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AFME European Sustainable Finance Conference
22-23 May 2024
Leonardo Royal Hotel AmsterdamThe Netherlands

Caroline Liesegang
Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research at AFME


Caroline Liesegang is the Head of Prudential Regulation, Sustainable Finance and Research at AFME since March 2022. Before joining AFME, Caroline was the UK Chief Risk Officer of Commerzbank London Branch from 2018 until February 2022. Caroline also held a global management role in Commerzbank Group for stress testing and scenario analytics from December 2017 until February 2022 as part of the Groups’ capital management.

Prior to joining Commerzbank, Caroline held a Deputy Head of Division position in the ECB’s Single Supervisory Mechanism leading quantitative and systemic risk analyses and supervisory methodology development for indirectly supervised firms. During that time Caroline also assumed a management role during the SSM Comprehensive Assessment in 2014, and represented the SSM among others in the ESRB macroprudential assessment group.

Between 2013 and 2014, Caroline worked for the EBA as Senior Stress Testing Expert coordinating the EU-wide stress test. Caroline started her career at Deutsche Bundesbank in 2003 holding positions in on-site and off-site banking supervision, micro-and macroprudential analysis and research. She represented Deutsche Bundesbank in international working groups from 2008, among others as member of the research task force of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and CEBS/EBA task forces. Caroline holds a BSc from Deutsche Bundesbank University in Business Administration and Central Banking and a MSc in International Economics and Economic Policy from Goethe University Frankfurt.