Board member’s biographies

Hansjörg Patzschke

Hansjörg Patzschke

In 1990, Hansjörg Patzschke started his career at Dresdner Bank AG in Munich. After completing Dresdner Bank’s graduate program in Capital Markets, he joined the Fixed Income trading department of Caisse des Dépots et Consignations (CDC) in 1992.

At CDC, Hansjörg obtained several senior positions in the Fixed Income secondary and primary markets and became a member of CDC IXIS’s German branch management in 2001. After the merger of IXIS Corporate & Investmentbank and Natexis Banques Populaires, he was named Senior Country Manager (Germany/Austria) of Natixis in 2007.

Hansjörg was among the senior managers of Natixis who were the main drivers involved in the creation of NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG (NPB) and he is Managing Director of NPB since 2012. Since November 2015, Hansjörg Patzschke is member of the management board of NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG and in May 2016 he became its Chairman.

Dirk Brandes

After completing his traineeship at Deutsche Bank in Hamburg and working abroad for two years at the Deutsch-Südamerikanische Bank AG, Dirk later worked in the corporate customer division of Dresdner Bank AG in Hamburg before becoming a corporate customer manager for the IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG in Berlin in 1992. In 1998 he became the bank's Head of Real Estate.

In 2003, Dirk moved to DG HYP AG where he headed its branch in Berlin and later assumed responsibility for both the international and domestic Commercial Real Estate Financing division. From 2008 on, he was Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending at HSH Nordbank AG.

Dirk commenced his activities at NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG in 2016, firstly as General Manager before being appointed to its Board of Directors in March 2017.

Dirk Brandes
Rainer Herr

Rainer Herr

Rainer Herr began his professional career in 1992 at PriceWaterhouse, Frankfurt am Main. In 1997 he moved to Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations GmbH (CDC) in Frankfurt where he acted as Head of Accounting.

In 2002 he was appointed to the management of CDC IXIS and as COO was responsible for all "Non-Front-Office" areas. Together with his colleague Hansjörg Patzschke, Rainer was instrumental in the founding and development of NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG assuming particular responsibility for all "Non-Front-Office" matters. In 2012 he became General Manager of NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG.

Rainer Herr is an Executive Board Member of NATIXIS Pfandbriefbank AG since March 2017.

Supervisory Board:

Guillaume de Saint-Seine                                                                                                          Thierry Bernard
Chairman of the Board                                                                                                               Deputy Chairman of the Board
Global Head of Financial Institutions - Wholesale Banking, Natixis S.A                          Global Head of Real Estate & Hospitality - Wholesale Banking, Natixis S.A.