ILA Conducting Officer Forum

 

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DELANO Michael

Mike is an assurance partner specializing in the asset management industry. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Baltimore, Maryland where he worked for 8 years before transferring to the New York office in 2004. In 2007 Mike transferred to our office in Luxembourg.

His experience has focused on leading audit engagements across a number of worldwide companies, including a wide spectrum of investment funds - equities, fixed income, emerging markets, hedge funds, private equity funds, as well as corporate audits including banks, broker/dealers and investment advisors.

Since relocating in Luxembourg, Mike has spent a significant amount of time in the fund industry primarily covering US and UK promoters which included responsibilities for actively promoting Luxembourg in the US as well as the UK. He is leading our Blockchain/Crypto team in Lux which involves working with local and international players active in this space. He is also chairing the Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs (ILA) Fund Committee and is a member of the ALFI Fund Governance Forum.

DOGNIEZ Nathalie

Nathalie is an authorised auditor and a Regulatory Partner. She leads the EMEA ESG team.

She has been focussing on ESG matters for nearly 20 years with a strong focus on sustainable finance agenda, and in particular disclosure matters over the past months.

She has more than 30 years’ experience in auditing and advising on regulatory aspects asset managers, service providers and investment funds in Luxembourg and throughout Europe.

She is and has been member of numerous professional associations. She contributes to committees and working groups within the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), LuxFlag, Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) and Luxembourg Institute of Directors (ILA).

For instance, she co-chairs ALFI working groups on UCITS Eligible Assets, Money Market Funds, Asset Management and Systemic Risk and AIFMD Reporting. She is also a Member of the ALFI Regulatory Board.

She is a member of LuxFlag ESG Label Eligibility Committee as well as EFAMA’s Stewardship, Market Integrity and ESG Investment Standing Committee. She lectures at the Luxembourg School of Finance on SRI (master in asset management). She is also part of AIMA Sustainable Investment WG.

In relation with Money Market Funds, she is chairing the ALFI’s MMF working group since 2014 and has followed all steps leading to the finalization of this regulation. She is now deeply involved in the implementation of this regulation, advising asset managers and service providers.

She is also a regulator speaker at conferences across Europe on regulatory matters and on responsible investments.

Recently, she has also undertook the responsibility of a significant digital transformation programme covering all aspects such as transforming user experience, agile development and change management.

WOOD Revel

Co-founder ONE group solutions, the industry leading fund governance provider in Luxembourg. ONE group is made up of four business lines providing solutions in: Fund Management, Compliance and Regulatory Consulting, Corporate & Governance Services, Next Generation Technology. Prior to this, he was group CEO of FundRock, (formerly RBS Luxembourg). At the helm he successfully navigated through the RBS “exit from Luxembourg”, steering the company clear of collapse, going on to grow the rebranded FundRock five fold in three years. Prior to FundRock, as deputy MD and head of business strategy, he led Northern Trust Fund Services in Luxembourg (including ManCo), with growth of 80% in three years during his tenure.

His success in Luxembourg is attributed to building a strong network, and a reputation as a loyal, trusted and results oriented industry partner. Prior to moving to Luxembourg, Revel was Global Head of Derivative Product and Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO) for Northern Trust in London, and contributed to their success of Global Fund Services business expansion.

Revel is not the stereotypical CEO, having come from a working class mining family, recognised for leadership in the military and worked his way through operations, risk management, product and business strategy into two CEO roles. He appreciates the value of looking after hard working peoples savings and sees the greater purpose in what we do in the funds industry, quoted as saying: “ I love what we do, with the right team we can have a real positive impact on peoples savings, by build quality solutions for our clients investors that add real value and keep their retirement plans safe.” He is an experienced and energised leader with 30 years of leadership experience, passionate about high quality customer solutions by inspiring a sense of pride and collective ownership in the teams he led. 


Location

PwC Luxembourg
2, Rue Mercator
    Crystal Park
    L-2182 Luxembourg
    Luxembourg
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Date and Time

From 19/09/2019 12:00
To 19/09/2019 14:30

CPD Hours

1.0 hours

Contact

ILA - Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs

Language(s)

English

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