A passion for working on Solutions

Not problems

 

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Consulting

Over 25 years in financial markets, of which the last 13 as a senior risk and project management consultant

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Training

From swimming instructor to Varsity coach, I’ve always had a passion to to share and learn from others.

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Responsibility

Since 2009 I have been involved in launching a number of social responsibility projects.

 Since 2006 – Freelance Consultant

For a large Luxembourg public institution

(1-year assignment, Luxembourg)

  • Coordinate the creation and business setup of a new subsidiary to offer a mutualised AML/KYC  service, both locally and internationally

  • Define and follow-up on all start-up activities, including business and financial plans, during the CEO recruitment interim period

 

For an EU Clearing House

(several consulting assignments over 8-year period, France & UK)

  • Operational Risk manager, including Internal Controls, during the implementation of their new corporate operational risk framework and corporate transformation plan.

  • Project manager – EMIR embedding and Permanent Controls framework

  • Functional and operational implementation of Operational Risk and Permanent Controls. More generally, assistance in RCSA review; support for the Group Head of Operational Risk and Permanent Controls; assistance on the Compliance framework.

  • Assistance in regulatory application documentation (US FTC licence)

 

For a European securities market infrastructure

(several consulting assignments over 4-year period, Luxembourg)

  • Advise and draft a Global Issuer Services strategy paper

  • Deliver specific items of the Global Issuer Services strategy

  • Functional manager and analyst in the implementation of a securities lending platform

 

For a European Investment Bank

(6 months assignment, Paris)

  • Review and recommendations on their bonds settlement efficiency program

For a major European securities services provider

(24 months assignment, Paris, Dublin and Luxembourg)

  • During the integration of a major Asset Manager’s portfolio (over 100bln€ in assets under management)

  • Responsible for the central Program Management Office overseeing all business lines (Custody, Fund Accounting and Transfer Agent)

  • Client-facing Test Coordinator during FA parallel run and TA readiness phases

 

For a European securities market infrastructure

(3 months assignment, Luxembourg)

  • Review and advisory on their Target 2 Securities strategy

House of Training / ATTF  (since 2013)– Freelance Trainer

  • Provide 3 to 5-days training for the Luxembourg development agency in partner countries

  • Subject focus on operational risk and controls, banking risk management and Basel 2/3

  • Among others, trainings have been provided for the central banks (or equivalent Ministries) of West Africa (BCEAO), Kosovo, Moldava, Macedonia, Mongolia, Azerbaijan and Vietnam 

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  • The Tree Hub – environment and sustainable projects crowd funding platform

  • initially setup by David in 2009 as a for profit company, The Tree Hub is since July 2018 run as a not-for-profit organisation)

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Mobility on the move