding and Capital Markets

Nationwide


Joe Hopkins is responsible for execution of term wholesale funding at Nationwide Building Society, the largest building society in the UK.

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Carolina Iglesias

Head of Funding and Liquidity Management, Banc Sabadell

Head of Funding and Liquidity Management, Banc Sabadell


Carolina Iglesias is head of funding and liquidity management at Banc Sabadell, where she started in 2004.

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Marc Just

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Head of FIG & SSA Origination


Marc Just is head of FIG and SSA Origination at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW). Before this, he was heading the FIG Origination Team for Germany and Austria.

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Wolfgang Kälberer

Head of Brussels Office

Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp)


Wolfgang Kälberer is head of the Brussels office of the Association of German Pfandbrief Banks (vdp). Wolfgang Kälberer represents the interests of all 46 vdp members vis à vis the European Commission, the European Parliament and EU Member States. He deals with all European aspects relevant to German Pfandbrief Banks.

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Emma Kearney

Director

Euromoney Conferences


Emma is director of Euromoney Conferences, managing all aspects of the business and its operations in EMEA and North America

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Richard Kemmish

Consultant

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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Jonas Klink

Co-Head FIG Trading

Banco Santander


Jonas Klink is co- head of FIG Trading and a business developer. After successfully building up an award winning multi-currency covered bonds business, he is now leading a team of four, responsible for covered- and senior unsecured bonds and ABS.

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Rafal Kozlowski

President and Chief Executive Officer

PKO Bank Hipoteczny


Rafał Kozłowski the president and chief executive officer at PKO Bank Hipoteczny. He is a leading specialist in the area of mortgage banking, financial risk, controlling, audit and reporting. During his career, he has worked on building banking strategies and budgets and monitoring their implementation; preparation of financial analysis and

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Ales Kralik

Head of Unit, Capital Market

Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic


Ales Kralik has been working as head of the capital market department at the Ministry of Finance since June 2014. Since June 2004, he was involved in this department in the implementation and negotiation of legislation of the European Union in this area.

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Arnaud-Guilhem Lamy

Market Head Covered Bonds, Financials and SRI, Portfolio Manager

BNP Paribas Asset Management


Arnaud-Guilhem Lamy is the socially responsible investing and financial/covered bonds management specialist within the sovereign and aggregate management team.

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Andrew Lennon

Director, Capital Markets

Euromoney Conferences


Andrew Lennon manages the sales team at Euromoney Conferences globally. In his nine years at Euromoney, Andrew has launched a multitude of finance and investment conferences across a variety of markets, managing the projects from idea origination to delivery on the day.

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Daniel Loughney

Portfolio Manager, Global Multi Sector

AllianceBernstein


Daniel Loughney is a senior vice president and portfolio manager at AllianceBernstein, focusing on global rates and currencies for long only and long/short global multi-sector strategies.

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Elise Lucotte

Senior Credit Officer

Moody's


Elise Lucotte is a senior credit officer at Moody’s in Paris. She has worked on covered bond ratings in a number of jurisdictions, with a focus on France, Belgium and Finland.

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Friedrich Luithlen

Head of Covered Bonds

DZ Bank


Friedrich Luithlen is head of covered bonds and a DCM originator with DZ Bank. Fritz has been covering financial institutions and SSAs in various European and overseas markets since 2004. He is also responsible for the covered bond product category within the bank’s primary market business across regions.

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Hon-Cheung Man

Senior Portfolio Manager ABS and Covered Bonds

NN Investment Partners


Hon-Cheung Man is senior portfolio manager of ABS and covered bonds who joined NN Investment Partners in 2014.

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Agustin Martin Calmarza

Head of European Credit Research

BBVA


Agustín Martín is the head of European credit research for BBVA, based in London. He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Universidad Pontificia de Comillas in 2001 and a Msc in advanced econometrics and statistics applied to electrical engineering in 2004 from the same university

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Michael McCormick

Head of Covered Bond Origination

Credit Suisse


Michael McCormick is head of covered bond origination at Credit Suisse. He has over 10 years of experience in the covered bond market and has been responsible for covered bond origination at Credit Suisse for the past three years.

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Götz Michl

Head of Funding and Debt Investor Relations

Deutsche Pfandbriefbank


Götz Michl joined pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank in July 2010 when he was appointed head of funding and debt investor relations.

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Andreea Moraru

Senior Banker

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)


Andreea Moraru is an associate director - senior banker in the financial institutions group of EBRD. She has over 15 years of experience in leading, structuring, negotiating, and implementing of a wide range of debt and equity projects within the banking, insurance and leasing sectors in CEE, Russia, Turkey and

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Vito Natale

Senior Vice President, Structured Finance Group

DBRS Ratings


Vito Natale is a senior vice president in the structured finance group at DBRS Ratings Limited in London, where he is responsible for managing the rating activities for European RMBS and covered bonds.

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Wojtek Niebrzydowski

Vice President, Global Term Funding, Treasury

CIBC


Wojtek Niebrzydowski is a vice president, global term funding, treasury at CIBC, located in Toronto, Canada. He is responsible for all term funding and capital execution in addition to development, structuring, and execution of the bank’s own assets RMBS, ABS, synthetic, covered bond and credit risk mitigation programs in the

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Jakub Niesłuchowski

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

PKO Bank Hipoteczny S.A.


Jakub Niesłuchowski, as a member of the management board, is responsible for treasury including covered bonds, product (mortgage loans), IT and finance. From 2004 until 2015, he worked at PwC, where he led various projects in the field of the financial risk management, banks’ set-up and risk based performance measurement.

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Sally Onions

Partner

Allen & Overy


Sally Onions has advised on a large number of covered bond transactions, including transactions in the UK (having advised on 12 UK covered bond programmes for both banks and building societies and generally in relation to the implementation and update of the UK Regulated Covered Bond Regulations).

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Roberto Paciotti

Managing Director and Analytical Manager, Covered Bonds

S&P Global Ratings


Roberto Paciotti is the office head of S&P Global Ratings in Italy since April 2015. He is also the global analytical manager for covered bonds within the structured finance ratings group starting from 2012.

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Ted Packmohr

Head of Financials and Covered Bond Research

Commerzbank


Ted Packmohr is head of financials and covered bond research at Commerzbank. He joined Dresdner Kleinwort in 1998, specialising in the analysis of the European covered bond and agency markets.

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Mark Pearce

Director

HSBC


Mark Pearce is responsible for the financials syndication function at HSBC including covered bonds but also senior, TLAC/MREL compliant instruments and bank/insurance capital.

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Armin Peter

Head of Syndicate

UBS


Armin Peter is global head of syndicate, a position to which he was appointed in October 2014, after almost eight years at UBS. Armin previously ran EMEA syndicate as well as the covered bond business and FIG flow syndicate.

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Filipe F Pontual

Managing Director

ABECIP (Brazilian Association of Real Estate Loans and Savings Companies)


Filipe F Pontual is the managing director of ABECIP (the Brazilian Association of Real Estate Loans and Savings Companies), which is an entity that is active in advocating the introduction of covered bonds into the Brazilian market.

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Karol Prazmo

Head of Treasury

mBank


Karol Prazmo is the group treasurer of mBank. Before taking on his current role, he was head of strategic balance sheet management and head of treasury for mBank Hipoteczny, the group’s mortgage bank subsidiary. He joined mBank in 2012 as an adviser to the management board.

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Massimiliano Rimarchi

Policy Expert

European Banking Authority


Massimiliano Rimarchi is policy expert within the credit market and operational risk unit, regulation department, of the European Banking Authority (EBA), where he mainly works on issues related to covered bonds and securitisation.

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Olivier Robert

Portfolio Manager

Amundi Asset Management


Olivier Robert is a portfolio manager for Euro rates, inflation and index fixed income management at Amundi Asset Management.

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Franz Rudolf

Managing Director, Head of Financials Credit Research

UniCredit


Franz Rudolf is a managing director at UniCredit and the head of financials credit research. Franz has more than 15 years’ experience in research and financial analysis (credit as well as equity).

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Maureen Schuller

Head of Covered Bonds Strategy and Financials Research

ING


Maureen Schuller is head of covered bonds strategy and financials research at ING Wholesale Banking. She has worked as a bond strategist within ING Wholesale Banking since 2004.

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Patrick Seifert

Head of Primary Markets

LBBW


Patrick Seifert is head of primary markets at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW). Before this, he headed the FIG and SSA origination team. Providing tailor-made funding solutions for demanding issuers, LBBW is particularly appreciated for its excellent distribution capacity.

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David So

Executive Director, Debt Capital Markets, Asia-Pacific

Natixis


.David So is an executive director for Natixis. He has spent the past 12 years in structured and debt capital markets (DCM) advising clients across financials, corporate and government-linked entities in the Asia-Pacific region and has worked with covered bond issuers across Asia-Pacific including Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

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Jane Soldera

Vice President, Senior Credit Officer, Structured Finance Group

Moody's Investors Service


Jane Soldera is a vice president, senior credit officer in the covered bonds group at Moody’s Investors Service. She has been with Moody’s since 2003 and with the covered bonds group since 2008.

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Florian Sommer

Senior Strategist, Head of Sustainability Research

Union Investment


Florian Sommer is a senior strategist and head of sustainability research at Union Investment.  He has more than 15 years professional experience in portfolio management, research, and consultancy.

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Michael Spies

Vice President, Interest Rate Strategist, Covered Bonds and SSA

Citi


Michael Spies is a vice president in Citi’s interest rate strategy team covering the global covered bond, European SSA and euro futures markets.

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Edward Stevenson

Head of FIG, DCM

BNP Paribas


Edward has over 13 years of FIG DCM experience covering Northern European issuers. In 2010, he was appointed as Head of FIG DCM within Europe and has a team of 25 reporting to him.

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Ian Stewart

Executive Director

UK Regulated Covered Bond Council (RCBC)


Ian Stewart took up the role of representing and promoting UK regulated covered bond issuers in April 2017. Previously he had worked for 30 years with LBG and HBOS managing all of the secured residential mortgage programmes, including both RMBS and covered bonds.

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Henrik Stille

Portfolio Manager

Nordea Investment Management


Henrik Stille has been a portfolio manager for Nordea Investment Management in Copenhagen for nine years. He manages covered bonds, government bonds, and SSAs in G10 currencies.

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Mark Taylor

Head of Capital Markets

Leeds Building Society


Mark Taylor has worked at Leeds Building Society for nearly three years in its treasury team and as head of capital markets is responsible for all capital market related activity and influencing the overall funding strategy of the society.

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Bill Thornhill

Covered Bond Editor

GlobalCapital - now incorporating The Cover


Bill has been editor of The Cover, now part of GlobalCapital, since December 2010. He previously worked at International Financing Review (IFR) where he was assistant editor on structured finance.

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Marin Tolić

Head of Finance

Zagrebacka Banka d.d.


In his role, Marin is responsible for liquidity and interest rate management in the banking book, for managing the funding strategy and investment portfolio of the Bank. Marin joined Zagrebačka banka d.d. in 2008, in the Asset and Liability Management area.

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Shelley Tom

Senior Director, Global Term Funding, Treasury

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce


Shelley Tom is a senior director, global term funding, treasury at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), located in Toronto, Canada. 

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Mustafa Turan

Senior Vice President, Head of International Banking and Investor Relations

VakifBank


Mustafa Turan has a degree in management engineering from Istanbul Technical University. He joined VakıfBank as assistant internal auditor in 2003. After working in the internal audit department from 2003 to 2008, he then served as assistant manager and then manager in the investor relations department.

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Bernd Volk

Director, Head of Covered Bond and Agency Research

Deutsche Bank


Bernd Volk is head of European covered bond and agency research at Deutsche Bank. He has 20 years of experience in investments in the financial industry.

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Oliver Wagner

Investment Manager

VR Bank Rhein-Neckar


Oliver Wagner has over 20 years of experience in capital markets. In 2005 he joined VR Bank Rhein-Neckar eG located in Mannheim, one of the largest cooperative banks in Germany.

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Michael Weigerding

Assistant Vice President, Covered Bond Research

Commerzbank


Michael Weigerding is assistant vice president of the covered bond research team at Commerzbank and has been in this role since 2013.

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Andreas Wein

Head of Funding and Investor Relations

LBBW


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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Frank Will

Head of Covered Bond Research

HSBC


Frank Will is global head of covered bond research at HSBC in Düsseldorf. Before joining HSBC, he was head of covered bond/supra and agency research at Royal Bank of Scotland in London for almost nine years.

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Bodo Winkler

Head of Credit Treasury and Investor Relations

Berlin Hyp


Bodo Winkler is head of credit treasury and investor relations at Berlin Hyp in Berlin. In addition to being responsible for the bank’s relations with investors and rating agencies, and the sale of customer derivatives, he also accounts for Berlin Hyp’s green bonds business.

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