Alain has over 20 years of experience in international banking and corporate finance. Prior to founding EFHP, Alain had been for 13 years Director at Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild Europe in Luxembourg, one of Europe’s leading Private Banking Institutions. He was in charge of international marketing & corporate communication, actively supporting the bank business development efforts in both Private Banking as well as Institutional Fund Services. Before joining the Edmond de Rothschild Group, Alain had been the Founder and Managing Director of Boston-Jeddah based Advena Management one of the first multi-national multi-client Family Offices which he ran for nearly 8 years before selling the company to a group of middle eastern investors. Alain is currently the MP of Luxinvest Capital Advisors a Luxembourg based boutique wealth advisory firm.

As a Luxembourg national, Alain has a deep understanding as well as a wide ranging expertise of the Luxembourg Financial Center. Alain holds a BA from Brandeis University as well as a Masters in International Finance and Economics from Brandeis University. Alain serves on several Boards of international companies as well as local Luxembourg based institutions. Alain is an Alumni of INSEAD. 

Managing Partner

Alain
Mestat

Beginning his financial career in 1980s in Belgium, he has since accumulated extensive knowledge and experience in independent financial planning and wealth management worldwide, selecting funds worldwide.  Mr Vandersteen spent 4 years as a regional manager of the Generali Group life insurances and partnered with various regional banks. 

 

In 2001, he was part of the founders of a Financial Planners Federation Finplan in Belgium and is the CEO of GFS Broker Services, a fund distribution company established in Belgium and operating in worldwide since 2001. 

Mr Vandersteen holds directors functions in various Belgian and foreign companies, with experience in creating, structuring and re-structuring these same companies.  Prior to Co-Founding EFHP Mr. Vandersteen co-founded Beneficentia Ltd, a Cyprus based UCITS/AIFM Asset Manager.  

Gino
Vandersteen

Managing Partner

 
 

Edward de Burlet, born in 1952, has made his career with Edmond de Rothschild Europe in Luxembourg: during 28 years, he had successive responsibilities as Head of the Private Banking department, Head of the Investment Funds commercial department and became responsible for the initiation and development of strategic projects and partnerships.

 

He has been member of several management committees within the Edmond de Rothschild Group. He is currently an independent board member of several Collective Investment Funds.

 

Edward de Burlet has received a License in Law from the University of Louvain (Belgium); he also gained a Bachelor degree in Economics at the European University of Antwerp (Belgium) and a MBA degree from the University of Dallas (USA).  

Edward
de Burlet

Managing Partner

Franck is an INSEAD Certified Independent Director (IDP-C), appointed since 2009 on boards of CSSF (Luxembourg Financial Authority) regulated investment funds, including funds listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and has had an exposure to the financial markets for over 20 years with a specific focus on Governance, Risk Management and Compliance processes.

He started his career working for a French Bank on the floor of the Paris derivatives exchange and then for an American investment bank, as a stockbroker on Wall Street. He subsequently held management positions, designed and implemented growth strategies for several award winning Trading, Risk Management and Compliance Fintech companies, successfully sold to billion-dollar firms.

Mr. Willaime graduated from the ISC Paris business school in 1997 and holds an MBA from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA. He is a former French army paratrooper with a secret defense clearance and a specialty in data encryption.

He has worked in New York, London, Paris and Luxembourg where he now lives. He is an active member of a number of industry associations including the Luxembourg Fund Association (ALFI) Fintech working group, ALCO or ALRiM and is certified by ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs).

Franck A. 
Willaime

Independent Director

Franck is an INSEAD Certified Independent Director (IDP-C), appointed since 2009 on boards of CSSF (Luxembourg Financial Authority) regulated investment funds, including funds listed on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and has had an exposure to the financial markets for over 20 years with a specific focus on Governance, Risk Management and Compliance processes.

He started his career working for a French Bank on the floor of the Paris derivatives exchange and then for an American investment bank, as a stockbroker on Wall Street. He subsequently held management positions, designed and implemented growth strategies for several award winning Trading, Risk Management and Compliance Fintech companies, successfully sold to billion-dollar firms.

Mr. Willaime graduated from the ISC Paris business school in 1997 and holds an MBA from the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, USA. He is a former French army paratrooper with a secret defense clearance and a specialty in data encryption.

He has worked in New York, London, Paris and Luxembourg where he now lives. He is an active member of a number of industry associations including the Luxembourg Fund Association (ALFI) Fintech working group, ALCO or ALRiM and is certified by ILA (Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs).

Franck A. 
Willaime

Independent Director

 
Jackie
Geisen

Jackie is currently Managing Director of Greenlit Consultancy Sarl, and has over 25 years of experience in Corporate Trust &  Agency Services. She has worked both in Luxembourg and London with leading Corporate Trust providers such as Bankers Trust Luxembourg S.A as well as more recently, The Bank of New York Mellon, London.

 

She created Greenlit Consultancy in 2015 which provides climate finance advisory services for the Green Bond market & Green Labelling, independent listing agent services on The Luxembourg & The Vienna Stock Exchanges, Nasdaq Nordic as well as providing administrative support services for Green Issuers.

 

Jackie has a certification from the Frankfurt School of Finance as a Certified Expert in Climate & RE Finance.

Senior Advisor

 

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