Moderated by Elina Koskentalo director XBRL Finland and Vlad Kalashnikov Eunoia member of XBRL Europe

FRIDAY 24 MAY 2024

  • 9:30 – 9:50 – ESAP presentation by ESMA – Anna Sciortino  – Policy Officer at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)      
  • 9:50 – 10:10 – OAM Update – Ulrich Brass and Sabrina Over, XBRL Europe OAM Working Group, Bundesanzeiger     
  • 10:10 – 10:30 – Use of data by XBRL International – Revathy Ramanan XBRL International    part one  part two
  • 10:30 – 10:45 – Expectations from users for data – Alexandre Prat – Fourcade – Corporatings, XBRL France   


  • 11:15 – 11:45 – Panel Session – New technologies for the use of data –  Part One    Part Two       Part three 
    • John Turner, XBRL International
    • Marc Houllier, Corporatings
    • Stefan Farrugia, Eunoia Limited



Speaker & Host:

Elina Koskentalo

XBRL Finland


Elina Koskentalo is the manager for XBRL Finland and Vice chair of XBRL Europe. She has been working with XBRL, accounting related standardisation and digitalization projects since 2013 especially in the Nordic region.

Speaker & Host:

Vlad Kalashnikov



Vlad Kalashnikov is the Senior Product Manager at Eunoia Limited in Malta, a member of XBRL Europe, where he spearheads the development and strategic direction of CFOUR Comply, a cutting-edge software solution for ESEF and CSRD reporting. His leadership has been pivotal in enhancing CFOUR Comply’s capabilities, focusing on user experience and collaboration. With a deep understanding of XBRL and regulatory compliance requirements, Vlad has significantly advanced the software’s ability to produce accurate XBRL outputs and has supported several listed companies in their ESEF and UKSEF submission. Vlad’s commitment to excellence and his expertise in financial technology continue to drive the evolution of CFOUR Comply, ensuring it remains at the forefront of regulatory reporting solutions.


Anna Sciortino


Anna Sciortino stated her career in management consulting and joined ESMA in 2017. At ESMA, she worked on a variety of topics within the remits of the Corporate Finance and Reporting Unit, including most notably the implementation of the ESEF project, the enforcement of financial information and sustainability reporting. She has returned to ESMA in 2023 after serving for over a year in the cabinet of Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi. Now part of the Data Standards and Governance Unit, she leads ESMA’s policy work on the European Single Access Point (ESAP) and Chairs ESMA’s Disclosure Working Group.Anna is an ACCA-qualified accountant and an alumna of the University of Cambridge and Sciences Po Paris.


Ulrich Brass



After studying economics, Ulrich was a software developer for client/server applications from 1995 to 2012. Since 2012, he has been senior head of the IT Evidence department at Bundesanzeiger Verlag, where he is responsible for the development of the Federal Gazette and the Company Register, as well as for the technical implementation of the European interconnection of registers.


Sabrina Over

Sabrina has been working at Bundesanzeiger Verlag for 20 years and is currently Deputy Head of Division. She is responsible for the technical processes and publications oft he Federal Gazette and Company Register.


Alexandre is the CEO and co-founder of Corporatings. From 2016 to 2021, he worked in the fields of investment and asset management within institutional investors and Fintech companies. Faced with the difficulties professionals encountered in accessing quality data, he decided to create Corporatings in 2021. The company leverages XBRL technology to provide data to finance professionals. He is a board member of XBRL France and chairs the data analysis working group at XBRL France, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the possible uses of XBRL technology among financial information users.

 John Turner


John Turner leads XBRL International. He works with regulators, governments and the private sector to help the shift from a paper-based to a data-centric reporting paradigm. He has been involved in the XBRL standard, in a number of different capacities, since 1999.

Prior to taking on his current role, at the end of 2013, he served as the CEO an XBRL software firm, before that, led the global XBRL activities of a big four firm and prior to that, worked as a prudential regulator, running off-site surveillance and leading the revamp of data collection systems at APRA in Australia.

He is a passionate advocate for the pragmatic use of standards to enhance reporting and with the staff of XBRL International works with the consortium’s members and leading regulators around the world to this end.

Stefan Farrugia


Stefan Farrugia is the CEO of Eunoia Limited. With over 20 years of tech industry experience, he has led numerous large-scale analytics projects across sectors including finance, retail, government, and media. Eunoia Limited offers a range of products, including CFOUR Comply, an acclaimed software solution for ESEF and CSRD reporting. In 2023, Stefan founded Biagio Sustainability Solutions, a company dedicated to providing ESG solutions. Under his leadership, Eunoia Limited heavily leverages AI and the latest technologies to continuously enhance its offerings. Stefan continues to drive the company forward, forging key partnerships with industry giants like Microsoft and Databricks to enhance customer value.

Marc Houllier


Marc Houllier is the CTO at Corporatings, a data provider that uses highly-structured data, such as XBRL, to provide powerful insight capabilities into corporate data.

Obtaining high quality sustainability data is one of the top priorities of his customers, and Marc believes digitalisation has a very strong role to play in bringing that about; he is a member of EFRAG’s ESRS Digital Reporting Consultative Forum and of the IFRS Taxonomy Consultative Group, and co-chairs the XBRL France working group on sustainability reporting.

Revathy Ramanan, Guidance Manager with XBRL International, manages the development of guidance resources aimed at the reporting supply chain. She also supports XBRL International’s other operations and initiatives. Revathy has over a decade of experience working on XBRL projects, designing & developing XBRL taxonomies and implementing XBRL reporting platforms for regulators worldwide. Revathy holds a degree in Business Analytics, Management Accountancy and Commerce and is based in Mumbai, India.