A special guest every year


The ceremony takes place under the presidency of a leader of the European Financial industry. Introducing the award ceremony, the special guest makes some important remarks about the european economic situation.


From 2007 the event were presided by:


2021, 2020 and 2019
Mr Nicolas MACKEL

CEO Luxembourg for Finance

2018
Mr Pierre GRAMEGNA

Finance Minister of Luxembourg

2017
Mr Etienne SCHNEIDER

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Minister of Internal Security and Minister of Defence of Luxembourg

2016
Mr Pierre GRAMEGNA

Finance minister of Luxembourg

2015
Mr Marc HANSEN

Secretary of State for High Education and Research of Luxembourg

2014
Mr Marc SALUZZI

Chairman of the ALFI, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry

2013
Mr Nicolas SCHMIT

European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

2012
Mr Luc FRIEDEN

Finance minister of Luxembourg

2011
Mr Roland BELLEGARDE

Group Executive VP, NYSE Euronext

2010
Mr Jean-Pierre JOUYET

Chairman, AMF

2009
Mr Etienne PFLIMLIN

Supervisory board, Le Monde

2008
Mr Jean-François THEODORE

Deputy CEO, NYSE Euronext

2007
Mr Jean-Claude JUNCKER

Chairman, Eurogroup