SweBeLux, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, and NoBeLux, the Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, will hold a CEO Gender Equality Conference on 29 April 2019 at the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, from 08:30-12:00.

This conference, centred around the topic of gender equality in the workplace, targets CEOs, MDs, Country Heads, Board Members, HR Directors and Diversity Managers.


08:00  Registration

08:30  Welcome & Introduction, featuring Mathilde Hildenfeldt, Managing Director of Swedish & Nordic Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg, Carlo Thelen, Director General of Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce, and Annika Hahn-Englund, Ambassador of Sweden to Luxembourg

09:00  Keynote Speech by Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance

09:30  Testimony from Michel Wurth, Chairman of ArcelorMittal Luxembourg

09:45  Panel 1 – Sharing & Learning : Leaders’ Perspectives: From the working level to the boardroom (commitment from the top: executives and boards);The key trends driving the evolution of equality; Investors demand for gender equality; Is gender equality today a nice thing to have or a business imperative?; The competition in the war for talent; Change in company culture as the key to gender equality in the workplace. 

Panelists: Emma Navarro, Vice-President of European Investment Bank, Luxembourg; Berit Behring, CEO of Danske Bank, Sweden; Manou Hoss, Managing Partner at Elvinger Hoss Prussen, Luxembourg; Nicollo Polli, CEO of HSBC Bank, Luxembourg; Geoff Radcliffe, Managing Director of Blackrock & Board Member, Luxembourg

10:30  Break

10:45  Panel 2 – Sharing & Learning : Leaders’ Perspectives: Women’s increased competitiveness as future leaders: Utilising the largest pool of untapped potential will level the playing field for women at the same time; Gender equality and transparency as a mean to implement sustainable goal No.5; How to overcome the perceived lack of executive women?

Panelists: Roger Havenith, Deputy CEO of European Investment Fund, Luxembourg; Charlotta Kvarnström, Partner at Nordic Interim Executive Solutions, Sweden; Åse Bergstedt, Chief Sustainability Officer at International, UK; Raymond Schadeck, Chairperson of Luxexpo The Box and ILA, Luxembourg. 

Håkan Nyberg, CEO of New Pebbles and Mountains, Sweden, will moderate both panels.

The event is free for members but there is a no show policy and late cancellation fee of €100 (excl. VAT). Registration is required via email: info@nobelux.se.