Anne Leclercq

Risk Experience

Independent non-executive director

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Anne Leclercq has been an independent non-executive director since April 2015. She studied law at the Catholic University of Leuven and obtained a diploma from the Kellogg School of Management and an MBA from the Vlerick Business School. At the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, she took the Business Sustainability Management course in 2020.

From 1980 to 1998, she worked at several banks where, as Directeur Trésorerie, she was responsible for the Tresorerie and Trading Books and the investment portfolio. She was also a member of the ALM Committee (asset and liability management) and she was affiliated with the Belgian Debt Agency from 1998 to 2019. As from 2008, she became the Director of Treasury and Capital Markets. In this capacity, she was responsible for defining the financing policy of the Belgian national debt and the organisation of secondary markets. She was a member of the Strategic Committee, which sets the strategy and risk management for sovereign debt financing, and as Director of Treasury and Capital Markets chaired the Market Committee, responsible for the implementation of financing and its continuous assessment against the risk framework. These positions contributed to gaining extensive knowledge and experience in enterprise risk management. Her general management experience, knowledge and expertise regarding financial markets and risk-based, efficient financial management (debt capital markets), provide substantial added value to the financing policy of WDP. In addition, she has served in various roles in supranational institutions such as the IMF, the World Bank and the OECD.

Other active terms on 31 December 2023

Listed companies: –

Non-listed companies: BNP Paribas Fortis (risk committee chair), Fluxys Belgium, De Warande, AZ Sint-Maria-Ziekenhuis Halle