What is the Luxembourg Finance Summit?


Since 2009, the Luxembourg Finance Summit (formerly CFO World Gala), organised by Farvest Group, gathers each year more than 300 financial professionals including finance directors, private bankers, treasurers, fund managers etc. The event is composed of conferences, panel discussions and the prestigious Luxembourg Finance Awards Ceremony followed by a walking dinner.

These awards aim at rewarding best practices and services from the financial sector as well as professionals for their skills and their involvement within their company.




  • 15:30
    Doors opening
  • 16:00
    Welcome words

    Philippe Waechter, Chief Economist, Natixis Asset Management 

  • 16:10

    Consumer financial fragility and the next financial crisis

    Ian Bright, Managing Director, Group Research, ING

  • 16:30
    Round table


    Michel Van der Poorten, Cognitive Business Strategist, IBM
    Dr Luc  Neuberg CEO and Head of Risk Management, BCEE Asset Management
    Dr Yves Nosbusch, Chief Economist, BGL BNP Paribas
    Antonio Rodriguez, Chief Risk Officer, Banque de Patrimoines Prives


  • 17:00
    Technology Insights

    « The need to have performant internal analytical tools to respond to the macro-economic increasing volatility » by Paul Taylor, ORM manager de NN Life – UNIT4

  • 17:15
  • 17:35
    Technology Insights

    « The critical choice of the technology and partner – Mobile service to help Partners in a B2B2C approach » by Eric Lippert, CIO – OneLife

  • 18:05
    Technology Insights

    « Banking in the Cognitive Era » by Michel Van der Poorten, Cognitive Business Strategist, IBM

  • 18:20
    Presentation of the association POUR UN SOURIRE D'ENFANT

    Philippe Dupont, Président, PSE Luxembourg 

  • 18:30
    Luxembourg Finance Awards Ceremony & Networking Cocktail

2015 Candidates & Winners