Georg Kiefer, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)

Georg Kiefer Georg Kiefer is head of the division “Risk International” in the UCI department - Prudential Supervision and Risk Management of the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF). He is representing the CSSF in international fora (e.g. ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee, IOSCO’s Committee 5 on Investment Management) covering risk management/ financial stability related topics of investment funds. Since 1996, he has held various functions in Luxembourg’s financial sector, including Private Banking and Portfolio Management within German/ international banks, as well as head of risk management and member of the management committee of a double licenced investment fund manager focusing on alternative investments, before joining the CSSF in 2014. He is a CFA charterholder, FRM and holds a Master Degree in Finance (“Diplom-Kaufmann”) from the University of Trier, including studies at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST).



Sustainability in finance – between green investment funds and sustainability risk management

  • EU sustainable finance principles
  • Taxonomy test and sustainable risk assessment
  • Eco label
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Asset manager and investor views


Meeting regulator's expectations on liquidity risk management in the asset management industry

  • Rationale behind the revision of the regulatory framework
  • Impact and implications of the COVID crisis
  • Key challenges, attention points and practical considerations to best implement the revised regulatory framework
  • Michael Derwael

    Michael Derwael ALRiM Board member & Global Independent Risk Officer MFS Investment Management Company (Lux) S.à r.l.

  • Georg Kiefer

    Georg Kiefer Head of Division, UCI - Prudential Supervision and Risk Management Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF)

  • Kian Navid

    Kian Navid Policy Officer – Investment Management European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)


Risk management for real assets – 2020

  • Liquidity Risk Management for Real Assets
  • Covid 19 considerations for Real Assets


Managing technology risks – what are asset managers currently doing?


Regulatory developments

The European regulatory framework and the Luxembourg regulator: overview and outlook