Company Secretaries Leading through integrity (M8 S5 CoSec Cert)
Company Secretaries Leading through integrity
ILA board member, with more than 20 years of experience in the finance and investment banking sector. She is board member of numerous companies with infrastructure investments. She obtained the INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance and is a Certified Director of ILA since 2012. She is also Board member of Macquarie companies and at the International School of Luxembourg. She is the Luxembourg Ambassador of the INSEAD Directors Network. She has broad experience of investment decision processes, valuations, definition and implementation of long term strategy, monitoring execution and performance of investment.
Luc Dupont Certified Corporate Director established in Luxembourg where he is currently active as Board Director and Senior Advisor at leading companies operating in Real Estate and Infrastructure. His core competencies include Governance, Risk Management and Corporate Strategy. This experience is complemented by extensive international finance and banking track record in North America, Africa, Latin America, Asia, Eastern Europe and Turkey and in a wide range of sectors including infrastructure. He is a graduate from the Directors Education Program (DEP) of the Institute of Corporate Directors in cooperation with the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Luc is a member of the Institut Luxembourgeois des Adminisitrateurs (ILA) and Member of its Integrity Working Group. He is also a member of the Institute of Corporate Director (Canada).
Mark Chambers retired as Deputy Group Company Secretary of HSBC in 2018 to pursue a second career of non-executive and advisory work.
After graduating in Zoology from Oxford University, Mark re-trained as a lawyer and spent his early years at Slaughter and May in their London and New York offices. He went on to a successful career in business, managing world-class global functions responsible for governance, legal and regulatory risk management in large, complex, regulated businesses. He held the roles of General Counsel & Group Company Secretary at RSA Insurance Group and at Worldpay Group, as well as senior positions at American Express and GE Capital.
In parallel for many years, Mark has had a successful career as a charity trustee, most recently as Chair of Amref Health Africa and prior to that as a trustee of WWF, where he chaired the Audit Committee and oversaw the development of the charity's exemplar new headquarters building. Mark was a finalist in the 2014 Sunday Times Non-Executive of the Year Awards.
Mark is married with two teenage children and lives in North London.
Anthony Smith-Meyer is a specialist within Governance and Compliance matters relating to organisational behaviour. Anthony is regular faculty member of ILA courses, as well as for ecoDa in Brussels. He is an Adjunct Professor and lecturer of International Business and Management at the European Campus of Miami University of Ohio. He also conducts Master Class training for Compliance executives at the International Compliance Association in the UK, of which he is also a member of its International Advisory Board. Anthony is a board member at the Institute for Financial Integrity and Sustainability. He has previously founded and acted as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Business Compliance, and is Founder Director of theGovernanceProject.org, a platform dedicated to knowledge sharing and creation in the governance, compliance and ethics space.
A member of the Group Executive Committee of Compliance and Control at BNP Paribas until January 2012, Anthony has been extensively involved with Compliance and Governance matters since 2003, when he organised and established the global compliance department for Fortis Bank, and assumed responsibility for their Group Compliance function in October 2008. Anthony’s career spans over three decades working for UK, N American, Scandinavian, Benelux and French institutions in a wide range of activities including relationship driven banking, as well as product area trading room activities, structured, asset and project finance. Amongst other, he chaired the European Securitization Forum during 2003/04.
Anthony holds the UK Institute of Directors Diploma in Corporate Direction, is an ILA Certified Director.