ILA Directors' Day 2019
Tobias is a strategy advisor with more than 20 years of experience working with top management across industries and based in 4 continents.
Tobias’ focus is on preparing organizations and enabling their people for the future and to realizing digital transformations and strategic customer experience programs
Norbert Becker (67), is a Luxembourg national and a global senior business executive involved with multinational financial institutions and families in Europe, Central Asia, China, Latin America, the Middle East and the US. He serves the interest of such corporations and families globally and in Luxembourg.
Three decades of experience around the world in various roles as Global Managing Partner at Andersen(Global Administration and Infrastructure) and subsequently with EY (Global CFO), he became involved in private equity in 2004 and has co-founded, amongst others, various businesses, including a private banking group, an international tax advisory firm and a real estate investment company.
He became involved as an independent director with several prestigious institutions and serves as a member of several investment committtees of global families. During his career, he founded or co-founded sustainable businesses in Luxembourg and created 2.000 jobs in various entities. He was involved in bringing to and maintaining in the country several multinationals.
Since June 2020, Norbert is Président de l’Administration des Biens de S.A.R. le Grand-Duc de Luxembourg.
Sabrina Bonnet is a Senior Manager at KPMG Luxembourg's advisory practice.
Before re-joining KPMG, Sabrina started her career as Senior Payroll Administrator in KPMG during 5 years to join a fund administration company as Human Resources Services Manager for 8 years afterwards. Her team was in charge of providing services (HR administration, payroll, benefits management) in different countries in Continental Europe.
Sabrina currently leads human resources projects with a focus on HR strategies and the remuneration surveys.
Sabrina holds a master from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium in Social Sciences, Human Resources Management and the “Agrégation de l'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur » (AESS) in Social Sciences.
Sabrina speaks fluently French and English.
Jean-Pascal is KPMG Luxembourg’s Head of Banking and Insurance. He brings extensive experience in the field, notably in large-scale transformation programs, customer-oriented solutions and human resource projects. Jean-Pascal has been a Partner in KPMG Luxembourg's Advisory practice since 2011. He began his career in 1997 as a Relationship Manager in private banking, managing Russian-speaking and Eastern European High Net Wealth Individuals. He joined KPMG in 2001 as a management consultant, performing and delivering organizational, IT and HR projects in the Luxembourg banking and insurance sector.
Jean-Pascal holds masters from the Université Catholique de Louvain in translation & interpretation as well as in business administration from IAE Nancy. He speaks fluently French, English and Russian and can survive in German and Dutch.
Monika joined IMBarnes consult in 2019 and provides directorships and consultancy for Investment funds, focusing on Luxembourg Market fund structures. She is a recognised market expert on AML compliance and as such is also able to act as MLRO (money laundering reporting officer). Monika has worked for a variety of firms within both the German and Luxembourg market. She began her career in Frankfurt in 1986 at HSBC and subsequently joined Chase Manhattan Bank in Frankfurt where she gained expertise in the treasury and payments area as well as customer services functions. Monika relocated to Luxembourg in 1999 and spent 7 years at Chase Manhattan Bank managing various teams in the Global Custody, Transfer Agency and AML compliance functions. Monika then specialised in AML compliance during 7 years at RBC Dexia and J.P. Morgan Investor services before joining Carne Management company as it set up its Luxembourg office. Monika was responsible for compliance, in particular the AML and MLRO functions. She also held directorship positions with Luxembourg investment vehicles. Most recently Monika spent 3 years with Fidelity International in Luxembourg working on projects relating to their AML programmes. Monika has expertise in both regulated and unregulated structures covering both UCITS and AIFM fund types. She has taught AML training for the Institute of Luxembourg directors (ILA) over the past 3 years and is a member of ALFI working group relating to AML. Monika holds the German Banking Diploma (Bankkaufmann) and spent several years at Johan Wolfgang von Goethe University in Frankfurt studying languages and literature. She is fluent in English, German, French and Luxembourgish.
Birgit is Risk Assurance Partner at PwC Luxembourg focused on Asset Management including the alternative investment funds industry with more than 20 years of international work experience.
Birgit leads PwC’s AML Services for Wealth and Asset Management, & Distribution/Counter Party Due Diligence Service across industries. She also leads the Performance Assurance Practice (Controls Reports). She is well connected within the Luxembourg market and the PwC Global AML network.
Head of Division OPC-AML, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier, Luxembourg
Guilhem Ros currently heads of the OPC AML division involved in AML/CFT supervision of the Investment Funds industry with the Luxembourg Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier.
He started his career in Madrid in the Economics department of the French Embassy before joining the Forensic department of Deloitte Luxembourg in 2008. As a former Senior Manager specialized in Forensic & AML, he has hands-on experience in anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing assignments. He has led several AML/CTF audits for a wide range of private banks and asset managers.
He also participated to a mission for a French NGO where he trained Compliance Officers of Micro-Finance Institutions in Vietnam on AML/CTF procedures. He is a frequent lecturer at Grenoble Ecole de Management on Financial Crimes and at the National Institute of Higher Defence Studies (IHEDN) in Paris on Open Source INTelligence techniques.
He currently holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) certification as well as the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). Guilhem holds a Bachelor in International Business and a Master in Management from Grenoble Ecole de Management as well as a Master in Business Law from Paul Cezanne Law School in Aix-en-Provence.
Isabelle Scherf is the Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance for Fidelity International and is based in Luxembourg. The global financial crime compliance programs include: Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorist Financing, Anti-Bribery and Corruption, Sanctions, Internal Investigations and Fraud Prevention measures. She also acts as the appointed AML/CTF Compliance Officer for Fidelity’s Luxembourg domiciled fund ranges and additionally fulfils the function of authorised manager and member of the board of directors for FIL (Luxembourg) S.A., and investment firm.
Ms Scherf has more than 15 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry in Luxembourg.