Upcoming events

On 12 September 2002, we have the pleasure to welcome Andrew McDowell who will be talking about

" The EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance - Progress to Date and the Challenges and Opportunities for Luxembourg "

Growing EU regulation and Luxembourg's role as Europe's largest asset servicing and management centre has already put a spotlight on the ESG disclosures of the financial intermediaries operating here. How can this be transformed from a costly compliance burden to a source of competitive advantage and global impact ?"

 

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  • Virtual / Face to face conference & lunch with Andrew McDowell, Partner, Strategy&, PwC Luxembourg
    12 Sept, 12:30 – 14:00 CEST
    Cercle Munster, 5-7 Rue Münster, 2160 Luxembourg
    The EU Action Plan on Sustainable Finance - Progress to Date and the Challenges and Opportunities for Luxembourg - Transforming ESG requirements from burden to competitive advantage.
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Andrew McDowell

Andrew is a partner in PwC's "Strategy&" business, providing thought leadership and C-suite strategy advice on sustainable finance and risk transformation for clients in financial services and the public sector.

Andrew is an economist with deep macro- and micro- analytical skills, underpinned by 25 years of experience in economic/financial policy-making at national and EU levels.

As Vice President and one of the nine members of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank between 2016 and 2020, Andrew repositioned the Bank as the “EU Climate Bank” and a pioneer among international financial institutions in green financing.  In September 2020 he was nominated as one of two candidates to be Ireland’s European Commissioner (for the Financial Services Portfolio).

As Chief Economic Adviser to the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland between 2011 and 2016, he worked with the political and administrative leadership of Ireland in designing, implementing and communicating the economic and financial policies that helped to restore the Irish economy to growth, following the 2008-10 banking and fiscal crises.