Gabriella KindertNon Executive Director, Expert in Alternative Lending at Independent
Gabriella Kindert, PhD is a senior banking and investment professional specialized on Alternative Credit, Private markets and the digital transformation in the financial sector.
She started her career in banking in 1998 in MeesPierson Corporate and Investment Banking where she gained insight in various asset classes, - asset-based finance, project finance, leveraged finance) in different geographies. She held various managerial positions with financial institutions including Fortis Bank, Fortis Investments, BNP Paribas IP and NN IP as Global Head of Loans and Head of Alternative Credit. She gained over 20 years of international experience in managing investment portfolios over the cycle and investment teams of several global alternative fixed income strategies (€ 22 billion AUM).
She is currently a Supervisory Board member of Mizuho Europe and independent advisor to various entities, a.o. the EU on Fintech projects.
She is the (co)author of several bestselling books; a.o. Alternative Credit and its asset classes, The Wealthtech book. She is also a public speaker and guest lecturer on digital transformation in the financial sector and private market investment trends.
She has an M.A. in History, Economics, MBA in Accounting and Finance and a PhD in Finance Alternative Lending.