Latifa Tefridj-Gaillard is a Managing Director and Head of Europe Capital Formation at Digital Colony and is primarily responsible for Investor Relations and Capital Formation in Europe and credit strategy globally.
Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard joins Digital Colony after more than 16 years at Goldman Sachs in Global Markets & Investment Banking where she successfully led a number of European public and private transactions across asset classes with a focus on capital raising, structured financings, and hedging strategies. From 2004 to 2021, Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard held various positions at Goldman Sachs, including Managing Director, Head of U.K. Institutions Solution Sales from 2010 to 2021 and Executive Director, Cross-Asset Strategies for Pension & Insurance, Global Markets from 2008 to 2010. During her career at Goldman Sachs, Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard assisted and managed the formation of over $40 billion in funds across the capital structure, including over $5 billion for private debt strategies.
Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Banking, Finance and Insurance from Paris IX Dauphine University and Master in Finance and Actuarial Science from ESSEC Business School in Paris. Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard is fluent in English, Arabic and French and she is passionate about ESG initiatives including climate change and diversity. Ms. Tefridj-Gaillard is a trustee to the board of The Diversity Project Charity and Chair of the Funding Committee.