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ExCred International
1- 2 March 2023
Hilton Tower BridgeLondon

Maëlia Dufour
President at Berne Union


Maëlia is President of the Berne Union and works for Bpifrance, in the subsidiary “Bpifrance Export Insurance” created for the management of the French State guarantees (previously managed by Coface State Guarantees, where she has been working for several years before).

She is in charge of international relations and represents Bpifrance Export Insurance in many conferences, Bern Union general assemblies and 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.

She has a worldwide experience on export credit guarantees, dealing with exporters, banks and foreign buyers on commercial and financial projects.

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.

Agenda Sessions

  • Berne Union: Keynote address