Board of Directors

 

 

Composition of the Board of Directors

​Gilles Denoyel

Chairman of the Board of Directors

04-August-1954 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2018 / 2018-2022

Independent director
Chairman of the board of directors of Dexia
Chairman of the board of directors of Dexia Crédit Local

Other mandates and functions 
Chairman of BGD Conseil (France), Director of Margo Bank (France), Director (non-executive) and Chairman (non-executive) of the Comité de Suivi des Engagements Nucléaires of EDF

Biography
Gilles Denoyel is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Paris, the Institut d'études politiques (IEP) in Paris, and the Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA). He was appointed Finance Inspector to the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in 1981 before joining the French Treasury in 1985 as a project manager and then as Secretary General (1987) to the CIRI, Head of the Credit Insurance Office, Head of the Financial Markets Office (1989-92), Assistant Director of Insurance (1992-94), and Assistant Director of Holdings (1994-96). In 1996 he joined the CCF Group as Finance Director, Secretary General in charge of Strategy and Operations in 1998, then Deputy Director General Finance in 2000 and participated in the merger with the British group HSBC, where he continued his career as Deputy Director General of HSBC France (2004). There he was in charge of central and financial functions. In 2006, he took charge of the asset management business line, insurance activities and central non financial functions. From 2007, he supervised all the risk and control functions and relations with the regulatory authorities. In 2015, he was appointed Chairman International Institutional Relations for the HSBC group for Europe. Since retiring from the HSBC group, in June 2016, he was appointed Chairman of BGD Conseil, Senior Advisor at Bain Consulting and Operating Partner at Advent International. He was Chairman of the group of banks under foreign control in France from 2006 until 2016, and Treasurer of the French Banking Association from 2004 until 2016.
 
Principal fields of expertise
Finance and credit institutions, financial risk management, leadership and management of institutions.

​Bart Bronselaer

Director

06-October-1967 - Belgian

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2019 / Ad Interim

Executive director
Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the management board of Dexia
Director and Chairman of the management board of Dexia Crédit Local

Other mandates and functions
Member of the board of the non-profit-making associations: Katholiek Onderwijs Kessel-Lo and Abbaye d’Oignies

Biography
Mr Bart Bronselaer holds a degree in industrial engineering (Group T - Louvain), as well as a master’s degree in information sciences (VUB) and a master’s degree in business administration (MBA – UC Louvain). The major part of his career (1993-2003) was spent with Merrill Lynch International in London, where he held various positions, the last chronologically as Head of Debt Capital Markets for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. There he had the task of structuring and selling financial solutions to various clients, such as financial institutions, industrial companies and public bodies. In 2003, he became an  independent expert in financial services.

Principal fields of expertise
Financial markets, finance, structured finance, derivatives, strategy.

​Giovanni Albanese

Director

22-February-1959 - Italian

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2018 / 2018-2022

Executive director
Director and Member of the management board as Chief Risk Officer of Dexia
Director and Chief Risk Officer, Deputy Executive Officer of Dexia Crédit Local

Biography
​Giovanni Albanese has sound experience in risk management, acquired within the Unicredit Group, and over the last twelve years has occupied various posts in different risk management fields. Before that, he worked at McKinsey and with various firms of consultants. He has a degree in Engineering from the La Sapienza University in Rome and the University of South California, as well as MBA from the University of Bocconi.

​Claire Cherementinski

Director

02-May-1976 - française

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2019 / 2019-fin 2019

Non-executive director
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
'Chef du service des affaires bilatérales et de l'internationalisation des entreprises de la direction générale du Trésor (Paris)', at the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Other mandates and functions
Member of the board of directors of Business France. Government Commissioner of Expertise France. Member of the board of directors of Bpifrance.

Biography
​Graduated from the ‘Institut d’études politiques (IEP) de Paris’ and from the ‘Ecole nationale supérieure des postes et télécommunications (ENSPT)’ and owner of a ‘DESS in human resources management from the University of Paris IX Dauphine’, Claire Cheremetinski began her career as ‘adjointe au chef du bureau endettement, financement international et secrétariat du Club de Paris à la direction générale du Trésor (Paris)’ in 2003. In 2005, she became ‘conseillère financière à la représentation permanente de la France’ at the European Union in Brussels. On 1 October 2007 she has been appointed ‘chef du bureau des entreprises et des intermédiaires d’assurance à la direction générale du Trésor (Paris)’. Then she became ‘secrétaire générale du Club de Paris’ and ‘chef du bureau de l’endettement international et du Club de Paris’ in 2009. In 2011 she was appointed ‘directrice de participation à l’Agence des participations de l’État (Paris)'. In 2014 she became ’sous-directrice en charge de la politique commerciale, de l’investissement et de la lutte contre la criminalité financière à la direction générale du Trésor (Paris)’. Since 1 September 2017 she has been in her current post with the direction générale du Trésor.  

Principal fields of expertise
Financial markets, regulatory frameworks and requirements, strategic planning, risk management.

​Alexandre De Geest

Director

05-February-1971 - Belgian

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2012 / 2017-2021

Non-executive director 
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
Director of Treasury of the Belgian Federal State (SPF Finances)

Other mandates and functions
Director of the Silver Fund

Biography
Alexandre De Geest is a graduate in law from the Catholic University of Louvain and the Free University of Brussels. He has been a Director of numerous companies including Gazelec (2004-2005) and the Silver Fund since 2003. He was an Adviser to the Cabinet of the Federal Minister of Finance from 2000, then an Adviser to the Cabinet of the Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2011. He has been Director of Treasury (SPF Finances) since 2012.
 
Principal fields of expertise
Financial markets, finance, taxation.

​Bertrand Dumont

Director

02-July-1973 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2018 / 2018-2023

Non-executive director
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
D​eputy Director General of the Treasury (France)

Biography
Bertrand Dumont is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA), the Institut d’Etudes Politique de Paris (IEP) and the Ecole Normale Supérieure Ulm. He began his career in 2001 in the Agence France Trésor where he held the posts successively of Deputy of the Secretary General of the "Club de Paris" and Head of Cash Management. He joined the International Monetary Fund (Washington DC) in 2005, where he was appointed Advisor and he became Alternate Executive Director for France in 2006. In 2007 he has been appointed Advisor for international and European affairs of the Cabinet of the Minister of Economy, Industry and Employment (Paris). In 2010, he became Advisor in charge of multilateral financial affairs to the Cabinet of the Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of the internal market and services (Brussels), where he was appointed Coordinator to the Cabinet in 2014. From 2015 till 2017 he joined HSBC France (Paris) as Head of Prudential Management. From 2017 till 2018, he was Deputy Director to the Cabinet of the Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry (Paris). Since 2018, Bertrand Dumont has been Deputy Director General of the Treasury.

​Thierry Francq

Director

30-April-1964 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2013 / 2017-2021

Non-executive director
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
Deputy Commissioner General for Investment (Ministry of Economy)

Biography
Thierry Francq is an Ecole polytechnique and Ecole nationale de statistiques et d’administration économique (ENSAE) graduate. He began his career in 1988 in the direction de la prévision (Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry), as Deputy Head of the Foreign Bureau and then of the Financial Transactions Bureau. In 1992, he joined the Treasury department where he was Deputy Head of the Housing Financing Bureau and, as of 1995, Head of the Bureau in charge of French policy regarding the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the international financial system and the preparation of the G7 summits. From 2000 to 2002, he held the position of Deputy Head in charge of the regulation of insurance companies, products and markets and then, from 2002 to 2004, Deputy Head of the State holding department before being appointed Head of Economy Financing at the French Treasury. In March 2009, he was appointed General Secretary of the Financial Markets Authority (AMF). From December 2012 to September 2013, he was Executive Adviser to the CEO of the French Treasury. On 7 October 2013, he was appointed Deputy Commissioner General for Investment.

Principal fields of expertise
Economics, financial regulation and administration.

​Véronique Hugues

Director

28-May-1970 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2016/2017-2021

Executive director
Director and Member of the management board as Chief Financial Officer of Dexia
Director and Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Executive Officer of Dexia Crédit Local

Biography
Véronique Hugues holds a dual Masters in Financial Markets from Paris IX Dauphine University and Johan Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt. She started her career at Deutsche Bank in Paris in the ALM department and joined Dexia Group in 2001 to manage long-term financing. She took over financial communication in 2009 then became responsible for Financial Management, and a director of Dexia Kommunalbank Deutschland and of Dexia Sabadell in 2013. She was Deputy CFO of Dexia Group and a member of the Group Committee of Dexia SA from 2014 to 2016. She also manages several different transversal projects within the Finance support line as part of this mandate. Since June 2016, she's Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Management Board of the Dexia Group and Director and Executive Vice-President of Dexia Crédit Local.

Principal fields of expertise
Finance, financial markets, financial communication, change management and transformation.

​Tamar Joulia-Paris

Director

05-October-1952 - Belgian

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2019 / 2019-2023

Independent director 
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Biography
​Tamar Joulia-Paris is a graduate of the Ecole polytechnique de Mons (Belgium), of the Ecole Nationale de Géologie et de Prospection Minière de Nancy (France) and of the Solvay Business School in Brussels (Belgium). After 10 years in the construction and manufacturing industry, mainly in emerging markets, she joined the banking industry in 1992. She started in BBL (now ING Belgium) as head of Credit Risk Management. She later joined the ING Group in Amsterdam where she was in charge of the group credit portfolio and the credit markets during the 2008 financial crisis. After more than 20 years, she set up her own advisory and training activity, focusing on the risk management in the financial industry, the impact of new prudential regulations as well as portfolio & balance-sheet optimization. She is also a guest lecturer at the Facultés Universitaires de Saint-Louis (Belgium) where she teaches risk management since 2004.

Principal fields of expertise
Risk management, prudential regulations

​Alexandra Serizay

Director

31-March-1977 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2016 / 2017-2021

Independent director
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
Head of Global Strategic Planning Corporate Services of Sodexo

Biography 
Alexandra Serizay is a graduate of ESSEC business school. She began her career in 1997 as an internal auditor at France Télécom Transpac, then joined Deutsche Bank in London in 1999 as business manager working in mergers & acquisitions. In 2004, she joined Bain in Paris and became a manager in 2007. In 2011, she moved to HSBC France, first as a member of the Executive Committee of HSBC France, in charge of strategy, and then, in 2013, she became General Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee of RBWM (Retail Bank & Wealth Management) and director in charge of customer developpement and offers in 2016. She joined the company SODEXO in September 2017 as Head of Global Strategic Planning Corporate Services.

Principal fields of expertise
Audit and finance, mergers and acquisitions, strategy, digital transformation, risk management.

​Michel Tison

Director

23-May-1967 - Belgian

Year of first appointment / Current  mandate
2016 / 2016-2020

Independent director
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
​Professor of finance law and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ghent

Biography
Michel Tison, Doctor of Law, has been, since 1998, Associate Professor, and then, since 2008, Professor at the University of Ghent. He is the author or co-author of many publications regarding banking and financial law. From 2001 to 2014, he was an independent Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Aphilion Q2 (UCITS) and from 2005 to 2014, a member of the Audit Committee of the hospital of the University of Ghent. Since 2005, he has been an assessor for the “legislation” department of the Council of State.
 
Principal fields of expertise
Banking and finance law, audit.

 

​Koen Van Loo

Director

26-August-1972 - Belgian

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2008 / 2017-2021

Non-executive director 
Director of Dexia and Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
​Chief Executive Officer and member of the Strategy Committee of the Federal Holding and Investment

Other mandates and functions
Director of Capricorn ict arkiv SA/NV, certified SA/NV, kasteel cantecroy beheer SA/NV Ginkgo fund II SCA, Fund Performa Key de inovacao

Biografie
Koen Van Loo is licentiaat in de toegepaste economische wetenschappen. Na het beëindigen van een special licentie fiscaliteit startte hij zijn loopbaan als adjunct-raadgever van de Centrale raad voor het bedrijfsleven. In september 1999 ging hij werken op het kabinet van de minister van Financiën als expert, waar hij in november 2000 werd benoemd tot raadgever, en vervolgens van mei 2003 tot november 2006 kabinetschef was. Sinds 2006 is hij gedelegeerd bestuurder en lid van het strategisch comité van de Federale Participatie- en Investeringsmaatschappij.
 
Belangrijkste vakgebieden
Financiële analyse, boekhouding, fiscaliteit en strategie.

 

​Aline Bec

Observer

24-January-1957 - French

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2017 / 2017-2021

Observer / Non-executive director 
Observer of Dexia
Director of Dexia Crédit Local

Biography
The holder of a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of Lille 1, Aline Bec has considerable experience acquired in major banking groups in France, such as BPCE, Natixis, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Lyonnais and the BFCE, where she held the posts of Head of IT Systems, Operations, Organisation of Real Estate and Purchasing. She was involved in numerous major projects and digital transformation programmes. Before joining the Dexia Group in October 2016, from 2012 she was with BPCE, where she held the post of Deputy Director General and was a member of the Executive Committee, responsible for IT Systems, Purchasing, Logistic Real Estate and Major Programmes.
 
Principal fields of expertise
Finance, audit and accountancy, protection from fraude, operational risk, risk management, human ressources.

​Véronique Tai

Observer

20-June-1968 - belge

Year of first appointment / Current mandate
2017 / 2017-2021

Observer / Non-executive director 
Observer of Dexia
Director of Dexia Crédit Local

Main function
Membre du Management Board of the Advance Ruling Service of the Belgian Tax Administration.

Other mandates and functions
Chairman of the board of directors of FIF-FSI

Biography
The holder of a triple Degree in Law (Fiscal, European and Private Property) from the Free University of Brussels, Véronique Tai first of all held the post of Corporate Finance Adviser at Coopers&Lybrand. In 1996 she joined SPF Finances, where in particular she made her name as Expert Adviser to the Cabinet of the Minister Finance in the Financial Markets Unit, before becoming an active member of the Management Board of the Advance Ruling Service of the Belgian Tax Administration. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Rekode, fund manager at Inclusio and Chairman of the Board of Directors of FIF-FSI. At the same time, she lectures for the Master’s Degree in Tax Law at the Free University of Brussels.
 
Principal fields of expertise
Tax, financial markets, accounting standards, corporate finance