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SGG Crossroads with Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof, Gina Miller, Nev Hyman, Patrick Scheurle and other prestigious speakers will be in Luxembourg for a prestigious event on the topic: Can the finance industry contribute to a better society?


SGG, a leading global investor services firm is organizing an exclusive event on 26th June 2018 in Luxembourg. The objective is to bring together key decision makers and international asset managers and their advisors to exchange on how the industry can create a better society, and to stimulate new ideas on how to promote sustainability within the industry.


“Together with our sponsors Carne, Deloitte, Baker McKenzie and ING, we wanted to show the positive contribution of the finance industry on the society in general and also inspire finance professionals with the outstanding initiatives of our guest speakers.’’  said Serge Krancenblum, Group CEO SGG Group.



Moderated by Yuri Bender from Financial Times, speakers are:


  • Sir Bob Geldof: Member of the Africa Progress Panel, which advocates for equitable and sustainable development in Africa, and adviser to the ONE CAMPAIGN.


  • Gina Miller: Founder of Fund Manager, SCM Direct, transparency activist and campaigner for Parliamentary sovereignty over Brexit, who also champions conscious capitalism and the principle of a triple bottom line.


  • Nev Hyman: Award-winning entrepreneur and Founder of NevHousesustainable social enterprise, which uses recycled plastic to create low cost homes, schools and medical clinics.


  • Patrick Scheurle: Chief Executive Officer of BlueOrchard, a leading global impact investment manager. Patrick is a published writer in the fields of finance and impact investing and the co-author of the bestseller “Small Money – Big Impact” published by NZZ Libro Verlag.


  • Roger Hartmann: Member of the supervisory boards of Sqope SA, the leading AML reputation firm, and of Label R, the unique global ESG certification for funds investing in sensitive zones.


  • Myriam Vander Elst: Vice President and head of Europe at Epic. Myriam Vander Elst is a social-good advocate and an expert in impact-oriented philanthropic strategies. Working closely with Epic’s Founder and CEO, the French serial entrepreneur Alexandre Mars, Myriam leverages impact and giving solutions for individuals and corporations to support high-impact social organizations. Known as the Epic Portfolio, that highly-vetted selection of organizations tackles youth and children issues globally. With these solutions, Epic aims to disrupt the philanthropic market and provide a more transparent experience of giving.


  • Itzik Amiel: is a global leading authority on Networking, Personal Branding & Relationship Capital, an international speaker, bestselling author and Attorney-at-law. He is the founder and CEO of THE SWITCH®. Itzik brings more than 20 years of research and experience in the art and science of business relationship development and Attention Leadership™. His signature focus on business success through the ability to sustain strong relationships with other people - be it customers, stakeholders, colleagues and the wider community for whom we also create value.


  • Roelfien Kuijpers: Member of DWS Executive Committee, Roelfien is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation and chairs its Investment Committee. In addition to being a strong supporter of women and diversity in the company, she is also a member of the Women’s Leadership

Board at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.



Yuri Bender - Financial Times

Yuri Bender is a financial journalist focusing on private banking, international asset management and capital markets. He has edited and launched a variety of titles at the Financial Times group and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Professional Wealth Management pan-European and Asian magazine, website and events hub.


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