The Challenge of the Non-Executive Director
"Aligning professional duties with stakeholder expectations"
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.
Certified director, expert in compliance and governance, Sandrine is cumulating more than 32 years of experience, most of which in the financial sector. After a double master’s in business and IT, she first developed her career within change management and IT in banking. Ten years later, her role as partner within KPMG was a transition to be a regulated conducting person in the financial sector. In this position she was heading compliance and risk management departments in regulated entities. Since 2013, she is independent and propose her skills to a selected range of entities where sharing knowledge is her key driver. Her portfolio includes management companies/AIFM and funds with various asset classes: equities, bonds, private equity, loans, art and venture capital.