Our analysts, experts and industry veterans come from treasury management, consultancy, banking and academia. Redbridge people are rigourous, pragmatic and purposeful.

Management

  • David Vafai is Chairman of Redbridge and CEO of bfinance International Limited. Prior to founding the company in 1999, he worked at Mercer in Toronto, Goldman Sachs International in London and Bertelsmann in Paris. David holds an HBSc in Actuarial Science from the Universtiy of Western Ontario, an MBA from INSEAD and is a CFA and CAIA charterholder.

    David Vafai

    Chairman

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  • David Laugier is the Chief Executive Officer of Redbridge. After first working at Paribas, then at BNP Paribas, David joined bfinance. He has spent the past fifteen years developing bfinance's Debt & Treasury advisory business. Now operating under the name Redbridge, his teams have offices in Paris, Europe and North America. David graduated from Paris Dauphine University.

    David Laugier

    Chief Executive Officer

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  • Patrick has over 25 years international experience across advisory and senior leadership roles. His leadership roles include managing director, operations at Alexander Forbes, CEO of client & market services / group head of operations EMEA & AsiaPac at Marsh and executive director, global sales & marketing at Lombard International. In an advisory capacity, he has held partner roles at Oliver Wyman and Humatica, a private equity focused advisory firm. Patrick holds a Bachelor in Economics from UCL and an MBA from Manchester BS. He is Swedish and Italian and conducts business in German, French, Italian, Swedish, and English.

    Patrick Mina

    Managing Director - Head of Debt and Treasury Advisory

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  • Daniel Beckmann is Managing Director and Global Head of Redbridge Analytics. Prior to joining the company in 2021, he spent 6 years as Chief Operating Officer and Corporate VP of Technology Partners, LCC, doing business as Imagine Software. Before switching to technology, Daniel spent 17 years building a career in the areas of capital markets, M&A and structured finance. His deep knowledge of both finance and technology, combined with growing up in Germany, positions Daniel well to lead our global fintech and analytics business.

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    Managing Director - Head of Analytics

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  • Didier manages Redbridge’s debt advisory division. He joined the team in 2013 with 25 years of experience in balance sheet structuring, rating and fund raising acquired at Moody's, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Oddo Corporate Finance. Didier received his degree from ESSCA.

    Didier Philouze

    Managing Director - Debt Advisory

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  • Helene Shen

    Based in New York, Hélène has developed strong expertise in the United States and Asian markets since joining the Redbridge treasury advisory group in 2011. She has a degree from EDHEC and is fluent in English, French and Chinese. She has contributed to about thirty cash management and banking relations projects for major companies and institutions. Prior to coming to Redbridge, Hélène worked in financial engineering at Centuria Capital.

    Hélène Shen

    Managing Director - Treasury Advisory

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Corporate Coverage - Europe

  • Alex has joined Redbridge in 2020. Over the last two decades, he developed a strong international experience in financial services, during his career at BNP Paribas and then at HSBC, where he held several senior positions: head of investment banking in Kuwait, Brexit project lead to transfer the investment banking activity from the UK to continental Europe, head of corporate coverage in Australia, EMEA sector head for multinationals in the United Kingdom, and global relationship manager in France. Alex got his Master’s degree from ESCP Europe, and studied at MIT and Oxford Saïd Business School.

    Alex Lhéritier

    Managing Director

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  • Based in Geneva, Mihai joined Redbridge in 2017, after almost a decade with Deutsche Bank in The Netherlands and in Switzerland, where he established the bank's Commodity Trade Finance presence in 2011. A graduate of the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Mihai holds an MSc in International Finance from the Amsterdam University and an MBA from RSM. He started his banking career in 2002 with ING in the Netherlands in the Credit Risk Management department, followed by a coverage role in the Structured Finance department.

    Mihai Andreoiu

    Senior Director

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  • Harald joined Redbridge in 2019, after 8 years at Banco Santander as Senior Banker covering a portfolio of French and Benelux multinational companies. He previously worked for ABN Amro in Amsterdam and then Natixis in Paris. A graduate from Essec, Harald also holds an MBA from INSEAD.

    Harald Aschehoug

    Senior Director

  • Mathieu manages a portfolio of major French and European clients within the corporate coverage team. He joined bfinance in 2000 after beginning his career at Fortis Banque as an International cash manager. He received his degree from ESSCA and holds a Master from Université Paris-Est.

    Mathieu Jégou

    Managing Director

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  • Olivier began his career at San Paolo bank where he spent nearly ten years as a major accounts manager, then as a corporate markets director for the Lyon region. He joined Redbridge DTA in early 2000. Over the past fifteen years, he has worked on projects involving collateralized financing and trade finance transactions. Olivier is a graduate of ESCP Europe.

    Olivier Talvard

    Managing Director

  • Julien manages a portfolio of corporate clients in France and Northern Europe. He joined Redbridge in 2018, after five years with ING in Brussels, covering major companies in Finland and the Baltic countries. Julien graduated from EM Strasbourg and began his career with BNP Paribas CIB in Bahrain, as an analyst in the CIB Africa team.

    Julien Rivot

    Director

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  • Anne-Caroline joined the Redbridge Corporate Coverage team in 2015. She previously worked eight years at Barclays Capital, notably in Capital Markets origination where she monitored large French companies. An EDHEC graduate, Anne-Caroline also has a Master's in Private Law from University of Paris X - Nanterre.

    Anne-Caroline Sambron

    Senior Director

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Corporate Coverage - North America

  • Rohin Unwalla

    Rohin joined Redbridge in 2018 and brings over 15 years of banking experience across Asia and North America focusing extensively on covering large global corporations within corporate banking, transaction banking, and debt capital markets. He started his career in India as a relationship manager within corporate banking at ICICI Bank and subsequently moved to corporate & investment banking at Citi. Most recently he was with Deutsche Bank in the US where he spent time across coverage for global corporate banking, debt capital markets, and as the COO for Client Data Services.

    Rohin Unwalla

    Managing Director

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Debt Advisory

  • Didier manages Redbridge’s debt advisory division. He joined the team in 2013 with 25 years of experience in balance sheet structuring, rating and fund raising acquired at Moody's, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and Oddo Corporate Finance. Didier received his degree from ESSCA.

    Didier Philouze

    Managing Director - Debt Advisory

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  • Matthieu joined the Redbridge Debt Advisory Team in 2015 with 20 years of experience in debt origination, structuring and negotiation. The ESC Rouen graduate spent eighteen years at Société Générale CIB where he worked as a banking advisor and later as a director of corporate loan syndication, commodities and acquisitions for Asia and Europe markets.

    Matthieu Guillot de Suduiraut

    Managing Director

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  • Muriel specializes in primary market debt. She has over 20 years of experience covering leadership roles in capital markets. She began her career in corporate treasury then worked as a bond trader at Indosuez and ING. She was editor-in-chief for rates and currencies at l'Agefi Quotidien, a daily newspaper, and joined the bfinance team in 2001. Muriel graduated from Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas and holds an ICMA Primary Bond Market Certificate.

    Muriel Nahmias

    Managing Director

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  • Rémi joined Redbridge in 2019, after nearly 6 years of experience in debt advisory - leveraged finance at Kepler Corporate Finance and Invest Corporate Finance. He had an initial experience of 2 years at Natixis Dubai in Oil&Gas structured finance, followed by 2 years in audit / transaction services at EY. Rémi is a graduate of Néoma Business School.

    Rémi Pollet

    Associate Director

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    Audrey Lokker has over 25 years of experience in the U.S. debt capital markets, with experience in CDOs, asset-based lending, large corporate lending and middle market/sponsor finance. She spent 11 years at JP Morgan Chase and has spent time at a large international bank and a regional bank on both the credit underwriting and relationship management teams. She has deep expertise in the way banks view the value of relationships and credit risk, and has covered a wide variety of transactions. Audrey earned her BA in economics from Trinity University and her MBA from the Mays School of Business at Texas A&M University.

    Audrey Lokker

    Director

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Treasury Advisory

  • Helene Shen

    Based in New York, Hélène has developed strong expertise in the United States and Asian markets since joining the Redbridge treasury advisory group in 2011. She has a degree from EDHEC and is fluent in English, French and Chinese. She has contributed to about thirty cash management and banking relations projects for major companies and institutions. Prior to coming to Redbridge, Hélène worked in financial engineering at Centuria Capital.

    Hélène Shen

    Managing Director - Treasury Advisory

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  • Alexandre manages a team of consultants specializing in Treasury, Cash Management and Banking Relationship. He joined Redbridge in 2008 after working at Deloitte for several years.

    Alexandre Bousquenaud

    Managing Director

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  • Dino is Head of Treasury Advisory in the UK & Ireland. He has over 20 years’ experience gained in the UK, Europe, Switzerland, South America, South Africa, India and the Middle East. From 2011 to 2017, he built and led the Treasury Advisory Services of a Big 4 in London. Dino is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) and holds an economics degree from the University of Cambridge. He is also an elected Council member and the Vice President of the ACT.

    Dino Nicolaides

    Managing Director

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  • Mélina leads the European Payment Card Solutions within the Treasury Advisory team. Mélina joined Redbridge in 2008 after working within Vedior Group’s finance department for two years. She regularly provides training sessions to professionals within the AFTE on payment card topics and industry trends.

    Mélina Le Sauze

    Director

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Analytics

  • Daniel Beckmann is Managing Director and Global Head of Redbridge Analytics. Prior to joining the company in 2021, he spent 6 years as Chief Operating Officer and Corporate VP of Technology Partners, LCC, doing business as Imagine Software. Before switching to technology, Daniel spent 17 years building a career in the areas of capital markets, M&A and structured finance. His deep knowledge of both finance and technology, combined with growing up in Germany, positions Daniel well to lead our global fintech and analytics business.

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    Managing Director - Head of Analytics

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  • Daniel is responsible for developing the new generation of Bank Relationships Management software solutions for corporate treasurers: Hawkeye BSB. Daniel, Certified Treasury Professional, is a nationally recognized treasury expert who has worked over the last two decades with hundreds of Fortune 1000 companies in developing strategies to monitor, audit, and optimize their bank relationships and bank fees. He has joined from Fiserv, the provider of technology solutions to financial institutions, that acquired Weiland Corporate Solutions, which Daniel joined in 1998.

    Daniel Gill

    Senior Director

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  • Based in Houston, Bridget is a cash management and banking relationship management expert. She leads regular training sessions on the topic at the Association for Financial Professionals. She also works on harmonizing banking industry practices via the development of new AFP Global Services Codes. Bridget graduated from Southwestern University.

    Bridget Meyer

    Senior Director - Head of data and client care

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  • Dave Strand (CTP), joined Redbridge Analytics from Weiland Corporate Solutions at Fiserv. Dave has twenty plus years of achievement with client engagement and sales in the financial products arena focusing on corporate bank fee & account management products, FX solutions and payment platforms.

    Dave Strand

    Director

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  • Gaëlle joined Redbridge in 2017 after working several years at ING Wholesale Banking as Project Manager and then Product Manager Cash Management. Gaëlle holds a master from IAE Caen.

    Gaëlle Parquic

    Associate Director

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  • Before joining Redbridge in 2013, Gildas did financial computing for several banks and insurance companies. Besides managing Redbridge’s information systems, Gildas is also developing a platform dedicated to the audit, monitoring and optimization of banking fees for major companies (Bank Service Billing). Gildas has a degree in IT engineering from Ecole supérieure de génie informatique.

    Gildas Brun

    Senior Director - Head of Software Development and IT

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Support

  • Anne joined bfinance in 2004. After working for seven years within Treasury Advisory, she was appointed as Financial Controller at Redbridge in 2011. Through her thoroughness and knowledge of US cash management, along with her passion for the advisory business, Anne has been involved in numerous strategic projects for clients. Anne is a graduate of ESCP Europe.

    Anne Delgoulet

    Senior Director, Finance

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  • Emmanuel joined Redbridge in 2006 and oversees the firm’s publications and thought leadership program. An experienced writer, editor and researcher focused on debt markets, financing strategies and treasury management, he is also responsible for all aspects of marketing across the Redbridge brand. Prior to joining Redbridge, he worked as a journalist, specializing in financial markets and asset management. Emmanuel graduated from Université Paris Dauphine.

    Emmanuel Léchère

    Senior Director, Marketing & Studies

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