ABBL & ALRiM Risk Management Conference - Sustainability risks from the banking perspective


General information

Event date:
15 December 2020 @ 14:30 - 16:30
Event location:
Virtual Conference (webinar) -

The Luxembourg Bankers’ Association (ABBL) and the Luxembourg Association for Risk Management (ALRiM) are happy to invite you to the upcoming 5th edition of the ABBL & ALRiM Risk Management Conference, on Tuesday 15 December 2020, from 14:30 to 16:30. The meeting will be held ONLINE.

Topic of the conference: Sustainability risks from the banking perspective


  • 2.30 pm-2.45 pm: Welcome address, Luc Neuberg, Chairman, ALRiM
  • 2.45 pm-3.10 pm: Keynote speech – Incorporation of ESG factors into risk management : EBA Discussion paper, Denisa Avermaete, Senior Adviser Sustainable Finance, European Banking Federation
  • 3.10 pm-3.40 pm: Keynote speech – Climate Change Risk Conditional on COVID-19. The view of CSSF, Claude Wampach, Director Banking Supervision, CSSF
  • 3.40 pm – 4.15 pm: Panel discussion: Impacts on the Luxembourg banking sector
    Moderator: Gilles Pierre, Head of Banking Regulation & Financial Markets, ABBL
    Panelists: Alexandra Merlino, Regulatory Affairs Coordinator, Pictet et Cie (Europe); Thomas de Montmarin, Country Chief Risk Officer, HSBC Bank Luxembourg; Denisa Avermaete, Senior Adviser Sustainable Finance, European Banking Federation; Claude Wampach, Director Banking Supervision, CSSF

Guest speakers: Claude Wampach and Denisa Avermaete






Denisa Avermaete is a senior adviser at the European Banking Federation (EBF) currently in charge of sustainable finance. Joining the EBF in 2006, she held various positions in the fields of payments, accounting and prudential regulation, following and contributing to the development of several key legislations and financial reporting standards such IFRS 9. She started her career in Creditanstalt, an Austrian bank active in Eastern Europe. She left the position of deputy head of the International Payments Department to join the Slovak Banking Association. She holds a Master’s degree in banking and finance from the University of Economics in Bratislava.


Supervisors, banking experts and leading practitioners have already confirmed their presence to explore the latest trends in banking risk management.


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