Jean François

Jean Francois originally completed university studies in Germanic Philology and Information Sciences and Communication. Since then, Jean has accumulated 20 years of experience, post-graduate education and training in both banking and insurance sectors, focusing on operations, tax, legal and compliance matters. He has held several senior positions, including Project Manager directly reporting to the CEO of a major Luxembourg bank and most recently as Private Equity Consultant, which has brought him in-depth knowledge of banking operations and organizational strategy.

Jean successfully led the launch of new sales-points for major banks in Luxembourg and Belgium. As Project Manager he drove the full implementation of the Qualified Intermediaries US Regulation and obtained IRS Certification for the bank; He designed and launched a bonds trading portfolio application to deliver to the distribution network and contributed to the Pension plan products for regular savings in fund allocation portfolios. Jean is currently coaching a team of young consultants involved in Business Process Improvement of the Securities Database management of a major player in fund administration. Recently, Jean was also a member of the Project Management Team merging Abn-Amro funds into the Fortis L Fund and transferring Fund Administration and Transfer Agency control over to Fastnet Luxembourg SA.

Although Jean's first language is French, he is also fluent in English and German and has a basic command of Dutch and Luxemburgish.

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