Abdel Hmitti, State Street

Abdel Hmitti Abdel Hmitti is senior vice president in the alternatives segment responsible for the EMEA servicing group, supporting private equity, real assets, private credit and infrastructure products. In this role, he is responsible for the group’s strategy, operations and client service operations. Abdel has more than 25 years of financial services industry experience and has held several senior management roles within the alternatives operations, product development and relationship management. Prior to joining State Street in 2007, he was with Investors Bank & Trust where he held several management positions both in the United States and Europe with responsibilities over middle- and back-office operations including valuations, treasury and custody. Abdel holds a Master of Business Administration in finance and economics from the University of Central Florida and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
10.00

CSSF interview

2021 will be the year of sustainable finance! Two weeks after the first major deadline in the implementation of SFDR, listen to the views of CSSF Director Marco Zwick, interviewed by Corinne Lamesch, Chairperson of ALFI. What are the first lessons learned and what are the next steps in implementing the European’s Commission Action Plan on financing sustainable growth? Listen to Marco Zwick’s insights on key regulatory and supervisory files impacting the asset management industry, such as ESMA’s CSA on costs and charges, liquidity risks and liquidity management tools, the review of the UCITS Directive and AIFMD, and the CSSF’s programme of activities for 2021.


11.00

CSSF Circular 18/698 on the authorisation and organisation of IFMs in Luxembourg

Explore the practicalities of the CSSF Circular 18/698 on the authorisation and organisation of IFMs in Luxembourg, several years after its introduction. What are the lessons learnt on the oversight of delegates? Is a tick the box oversight exercise effective or does it risk creating blind spots? Can an oversight be streamlined and automated to make it less resource-intensive by using new technologies? How does oversight reconcile with Group organisation?


11.30

Diversity & Inclusion in the asset servicing of the future – a NextGen view

Masterclass facilitated by State Street

Organizations today are leading significant changes to their cultures, strategy-making processes and talent management efforts to create a diverse and inclusive work environment that is more adaptable, creative and works as a magnet to attract top talent.

From the next generation perspective, the panel discussion will focus on what are the current practices and strategies being developed to support a diverse workplace and how does diversity and inclusion help companies achieve a competitive business advantage.

  • Abdel Hmitti

    Abdel Hmitti Head of EMEA Private Equity and Real Assets Servicing State Street