Meet the team!

Wo.Men in Finance would not be the organisation it is today without its team. Here you can read more about the people who are part of the organisation.

Christine Van Rijsseghem
christine.vanrijsseghem@kbc.be

With more than 30 years of experience in various capacities (in Belgium and abroad) in an integrated bankinsurance group, Christine has gained not only valuable financial knowledge and leadership skills but also financial competence and a large network.

Christine Van Rijsseghem

Chair
Claire Godding
claire.godding@febelfin.be

Claire invests a lot of her time to ensure equality between men and women. At BNP Paribas Fortis she was the Head of Diversity and Inclusion for 10 years. Since 2019, Claire joined Febelfin to help the whole financial sector to become more inclusive & diverse.

Claire Godding

Co-Chair
Jeroen Somers
jeroen.somers@febelfin.be

Jeroen has almost 20 years of experience in the financial industry in various Legal & Compliance management roles, and is now working at the Belgian Asset Managers Association (BEAMA).

He attaches great importance to fostering a collaborative and positive working environment, and enjoys an open, spontaneous and honest interaction.

Jeroen Somers

Chair of the networking workgroup
Frédérique Billay
Frederique.Billay@ing.com

Frédérique has 20 years of experience in the financial sector in Finance, Risk, IT and HR roles. She managed teams and is now in charge of the young graduate program of ING Belgium. Through her various experiences she could see the positive impact of diversity on the organization and play a very active role in it.

Frédérique Billay

Chair of the Recruitment & Promotion workstream
Alois Thiant
alois.thiant@mmc.com

Aloïs leads Marsh McLennan’s dialogue with policymakers in Europe. He is a keen advocate of diversity and is always eager to learn even more!

Alois Thiant

Chair of the International Workstream
Aurélie Michaud
aurelie.michaud@euroclear.com

Aurélie is a senior executive in information security (risks and controls), IT and cybersecurity with nearly 25 years of experience mainly within international global banks and financial institutions. She focuses on bringing business and IT together as a trusted partner to achieve sustainable goals. She is passionate about making an impact towards organisations and an advocate for more diversity and more women in Tech.

Aurélie Michaud

Chair of the Culture & Inclusion workstream
Mathy Mande Muteba
Mathy.Muteba@womeninfinance.be

Mathy is an MBA candidate at KU Leuven Campus Brussels. Aside from university, she volunteered hertime as the President of AIESEC in Brussel, where she planned on making an impact on people's lives by striving for peace and fulfilment of humankinds potential. You can talk to her about anything regarding mental health awareness, personal development and women empowerment!

Mathy Mande Muteba

Job student
Wendy Baeyens
Wendy.Baeyens@marsh.com

More than 20 years of experience in Luxury Retail, brand management and passionate about consumers. Experienced in driving business growth through innovative marketing strategies based on consumer insights & storytelling. Her current role is Marketing & Communication leader BeLux for Marsh McLennan, where diversity & inclusion are top ranking on the agenda.

Wendy Baeyens

Head of the Communication Stream
Tanja Haase
tanja.haase@swift.com

Tanja has more than 15 years’ experience in the financial industry and is currently delivering product solutions that underpin Swift’s strategy.

Tanja is an active DEI advocate: she is the co-founder of Swift’s employee network on Gender Equality, and passionate about creating a more gender-balanced work environment where everyone can thrive.

Tanja Haase

Chair of CEO Workstream
Adéle Warin
adele.warin@womeninfinance.be

Adèle has always been keen to learn more about gender equality at work. She pursued that endeavour by writing her bachelor thesis on the macro and micro factors that influence women to become entrepreneurs in Malaysia. To gain more practical experience on the topic, she did an internship of 4 months at JUMP. This is where she discovered that her goal was to become a DEI expert. She is constantly training herself on topics such as empathy, resilience and emotional intelligence.

Adéle Warin

Diversity and Inclusion Junior Advisor

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Ludivine Pilate, Country CEO Puilaetco