| 04-08-2020 | by Kendra Keydeniers | A couple of months ago, we started the ‘Meet the Expert’ interview series with experts from the treasuryXL community with different treasury expertise. Treasury needs to deal with an increasing availability of alternative financial products, intensifying risk management requirements, regulatory and compliance constraints. What do our experts think […]
After having worked for more than 30 years in banking, François launched his own consultancy activity, FDW Consult, specialized in finance and treasury consulting. From 2014 to 2016, he was also Solution Partner Treasury & Finance at USG Professionals. Since then he took up several assignments, including one in the automotive sector with Ginion Group and with Ibanity, part of Isabel Group in the area of PSD2 and open banking. He currently is Senior Project Manager Treasury at Gaming1 (part of Ardent-Group). He is also co-founder and CFO of SafeTrade Holding S.A., a start-up providing solutions in the Pan European B2B sale of used cars (safecartrade.com).
Key areas of expertise: International Cash management, treasury organization; working capital management, financing, structured finance; advisory; banking relationship, strategy and negotiations; PSD2 and open banking.
François is also lecturer of the course “Treasury Products and Banking Relations” in the Master program “Finance and Treasury” at the University of Lille 2, at the Treasury Courses at the Vlerick Business School, at Febelfin Academy and at SBM Opleidingen.
François has a master degree both in Law and Economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.