Geert Henckens

Global Head of Investment Grade Private Credit

Geert Henckens is Global Head of Investment Grade Private Credit. Having joined MetLife Investment Management’s EMEA corporate private placement team in 2014 and having managed this group from 2020 until 2023, he is now responsible for leading MIM’s corporate private placements, infrastructure and private structured credit teams of investment professionals globally. The Investment Grade Private Credit team covers a multitude of sectors and regions and engages with clients from MIM’s offices in the US (Whippany, Chicago and Los Angeles), Europe (London) and South America (Santiago).

During a 27-year career in financial markets, Geert has covered various roles and positions across different markets, including equities and fixed income. Prior to joining MIM, he worked at KBC Bank in London where he was responsible for arranging and underwriting syndicated loans on a global basis. He started his professional career as a research assistant at the Catholic University of Leuven. Geert graduated Cum Laude as Master in Applied Economics from the Catholic University of Leuven.