We are a public-private partnership under the Luxembourg Climate Finance Strategy
The ICFA is a public-private partnership set up in 2018 by 10 private entities of the Luxembourg financial sector as well as the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of the Environment, Climate and Sustainable Development.
The ICFA is supported by the European Investment Bank.
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The ICFA is coordinated and managed by Stephan Peters with support of Innpact.
Previously, Stephan ran his own sustainable advisory and investment boutique SANZARU, while also part of the TIIME.org team, advocating and educating decision makers to boost awareness of impact investing, sustainability and diversity. Prior, Stephan accumulated experience in private equity, corporate finance and strategy consulting across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia with blue-chip names like Oliver Wyman, Credit Suisse, and Delta Partners.
Stephan earned an MBA at the prestigious business school INSEAD with locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America. He earned and a MSc in Aerospace Engineering (cum laude) from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Stephan is also a CFA Charterholder from the CFA Institute.
Christelle is in charge of managing the ICFA programme, in particular, the monitoring and follow-up of the applicants of the different cohorts.
Prior to joining the Luxembourg Ministry of Finance, Lennart worked in private wealth management in a family office doing portfolio management and helping ultra-high-net clients oversee and manage their overall wealth. After setting up a new wealth management start-up as Chief Operating Officer, he decided to join a Luxembourg impact consulting company, Innpact SA, as Impact Finance Consultant specialized in setting up climate finance impact funds. He also set up and managed the International Climate Finance Accelerator (ICFA) Luxembourg and drafted the Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Roadmap together with UNEP FI for the Luxembourg government.
Lennart holds a BSc (Hons) in Politics and Social Studies from Cardiff University, a double MSc in Politics and Business Management from Sciences Po Bordeaux as well as an LLM in International and Environmental Law from the Open University. Lennart is half German and half Luxembourgish and is based in Luxembourg.
Kaspar Wansleben is chartered accountant and joined KPMG in 2005 where he was specialised during 6 years in the industrial and financial sectors as adviser in finance and auditor. He graduated in Business and Finance from the Euromed in Marseille and the University of Bremen.
Corinne had an experience of more than 25 years in the financial sector, in particular related to corporate and institutional clients as well as investment funds. Being passionate about impact finance, she co-developed numerous initiatives to promote the sector. She co-chaired the ALFI Responsible investing committee and sat on the Board of several impact funds, inclusive finance associations as well as the ICFA - International Climate Finance Accelerator Luxembourg.
Corinne held a Master in Business management and a Bachelor in Law from Universités de Strasbourg, France as well as a Certificate in Corporate Governance from INSEAD, Singapore.
Corinne was in charge of managing the ICFA programme, marketing, business development, IT and facilities.
She loved playing the piano, travelling and jogging.
Sachin Vankalas was the general manager of LuxFLAG and was a member of the ICFA Board since its launch in 2018. He was an active contributor to the development and realization of the programme. Sachin was universally recognized for his expertise and pioneering leadership in responsible investment. He was a passionate advocator of sustainable finance and the importance of guiding the transformation of the financial market in that direction. Sachin leaves behind a young family, friends, and colleagues, to whom we extend our deepest condolences. He will be sorely missed.