Date(s) - 06/14/2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Hogan Lovells US LLP
875 Third Avenue
New York, NY, 10022
Georges Ugeux is the founder of Galileo Global Advisors LLC. Prior to founding Galileo, Georges Ugeux joined the New York Stock Exchange in September 1996, as Group Executive Vice President, International & Research.
From 1995 until joining the NYSE, Georges Ugeux served as President of the European Investment Fund, a Euro 2 billion public-private partnership created by the Heads of State and Government of the European Union at the Edinburgh Summit. He also chaired the Kingdom of Belgium’s Privatization Commission, at the time of the Belgacom privatization. Prior to that, he had a distinguished career in investment banking.
Georges Ugeux holds a Doctorate in Law and is Licentiate in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain. He has lectured at that University, as well as at the College of Europe in Bruges. He also served as a Special Advisor of the Program on International Financial Systems of Harvard Law School.
He is Lecturer in Law at Columbia University School of Law where he teaches a seminar on European Banking and Finance. In 2011, he published “The betrayal of Finance: Twelve reforms to restore confidence” in French, English and Flemish. His new book, “International Finance Regulation: The Quest for Financial Stability” has been published in 2014 by John Wiley & Sons in its Finance Series.
Georges Ugeux is a director of AXA Tian Ping Property & Casualty, a joint venture insurance company in Shanghai. He is a Director of Avant, a Japanese business solution company. He is also a director of the Belgian American Chamber of Commerce and the Catholic University of Louvain Foundation. He sits on the International Advisory Boards of Guangzhou Municipal Board for International Investment, the Vlerick Leuven Gent Management School, Oxford Analytica and APCO worldwide.