Our Mentors


At the LHoFT, we strive to support and cultivate expertise in our community.

Mentors with specialised and proven skills in key disciplines such as marketing, leadership, sales, tech, innovation, accounting, and fundraising provide invaluable insight to many Fintech firms in the Luxembourg ecosystem.

Here are just some of the amazing people that are making themselves and their experience available to help the LHoFT’s members drive forward.

Check the mentor profiles below to find out more. Visit their profile to read their full bio and request a connection.

Robert Scharfe
Former CEO, LuxSE
Capital Markets
Robert is the former CEO of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, where he launched the Lux Green Exchange
Denise Voss
Chairwoman @ Luxflag
Asset Management, ESG
Denise Voss is a Non-Executive Director of investment funds and has worked in the financial industry in Luxembourg since 1990
Olivier Renault
Banking, Asset Management
Olivier’s professional experience spans more than 30 years, of which 20 in finance in a regulated European
Jonathan Prince
Cofounder Finologee
Payment, Entrepreneurship
Jonathan is Co-Founder of Finologee a Luxembourg-based FinTech and Regtech company
Apricot Wilson
Financial Inclusion, Payment
Apricot is a Deputy CEO and Head of Risk at LMDF. She started her career at Aberdeen Asset Management
Cristian Paun
Global Head of Innovation @ Dupont
AI, Business Model
Cristian is a change maker and an innovator with strong storytelling abilities that inspires growth mindset
Laurent Marochini
Head of Innovation Société Générale
Banking, Blockchain
Laurent Marochini is Head of Innovation at SocieteGenerale Securities Services in Luxembourg
Nicoletta Centofanti
Sustainability Adviser, Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative
Sustainability, ESG
Nicoletta has extensive experience in in-depth Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Frank Schmit
Head of Fundraising at Red Cross Luxembourg
Marketing, Sales, Negotiation
Frank is a true Swiss army knife in marketing, communication and sales, towards achieving measurable objectives
Francoise Blondeel
Former CCO of the European Stability Mechanism
Capital markets, risk
management, compliance
25 years of experience in senior management positions for leading European and French financial organisations
Daniela Cedola
Consulting Director at PwC
Entrepreneurship, Growth ,
Daniela is a director within PwC and an expert in business acceleration
Nicolas Van Beek
Branding, Sales, Marketing
Nicolas van Beek is an entrepreneur based in Luxembourg. He brings with him a great deal of experience
Léo Benkel
Founder of PURE LAMBDA
Technology, Business Development, Engineering
Leo helps entrepreneurs overcome technical, business, and product development challenges
Edward Kemp
CFO of PolySign
Governance, regulator relations, private equity
Edward Kemp has been CFO and CRO of companies in regulated banking and fintech spaces
Andrew Sheridan
MP at Mindful Business Alliance
Andrew is creator of three organisational development businesses
Kamel Amroune
Independent Director
Independent Director
Kamel is a passionate marketing and technology entrepreneur, a truly business enabler
Eliad Saporta
Founder & CEO at Coriunder
Payments, Leadership
Eliad started in the payment industry as the COO of several Payment Service Providers in Europe and South Africa
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