José Manuel Campa

Chair, European Banking Authority

José Manuel Campa is the current chairperson of the European Banking Authority.

After studying law and economics at the University of Oviedo and earning his PhD in economics from Harvard University, Mr. Campa taught finance at New York University and the IESE Business School and consulted for a number of international organisations including the World Bank, the IMF, the Bank for International Settlements and the European Commission.

He then served as the 10th Secretary of State for Economy of the Spanish government and was most recently Director of Regulatory affairs of the Santander Bank.

Nathan Fabian

Chief Responsible Investment Officer, PRI
Chair, European Platform on Sustainable Finance

Nathan Fabian is the Chair of the European Platform on Sustainable Finance, a public and private sector expert panel to develop sustainable finance policies and tools in Europe, including the EU Taxonomy.

Nathan is also Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment. The PRI supports over 3000 institutional investors globally to incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance factors into their investment activities. He has been with the PRI for five years.

Nathan served as the Rapporteur for the Taxonomy Group of the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance. He was an Observer on the EU High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance and part of the Secretariat for the UK Green Finance Taskforce.

These roles are part of fifteen years of professional experience in sustainable finance in government policy, investment research and ratings on companies, and the development of investment processes and tools.

Prior to the PRI, Nathan was the CEO of the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) Australia / New Zealand. Previous roles include Head of ESG Research at Regnan, a provider of ESG research and engagement services; and as a Corporate Governance Policy Advisor in the Australian Parliament.

Alexander Glos

Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Alexander is a financial services partner in our global transactions group and co-head of the firm's financial institutions group as well as its fintech initiative. He has a wide range of regulatory expertise and specializes in financial services and markets regulation, including banking, investment services, payment services and asset management.

In this context he works on M&A and portfolio transactions, as well as restructurings and reorganisations. He has a strong expertise in fintech and EU banking matters, particularly the single supervisory mechanism and the single resolution mechanism.

Alexander writes and presents regularly on financial services regulatory issues and is publisher of a handbook for banking supervision law.

Seraina Grünewald

Full Professor, Chair for European and Comparative Financial Law at Radboud University Nijmegen & EBI

Seraina Grünewald is full professor at Radboud University Nijmegen in the Netherlands, where she holds the chair for European and comparative financial law. She is a member of the Academic Board of the European Banking Institute, a member of the Sustainable Finance Lab in the Netherlands and an Academic Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on European Sustainable Finance and Law at the University of Genoa.

Her research and teaching focus on sustainable finance, central banking, macroprudential policy, Banking Union as well as constitutional and institutional aspects of economic and monetary governance in the European Union. She is a regular speaker at academic conferences and national, European and international authorities.

Amongst others, she has co-edited the book «Sustainable Finance in Europe», published in 2021 by Palgrave Macmillan.

Janina Heinz

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Janina is a counsel in our global transactions group based in Frankfurt. She specialises in financial services regulation and also advises clients on general corporate and commercial banking law and capital market compliance. She provides specialist advisory support and works on M&A transactions in the financial services sector.

She also advises clients in relation to internal and external investigations and represents her clients in supervisory proceedings. Having worked as legal counsel for the European Central Bank (Banking Supervision), Janina has particular expertise in Banking Union matters and is familiar with the supervisory practices of the ECB.

She writes regularly on financial services regulatory issues.

Ann-Katrin Kaufhold

Full Professor, Chair for Constitutional and Administrative Law, Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich

Ann-Katrin Kaufhold is full professor at Ludwigs-Maximilians-University in Germany, where she holds the Chair for Constitutional and Administrative law. She was a Guest Professor at the University of Osaka Law School and a Visiting Professor at the University of Melbourne Law School.

Since 2018 she has been a member of the Scientific Committee “Financial Market Legislation” at the German Ministry of Finance, Berlin. As an expert advisor, she has commented on legislative projects for the German Bundestag, for the German Ministry of Finance and for the Bavarian State Parliament, and she has represented the German Bundestag before the Federal Constitutional Court.

Her research focuses inter alia on the constitutional and administrative law aspects of Financial Markets Regulation and Supervision, the European Banking Union, Sustainable Finance and Systemic Risk Regulation.

Teresa Ko

Corporate partner and China Chairman, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Co-vice chair, IFRS Foundation

Described as “an icon in the industry”, Teresa is one of the most prominent corporate and securities lawyers in Hong Kong.

She is the founding partner of Freshfields’ Asia equity capital markets practice and has helped numerous Chinese state-owned, privately-owned and international companies to list on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE), including advising on eight out of the ten largest IPOs in Hong Kong. She also has an impressive record on public and private M&A transactions and advises on joint ventures and corporate governance matters.

Among her many public service appointments, Teresa currently serves as one of two vice-chairs of the IFRS Foundation Trustees and as chair its Due Process Oversight Committee. She is also a member of the Trustee Sustainability Steering Committee which was formed to oversee the establishment of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).

She was appointed as the first female to chair the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s Listing Committee in 2009 and was deputy chair for three years before. She currently serves as co-chair of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange’s Listing Review Committee.

She also served as a non-executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission in 2012 to 2018.

Amongst her many accolades, Teresa was recently recognised as a HERoes Executive Role Model in 2022 for the fifth consecutive year. She was also named in IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2022 - an elite ranking for the most prominent women lawyers globally and in Forbes’ ‘Asia's Power Businesswomen’ list 2021.

Richard F. Lacaille

EVP & Global Head of ESG, State Street

Rick Lacaille is executive vice president and senior investment advisor. He also leads and coordinates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives at State Street. In his current role, he provides enterprise leadership for State Street's ESG program to ensure a well-coordinated and optimized approach to its ESG policies, products, initiatives and thought leadership.

Prior to his current role, Rick was the global chief investment officer (CIO) at State Street Global Advisors from 2008 to April, 2021.  He was also the global head of Quantitative Active Equities and European CIO. Before joining State Street Global Advisors in 2000, he held various roles in Quantitative Fund Management and Research at Gartmore Investment Management, including the head of Quantitative Research and Structured Equities.

Rick has a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in operational research from Lancaster University and Master of Science degree in econometrics from London Guildhall University.

Rick is a member of the MSCI Advisory Council, the FTSE Russell ESG Advisory and Sustainable Investment Committee and is Chair of the Asset Management Committee of the Investment Association. He is a writer and broadcaster on investment issues and speaks frequently at industry conferences.

Erkki Liikanen

Chair, IFRS Foundation

Erkki Liikanen began an initial three-year term as chair of the IFRS Foundation Trustees in October 2018. Mr Liikanen began his second term in October 2021. He took up the position after having served two seven-year terms as governor of the Bank of Finland. Before joining the Finnish central bank, he served two terms as a commissioner at the European Commission, first for Budget and then for Enterprise and the Information Society.

Mr Liikanen has worked internationally for many years. From 2004 to 2018, he was a governor of the International Monetary Fund and a member of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank. In 2012, Mr Liikanen chaired a group of experts set up by the European Commission to consider EU banking sector reforms in the wake of the financial crisis. The group’s recommendations are known as the ‘Liikanen report’.

His career began in 1972 when, at the age of 21, he was elected as the youngest-ever representative to the parliament of Finland. During his 18 years there, Mr Liikanen served as Finland’s minister of finance (from 1987 to 2009) and as the head of the Finnish mission to the European Union at the ministry for foreign affairs (from 1990 to 1994).

Mr Liikanen is an economist by training. He holds a master's degree in Political Science (Economics) from the University of Helsinki. He also holds honorary doctorates from the University of Technology, Finland (2003), Aalto University School of Economics, Finland (2011) and University of Eastern Finland (2019).  

Véronique Ormezzano

Head of Group Prudential Affairs, BNP Paribas

In this role, she is responsible for the definition of BNP Paribas group wide responses to new prudential regulations, in close liaison with regulatory experts in the various business lines and functions. She is also in charge of orchestrating the group' relationships with regulatory authorities, industry associations and relevant peers, leveraging the various teams within Group Public Affairs, as well as business lines, functions and territories, and in close liaison with top management.
She has been appointed Alternate Chair of AFME Prudential Regulatory Board in September 2016, she is a member of EBF Banking Supervision Committee and is actively participating to various industry groups and conferences. Since June 2017, she also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas UK Ltd.
She was previously, since 2009, Global Head of Official Institutions Coverage at BNP Paribas. In this role, she created and led a team of Senior Bankers dedicated to Sovereigns, Central Banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Supranationals, delivering the whole range of financial services across geographies and business lines such as, Primary and Secondary Debt Capital Markets, Hedging instruments, Reserve Management, Implementation of monetary policy, Asset Allocation, Alternative Investments in Real Estate and Infrastructure, Securities Services, Corporate Finance and Advisory, etc.
She joined Paribas in 1994 after several years as a management consultant in the Finance Division of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), and held various responsibilities in the bank, as Head of Economic Capital and RAROC project in the Risk Department (1994-1998), as Head of Loan Portfolio Management in Corporate and Investment Banking (1998-2006), and as Head of Financial Information and Investor Relation in the Group’s Finance Division (2006-2009).
Veronique is 57, married with two grown-up sons, and graduated at the “Hautes Etudes Commerciales” business school (HEC) in 1982.

Anneli Tuominen

Member of the SSM Supervisory Board, European Central Bank

Anneli Tuominen has been an ECB Representative on the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB) – Banking Supervision since June 2022. Her responsibilities include the areas of crisis management, supervisory reporting and statistics, and fit and proper supervision.

She was Director General of Finland’s Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA) between 2007 and 2022 and a Member of the ECB’s Supervisory Board between November 2014 and June 2022.

The FIN-FSA is an integrated authority covering banking, insurance and securities markets, and anti-money laundering. It is also the macroprudential authority in Finland.
Ms Tuominen joined the FIN-FSA in 1996, first heading the Capital Markets Department.
Previously she worked in the private sector.

While at the FIN-FSA, she was a voting member of the European Banking Authority (EBA), European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) and European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), and a non-voting member of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB). In 2021 she acted as Interim Chair of ESMA for seven months.

Ms Tuominen was also a Board Member of the Finnish Financial Ombudsman Bureau (FINE).

Jürgen von der Lehr

Head of Strategy & Business Development, ING-DiBa AG

Jürgen von der Lehr, born in 1972, studied business administration and economics at University of Mannheim and received his diploma in 2000.
He began his professional career at Deutsche Bank AG in Mannheim where he completed his training as a banker in 1994 and served as a Credit Analyst parallel to his studies at university. In 2003 he joined BearingPoint GmbH in Frankfurt as a Consultant, being responsible for projects in the area of Commercial and Retail Banking as well as Asset Management.
In 2004 he joined DZ Bank AG as Manager Inhouse Consulting. In 2005 he moved to Warsaw to serve as an Interim COO at DZ Bank Polska S.A. End of 2006 he moved back to Frankfurt to serve DZ Bank as Strategic Business Development Manager, being responsible for strategic and operative development of the Central and Eastern European (CEE) partnerships and shareholdings.
In 2007 he joined A.T. Kearney GmbH in Frankfurt and Dubai office to work on cutting edge strategy projects for leading European and international banks as Senior Consultant.
2010 Jürgen von der Lehr joined Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt. He started as Senior Manager at Group Management Consulting. In 2011 he became Head of Strategy at Deutsche Bank AG, Private & Business Client Division where he was responsible for the strategic agenda and the branch network strategy. 2014 he became Head of Online Brokerage with full business ownership. 2016 he got promoted and became Head of Think Tank, Digital Innovation & Online Brokerage.
2018 he stepped out of the Deutsche Bank AG cosmos and served as Management Consultant / Partner at Oliver Wyman GmbH.
In 2018 Jürgen von der Lehr joined ING-DiBa AG as Head of Daily Banking & Payments, owning end-to-end responsibility for all payment, account, and ecosystem related topics. He successfully developed the strategic roadmap and implemented e.g. mobile payment solutions; new account model plus delivered significant process optimizations. Since July 2020 he is Head of Strategy & Business Development, responsible for Corporate Strategy, Portfolio Steering, Innovation Management, M&A, Fintech Strategy and Co- operations and Sustainability. In addition, from October 1st, 2021, Jürgen von der Lehr acts as Branch Manager of ING-DiBa Austria.