Alain Kinsch, EY

Alain Kinsch

Alain Kinsch is the Country Managing Partner of EY in Luxembourg, leading an office of over 1.350 professionals. He is also a member of the EY regional leadership team. Alain has been active as an advisor and auditor to the private equity and the banking industries since 1995 and he led the set-up of the EY Luxembourg Private Equity practice between 2004 and 2012 that now counts over 300 professionals dedicated to private equity. Today Alain leads the Private Equity fund practice for EY in EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India, Africa). He is a member of the High Committee of the Financial Sector in Luxembourg and chairs its Alternative Investment Fund Working Group, the co-chairman of the ALFI Private Equity Committee and a member of the Investment Fund Manager Committee of the Luxembourg financial services regulator (CSSF). Alain is the co-founder and former Vice-President of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA). Alain is a member of the Luxembourg State Council, a member of the Board of Regents of Sacred Heart University and a former member of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg, the Consul General a.h. of the Republic of the Philippines to Luxembourg and the Vice-President of SOS Villages d’Enfants Monde a.s.b.l. Alain holds an MBA. from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, an MSc and BSc from the University of Paris-Dauphine and is a Réviseur d’Entreprises (CPA) in Luxembourg. Alain speaks English, German, French and Luxembourgish.

08.10

A strategy for 2025

ALFI is the face and voice of the Luxembourg investment fund community. What is its strategy for the future? Who are the masterminds behind it? Get first-hand insights into ALFI’s vision from representatives of the ALFI Strategic Advisory Board.

  • Alain Kinsch

    Alain Kinsch Country Managing Partner, EMEIA Private Equity Fund Leader EY

  • Steven Libby

    Steven Libby Asset & Wealth Management (‘AWM’) EMEA Leader, Partner PwC


09.15

Impact investing and “build back better”

“Build back better” is a phrase we hear more and more, but what does it mean and what are the implications for policy, particularly the greater focus on societal aspects of ESG? Hear Jamie Broderick’s perspective on the spectrum of capital – what is driving the trend of impact and sustainable investing? How much is the pandemic influencing its path? What are the serious implications for the future of the asset management business? Hear two industry heavyweights in conversation, exploring why impact and sustainable investing make your money matter without compromising returns.


09.40

CEO interview: alternative funds – a spotlight on real assets

Real asset funds have been present in Luxembourg for many years, but the past few years have seen significant increased activity. Hear Eduardo Gramuglia, who heads one of the leading administrators of this asset class, in conversation with Karim Khairallah at Oaktree, one of the leading firms promoting this activity using Luxembourg as a strategic domicile. Together they explore why the trend grows, where the demand is driven from, why Luxembourg remains an attractive domicile, and the future challenges and opportunities for this asset class.


10.10

The LHoFT vision of the future

The Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT) is Luxembourg’s dedicated FinTech centre where finance and technology meet. In this session, David Capocci, Head of Alternative Investments at KPMG is aksing Nasir Zubairi, CEO of the LHoFT how Covid-19 has shaken up the world of start-ups: from new trends emerging for start-ups, investors and VCs to the impact of regulation impact on innovation.