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The Tilburg Institute for Private Debt provides an open platform to promote research, education and networking, in the field of private debt.

The Role of Private Debt for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Date: Time: 17:00 Location: ZOOM

Jürgen Rigterink is the First Vice President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As a member of the Executive Committee and #2 of EBRD, Mr Rigterink oversees the Client Services Group which is comprised of the Banking and Policy & Partnerships departments. He has overall responsibility for the implementation of Banking and Policy objectives, ensuring that EBRD investments, policy engagement and advisory services deliver the maximum transition impact in the countries where the EBRD works.

From July to November 2020, Mr Rigterink was also the EBRD's Acting President, running the Bank in the period between the departure of Sir Suma Chakrabarti and the arrival of Odile Renaud-Basso. Before he joined the EBRD in 2018, Mr Rigterink was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of FMO, the Dutch Development Bank. Previously, he worked in the private sector at ABN AMRO, where he ran the company’s activities in Kazakhstan and held a number of senior positions including Sector Head of Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Jurgen Rigterink
Tilburg Institute for Private Debt (TiPD) is very happy to announce this webinar, which shall be open for interested parties from both, academia and industry. EBRD is active in in 38 economies across three continents, from the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, to Central and Eastern Europe, to Central Asia. It considers itself world leader in climate finance with the aim to be a majority green bank by 2025. EBRD uses a variety of capital sources, including private debt, to execute its mission. A variety of financing projects are showcased.

The TiPD webinar will start at 5pm CET with an interview and discussion of about 35 to 40 minutes led by Professor Pascal Böni and followed by a Q&A session for another 20 to 25 minutes. Early registration is recommended.

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