FinTech Lead, Proximus
Frank has a track record in the successful international development of new business units and innovative solutions, mainly in the Financial Sector.
He currently leads Digital Solutions for Finance at Proximus Luxembourg, developing novel solutions that enhance client experience and optimize operational efficiency: Digital Client Management, KYC / KYT, Digital Asset Transfers, Reconciliation, Distributed Processes, that are founded on Blockchain, AI and other cutting-edge technologies.
Successful implementations of these novel technologies encompass Digital KYC in the field of Asset Management and Tokenized CrowdFunding as well as blockchainized notarization and traceability.
Prior, as Country Manager Luxembourg for Akeance and as Managing Director of Racine Capital, he advised the Financial Sector on the implementation of Digital and Marketing Strategies as well as the improvement of Risk-, Compliance- and Operations Management.
Previously, he was part of the founding team of two start-up banks with successful exits. GMAC-RFC Europe, where he eventually acted as CEO and Chair of the Board, that structured and transacted up to EUR 8 billion p.a. of international loan portfolios. EEPK, a covered bond bank, where, as Structured Portfolio Manager, Frank built an EUR 4 billion+ fixed income arbitrage portfolio.
He started his Finance career at various Financial Institutions by working in Capital Markets, Portfolio Management as well as Corporate & Retail Finance.
Frank is an active member in various forums: International Bankers Forum as Board Member, ALFI in the Blockchain WG, ALCO in the CryptoAsset WG, ATEL in the Distributed KYC WG, W3C in the BlockChain Digital Assets WG.
He regularly speaks and publishes on topics encompassing Digitalization, FinTech/RegTech, Blockchain-DLT, Digital-KYC, Financial Innovation, Capital Markets, Structured Finance and Virtual Marketing.
He completed the INSEAD International Directors Programme, holds a Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate from Stanford and a Master in Strategy and Change Management from Dauphine University. Frank is also an Auditor in Science and Technology of the Institut des Hautes Etudes pour la Science et la Technologie.