Ines Rocha, Director for Financial Products, SME Finance & Development Team.
Ines has ca.20y years of experience in the financial industry and in capital markets. Ines currently works as a Director for Financial Products on the SME F&D team designing advisory and investment products to SMEs. The SME F&D Group has a mandate to grow and expand the Small Business Initiative at the EBRD through an integrated toolbox of products including in new business areas that can support SMEs.
Prior to the current role Ines was a Senior Banker in the Financial Institutions team covering mainly structured product and capital market investments in bank and non-bank financial institutions across EBRD’s Countries of Operation.
Ines joined the EBRD in 2005 integrating the Treasury department where she provided advice on structuring and pricing of derivatives/capital market transactions and local currency across all Countries of Operation. Before EBRD, Ines worked in the Equity Capital Markets division of UBS Investment Bank in London where she covered the EMEA region. Ines has also worked for the Central Bank of Portugal focussing on ECB/Eurosystem matters.
A Portuguese national, Ines holds a MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics.