10th Annual Spanish Funding Conference | afme

10th Annual Spanish Funding Conference

07 Feb 2019 Gran Meliá Fénix Hotel, Madrid

Speakers

Speakers

  • Anna	Bak

    Anna Bak

    Associate Director, Securitisation, AFME

    Anna	Bak

    Anna Bak

    Associate Director, Securitisation, AFME

    Anna Bak 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. Since then she has been 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 and standardised securitisation” under the European securitisation framework.

    Earlier in her career Anna was a transaction lawyer in Amsterdam. Previously, she worked at TMF Group and later at Citco where she spent 6 years working on variety of ABS transactions, including RMBS, SME and auto-loans structures. Anna holds an LL.M degree from the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands) with specialisation in European Law and a Master of Law degree from the University of Lodz (Poland).

  • Antoni Ballabriga

    Antoni Ballabriga

    Global Head of Responsible Business, BBVA

    Antoni Ballabriga

    Antoni Ballabriga

    Global Head of Responsible Business, BBVA

    Corinne is an Associate Director at S&P Global Ratings based in London. She works in the Sustainable Finance team and focuses on the sustainable finance market, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis, and environmental and climate risk research.

    She is also responsible for new product development and implementation in the areas of green finance and ESG. Corinne’s research focuses on renewable energy, energy storage, climate transition risk, the green bond market, and the impact of ESG factors on credit ratings.

    Previously, Corinne worked in the North America Infrastructure & Renewables group at S&P Global Ratings, where she was responsible for rating a portfolio of project finance debt transactions, including renewable energy, conventional power assets, and public private partnerships.

     

  • Corinne Bendersky

    Corinne Bendersky

    Associate Director, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings

    Corinne Bendersky

    Corinne Bendersky

    Associate Director, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings

    Corinne is an Associate Director at S&P Global Ratings based in London. She works in the Sustainable Finance team and focuses on the sustainable finance market, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) analysis, and environmental and climate risk research.

    She is also responsible for new product development and implementation in the areas of green finance and ESG. Corinne’s research focuses on renewable energy, energy storage, climate transition risk, the green bond market, and the impact of ESG factors on credit ratings.

    Previously, Corinne worked in the North America Infrastructure & Renewables group at S&P Global Ratings, where she was responsible for rating a portfolio of project finance debt transactions, including renewable energy, conventional power assets, and public private partnerships.

     

  • Ignacio Estruga

    Ignacio Estruga

    Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings

    Ignacio Estruga

    Ignacio Estruga

    Associate Director, S&P Global Ratings

    Ignacio is an Associate Director at S&P Global Ratings and an Analyst on structured finance ratings across European jurisdictions and emerging markets since 2013. He participates in the rating process of diverse assets types, mainly ABS, RMBS and Future Flows, structured instruments as primary and surveillance analyst. His responsibilities also include publishing thought leadership articles.

    Ignacio joined Standard & Poor’s in 2007, before joining the EMEA Group he covered the same division in the Latin American/Emerging Markets Group based in Buenos Aires.

    Ignacio holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Universidad Católica Argentina, and a master’s degree in Finance from the Universidad del San Andres, both based in Argentina.

  • Miguel García de Eulate

    Miguel García de Eulate

    Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, Caja Rural de Navarra

    Miguel García de Eulate

    Miguel García de Eulate

    Head of Treasury and Capital Markets, Caja Rural de Navarra

    Miguel is Head of Treasury and Capital Markets at Caja Rural de Navarra (CRN, Pamplona), a role he has held since 2000. He is responsible for the bank's liquidity management and funding, including its Covered Bond and Senior Bond Sustainability issuance. Caja Rural de Navarra is a member of the Spanish cooperative banks association (UNACC) and of the Caja Rural Group Association (AECR, Madrid), where Miguel currently participates in working groups and task forces devoted to implement and develop Capital Markets related issues at a national level.

    Previously he has worked in various positions in the Credit Risk and Corporate departments at CRN and in 1993 he graduated in Economics from Deusto University (Bilbao).

    Miguel is also a member of the Financial Markets Working Group of the European Association of Cooperative Banks (EACB, Brussels).

  • Juan David García Restrepo

    Juan David García Restrepo

    Structured Finance and Covered Bonds, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

    Juan David García Restrepo

    Juan David García Restrepo

    Structured Finance and Covered Bonds, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings

    Juan David is a senior director within Fitch Ratings’ European structured finance group, based in Madrid. He manages the team that conducts the rating analysis of Structured Finance transactions in Spain, Portugal and Greece and Spanish Covered Bond.

    Juan re-joined the agency in 2011 after working at Deutsche Bank as head of the independent valuations team covering European securitisation bonds and illiquid portfolios. Prior to that, he worked at Fitch Ratings in London and Madrid between 2004 and 2008, and at ING Bank and Banco Santander in Spain and Colombia respectively, as a corporate credit analyst. Juan also worked as a business consultant at Accenture in the UK.

    He earned a BA in economics from the Universidad Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia, and an MA in international business from the University of North London, in the UK.

     

  • Richard Hopkin

    Richard Hopkin

    Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, AFME

    Richard Hopkin

    Richard Hopkin

    Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income, AFME

    Richard is Head of Fixed Income and a Managing Director in the Securitisation Division. He joined AFME in June 2010 after a 25-year career in the law and finance during which he held leadership positions at J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Société Générale.

    He has originated, structured and distributed securitisations funding the real economy through a wide variety of asset classes including 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 qualified as a solicitor with leading international law firm Clifford Chance.

  • Juan Carlos Martorell

    Juan Carlos Martorell

    MD, Co-Head of Structured Solutions, Mizuho International

    Juan Carlos Martorell

    Juan Carlos Martorell

    MD, Co-Head of Structured Solutions, Mizuho International

    Juan Carlos is responsible for the FI Structured Solutions business at MHI, which comprises bank balance sheet solutions, structured MTNs and repacks, and funding solutions. Prior to joining MHI in 2015, Juan Carlos spent 4 years at Lazard where he co-founded their Derivatives & Credit Advisory platform, focusing on capital relief programmes and advising the non-core units of large global banks on legacy issues and regulators on bank systemic issues.

    Juan-Carlos has broad experience of structured finance and derivatives products, in particular gained at ABN AMRO where he worked in South Europe structured credit origination for over 5 years. Juan-Carlos started his career in the City as a structured finance rating analyst at Standard and Poor’s working on a variety of asset classes such Balance Sheet CDOs and SIV for 6 years. He developed at Standard & Poor’s rating criteria for CLOs of Project, Infrastructure, and corporate loans and bonds transactions.

    Juan Carlos holds a degree in Actuarial Economics from the University of Barcelona and a master’s in Finance from Cass Business School.

  • Mikael Stenström

    Mikael Stenström

    Senior Adviser, European Central Bank

    Mikael Stenström

    Mikael Stenström

    Senior Adviser, European Central Bank

    Mikael is a Senior Adviser in Market Operations and former Head of Legislation at the European Central Bank (ECB). He previously worked for the ECB’s predecessor, the European Monetary Institute (EMI) and law firms in London and New York.

    Mikael is a graduate from Harvard Law School (LL.M.) and Lund University, Sweden (jur. kand.) and has obtained professional legal qualifications in Sweden (membership withdrawn for position with EMI), England and Wales and New York.

    Mikael has extensive experience from EU, international and comparative law, with studies in France, England, USA and Hong Kong, and is the author of several publications on legal aspects of the euro, the ECB and the Eurosystem.