A full week dedicated to gather the entire global Infrastructure value chain

“Infrastructure Quality”

René KASSIS

Head of Private Debt, LA BANQUE POSTALE AM and Chairman of the Infrastructure Committee, AFG

René has joined La Banque Postale Asset Management in 2012 to launch their private debt platform dedicated to infrastructure, real estate and corporate debt. The platform is now managing EUR 3.9 bln on behalf of 27 institutional investors, with a team of 12 sector specialists, investing across European debt markets.

René is also the Chairman of the Infrastructure Committee of the French Asset Management  Association (AFG), and member of the Infrastructure Advisory Board of UN PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment).

René enjoys a 25-year experience in project finance advisory and arranging across Europe, North America and Asia, out of Paris, London and Singapore.

Before joining La Banque Postale AM, René was the Global Head of Infrastructure and Deputy Global Head of Project Finance at Dexia, where he worked for 10 years.

Before Joining Dexia in 2002, René worked for 9 years at Crédit Lyonnais (now Credit Agricole CIB), where he started in 1993 in their Paris-based Infrastructure project finance team as a manager. He then spent 4 years in their Singapore-based Asian Project Finance group as Associate Director in charge of infrastructure, energy and telecom. In 2000, he moved to Credit Lyonnais’ London project finance team covering Public-Private-Partnerships, Infrastructure and utilities.

René is 50, graduate from the ESSEC Business School, and speaks French, English, Arabic and Japanese.

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