Marcia De Wachter served in several positions at the National Bank of Belgium where she became the first female Vice Governor. She was Economic Advisor to the Cabinet of the Belgian Prime Minister and economics professor at different universities. She is currently also an Independent Non-Executive Director at LeaseInvest of Group Ackermans&vanHaaren. Marcia is founder of Brain-at-Trust, a consultancy coaching C-suite Executives. She is a founding member of the international Women’s Forum for Economy and Society and of Women in Finance. She was awarded the ‘Exceptional Woman of the Year’ award by the Belgian Government and as ‘Alumnus of the Year’ at the University of Antwerp. She is a frequent and acclaimed keynote speaker on national and international fora.
Radoslaw Ksiezopolski, has served in senior financial, strategic and operational roles with the subsidiaries of major European financial institutions: Société Générale, Crédit Agricole and Unicredit Group. Before joining MeDirect he served for five years as Chief Financial Officer of Polish Eurobank SA, subsidiary of Société Générale and previously as CFO of Credit Agricole Bank Poland. Before that, he worked on the transformation of Polish subsidiary of Unicredit. Radoslaw started his professional career as consultant at McKinsey&Co, working for few years on projects for international banks. He holds a Ph.D. in bank management science from The University of Economics, Wroclaw, Poland and an MA in management and marketing from the same institution.
Spiros Goumas has more than three decades of experience in banking in North America, Europe and the Middle East, holding senior compliance management positions since 2001. He was the Head of Group Compliance for Eurobank based in Greece, Head of Compliance for Dunia Finance in the UAE, served as Group Compliance Director with the National Bank of Greece, Country Compliance Director for Citigroup in Greece, and Senior Compliance Manager for ING Bank in Athens. Spiros started his career in Canada where he held various retail financial services positions from 1986 till 1994. Spiros is a graduate of Athens College, and holds a BA from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He is a Professional Member of the ICA, and a Certified Fraud Examiner of the ACFE.