ATEB Summit 2023

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8 November 2023 | BNPP Fortis HQ Building, Montagne du Parc 3 – 1000 Brussels

Agenda Outline

12.30 Welcome Coffee & Sandwich Buffet

13.00 ATEB Welcome with Michel Verholen, Vice Chair, ATEB

13.10 Opening Remarks with Frédéric Fontaine, Head of Transaction Banking, BNP Paribas Fortis

13.20 Introduction to the new Fortis HQ Building with Dirk Mercelis, Head of Customer Relationship HQ, Facility Management Dept, BNP Paribas Fortis

13.35 PwC Global Survey – How Do Belgian Treasurers Compare? with Kevin Braeckman, Director, PwC

14.00 Panel Discussion: Building a Future-ready Treasury Organisation with Rob Loenders, Treasury Director, Carpenter; Stephanie van der Haert, Director, PwC; Lenie De Ridder, Head of Client Advisory, Cash management BE, BNP Paribas Fortis; Laurent Jacquet, Partner, TPC leadership, executive coach, author & speaker

While the role of treasury keeps evolving, treasury leaders need to understand how to lay the groundworks for the optimal structure, find the right people, cultivate talents and prepare for succession.

15.15 Breakout sessions

Stream 1 Treasury: Back to the CoreStream 2 – Business Continuity Planning
15.15 Unlocking KPIs: Quantifying Treasury’s Value to the Company
with PwC
15.15 Risk Management
with The European Money Markets Institute
16.00 Coffee Break16.00 Coffee Break
16.30 Funding Your Business
with BNP Paribas
16.30 Business Continuity Planning
with AON

17.20 Keynote: Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers: a Roadmap to Effective Collaboration

We close the sessions with a keynote by Rudy Vandamme. With a background in psychology, philosophy and anthropology he is a transformation catalyst, teacher, writer and coach. He will talk about effective team collaboration and give us insights and practical tips to connect your treasury team to the rest of your organization.

18.15 Closing Remarks followed by Networking Cocktail & Walking Dinner

Breakout Sessions Overview

Unlocking KPIs: Quantifying Treasury’s Value to the Company

In this session, we will explain how to quantify the value of the Treasury organisation for the wider company and will show potential ways on how this can be measured and presented to senior management.


  • Eva Bobbaers, Manager, PwC
  • Damien McMahon, Partner, PwC

Funding Your Business

Recent external shocks (Covid, Ukraine-Russsian war, rising interest rates) have highlighted the importance of a resilient supply chain as well as an efficient working capital management since cash is king again!

Treasurer should hence more than ever be triggered by alternative funding options since the days of cheap financing have lapsed. During the “funding your business” workshop you will get an insight in the different elements that determine the working capital of your company and tools that enable to unlock funds within the business process having a positive impact on the financial performance of your company. Business cases will be used to explain the different options to finance your working capital needs.


  • Guy Haesevoets, Senior Working Capital Advisor within the Working Capital Advisory Team, BNP Paribas

Risk Management

Risk and opportunity drive business strategies and plans. Join us to discuss how risk management supports decision-making and protects operations in a world full of uncertainties.

In this breakout session, you will discover that risk management can be part of your toolkit to enable both strategic thinking and business as usual activities. We will complement a theoretical presentation on risk methodology with a real-life cyber crisis event. Indeed, in a world where cyber threats loom large, businesses face a constant battle to safeguard their assets and ensure financial resilience.


  • Eliana Marino, Senior Risk Officer, The European Money Markets Institute
  • Bart Van Gysegem, Major Accounts Director, AON

Business Continuity Planning

In an unpredictable world, the ability to adapt and thrive in the face of disruption is the key to sustainable success.

Join us as we explore the art and science of Business Continuity Planning. In this breakout session, you will be guided through the essential steps and strategies needed to safeguard your organization’s operations, reputation, and bottom line.


  • Alex van den Doel, Managing Director, Aon’s Global Risk Consulting branch, Aon Cyber Solutions & COT (Security/Crisis management).
  • Roeland van der Zee – Principal Consultant Risk & Resilience, Aon Global Risk Consulting


Registration for this event is now closed, thank you for your interest