• Karine Valtanen, Senior Credit Analyst - Structured Credit Management Team, Commerzbank

Karine Valtanen is a Director in the Structured Credit Risk Management Team at Commerzbank. Previously, Karine spent a year at the European Banking Authority (EBA) where she was a policy expert within the credit market and operational risk unit, which is part of the regulation department. During her time at the EBA Karine worked on issues related to the regulation of covered bonds and securitisations. Karine was on a secondment at the EBA from the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA-BoE) where she was a Senior Risk Specialist in the Structured Finance team within the Supervisory Risk Specialist Division. At the PRA, Karine was mainly focusing on the treatment of securitisations achieving capital relief and development of regulatory approaches to prudent valuation and capitalisation of structured financing solutions in general. Prior to that, Karine was at UBS Global Asset Management in London in the fixed income team where she was responsible for analysing and investing in various types of structured credit products. Karine has also worked at AXA Investment Managers in Paris as part of the Structured Credit Investment team where she was a CDO analyst looking at potential investments across capital the structure.
Karine is a French citizen and a DESS in Financial Markets from the University Paris IX Dauphine (Paris).


  • Lucio Della Ratta, Managing Director, Internal Audit, Barclays

Lucio has been with Barclays since 2005, where he has held a number of senior roles in internal audit over the years, both in London and overseas, covering Risk, Treasury, Finance, as well Investment Banking and Retail and Commercial Banking activities. Prior to Barclays, Lucio worked for ING Barings, most recently as Global Head of Risk Management Audit. Lucio began his career as a regulator at Bank of Italy. Lucio holds a PhD in Finance, (Cass Business School, London, UK), an MSc in Economics and Finance (Warwick Business School, UK) and a BSc in Economics with specialisation in International Monetary Economics (Bocconi University, Milan)


  • Tariq Rasheed, Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Jorge Carbon, CRD IV Implementation Consultant
  • Steven Hall, Partner, Financial Services Risk Consulting, KPMG
  • Nicholas Mead, Manager, Financial Services Advisory, KPMG


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