Mon 10 Jul 2017
News - Welcome to ILA
Welcome to ILA

We invite you to meet and learn a little bit about some of our new members, welcome to the ILA network!

Stefano Ciccarello
Over the last 13 years Stefano has developed a good knowledge in corporate governance by sitting on the board of regulated and non-regulated Luxembourg entities or being involved with different roles in their governance. Stefano has recently begun his career as an Independent Director after working for 24 years in the Luxembourg Asset Management Industry as Investment Manager in a number of Luxembourg banks and as Senior Risk Manager at MDO Management Company.
Stefano holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Commerce from The University of Rome. He speaks fluent Italian, English and French and is an independent user of Russian.

Richard Hawl
Richard Hawel is the Managing Director at European Property & Estate Luxembourg, a Real Estate advisory practise that he set up in 2002.
He focuses the business in providing advice on investment or divestment in property, as well as offering to clients a range of off-market projects for investment within the Luxembourg and European markets.
The property business has been successful in closing important mandates for both the public and private sectors in recent years.
Richard previously worked for 13 years within Private & Investment banking, originally in the UK and then transferred to Luxembourg in the fund industry in 1993, prior to setting up his first consulting business in 1995.
The current operation took its form in 2002 and today his activities concentrate on a combination of property and non-executive directorship work, with a focus on the client’s requirements within fiduciary businesses & services.
Richard originally qualified in Banking & Finance and Banking administration with Highlands Business College in Jersey, followed by Authorised Representative London Stock Exchange 1990-92 and a Diploma in Marketing & Business Communications with the Chartered Institute of Marketing, London.
He has qualified in Luxembourg for real estate commercial licences in 2002 and holds the operational licence for all activity in real estate practises. Richard speaks both English and French fluently.

Francoise Leclercq
Françoise Leclercq is currently Deputy Managing director and, for the last eight years, Chief Administrative Officer of ABN AMRO Life. In 2016, she was appointed Deputy Member of the Board of ACA, “Association des Compagnies d’Assurances et de Réassurances du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg”. She actively participates to committees and working groups of the ACA in relation to international life insurance.
Previously, she has been, for six years, Managing director of the vocational Pension funds Amonis in Brussels and Member of the Board of Amonis Sicav. During this period, she was also Member of the Board and of the Executive Committee of the Belgian Association for Pension institutions.
She also has 17 years very diversified experience in the banking industry and three years as group treasurer in an international trading company. In her career, she held mostly management positions in various fields such as general management, finance and treasury management (back and front office), operations, marketing, training, senior relationship management.
Françoise holds a master in Banking and Insurance from the Hautes Etudes Commerciales of Liège – Belgium. She speaks fluent French, English and Dutch and has a good knowledge of Luxembourgish and Italian.