Partner & Head of IT Governance and Security, Transcendent Group
Carsten Maartmann-Moe heads the IT Governance and Security department in Transcendent Group , as well as being a Partner and senior consultant in the company. His primary competencies lies within cyber and information security. In addition to strong communicative and technical skills, Carsten have experience with implementing, operating and improving how global firms work with cyber and information security.
CFA, Editorial Producer, CoinDesk
After 10 years in the finance sector and another 13 running an online business, Noelle caught the bitcoin bug in 2014. It took a couple of years of research for her to realise that changing finance is much more complicated than it seems, and even more interesting than she initially thought. Don’t get her started on the potential impact on capital markets… She joined CoinDesk in 2016 to help develop new media products, and to explore the bigger picture of the blockchain pilots and proof-of-concepts currently under way.
Director Treasury, Aalberts Industries
With a background as a Controller at IOI Loders Croklaan, Treasury positions at AkzoNobel and VanGansewinkel , Arnold Voet joined Aalberts Industries in 2015. Aalberts is a global company with a clear focus on free cash flow and a lean head office counting only 25 people. With a ‘go for excellence’ attitude they’re creating a virtual network bank, combining multi-bank, comprehensive services with full integration, whilst improving the day-to-day Treasury experience of the group companies.
Administrerende direktør, Instituttet for Fremtidsforskning
Head of Business Development, SEB
Robert Pehrson is the Head of Business Development in Transaction Services at SEB, covering the areas of payments, cash management, trade finance and receivable finance. Prior to SEB he worked as a consultant driving strategic projects in the financial services industry. His focus is on innovation, new technologies and partnerships with the ambition to optimize profitability within corporate treasury, banking, and capital markets. Robert has a Master degree in business administration from Lund University. In addition, he has studied international business at Duke University and London Business School.
Treasury Director, H. Lundbeck A/S
Markus Kede joined H. Lundbeck A/S in 2014 and is responsible for Treasury and Insurance. Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company highly committed to improving the quality of life of people living with psychiatric and neurological disorders.
With a lean Treasury team of 3 people they are constantly focusing on improving structures and processes within all areas of their responsibility. During the past months the Treasury team has been digging deeper into Lundbeck’s FX risks and found a number of currencies where new structures has helped reduce the risks.
Having spent over 20 years building banks, Sofie and her team decided that something else is needed to help small and micro businesses, and built hiveonline based on blockchain and behavioural analytics, to help them build reputation and manage finances.
Sofie advises the UN and various government groups on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. She is also board advisor to the Stockholm Fintech Hub and is working on her second book, Let’s not build a bank.
Group COO / Partner, JOE & THE JUICE
Sebastian Vestergaard is not in doubt about his own worth. At only 31 years of age, he is the COO of JOE & THE JUICE and has been the main responsible for building the entire company’s owndeveloped software system since 2009. The system covers all functional areas – from warehouse systems to surveillance, accounting and payrolls.Additionally, Sebastian Vestergaard is directly connected to every single department in the organization keeping the holistic overview.
“It’s very rare that I do not succeed with my projects. The past years in JOE & THE JUICE has been amazing as we have managed to take a business from a local to an international level” says Sebastian Vestergaard.
Kaspar Basse, CEO of JOE & THE JUICE, highlights his COO’s independence and innovative thinking: “Sebastian has been a part of JOE AND THE JUICE since its timely startup and has today developed the company’s COO position for a more integrated function of financial, organizational and operational aspects than previously seen” he says.
Per Arne Holm
FX Manager, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
Senior Treasury Manager, TE Connectivity
Adm. direktør, Maj Invest Holding A/S
Head of Corporate Advisory Denmark, Danske Bank
Founder & Director, D&I Strategy and Solutions
Veronika Hucke is a seasoned leader with deep expertise in Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), change management and communications. She has held leadership roles at HP, Xerox, Alcatel and Philips, and combines subject matter expertise with extensive experience in driving change in large scale organizations. In 2015, she founded D&I Strategy and Solutions a consultancy firm focused at strategy development and implementation as well as research.
Her book Mit Vielfalt und Fairness zum Erfolg – a manual to leveraging diversity and inclusion for business success – has been published with Springer Gabler in autumn 2017. She has been honored with the “Global HR Excellence Award” and was shortlisted two consecutive years for the “European Diversity Award” for “Best D&I Team” and “Best Company”. Her work was also recognized with prestigious awards for “Best Internal” and “Best Integrated” communications and “Best Sustainability Campaign”.
Fintech Lab Coordinator, BNP Paribas
- More than 25+ years in banking, with 7 years spent as economist for the EBA Paris, followed by 12 years in Amsterdam and London working for ABN AMRO Global Transaction Banking
- Joined BNP Paribas in 2010, leading the Fintech Lab for Cash Management initiatives at BNP Paribas since beginning of 2017
- Commercial Engineer degree from HEC Brussels and MA in Economics degree from McGill University/University of Montreal