Deborah Zurkow is CIO, Head of Infrastructure Debt Team of Allianz Global Investors. Before joining AllianzGI, she was CEO of Trifinium Advisors Limited and head of Public Finance for EMEA for MBIA UK Insurance Limited. Deborah was responsible for general oversight for new business efforts in infrastructure, including government-supported entities, transportation, utilities and Public Private Partnerships/Private Finance Initiative financings. Deborah also previously served as a Director of MBIA UK Insurance Limited, and as President of MBIA Assurance S.A. Previously, she managed MBIA’s Paris office where she was responsible for both structured and public sector business, and worked on a variety of transactions including French securitizations and European local government financings. Before that, Deborah worked in the public Finance Division at J.P. Morgan Securities. Deborah holds an MBA from Yale School of Management, and a BA from Wellesley College. She is a member of the International Project Finance Association (IPFA) Council of Management.