Directors' Day 2023 - Summary Articles
16 November - ECCL

The sold-out full-day Directors’ Day 2023

The first full-day ILA Directors’ Day was held on 16th November at the European Conference Centre Luxembourg on Kirchberg and was sold out.

The day featured presentations of technical information and high-level insight of relevance to local boards of directors, with introductions by Virginie Lagrange, chair of ILA, and Thomas Seale, the Master of Ceremonies.

The morning featured ideas of why we disagree on climate change and how directors should think about AI. After lunch there were breakout sessions on funds, IT security, and the role of the Corporate Governance Officer, followed by insight into the governance challenges around the Paris 2024 Olympics, the outlook for Luxembourg, and finally, the traditional conversation with CSSF director general Claude Marx. Finally, certificates were presented to graduates of ILA’s governance course.

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Sustainability & Cognitive biases: Why are we in denial? How do we consider scientific information? What holds us up?

Kris DE MEYER | Neuroscientist, Director UCL Climate Action Unit


Panel discussion: The impact of artificial intelligence on business and governance

Ananda KAUTZ | Head of Innovation and Payments, ABBL (Moderator)
Solenne NIEDERCORN-DESOUCHES |  Independent Director and Senior Advisor in FinTech/VC, Podcast host Finscale
Theodoros EVGENIOU | Professor of Decision Sciences and Technology Management, INSEAD
Yannick BRUCK | CTO at Luxembourg Stock Exchange 
Emilia TANTAR | Chief Data and AI Officer, Black Swan Lux


Break out session A - "Investment Funds – latest trends and evolutions"

Andrea MONTRESORI | Partner PwC Luxembourg and Chair of the ILA Investment Fund committee (Moderator)
Sophie DUPIN | Elvinger Hoss Prussen S.A.
Keith BURMAN | Non-Executive Director
Enrico TURCHI | Managing Director, Deputy CEO and Conducting Officer, Amundi Luxembourg S.A


Break out session B - "CGO = (Corporate Secretary)², can this equation be solved?"

Anastasia PAPAGEORGOPOULOS | Senior Governance Officer at NATO (Moderator)
Raphaël DOCQUIER | Member of the ILA Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the Company Secretarial & Governance Officer Working Committee
Aisling MURPHY | Senior Associate, Allen & Overy
Revel WOOD | Founding Partner, One Group Solutions


Break out session C - "IT security, the risks and the board’s role & responsibilities"

Najia BELBAL | Member of ILA Executive Committee (Moderator)
Pascal STEICHEN | Chairperson of the ECCC Governing Board; CEO of the Luxembourg House of Cybersecurity
Astrid WAGNER | Partner, Arendt & Medernach
Yanniss LERVON | Director, Change Digital


The roadmap to Paris 2024: navigating complex governance in major sports events

Frédéric MOUCHEL | Member of the ILA Board of Directors (Interviewer)
Bruno MARIE-ROSE​ | CITO (Chief Information and Technology Officer) of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games


Latest governance hot topics for financial sector institutions

Claude MARX | Director General of the CSSF
Virginie LAGRANGE | ILA Chair
Frederic Mouchel | Member of the ILA Board of Directors


Modernizing Luxembourgish accounting law: Summary and implications
Contribution by alterDomus (Manfred Schneider, ​Director - Laurie-Anne Takerkart​​, Legal Senior Manager - Borna Lisic, Legal Officer) over the Bill of Law #8286 – The New Accounting Bill