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Lode Beckers is an international financier and banker, who after a 28-year corporate banking career with Citibank in seven countries, moved on to become a Board Member in two private banks - in Belgium and France, while founding LOBO N.V., a fund management firm and consulting firm focusing on Euro-related strategic and organisational matters. He is one of the members of the EU-chartered Groupeuro - a group of experts mandated by the EU Commission to inform various professional audiences of the effects of the single European currency.
"Authority on EU enlargement & the strategic relevance of the Euro"
Lode Beckers obtained magna cum laude degrees in Law and Political Sciences from the University of Leuven. He is an alumnus of Wharton's International Forum and obtained an AMP certification from INSEAD (Fr.). While acting as a presenter and company director, he continued to be a board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Belgium. He also held teaching assignments at the Universities of Leuven, Paris X (Nanterre), and St. Petersburg (Russia). In his banking career he became known as a senior-level risk management expert and as a specialised industry banking expert for the construction & engineering industry and the agribusiness & food industry.
What he offers you
Trade and industry federations, governments, and leading corporations frequently call upon Lode Beckers' expertise in assessing the impact of the Euro on business with European trade partners and in the European Single Market area. Since he started his consulting firm LOBO, he has contributed to the success of over 300 conferences, corporate off site meetings, and seminars. He clarifies how pan-European strategies can become a powerful component for achieving true competitive advantage and forecasts the shape of things to come in the EU.
How he presents
Lode Beckers' lively presentation style and his long-standing personal expertise have made him a highly rated guest speaker and discussion panel director at major corporate gatherings or client events.
He speaks English, French, Dutch and German fluently.
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