Discover Luxembourg’s financial services with Nicolas Mackel, CEO at Luxembourg for Finance

Written by Berlingeri Eva on April 13th, 2018

Nicolas Mackel, CEO at Luxembourg for Finance, will take part as guest speaker in the FinTech Summit. He will introduce the conference on May 15th. The aim of Luxembourg for Finance is to develop Luxembourg’s financial services industry and identify new business opportunities, Nicolas Mackel will therefore give an overview of the FinTech landscape today. Discover more about him below.


Nicolas Mackel is CEO of Luxembourg for Finance, the Agency for the Development of the Financial Centre, since July 2013.

Nicolas is a career diplomat.

He has graduated with a law degree from the University of Aix‐en-Provence, and holds two post‐graduate diplomas in European law from the Sorbonne University, respectively the College of Europe in Bruges where he then also served as a teaching assistant in the Law Department.

He worked as a legal clerk at the European Court of Justice before joining the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1999. His assignments focused on the successive EU Treaty negotiations (Amsterdam, Nice, Constitution, Lisbon).

Nicolas was consecutively posted at Luxembourg’s Permanent Representation to the EU (2002‐07), as Deputy Chief of Mission at Luxembourg’s Embassy in Washington DC (2007‐11) and as Consul General in Shanghai (2011‐13) where he was in charge of promoting Luxembourg’s economic interests throughout China as the Executive Director of the Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office.

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