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WCD Europe Institute 2023

October 26 & 27

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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WHAT THIS IS ABOUT

Female Leaders Shaping Resilience in a Polycrisis

Join us as we convene and cover topics including corporate governance issues focusing on ESG, digitalisation, and geopolitical considerations in the boardroom.

This event is complimentary for WCD members.

Thank you to KPMG, our Global Title Sponsor.

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AGENDA

Addressing timely, business-critical topics

We will be updating our agenda to include more information about the topics and discussion themes. We will also be announcing speakers below, check back frequently for the latest updates.

WCD Europe Institute Speakers

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Isabelle
Allen

Global Head of Consumer & Retail, KPMG International

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Sabine
Eckhardt

Board Member Media Firms, CECONOMY, Uni Credit

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Petra
Groenland

Audit Partner, KPMG LLP

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Stefanie
Kreusel

Board Member Deutsche Telekom

 


 

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Pedro
León y Francia

Socio Responsable del Board Leadership Center y Director de Fundación KPMG, KPMG en España

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Kimberly
Mathisen

CEO Hub Ocean; Board Member Bayer AG, Aker BioMarine

 

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Iryna
Papusha

Board Member; non-executive Corporate Director, Social Activist

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Marguerite
Soeteman-Reijnen

Former Chairman Aon Holdings
 

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Katrin 
Suder 

Former State Secretary, Ministry of Defence Germany, Board Member & Senior Advisor

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Grazia
Vittadini

CTO, Rolls Royce

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Jenny
Bofinger-Schuster

Board Member ISSB
 

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Rania
Ekaterinari

Board Member of Hedno (electricity), Motor oil, EvalHalcor (alu & copper)

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Benita
Hess

Relationship Director, EMA Clients & Markets Relationship Director, EMA Clients & Markets, KPMG

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Katja
Langenbucher

Professor, Cryptocurrency, University of Frankfurt

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Eva
Lindström

Member of European Court of Auditors

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Harpur
Oonagh

Independent Non Excutive Fllow, Senior Board Advisor and Coach, KPMG
 

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Ina
Schlie

Board Director Digitalization & Innovation, encourageventures

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Maltezou 
Spyridoula

Board Member Thrace Plastics, Environmental Engineer, Lead Auditor Lloyd’s Register

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Monique 
van Dijken-Eeuwijk

Partner, Attorney-at-law MGM Regulatory & Governance Law Firm, Supervisory Board Member

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Corien 
Wortmann

Supervisory Board of Aegon & Royal DSM, Advisory Committee of the Financial Markets Authority

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Stine
Bratsberg

Partner / Head of strategy and transformation in EMA ESG Hub

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Lucy
Eve

Senior Strategic, Global Macro-Economics, Eurasia Group

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Angelika​
Huber-Strasser

Regional Head South, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft

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Anastassia
Lauterbach

AI Expert, board member
 

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Iyabo 
Masha

Director and Head of Secretariat, Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development

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Kia
Orback

Moderator


 

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Mattias 
Schmelzer

CEO KPMG Germany

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Mirjam
Staub-Bisang

Head of BlackRock Switzerland & member of the EMEA Executive Committee

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Dora 
Varvarigou

Professor, Technical University of Athens; Chair of the Board of Directors at EYDAP 

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Tina 
Zetterlund

Tax PartnerTax Partner, KPMG Sverige

LOCATION

In the heart of Germany's Business Center

The two-day institute will be held at KPMG AG Wirtschaftspruefungsgesellschaft The Squaire, 60549 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Options

Hotels are located near the event location. Please see one of the recommended hotels listed below. Please note, registrants must book their hotel accommodations and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Room in a hotel with a king size bed, a red armchair and foot rest, and a desk chair and glass top desk

Hotel Hilton

5-STAR / 245 €

Directly at the airport. 5–7 min walk to KPMG Office.

Hotel room with a kind size bed against a gray wall and headboard, a gray armchair, a standing lamp and a mirror

Hotel Sheraton

4-STAR / 150 €

Directly at the airport. 5–7 min walk to KPMG Office.

FAQS

Additional information on the Europe Institute

  • Is there an event ticket fee?
    No, this event is complimentary for WCD members.
  • Is this event only open to WCD members from Euoprean Chapters?
    No, this event is open to all global WCD members.
  • Do I need to make my own travel and hotel arrangements?
    Yes, you must make your own travel and hotel arrangements, including any hotel arrangements with the above listed hotels. You are not required to stay at these hotels.

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Contact Us

For help with registration or more information, please contact Sara Anderson at sara@wcdglobal.org and Maren Lehner at mlehner@kpmg.com

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