Moderators

Moderators

Attendees at ND Focus – Elia’s networking days for Executives will get the benefit of the extensive knowledge and direct personal experience of our dynamic expert moderators for each track.
Think of it like a crash course in Business Strategies and Mergers & Acquisitions.
The moderator will:
  • Present each session, providing background information such as research, case studies and more
  • Inspire conversation, sprinkling personal insights and wisdom throughout the session
  • Facilitate thought-provoking and unscripted discussion and interactivity

Meet our moderators

BUSINESS STRATEGIES TRACK

Arturo Quintero

Brno, Czech Republic

Arturo Quintero is the co-founder of Moravia. He was primarily responsible for the company strategy and for its expansion overseas. Arturo set up all the offices of Moravia until 2013 and lived in Budapest, New York, Nanjing and Tokyo throughout his career. He has been an elected member of industry board associations and a member of editorial boards, as well as contributor to a number of industry initiatives.

Originally from Mexico, Arturo studied Astronomy at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. He currently lives in Brno, the Czech Republic and is working on setting up the Museum of World Languages, the first interactive collection of human language diversity. 

 

 

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS TRACK

Geert Vanderhaeghe

Lexitech
Brussels, Belgium

Geert Vanderhaeghe obtained degrees in economics, business administration and tax law from the universities of Leuven and Brussels. Between 1990 and 2015, he was a banker at KBL (1990-1993), Citigroup (1993-2003) and BNP Paribas (2003-2015) in Luxembourg, New York, London and Brussels, working with asset managers, insurance companies, banks and brokers on capital management, acquisitions and asset and liability management. In 2015, he started an entrepreneurial career in taking over Lexitech, an LSP based in Brussels.

Geert is married to Hilde, a lobbyist, and they live in Brussels with their children Daphné and Thomas. In his free time, Geert can be found with friends aboard ‘Revival’ on the capricious waters of the North Sea.