THE ACCOLA MANAGEMENT TEAM

Thierry Sebton

Thierry Sebton, Managing Partner

Thierry is founder and managing partner of Accola. He has over 25 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.

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 and more recently at Barclays where she co-headed model risk governance. She graduated from ESSEC Business School and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration and started her career in the French Ministry of Finance.