Thierry Sebton

Thierry Sebton, Managing Partner

Thierry is founder and managing partner of Accola. He has over 30 years of experience in financial structuring and advisory for European clients. He was head of structured finance teams at Paribas, IBJ, RBS and Calyon. He notably originated and structured the first securitisation deals in Italy, the first French credit cards securitisation and the first property bond backed by commercial real estate. He also created ABCP conduits allowing corporates’ receivables' funding. He pioneered alternative financing for European midcaps, notably through the arrangement of the Micado funds. Since establishing Accola he has advised more than 30 corporates on their funding.

Emma Viallard

Emma Viallard, Senior Advisor

Emma has 20 years of experience in risk and regulation in the banking sector, with positions held in HMT, the Bank of England, JPMorgan, Barclays where she co-headed model risk governance and Credit Suisse. She graduated from ESSEC Business School and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration.