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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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Lucy
Eve

Director, Global Macro-Economics, Eurasia Group

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Oonagh
Harpur

Independent Non Executive KPMG UK LLP and Fellow, Chapter Zero UK

 

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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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Kimberly
Mathisen

CEO of HUB Ocean and Board Member

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Ina
Schlie

Board Director Digitalization & Innovation, encourageventures

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Mirjam
Staub-Bisang

Head of BlackRock Switzerland & member of the EMEA Executive Committee

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Monique 
van Dijken-Eeuwijk

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

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Nadja 
von Michalkowsky

Relationship Manager DACH, S&P Global Ratings

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Tina 
Zetterlund

EMA Head of Clients & Markets, KPMG Sweden

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Jenny
Bofinger-Schuster

Board Member ISSB
 

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Giovanna
Galli

Consultant, Spencer Stuart

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Stine
Hattestad Bratsberg

Partner / Head of strategy and transformation in EMA ESG Hub

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Stefanie
Kreusel

Board Member Deutsche Telekom

 


 

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Eva
Lindström

Member of European Court of Auditors

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Iryna
Papusha

WCD Netherlands; non-executive board member; President of Women Leaders for Ukraine

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Mattias 
Schmelzer

CEO, Chairman of the Management Board, KPMG Germany

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Sina 
Steidl-Küster

Managing Partner Region South-West, KPMG Germany

 

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Dora 
Varvarigou

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

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Grazia
Vittadini

Special Adviser, Rolls-Royce

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Sabine
Eckhardt

Non executive board member and BCG Senior advisor

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Petra
Groenland

Partner, KPMG Netherlands

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Benita
Hess

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

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Katja
Langenbucher

Professor, Goethe University

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Spyridoula
Maltezou

Board Member Thrace Plastics Group, Environmental Engineer, Sustainability Consultant, Lead Auditor

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Jennifer
Reynolds

CEO, Women Corporate Directors Foundation

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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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Prof. Dr. Anabel
Ternès von Hattburg

Futurologist, author and founder of sustainable start-ups, head of the SRH Institute for sustainable management

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Corien 
Wortmann

Board Member of Aegon & dsm-firmenich, Advisory Committee of the Financial Markets Authority
 

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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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