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ExCred International
25 - 26 February 2025
Millennium Gloucester HotelLondon, UK

Lise Kessler
Managing Director, Global Head of Credit Risk Insurance at Crédit Agricole CIB


Lise Kessler is the Global Head of Credit Risk Insurance at Crédit Agricole CIB. She created the CRI platform in 2014 to centralise and coordinate all of CACIB’s credit risk insurance activity and it has become a core distribution channel for the bank.

Lise joined CACIB’s Distribution and Asset Rotation team team in London in 2004 and for ten years was Head of the Corporate, Financial Institution, and Export Finance Loan Distribution team for EMEA. Before joining CACIB, Lise was with the Loan Syndications team at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein for three years. Prior to that she was with JP Morgan for six years, where she had a number of roles including analysing, originating, structuring, pricing and distributing syndicated loan transactions.

Lise has over 25 years of experience in the European credit markets and over 30 years of banking experience. She holds a B.A. from The Johns Hopkins University in the US and an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Agenda Sessions

  • Credit risk insurance market developments: New entrants, products and market efficiencies