Barbara Cohen has been leading the European Credit Research team since 2007. Her primary responsibility includes implementing and coordinating the credit research process in Europe. She is also responsible for research activities involving the European Construction, Building Materials and Aerospace sectors.
Prior to this Barbara was Deputy Head of the Fixed Income Research team for BNPP AM, a position held since 2002. Before joining the Group, she worked as a sell-side equity analyst in Natexis (1999-2002). From 1998 to 1999, she was a senior analyst in the corporate division of Natexis, following 8 years of portfolio management on private markets for Natexis Private Equity.
Between 2013 and 2017 she was board member of the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF). She heads the Credit Commission at the SFAF. Barbara teaches Financial analysis and Credit Analysis at the SFAF and at EDHEC Business School.
Barbara holds a Master’s degree in Banking & Finance from the University of Paris-Dauphine (1991).