Jean-Charles Pirlet

Director, Credit and Basel IV Services


Jean-Charles spent seven years in the Credit, Corporate and Investment Banking divisions of Citibank, including three years in the World Corporation Group in London as Vice-President, managing a portfolio of UK multinationals on a worldwide basis.

He subsequently worked as Director of Project Finance and Acquisition Financing for Security Pacific in Frankfurt before returning to South Africa in 1993 as Head of Corporate Banking (Senior Vice-President) for the local operation of ABN-Amro.

Jean-Charles has broad credit experience gained over 20 years as credit analyst, credit officer and credit committee member at Citibank and ABN-Amro, covering Corporate Investment Banking, including, inter alia, Syndications, Project Finance, Leveraged Transactions and Asset Securitisation.

He was also in charge of ABN-Amro’s Financial Institutions Unit for the whole of Africa for a number of years and acquired extensive specialist credit and transactional experience in that field.

He has provided in-house training to international banks such as Citibank, Deutsche Bank, ING, Nordea, CIBC, Investec and many others.

He is Director, Credit and Basel IV Services, at BankT&D Consulting Limited, a London-based consulting firm.

He holds an LLB and an LLM in Tax Law from the University of Liège in Belgium.