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Chris De Noosehttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Chris De Noose.pngChris De NooseChris De Noose is the Managing Director of the World Savings and Retail Banking Institute and the European Savings and Retail Banking Group. In addition, he is a Member of the European Banking Industry Committee (EBIC), Member of the Board of the Hochschule der Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe, Member of the European Payments Council, Member of the Board of Child and Youth Finance International, former Member of the Banking Stakeholder Group of European Banking Authority and Secretary General of the Mediterranean Confederation. Furthermore, he is also a Member of the Kuratorium of the Foundation for International Co-operation of the German Savings Banks aqnd he is Chairman of the Executive Committee of WSBI Advisory Services.WSBI-ESBG
Mady Delvaux-Stehreshttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Mady Delvaux-Stehres.jpgMady Delvaux-StehresMady Delvaux-Stehres studied classical literature in Paris and worked as a teacher until 1989, when she joined the Luxembourgish government for the first time. A member of the Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP) since 1974, she served as Minister for Communications, Transport and Social Security and Minister of National Education and Vocational Training. Since May 2014, Mady Delvaux-Stehres is Member of the European Parliament, Vice-Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs and substitute member in the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. She was also appointed as one of the 6 members of the Advisory Committee of the European Parliament. She is the Chair of the Parliament’s Working Group on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence and the rapporteur of the initiative legislative report on Civil Law Rules on Robotics, which was voted in plenary in February 2017. In ECON, she followed the Banking Union Annual report on behalf of the S&D political group and is especially concerned with innovative banking solutions which combine her interest in technology with the financial aspectEuropean Parliament
Camden Finehttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Camden Fine.jpgCamden FineCamden R. Fine is president and CEO of the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA). A native Missourian and career community banker, Fine came to ICBA in May 2003. Before joining ICBA, Fine chartered and organized Midwest Independent Bank of Jefferson City, MO and served as its president and CEO for nearly 20 years. In addition, Fine owned MainStreet Bank of Ashland, Mo. Prior to his banking career, Fine served as the Missouri State Tax Director under former Governor Christopher “Kit” Bond. Fine was educated at the Virginia Military Institute and the University of Missouri-Columbia. He served as an officer in the United States Army and Missouri Army National Guard. He is a distinguished graduate and past chairman of the Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He is a member of the Exchequer Club in Washington D.C., as well as several other professional societies and clubs. Independent Community Bankers of America
Jyrki Katainenhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Jyrki Katainen.jpgJyrki KatainenJyrki Katainen is currently Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness. He joined the Commission in July 2014 as Vice-President for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the euro. Before that he served as Prime Minister of Finland from 2011 to 2014 and Minister of Finance from 2007 to 2011. From 1999 to 2014, he was a Member of Finnish Parliament for the National Coalition Party (Kokoomus). Katainen was a Member of the Finnish Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly from 2003 to 2007, a Member of the Administrative Council of the Finnish Broadcasting Company from 2003 to 2005, a Member of the Finnish Delegation to the Western European Union Parliamentary Assembly from 2004 to 2005 and a Deputy Member of the Finnish Delegation to the Nordic Council from 2001 to 2003. Jyrki Katainen has an M.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Tampere, Finland and he did an Erasmus exchange year at the University of Leicester, UK.European Commission
Joanne Kellermannhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Joanne Kellermann.jpgJoanne KellermannMs Joanne Kellermann is a Member of the SRB since its inception in 2015. As Director of Resolution Planning and Decisions she is responsible for the banks under the direct remit of the SRB in 6 EU Member States and for 2 GSIBs as well as for a number of resolution teams involved in resolution planning. Before joining the SRB, she was an Executive Director of the Netherlands Central Bank (DNB), responsible for supervision. After a Master’s degree in Civil Law, she started her career as a lawyer in the Netherlands’ largest law firm, NautaDutilh. Having become a partner, she specialized in banking regulation and cross-border financial transactions and then headed the firm’s financial practice in London. After that she worked for DNB, initially as General Counsel. In 2007 she became a member of the Governing Board of DNB and was actively involved in all major crisis interventions in the Netherlands' financial sector. Among other things, she chaired the Financial Expertise Centre, the body coordinating the fight against fraud and financial crime in the Netherlands, and was a member of the Board of Supervisors of EIOPA. She is currently a non-executive director of the University of Utrecht and of the Van Gogh Museum. Single Resolution Board
Beatriz Kisslerhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Beatriz Kissler.jpgBeatriz KisslerBeatriz Kissler has been working in banking since 1997 and is today General Manager in GDS Cusa (CaixaBank Group) since March 2014. She began her carrier working for IBM and after some steps in IT she entered the Operations department. She used her skills to improve efficiency of processes in the Banking services Operations world. Currently she is responsible for SEPA Payments and Direct Debits operations, Trade Finance operations and credits administration. She represents CaixaBank in several organizations as: Member of the Board of Iberpay (Spanish Clearing House); Chair of the Technical Committee of Iberpay; Member of the Scheme Management Board of the European Payments Council representing the Spanish banking community; Member of the Scheme evolution and Maintenance Working Group of the European Payments Council; Member of the Payments Committee of ESBG (European Savings Bank Group); Swifts Chairperson representing the Spanish Banking community. CaixaBank Group
Dr. Schackmann-Fallishttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/dr_schackmann_fallis_pressefoto.jpgDr. Schackmann-FallisExecutive Member of the Board - German Savings Banks Association (DSGV). Between 1985 and 1997, Dr. Schackmann-Fallis was employed in the policy department of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs. In 2001, he was appointed State Secretary in the Ministry of Finance for the Land of Brandenburg, a position he held until 2004. On 1 November 2004, Dr. Schackmann-Fallis took up his current role as Executive Member of the Board responsible for Economy and Policy, at DSGV. He was Chairman of the European Banking Industry Committee in 2009. He was also Vice-Chairman of the EU Commission’s Inter-Institutional Monitoring Group for securities markets (IIMG) and German representative to the IIMG from 2005 to 2007. Since 2004 he has been on the board of Directors of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and member of the board of the ESBG. Since September 2015 he is member of the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels.DSGV - German Savings Banks Association
Michael Schmidthttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Michael Schmidt.jpgMichael SchmidtMichael Schmidt is a Managing Director of Deka Investment and Head of Asset Servicing & Alternative Investments and he is also responsible for all activities related to sustainability, ratings and investment process development. From 2009-2014, Michael was a board member at Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH and was head of the equity portfolio management division of the Union Investment Group. Prior to that, he was an equity fund manager for 14 years in the asset management division of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt and London where he held various analyst and management positions, most recently as head of equity portfolio management for institutional clients. Michael completed a banking apprenticeship, holds a master degree in business administration and is a CFA Charterholder. He is on the board of the German Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management (DVFA e.V.), he is a member of the sustainability advisory council of Deutsche Post DHL and a member of the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance of the EU Commission. Deka Investment
Peter Simonhttps://www.wsbi-esbg.org/People2/Peter Simon.pngPeter SimonPeter Simon has been a member of the European Parliament since 2009. He is Vice-Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and coordinator of the S&D group in the Committee of Inquiry to investigate alleged contraventions and maladministration in the application of Union law in relation to money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion (PANA). From 2007 to 2009, he worked as Manager of Business Development at the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. Before that, from 1999 to 2007, he was the Head of the Europe Office of the City of Mannheim. Peter Simon has a background in Law.European Parliament