Wednesday 20th November 2019
Croke Park Stadium, Jones’ Road, Dublin D03 P6K9, Ireland
MICHAEL J. BELL
Executive Director, Global Market Strategist, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Producing research-driven insights on the global economy and markets, Michael communicates to institutional, retail clients & the media in the UK and Europe. Prior to JPMAM, he was Investment Strategist on the Economics and Asset Allocation team at C. Hoare and Co private bank for 7 years (European & Japanese equity strategy and for credit strategy). Michael holds an MA in Social and Political Sciences and is a CFA charterholder.
Group Financing Manager & International Treasurer, Sodexo
With Sodexo for over 12 years now, Marjolaine spend 4 years in consolidation and has been serving within the Group Financing and Treasury department since 2011. Previously with EY audit team and Ipsen before that, she completed her 3 years diploma in Nancy business school in 2004 together with her Masters in accounting & finance at Universite Nancy, France.
Capital Markets Director, Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Noel currently leads the Takeda Capital Markets team based in Dublin and Tokyo where he is responsible for managing c.$50B in financing needs for the growing Takeda group. He is a Chartered Accountant and previously served as Head of Treasury at Greencore Group plc for just over 5 years. Prior to this, he gained vast international experience working for CRH plc, British Vita plc and PwC.
Managing Director, Global Head – Transaction Banking, Barclays International
With over 30 years banking experience, Karen now leads Barclays teams serving clients globally with responsibility for global payments, digital channels, liquidity products, FX, trade finance and working capital across product, sales and client management. Working with BNY Mellon for 21 years, in more recent years she served as Global Head of Product Management, Treasury Services. Prior to BNY Mellon, Karen worked for Williams & Glyn’s Bank and S.G Warburg & Co.
VP Treasury, SAP
Dympna is a former tax director with PwC. In industry she worked with Business Objects moving on acquisition to SAP. In 2010 Dympna moved to treasury to help establish an Irish subsidiary to allow SAP to do internal financing in US Dollars. Heavily involved in acquisition financing the Irish entity has raised $2.65bn on the US private placement market.
Vice President Working Capital Solutions, ING Bank
Tara is a seasoned specialist at structuring and advising on cross-border working capital solutions for global clients. She brings a unique perspective having worked on transactions from a corporate (Ahold Delhaize), financial institution (ING and Mizuho) and consulting (Deloitte) point of view. Tara holds a Master’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University.
International Treasurer, Intel Corporation
Naomi is responsible for Intel’s non US based Treasury activities including fixed income investing, currency risk management, banking, operations, regulatory compliance, structured finance & support to the business throughout Intel’s international locations. Her teams are located throughout EMEA and APAC. Naomi holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin & is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants of Ireland.
Head of Group Treasury, DCC plc
With the DCC group for 18 years across a number of roles, Niall is a Chartered Accountant who joined DCC from GE Capital, having previously worked with Arthur Andersen. DCC plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100. In its financial year ended 31 March 2019, DCC generated revenue of £15.2 billion and operating profit of £460.5 million.
Executive Coach and Psychologist, Kingstown College
Paula is an international speaker, executive coach and psychologist and is a Director of Kingstown College. She is the recipient of many prestigious awards including ‘Best Global Coaching Leaders’ Award and European Coach of the Year Award in 2018. Paula holds an MSc in Coaching & Organisational Development from Portsmouth University and is Past President of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Ireland.
Deputy Unit Head – Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
The Directorate-General for the Economic and Financial Affairs unit is responsible for the economic and policy surveillance of Ireland, Portugal and Denmark. Stefan has previously worked in the Commission‘s financial markets department and also at the German Central Bank. He holds a Masters degree in economics from Germany’s University of Hamburg.
Current Affairs Correspondent, RTE
A graduate from the London School of Economics and UCD, George has been an economist at the Central Bank, ESB, Riada Stockbrokers, the Sunday Business Post and at RTE where he was Economics Editor from 1995 until 2009 before becoming a TD for Dublin South. He returned to the broadcaster and is currently RTE’s Agriculture and Environment Correspondent.
Keith’s broad experience spans 21 years across the corporate treasury and banking environments. In his most recent role with Doosan Bobcat (A leading construction equipment manufacturer), Keith was Director of Treasury, Accounts Payable, Credit and Collections for EMEA. Prior to joining Doosan in 2008, Keith worked in a number of international banks including Citi’s outsourced treasury solutions. He holds BSc Computer Science (Hons) from Trinity College Dublin, a Diploma in Treasury Management (AMCT) and is an IACT committee member.
Group Funding Manager, ESB Group
Appointed Group Funding Manager in July 2017, Susan previously held a number of senior roles in the ESB Group including Corporate Finance Manager and most recently Financial Manager of Generation and Wholesale Market’s investment unit Asset Development. She is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and previously worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Dublin.
Head of Money Market and Liquidity Division, European Central Bank (ECB)
Before joining the ECB, Holger worked for the Deutsche Bundesbank and a portfolio management company, inter alia in the field of foreign reserve management and financial market research. He was recently seconded to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as Senior Policy Advisor. Holger studied economics at the Universities of Essen and Toronto.