The Essentials-Luxembourg

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KYPRIANOU Alexis

Alexis is a certified board director both in Luxembourg and France. He has held numerous board directorships through his 25 year career in companies from all sizes from start-ups in the internet services sector to an energy company with over €1 billion of revenues. His mandates have been held for companies in several countries, including the USA, the UK, and France.

He has lived corporate governance as an executive, an independent Director, a shareholder nominee on the Board, and Chairman of an Audit Committee and Chairman of a Finance Committee, and therefore brings insights from all these views.

Alexis trains Board Directors on the certification and directors’ professional training programmes of several national institutes for board directors, including ILA in Luxembourg, IFA in France and Guberna in Belgium. He also lectures or gives workshops in corporate governance subjects at various business and management schools across Europe.

NADAL Jeffrey

Jeffrey Nadal is leading European Fund Administration sales business unit and coordinate activity with EFA's  shareholders (Banque de Luxembourg, Kredit Bank Luxembourg, Banque & Caisse d’Epargne de l’Etat and Oddo & Cie). Jeffrey has a proven experience gained with major players through several international postings including in the United States and Luxembourg. He spent 10 years at RBC Investor & Treasury Services Luxembourg, holding senior roles across operations, relationship management & business development in charge of proactive Luxembourg market entry strategy and positioning with new segmentations and inherent product offerings. Prior to RBC, Jeffrey was a Senior Consultant at Arthur Andersen Luxembourg specialising in the Financial Services industry (Custodian Bank, Fund Administration, Front/Back-Office relationships) and started his career with State Street Bank in Boston.

Jeffrey Nadal is Independent Certified Director by Insead and Institut Luxembourgeois des Adminsitrateurs (ILA). He holds a post master diploma “Management des Operations de Marche” from Lumiere Lyon II university and two Masters’ degree from Dauphine University in Banking, Financial and Insurance Engineering as well as Business Management


REULAND Anne

Anne Reuland is Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer and member of the Executive Committee of LuxTrust S.A. She joined SES as Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate & Finance in 2011 until 2018, after having spent 9 years as a lawyer in the Banking and Finance team of Arendt & Medernach.

In 2012 she became member of the Board of KBL epb, chairing the Legal & Compliance Committee. She is also a member of the Board of the Fondation de Luxembourg since 2017.

She holds a Master Degree in Business law from the Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg (France), a LL.M Degree in Banking and Corporate law from the University of Edinburgh (UK) and is an ILA Certified Director.


GRAAS Jacques

Jacques is a partner in the corporate/M&A department of Allen&Overy in Luxembourg. He deals with a wide range of corporate and M&A transactions across all sectors and has particular expertise in financial institutions M&A, private equity/asset management and real estate. Jacques is also regularly involved in public M&A and takeover law related matters.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2013, he worked for five years at two major U.S. law firms in New York and Paris and qualified as a lawyer in both jurisdictions.

Jacques holds a Master II degree from the University of Paris II-Assas in business law and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

WOESTMANN Victoria

Victoria is a senior associate in the corporate/M&A department of Allen&Overy in Luxembourg and member of the Luxembourg Bar. She advises on a wide range of cross-border public and private M&A and corporate transactions across all sectors, with a specific focus on financial institutions, listed companies and real estate. Victoria is also regularly involved in AIF related matters.

Prior to joining Allen&Overy in Luxembourg in 2013, she worked at Allen&Overy LLP in Hamburg, Germany. Victoria holds a Master I in English Law and French Law from the University of Paris I, Pantheon Sorbonne and King’s College London, and a LL.M / MLB from Bucerius Law School, Hamburg and WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar. 

GEORGOPOULOS Ilias

Ilias joined Alter Domus in December 2017 with over 20 years of experience in the regulated and unregulated Fund industry in PERE and UCITS segments.

Prior to joining Alter Domus he spent 12 years at RBC Investor Services Bank SA where he was a member of the Executive Committee in charge of the Client Strategic Development and co-responsible of the overall Bank Governance. Before RBC he spent eight years at State Street Bank Luxembourg in Operations, Technology and Sales Departments.

Ilias started his career as a Maritime Broker in Athens where he was involved in Dry Cargo vessel M&A and Management Companies. He was also responsible for market monitoring on new chartering and Sales & Purchase opportunities.

Ilias has a Maitrise in Finance from the University of Nancy II. 

GODDARD Richard

Richard Goddard is a Partner of The Directors’ Office, the leading practice of independent Directors in Luxembourg.

Richard is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in the European financial sector and has held various senior positions with ABN AMRO and Fleming Asset Management. Most recently he was Head of European Funds for ABN AMRO Asset Management, where he was Chairman of the Group’s Luxembourg-based funds.

Richard Goddard is an independent director of a diversified portfolio of Luxembourg regulated, as well as unregulated investment vehicles, including UCITS funds, real estate, private equity and hedge funds. In addition to this, he is actively involved in a number of industry bodies, including membership of the Investment Funds Committee of Luxembourg Institute of Directors and the Association of British and Irish Accountants in Luxembourg.