Corinne Lamesch, ALFI

Corinne Lamesch

Corinne Lamesch has been the Chair of the ALFI Board of Directors since June 2019. She is a regular speaker at industry events and has been actively participating in conferences and roadshows that ALFI is organising in Luxembourg and across the globe. Corinne is Country Head, Luxembourg at Fidelity International and has over 20 years of experience in the Luxembourg fund industry. She joined the company in 2008 and has also acted as Conducting Officer of Fidelity's International Luxembourg-based management company since 2015.
Previously Corinne worked as a lawyer for Clifford Chance and Allen & Overy, from 1998 to 2008, advising on the Luxembourg and international investment fund industry. Corinne holds two Masters in Law from Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg and New York University School of Law. She was admitted as a lawyer to the Luxembourg Bar (1999-2008) and to the New York Bar (since 1998).

08.00

ALFI welcome


08.10

Covid-19 crisis; How did the Luxembourg fund industry cope, and what are the implications for a transformed future?

It was the perfect storm: the most volatile markets in a decade, a global pandemic, and managing a total shift from office-based to remote working, with virtually no playbook. This panel tells the stories of how the asset management industry coped, the enduring lessons, the approach to returning from confinement, and the outlook for Luxembourg as a brave new world emerges. What does it mean for the workforce and workplace of the future, for Luxembourg seeking to build upon its well-deserved position as the leading cross-border fund centre, and the broader societal implications and aspirations?


09.40

CSSF interview

Hear the views of CSSF Director General Claude Marx on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the asset management industry, what is behind us, and what additional policy measures policymakers and ESAs may consider in the near future. Listen to Claude Marx’s insights on all major developments and market trends impacting the asset management industry such as sustainable finance, financial literacy, the financing of pensions, upcoming European legislation as well as diversity and inclusion.


08.00

ALFI welcome


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.