CEO, Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA)
Stephane Pesch is the CEO of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA).
Stephane Pesch studied Finance and Business administration in Nancy, France and finished his studies with an exchange program in the US specialising in international business. After some experiences in the media sector, Stephane joined the financial services, investment funds industry. He started at BNP Paribas Securities Services and moved to KBL and Sal. Oppenheim Jr. & Cie as Senior Sales Manager and respectively Head of Sales. He switched afterwards to Ipes, a specialised PSF providing PE & VC services, for which he led the business development activities in Europe. He was able to participate over the last years in the tremendous growth of the PE/VC asset classes in Luxembourg and of the LPEA via different active roles in technical committees.
After many years as a member, he professionally joined the association in October 2019 as Director of Strategy and started working on key missions including public advocacy, thought leadership and the attraction of talents. With the team he launched the LPEA Training Academy in 2020 and took over in September the role of CEO, continuing with recognised events and launching new projects.