Meet the Team
We support our clients to strengthen their ability to trade in their domestic and export markets.
Our team is dedicated to delivering our values of client focus, expertise, collaboration, courage, and accountability to all our clients and brokers, no matter how big or small.
OUR SENIOR TEAM
Managing DirectorBenoit joined Coface UK and Ireland in 2023, having spent nearly 10 years at Coface in various senior positions, including Chief Commercial Officer for Western Europe, Managing Director for Canada, and most recently, Chief Operating Officer in North America.
Business Information DirectorAndrew has been in the credit management industry for over 30 years and has overseen several areas within Coface UK and Ireland since joining in 2002. He most recently became Business Information Director helping establish a new Business Information Sales team in the UK and Ireland and also managing all our data feeds.
Underwriting DirectorChristophe has worked for Coface for over 30 years and has held several underwriting roles in France, China, and Singapore. Christophe joined Coface UK and Ireland in 2021 as Underwriting Director, managing the Commercial and Risk Underwriting teams.
Commercial Director Mid MarketAlan has worked for Coface since 2012, having joined from Euler Hermes, where he worked since 2007. Alan became Commercial Manager in Ireland in 2016, and after helping to grow Coface’s presence in Ireland, he became Mid-Market Commercial Director for the UK and Ireland in 2022.
CFOAnne-Cecile joined Coface in 2005 and has worked in several finance roles in France, the USA, and Hong Kong. Anne-Cecile joined the UK and Ireland team in 2022 as CFO, overseeing the Finance, Facilities, and Client Service teams.
Head of LegalVictoria joined Coface as Head of Legal UK and Ireland in 2022 from a global law firm. She was previously seconded as a senior lawyer to BNP Paribas and Credit Agricole CIB in Paris and London.
Head of Coface Global SolutionsCraig has over 15 years’ experience in the credit insurance industry, having previously worked for Atradius since 2006. He joined Coface in October 2021 as Coface Global Solutions Retention Manager UKI, shortly after he became Head of Coface Global Solutions UK and Ireland.
Head of Financial InstitutionsCecilia joined Coface in 2019, initially as an expert in underwriting for financial institutions, later becoming Head of Underwriting for the Western Europe Region for Coface Global Solutions and Financial Institutions. She moved to Coface UK and Ireland in 2023 to become Head of Financial Institutions.
Head of Single RiskGuillaume joined Coface in France in 2015 but moved to the UK and Ireland team shortly after, joining the Single Risk and Political Risk teams as an underwriter. Guillaume has been a vital part of the team ever since, becoming Head of Single Risk in 2023.
YOUR COFACE TEAM
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