Mon 13 Nov 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!Georges Kohr
Georges is currently Group COO Controller at Banque Degroof Petercam, in charge of the control environment of the COO division at group level. Before taking over his current role, he was Head of Operations Luxembourg, and member of the Executive Committee of the bank.
Prior to joining Degroof Petercam, Georges was Company Secretary & Head of Subsidiary Governance at RBC Dexia Investor Services Limited. He was member of the Executive Committee of RBC Dexia Investor Services Bank, in charge of Legal and Corporate Secretarial matters. Prior to the creation of the RBC Dexia Joint Venture, Georges held various executive positions within the Dexia/ BIL group. He was Managing Director and Country Manager of the group’s Irish fund administration and custody/ trustee business, and served as a non-executive board member in several subsidiary entities of the group.
Georges speaks fluent English, French, German and Luxembourgish.Joachim Kuske
Joachim has gained 17 years of practical professional experience in the setting-up and the operation of fund vehicles and their management structures.
Joachim began his career in the legal department of Caceis Investor Services before moving to the law firms, Delwaide Avocats and later Elvinger Hoss Prussen, where he advised principally on asset management and investment funds.
He then worked for over 5 years with VP Fund Solutions, a Luxembourg boutique management company belonging to the Liechtenstein-based VP Bank Group. There he acted as CSSF approved conducting officer and member of the board of directors. His main responsibilities included handling of legal, compliance and governance matters. In 2014, Joachim returned to Elvinger Hoss Prussen, to assist clients with questions related to UCITS V, the AIFMD and with the structuring of alternative investment vehicles in the field of debt and PE funds.
Joachim is a lecturer at the Luxembourg House of Training and Co-chairman of the PE/VC publications committee of the Association of the Luxembourg Investment Funds (ALFI).
He holds a LL.M. in European Community Law from the College of Europe, Bruges and a master degree from the university Robert Schuman in Strasbourg. Joachim speaks fluent Luxembourgish, French, German and English.Aubry Pierre
Aubry is a Senior Partner of L.E.K. Consulting. He leads the firm’s Global Organisational Strategy Practice and works out of their London and Paris offices. Aubry has over 25 years of experience serving Boards and CEOs of leading multinational companies, Private Equity investors and financial institutions on some of their most critical issues, in particular: Corporate Governance and Organisational Strategy, Corporate and Business Unit Strategy, Digital Transformation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Transformation and Strategic Pricing
Aubry serves on the boards of two large Swiss investors: Alcea, that supports entrepreneurs and innovation – and Caris, that supports the arts
He was previously one of the Partners of HBS Pof. Michael Porter in Monitor Group, where he led the European Financial Services and Organisational Strategy Practices
He is an INSEAD Certified Director and holds an MBA from Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and a BS in Applied Economics from University of Louvain. He speaks French, English, German, Italian and Luxembourgish and lives in Luxembourg with his wife. He is a keen photographer, world traveller and wine lover