Wouter joined the private banking activity of ING Luxembourg in 2014 and holds the position of Head of Private Banking Clients, overseeing the commercial teams and deploying the private banking commercial strategy. He also holds a position as board member in the supervisory board of ISIM , the CSSF regulated Management Company of ING.
He previously worked within the asset management division of KBL epb in Luxembourg where he held several senior positions, both in asset management (Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer), as well as in oversight (Conducting Officer, Fund Board member).
He holds a Master Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Toulouse (France) and is a CFA charterholder since 2002.
Thibault de Barsy
Thibault de Barsy is heading Keytrade Bank in Luxembourg since 2014. He has over 20 years of experience in the financial and ICT sector, and started his career as an auditor with PwC in 1996. Before settling in Luxembourg, he held different positions in the marketing & sales area for banks, insurance and credit cards companies. Thibault holds a Master degree in Management from the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and a CEFA certificate.
Keytrade Bank Luxembourg has an AUM of €1Bn and was the first bank to launch a Robo-Advisor in Luxembourg.
Jurgen Vanhoenacker joined Lombard International Assurance 15 years ago and has held several senior roles, including the role of Client Services Executive Director, before his appointment as Executive Sales Director in 2010. Prior to joining Lombard International Assurance, Mr. Vanhoenacker worked 3 years for PwC Management Consultants Luxembourg and 3 years for Banque Indosuez (now Credit Agricole).
He holds a Masters in Economics, a Masters in Business Administration and a PhD in Applied Economics (University of Leuven – Belgium). Mr. Vanhoenacker has made a major contribution to Lombard International Assurance’s development over the years and has vast knowledge of its business, markets and distribution channels.
Wim Dieryck joined OneLife, the specialist in Luxembourg life assurance solutions, as Chief Commercial Officer in January 2017.
Wim Dieryck has over 20 years’ experience in private banking in Benelux and Europe and was also responsible for teams in Singapore, Switzerland and Monaco.
He started his career as a management consultant with Arthur Andersen. He then worked for Citi, Van Lanschot Bankiers and BIL (Banque Internationale à Luxembourg).
Before joining OneLife, Wim Dieryck held the role of Global Head of External Wealth Managers at BNP Paribas Wealth Management, responsible for the design and implementation of the firm’s sales strategy for the Family Office, asset manager and independent financial adviser customer segments.
Today, at OneLife, he is responsible for sales, marketing and communication activities and also for new product development.
His role is a strategic one linked to the company’s vision, markets to develop, the forging of new partnerships etc – all undertaken in close collaboration with partners and clients in order to maintain a permanent link to the market and so offer sophisticated life assurance solutions synonymous with performance and innovation.
Chief Executive Ofﬁcer and also a fund manager, Stéphane Furet guides Dorval Asset Management and his team with a resolve that is now proving its legitimacy in the ﬁnancial world. A man of conviction, he sees the manager-company pairing as a decisive factor when making his investment decisions.
Thanks to his in-depth analysis of the economy and his experience in permanently seeking the best combination of allocation and companies, Mr Furet is able to anticipate and make the right purchase or sale decision based on earnings releases and changes in market fundamentals.
After graduating from the ESLSCA Business School in 1985, and subsequently from the Centre de Formation à l’Analyse Financière (Financial Analysis Training Centre) in 1990, Stéphane Furet worked for 13 years at Oddo et Cie as an investment advisor for institutional clients.
This rich experience naturally led him to create Dorval in October 2004, to offer its clients a fund management service based on his convictions.
Jonathan Prince is an entrepreneur in the ICT and FinTech sectors with over 15 years’ experience in sales & marketing management. Jonathan is co-founder and partner of Digicash Payments S.A., first SEPA based, multi-bank, mobile payment initiative in Europe. He has recently co-founded www.jeelis.com the platform for building the future of payments & digitising financial services. He is also partner and sales & marketing manager of Mpulse S.A., leading carrier billing provider in Luxembourg. Jonathan has a strong experience in electronic payments, digital industry and mobile advertising.
Romain Bignon is a 30 years old autodidact programmer who worked in computing security. Passionate by entrepreneurship, he founded in 2012 with Clément Coeudeuil Budget Insight. It is a French fintech, specialised in the aggregation of financial data. The company has tackle the growing need to have a tool allowing end-customers to handle their finances by creating Budgea PFM (Personal Finance Management). The mobile application has been developed and revolves around Budgea API which enables to have access to banking data of the end-customers.
Budget Insight has quickly headed towards the B2B market since many of our current trading partners have asked us to integrate our aggregation API into their own software. Today, Budget Insight’s core business is the development, improvement and distribution of its APIs. Our APIs scope gather aggregation of data and wire transfer initiation.
Thanks to our API technology we are the B2B data aggregator leader in France. We work with more than 100 trading partners among which 11 are major groups (BNP Paribas, Crédit Mutuel Arkea, ING Direct, Swisslife etc). Since 2017, we are present in Luxembourg.
As Chief Business Development Officer, Peter is responsible for Objectway’s growth and international expansion. After a successful R&D career, Peter worked at Belgian start-up Business Architects, where he founded the eXimius business unit and expanded it internationally. The unit later spun off as eXimius NV, later acquired by Thomson Reuters. When Objectway Group acquired eXimius NV in 2012, Peter joined Objectway as CEO of its Belgian subsidiary Objectway NV. Peter holds engineering degrees from Leuven University and Antwerp University as well as an Executive MBA degree from Antwerp University.
HighWave Capital is a Robo-Advisor that uses Behavioural Finance principles to enhance performance of both the end-investor’s risk assessment and asset allocation.
HighWave Capital offers all the value chain available in a Robo-Advisor such as a MiFid compliant on-boarding questionnaire, asset allocation and re-allocation, portfolio simulation, bank aggregator, and comes with aconversational agent / BOT.
Our targets are banks, insurance companies, asset managers that are willing to digitize their offer and that need to implement a costless and fast solution to their offer.
We tailor-made HighWave Capital from back-end to front-end whatever their specifications: our application is fully modular. HighWave Capital solves the Robo-Advising implementation problems that many financial institutions may struggle with.
Business Development Manager – Benelux
Emmanuel Piechowski holds a master’s degree in Business Management from Solvay Brussels School and has been working in the asset management industry for several years. He started his career in London as Sales Structured Products for Barclays, where he was responsible for the Benelux region. In 2013, he joined Aberdeen Asset Management as Business Development Manager Benelux. Emmanuel Piechowski joined ETHENEA’s Business Development team in November 2017, and is responsible for the Institutional and Wholesale business for the Benelux area.
As a Head of Strategy & Group Projects for Pictet Group, Steve leads and oversees strategic, transformational or digitization projects across Pictet’s private banking, asset management or asset servicing activities.
Prior to joining Pictet Group, Steve was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, based successively in New York, Hong Kong, and Luxembourg, where he mainly advised Fortune-500 financial services clients across various geographies on digital transformation and corporate strategy.
In 2012, Steve co-founded and led FCA-authorized FinTech startup Payleven GmbH based in Berlin & London, later acquired by SumUp Payments Ltd.
A native of Luxembourg, Steve graduated with a Diplôme de Grande Ecole from HEC Paris, holds a Masters in Applied Economics from University Paris Dauphine, and is fluent in 5 languages.