Freddy Van Den Spiegel

Prof Freddy Van Den Spiegel
Adjunct Professor at Vlerick Business School

Freddy is a respected authority in the areas of bank regulation and macro-economics. As former head economist and current economic advisor for BNP Paribas Fortis, Freddy has a unique vantage point regarding the financial sector and the new challenges facing the market as a result of the 2008 financial crisis.

François De Witte
Solution partner Treasury & Finance at USG Finance Professional

After a career of more than 30 years in a variety of banking functions with ING, François launched his own consultancy specialising in finance and treasury. Francois is a lecturer at the University of Lille, Vlerick Business School, and the Luxembourg Lifetime Learning Center.
Tim van Raemdonck

Tim van Raemdonck
Manager at European Treasury Operations Group at LyondellBasell

Tim leads the European Treasury Operations Group at LyondellBasell. Tim also serves as a member of the board at ATEB, the Association of Corporate Treasurers in Belgium. Before joining LyondellBasell, Tim worked for several years in the Treasury and Tax department at Bayer. Passionate about treasury, finance, internal control and taxes, he has developed extensive experience in all of these areas.
Jef Van Osta

Jef Van Osta
Senior Advisor Corporate Treasury and Finance at Azzana Consulting

Jef has built extensive experience with companies such as Avery Dennison, DHL and, most recently, WABCO where he was responsible for all of the group’s treasury activities. He recently joined Azzana Consulting, a full-fledged Corporate Treasury advisory firm, as Senior Advisor Corporate Treasury and Finance. Jef was recently also chairman of ATEB, the Association of Corporate Treasurers in Belgium.

Séverine Le Blévennec
Director Europe, Middle-East and Africa Treasury at Honeywell

Séverine focuses on strategy and organisation for cash management structures, investments, treasury EU regulations and treasury systems implementation. In addition to that she manages the group in-house bank. Previously, she worked 7 years at General Motors Acceptance Corporation where she had been involved in all aspects of liabilities management.

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