Dr. Gabriella Kindert is a senior banking and investment professional with over 20 years of international experience gained at leading financial institutions in banking, asset management, and private equity.
She was the Head of Alternative Credit Boutique at NN IP and managing investment teams of several illiquid fixed income strategies including residential real estate, corporate private debt, ECA loan, project finance and commercial real estate loans. The Alternative Credit Boutique currently has € 22 billion of assets under management. Besides her executive function she is member of the supervisory board of Mizuho Europe.
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 the latter as Global Head of Loans and took part of the management team of Global Credits and has been the managing partner of Kerten Private Equity, where is launched several successful businesses.
She has an M.A. in History; M.A. in Economics, and an MBA with distinction in Accounting and Finance. She completed the Advanced Management Program at IESE and several executive courses at INSEAD, IMD, Harvard Business School and at Nyenrode Business University. In 2018, she completed her PhD at ISM, France. Her research interest is related to Alternative Lending platforms; Direct Lending 2.0, “how to scale up business models successfully in Alternative Lending”