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The seventh annual ELTI General Assembly was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Budapest on Friday, 8 November 2019, courtesy of our Hungarian member MFB Hungarian Development Bank Plc.

European Association of Long-Term Investors a.i.s.b.l.

General Assembly 2019


Friday 8 November 2019


Hotel Intercontinental Apáczai Csere János u. 12-14., 1052 Budapest, Hungary

08:30 - Introduction by the President and approval of the agenda

1. Report of the President and the Secretary General

➤ Overall situation, activities and decisions of the Management Board

2. Votes: Elections and Budget 2020

➤ 2.1. For decision: Elections Management Board, President and Vice-Presidents

➤ 2.2. For decision: Election Secretary General

➤ 2.3. For decision: Membership fees 2020

3. Next General Assembly

4. Any other business

 09:15 - Coffee Break

10:00 -  Welcome by MFB Hungarian Development Bank Plc.

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Levente Sipos-Tompa

President and Chief Executive Officer, MFB Hungarian Development Bank Plc.

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 Key-note Speech



Nick Ashmore

Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI)

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Sustainable Finance – The role of NPBIs in the future of European Investments

Energy Efficiency in housing – The Bulgarian example


Zaharina Todorova

Head of International financial institutions and EU funds Division, Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB)

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Sustainable Energy for Europe


Paula Pinho

Director, European Commission (DG ENER)

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Circular Economy - How we Support it

Sustainable Finance - Panel Discussion

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Elemér Eszter, Chairman of the Board of Directors at PBG FMC Venture Capital Fund Management Ltd. and Chairman of the Hungarian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Stephane Heddesheimer, Chief Executive Officer, Suez Polska

Luca Lazzaroli, Director-General and Head of Operations, European Investment Bank (EIB Group)

Paula Pinho, Director, European Commission (DG ENER)

Zaharina Todorova, Head of International financial institutions and EU funds Division, Bulgarian Development Bank (BDB)


Helmut von Glasenapp, Secretary-General, European Long-Term Investors Association (ELTI)

11:15 - Key-note speech 

Europe one generation later

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Pervenche Berès

Former Member of the European Parliament (1994 – 2019)

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Key-note speech

Belgrade Waste Project

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Stephane Heddesheimer

Chief Executive Officer, Suez Polska


 12:00 - InvestEU – Visions for succes: Cooperation of NPBIs and the EIB group -

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Conditions for a sustainable economic development in Hungary

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Ádám Banai

Director, Financial System Analysis Directorate, Central Bank of Hungary

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Panel Discussion - InvestEU: Visions for success

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Ádám Banai,  Director, Financial System Analysis Directorate, Central Bank of Hungary

Giorgio Chiarion-Casoni, Head of Unit, European Commission (DG ECFIN)

Daria Ciriaci, Vice-President for European Affairs, Cassa Depositi e prestiti (CDP)

Matthieu Bertrand, Operations Directorate - Mandate Management, European Investment Bank (EIB)

Róbert Nagy, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Garantiqa Creditguarantee Closed Co. Ltd.

Paweł Nierada, First Vice President of the Management Board, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK)


Eva Witt, Director, Federal and European Affairs, (KfW)

Closing Remarks


Laurent Zylberberg

President, European Long-Term Investors Association (ELTI)


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