IFR Green Bonds Roundtable 2015: Participants
Tomas J Lundquist
Tomas Lundquist is head of European corporate DCM origination at Citigroup, responsible for origination, structuring, and execution of deals in international DCM. Lundquist joined Salomon Brothers in 1996 and spent his initial four years in the fixed-income new products group in New York. He has spent the last 15 years in the London office, where he has executed numerous transactions across sterling, euro and US dollars as well as strategic buybacks, hybrid capital financings and private placements.
Mirko Gerhold is head of hybrid capital and liability management within Commerzbank’s DCM Bonds Solutions and leads the bank’s DCM efforts in the green bond market. He has over 15 years of experience in bond origination and structuring. Commerzbank is a member of the Green Bond Principles and has recently acted as a lead manager on various green bond transactions. Gerhold holds a master of applied sciences in Banking and Finance from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Tanguy Claquin founded and manages the Sustainable Banking team at Credit Agricole CIB. The team focuses on transactions targeting both financial objectives and positive social and environmental impacts in all asset classes. In the past four years, CA-CIB has arranged more than 50 green and sustainability bonds. The team has also advised on impact investment funds (carbon funds, microfinance, private equity) and agriculture risk management instruments.
Stefan Reiner is a director at Deutsche Bank in the Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions (CMTS) division and he looks after German financial institutions. He joined Deutsche Bank in 1999 and has covered corporations, the public sector and SSA clients in London. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank, Reiner worked at Credit Suisse as head of new issues in Germany.
Pernille Holtedahl is principal consultant and project director at DNV GL. She is a PhD economist with 20 years of international experience in the areas of energy, environment and climate change. Areas of expertise include policy and strategy advice, project implementation and evaluation, and due diligence of projects. Holtedahl has worked in the field of green bonds for three years and has led DNV GL’s efforts as an active participant in the market, including supporting pioneering issuance.
Ulrik Ross is global head of public sector and sustainable financing at HSBC, managing all financing and capital market-related solutions for public sector clients for high-grade and emerging markets clients across bonds and loans, more bespoke financing solutions, liability management and capital solutions. He also has overall responsibility for the development of the bank’s sustainable financing franchise. He is a member of ICMA’s Executive Committee for the Green Bond Principles.
Navindu Katugampola is head of green bond origination at Morgan Stanley. He joined the firm in 2004, initially covering UK corporates for debt and derivatives, and subsequently moved to the Sovereign, Supranational and Agency team to focus on SSA origination and derivatives in 2009. Since 2012, he has also been leading Morgan Stanley’s green bond structuring and origination efforts, across public sector, corporate and financial clients.
Michael Wilkins is a managing director of the infrastructure finance ratings group of Standard & Poor’s based in London where he has global responsibility for the firm’s infrastructure and environmental finance research. Wilkins’ experience at S&P includes seven years as head of infrastructure finance ratings, the analytical group within S&P which covers utilities, project finance, PPPs and transportation in EMEA. He was also co-head of the corporate securitisation group.