Lisa Rabbe

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Lisa Rabbe is the former head of government affairs (Europe, Middle East and Africa - EMEA) at Goldman Sachs International, where she worked for 18 years before leaving in August 2010 to join Credit Suisse as head of public policy (EMEA). [1] [2]


Rabbe joined Goldman Sachs in 1992 and became a managing director in its government affairs department in 2006. Her main areas of policy expertise includes 'financial regulatory (capital markets, corporate finance, prudential supervision, corporate governance), European pension reform (state and occupational pension schemes), European and US competition (merger control, state aid, sectoral deregulation) and trade (WTO sectoral negotiations and accession, bilateral disputes)'.

Goldman Sach's government affairs department 'monitors European policy and legislative developments that impact the firm's business; develops and maintains relationships for the firm with government officials; and acts as an internal resource on European politics and policy.[3]

Rabbe has sat on panels advising the UK Government on its banking policy and in 2010 was engaged in efforts to help shape new regulations for the OTC derivatives market. [4]

Before working for Goldman Sachs, she worked in the corporate finance practice at law firm Sullivan & Cromwell.[1]


Rabbe holds a BA in Government from Dartmouth College and studied law in the United Kingdom. [3]



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  1. 1.0 1.1 Lisa Rabbe: Head of public policy, Emea, Credit Suisse, accessed 15 March 2011
  2. LinkedIn, Lisa Rabbe, accessed 15 March 2011
  3. 3.0 3.1 European Corporate Governance Institute, Lisa Rabbe, Managing Director, Government Affairs Department Goldman Sachs International Corporate Governance Standards and Financial Stability conference, 9th September 2008, Brussels
  4. Some of the top banking industry lobbyists, Financial News, 08 Feb 2010