Session timeout

Sorry, your session timed out after a long time of inactivity. Please click OK and Sign In again.


Erik Hoffmann

Global Head of Export Finance
Banco Santander

Erik Hoffmann is Managing Director and Global Head of Export & Agency Finance in Banco Santander’s Global Corporate Banking Division. Erik joined Santander in early 2013 with a global responsibility for business origination in respect to ECA related- and Multilateral Agency supported business. In summer 2015 he took over the role of the Global Head. Erik maintains a 20+ years’ experience in the Export Finance business. He continuously discussed and developed financing solutions with both, importer and exporter side. In arranging and structuring ECA-backed financing packages he has a notable track record including several international highly regarded transactions in all industries. During his career, he worked with WestLB for two periods, 1993 - 1997 and 2001 - 2012 were ultimately headed the Origination team for Trade & Export Finance. From 1997 - 2001 he was Vice President in UniCredit’s Global Foreign Trade Division where he was responsible for all trade finance needs of Multinational Corporates in Europe. From 1999 - 2000 he was delegated as a consultant to the Federal Minister of Economics and Technology of the Federal Republic of Germany which is the monitoring governmental body for all EULER HERMES activities. During this time he participated in all EU and OECD meetings with ECA-related business. He closely worked together with Euler HERMES and all other EU and OECD ECAs and established excellent relations with these entities. Erik holds an M.B.A. degree of the University of Cologne.

Back to speakers