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Anne Canel

Anne Canel, is board member for ING Luxembourg and Foyer Finance,  as well as in international Private Equity funds as KLAR Partners, EOS, Spinecap and Faduval.

Anne’s areas expertise run across the broader private equity, banking and philanthropic activities.

She gained experience as CFO for various companies during 10 years and as Managing Director for HLD Europe until 2021, a Luxembourg based Private Equity Fund. She has also been Philanthropy Advisory at Banque de Luxembourg in charge of the creation and development of philanthropy advisory services. Anne has actively contributed to the alternative investment fund management industry, having previously been a Board Member of the LPEA and launched its ESG workgroup. 

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Tram Trinh

Tram is an entrepreneur, independent and executive board director, advisor and former Fortune 50 C-level Executive with over 25 years of leadership in innovation and technology-driven, regulated and highly disruptive industries across five continents.

She is recognized for connecting the dots in the boardroom and bringing fresh international collaboration and market expansion lenses to founder-owned and PE-backed portfolio, powered by a diverse global network. She has served in executive, advisory, and board leadership positions for varying sized nonprofits, public and private structured organizations, family-owned businesses, startups, and private equity. As an inclusive leader, she has been interviewed and featured in four chapters of the book “The 5 Disciplines of Inclusive Leaders: Unleashing the Power of All of Us” published in 2020.

Tram holds an MBA from McGill University, a US CPA Certified Public Accountant License, the Financial Times NED diploma and the PDA Certificate in Private Company Governance.

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François Masquelier

François has founded Simply Treasury, a company that delivers advisory in treasury, corporate finance and ERM. Before and until December 2019, he was Head of Corporate Finance, Treasury and Enterprise Risk Management at RTL Group, leading European media company. He joined RTL in 1997. Before, he worked for Eridania Béghin-Say and ABN.AMRO. He is Doctor in Tax Law, has degree in Economy and Administration from the University of Liège and is graduated from the Solvay Business School as Executive master’s in management.

He is certified ICIS and ICIP (Internal Controls Institute Professional) and ISO 31000 certified. He is also certified from Sacred Heart University (SHU) in Private Equity Funds.

He is Chair of Association of Corporate Treasurers of Luxembourg (ATEL), Chair of European Association of Corporate Treasurers (EACT), member of the Financial Instrument Working Group created by the IAS Board in 2004. He has also been appointed as Specialist at The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) since November 2009.

He is a regular contributor to different corporate finance and treasury magazines and newspapers. He is Editorial Director of the “Treasury Magazine”. He gives trainings and courses for House of Training Luxembourg and FEBELFIN Brussels. He is an active thought treasury leader in Europe and is known for his presentations, lectures, videos, and articles published in finance magazines for more than 20 years.

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Olivier Lambrecht

Olivier Lambrecht graduated in HEC business school in Liège in 2000. He started his career in the heavy Industry where he ended up heading the finance team of Guardian glass manufacturing plant in Dudelange. He then moved to the Real Estate Investment industry where he was a financial controller based in Luxembourg for The Carlyle Group looking after the European funds. The following 11 years, M. Lambrecht was based in Abu Dhabi working for the sovereign wealth fund ADIA. There he was in charge of the financial team supervising the widely diversified European real estate investment portfolio. Shortly after being back in Luxembourg, he set up Alternative Investment Services (AIS) together with Damien Rensonnet. They offer senior operational assistance to alternative investors’ financial teams. Also, they both serve as non-executive Directors on the board of different entities.

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Gabriela Nguyen-Groza

Gabriela Nguyen-Groza is a Trusted Advisor for Boards, CEOs, and their executive teams. She is specialized in international Board and C-level advisory work and Executive Search at a global level, with focus on EMEA.

Her work in Executive Search spans a multitude of non-executive and executive positions (Chairperson of the Board, Independent Director, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Risk Officer, etc.), for large international corporations, Private Equity, family-owned businesses.

In Board and Leadership Advisory, Gabriela is specialized in topics such as Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Sustainable Leadership (ESG), Succession Planning, Board Effectiveness.

She is a Senior Advisor for the EMEA Board of Women in Payments, a global association promoting women in the payments sector.

Gabriela is a lecturer on Corporate Governance and the Vice-Chair of the Board Composition Committee at ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs), the Luxembourg Board Members representative body.

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Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips is a Certified Independent Director with the Luxembourg Institute of Directors, as well as INSEAD France, and is also a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Mark has over 30 years of diverse experience within the finance and fund industry and is an active member of various industry associations, including the ILA Fund Committee, The Findel Group, where he is Chair, and has in the past sat on the Luxembourg Fund Association (ALFI) Regulatory Board, and the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) Management Company Standing Committee.

Mark has gained extensive experience sitting on regulated and unregulated Boards of Aviva Investors, covering a diverse range of asset classes, and investment vehicles. During Mark’s eight years as CEO of Aviva Investors Luxembourg, and member of the Management Team covering Aviva Investors regulated fund ranges in six domiciles, he worked to implement best in class corporate governance practices within the organisation and at Board level.

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Allen Folley

Allen is a Luxembourg based independent director and chairperson with over a decade of board experience.

His experience encompasses a diversified portfolio of Luxembourg regulated, as well as unregulated investment vehicles, including management companies, UCITS and AIFs. GP’s of private equity, private debt, infrastructure and real estate funds. Hedge funds, broker traders, FinTech and commercial companies.

Allen consults on governance, regulatory and compliance processes, structural improvement, business strategy and change management. He has led several launches of fund portfolios. His experience in the financial industry covers regulatory analysis, fund structuring, product development, compliance, legal, marketing and distribution.

Allen has held positions as a Managing Partner of a directors’ office and consultancy in Luxembourg and Bermuda. An Executive Director of an AIFM with responsibility for multi-jurisdictional offices. He has worked in Management Companies’, a Stock Exchange, and Fund administrators, located in Luxembourg, Bermuda, Ireland, and the Cayman Islands.

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Jane Wilkinson

Jane Wilkinson is an experienced independent non-executive director, having spent 25+ years working in the Luxembourg financial sector.  Prior to going independent in 2019, Jane was a Partner at KPMG and Private Equity leader, as well as Head of Sustainable Finance at Luxembourg Stock Exchange.  As well as having extensive PE experience, she is also an ESG expert, having spent time as part of the EU’s Sustainable Finance Technical Expert Group.