Marco DeBenedictis

Head of Sustainable & Transition Finance

Marco DeBenedictis


Marco heads Barclays’ Corporate Banking Sustainable Product Group, which was established in early 2020 to support the company’s 2050 decarbonisation ambition. His responsibilities include: origination, focused on growing both sides of the balance sheet; portfolio management of the existing book; and sustainable product innovation. Marco also co-chairs the Corporate Banking Sustainability Forum.

Prior to this role, Marco spearheaded the launch of Corporate Banking’s Colonnade synthetic securitisation programme. With an extensive background as an originator and structurer of syndicated loans, Marco led many syndications during five years in the Middle East, focused on broad, deep knowledge of local banking dynamics and superlative account coverage.

Marco earned an MBA with honors distinction as a merit scholar of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His experience in building new businesses and his dedication to advancing the careers of his colleagues’ positions him well to develop, lead and execute new strategic ventures.

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East 2022