Maëlia DufourPresident at Berne UnionSpeaker
Over a 30+ year career, Maëlia has developed a deep understanding and worldwide experience on export credit guarantees, dealing with exporters, banks and foreign buyers on commercial and financial projects.
She is in charge of international relations, products development, rating, environment, social and climate issues and represents Bpifrance Export Insurance in many conferences, technical workshops, ECAs bilateral meetings, OECD and EU matters. She works on business development and creation of new products for banks and exporters (SMEs and Key Accounts) along with their communication, she manages the rating of foreign companies and banks.
Previously she was Head of Division of Key Accounts (energy and nuclear power, telecom, space, project finance, engineering, buildings, public works and capital goods), Head of Division of Geographic Desks (Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania), Head of Division of Paris Club Rescheduling Agreements, Head of Certification ISO 9001 project for the State Guarantees Department, Head of clients requests, quality and statistics department.She has worked in all the geographic departments of the State Guarantees Directorate as well as in the Military Affairs Department.