THURSDAY 23rd MAY 2024 – 9.00 – 09.10am CET

Welcome words by Graziella Grech, Finance Malta, Thomas Verdin Chair XBRL Europe, Bruno Tesnière Vice Chair XBRL Europe and Gilles Maguet, CEO XBRL Europe.  

 Graziella Grech   Finance Malta Graziella joined FinanceMalta in 2023 as Chief Operations Officer and leads the Foundation’s operations. Apart from presenting FinanceMalta, its members, and the Maltese financial services sector to potential investors, she actively promotes Malta as an international financial services centre. She also has a duty to strengthen the relationship with the Foundation’s members to enhance collaboration, thereby adding value and succeeding together. Graziella started her career with Mid-Med Bank in 1997 and subsequently, with HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c in 1999 until she joined FinanceMalta. Graziella has over 27 years of experience in the financial services industry, primarily in retail and business banking, investments and insurance, back-office operations, complaints handling and project management. Graziella holds a Master of Business Administration from the Henley Business School, University of Reading.
Thomas Verdin      XBRL Europe



Thomas Verdin is Chair of XBRL Europe and active member of XBRL UK and XBRL France. He is co-chairing the XBRL Europe Bank & Insurance working group. Thomas is Managing Director at BM&A UK and expertise provider at TESH Advice, working as a consultant for banks, insurance firms and listed corporate regarding their regulatory reporting requirements (COREP, FINREP, QRT, ESEF, ESG). Thomas holds an MBA from Collège des Ingénieurs (Paris – Stuttgart – Montreal). He is a Civil Engineer with a double degree from École Polytechnique de Bruxelles and École Centrale Paris.
Bruno Tesnière      XBRL Europe Bruno Tesnière is vice-chairman of XBRL Europe and Technical Advisor to the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA). He is a former partner and head of independence and risk management of PwC France. Mr. Tesnière has been a member of the XBRL community for over two decades.
Gilles Maguet      XBRL Europe

Gilles Maguet is CEO of XBRL Europe and Secretary General of XBRL France. Gilles Maguet helps to move XBRL forward in Europe in liaising with Institutions/authorities, in organising events and in working group activities, like in Europe for the ESEF, the ESG, and the Banking and Insurance reportings. Gilles Maguet is involved in the XBRL initiative for 20 years.