The Role of Private Debt for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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.
Tilburg Institute for Private Debt (TiPD) invited interested parties from both, academia and industry to this webinar, which took place on May 19, 2921. 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.
The TiPD webinar including an interview and discussion led by Professor Pascal Böni is taped on video and lasts 1:07 hours. Please contact Pascal Böni at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any questions related to this video or TiPD.