Prof. Dr. Cornelia Stengel

Attorney-at-Law / Partner Kellerhals Carrard und Co-Director Swiss Fintech Innovations

Cornelia Stengel is attorney for financial market and data protection law and has special experience in the legal analysis of new products, systems and technologies in the financial market. She accompanies projects related to digitalization, FinTech, blockchain/distributed ledger technology and data policy in all phases, from the review and implementation of business and regulatory requirements to contractual arrangements and the design of internal processes.

Cornelia Stengel combines legal expertise with business experience gained and developed in a group legal service and as secretary of the board of directors of a Swiss financial services provider as well as Co-Director of Swiss FinTech Innovations (SFTI) and Managing Director of the Swiss Leasing Association (SLV). She accompanies extensive projects and advises management and boards of directors as well as other decision makers on legal and reputational issues in her areas of practice.

Cornelia Stengel contributes her practical experience to academia as a visiting professor and head of the interdisciplinary #FinTank at the FHNW and lecturer at various universities.

In addition, Cornelia Stengel is involved in working groups and associations related to her fields of activity, for example as a member of the working groups Financial Market Policy and Data Policy of economiesuisse or as a member of the Swiss Blockchain Federation. As an expert, she supported the Federal Administration in connection with the drafting of the DLT legislation and is elected as a permanent guest of the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA) Commission on Digitalization.

All speakers

H.E. Fabrice Filliez

Ambassador of Switzerland to Poland

Michał Stępień

President of the Polish - Swiss Chamber of Commerce; UBS Country Head Poland

Dr. Marek Dietl

CEO, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Katarzyna Szwarc

Finance Minister’s Plenipotentiary for Capital Market Development

Stefan Flückiger

Deputy State Secretary, Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance

Piotr Augustyniak, LL.M., MBA, TEP

Partner, PATH Law

Matteo Bernardis

Head UBS Next Intelligence + Investing

Jochen Dürr

Chief Risk Officer of SIX

Michaela Seimen Howat

Sustainable Investing Strategist , UBS Global Wealth Management

Dorota Hutny

Manager in the services team for the financial sector at PwC

Norbert Jeziolowicz

Polish Bank Association, Director of the Retail Banking Financial Markets Team

Radomir Mastalerz

CEO, WealthArc

Patrick Odier

President, Building Bridges

Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski

Senior Lecturer, Center for Asset and Wealth Management, Zürich University of Applied Sciences

Thibaut Rouquette

Head of Partnerships, F10 Incubator & Accelerator

Joanna Smolik

Director of the Strategic Relations Department in the BGK, Polish Development Bank

Dr. Anna Stünzi

Lecturer, HSG; Board Member, Descartes Finance; President, foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy

Paweł Widawski

President of FinTech Poland

Prof. Dr Hab. Witold Wiliński

GPW Tech S.A., CEO

Dr Katarzyna Wilk

CEO Swiss Impact Lead, President of the Swiss Impact Lead Foundation

Tomasz Wiśniewski, PhD

Coordinator of the ESG Strategy for the Capital Market, Warsaw Stock Exchange

Pablo Padrutt

Head of Economic, Financial and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland

Ulrich Schwendimann

Managing Director of the Polish-Swiss Chamber of Commerce