Explore this year's program, topics, and speakers

Annual Convention is renowned for its high quality content programme, addressing current key trends, opportunities and issues of concern for the leasing, automotive rental and consumer credit industries.

The Leaseurope & Eurofinas teams have put together a compelling agenda focused around key themes of sustainable finance and reporting, the energy transition, Artificial Intellligence, automotive finance and mobility, the impact of a changing regulatory and political landscape and much more.

Over the course of 1,5 days we will engage in in interactive parallel sessions involving business leaders, industry experts and regulators. We are excited to be able to announce the first confirmed speakers who are at the forefront of their respective fields, each bringing a unique perspective and invaluable expertise to our gathering.

Programme at a Glance available now!

Meet the first keynote speaker!

PhD, Prof. Dr. Markus Hengstschläger, Head of the Institute of Medical Genetics, Medical University of Vienna.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Markus Hengstschläger studied genetics at the University of Vienna, did research at Yale University in the USA and was finally appointed university professor at the Medical University of Vienna, where he now heads the Institute of Medical Genetics. The award-winning and internationally recognized scientist teaches students and is active in the fields of genetic diagnostics, basic research and innovation consulting.

He holds the order of merit for services rendered to the Republic of Austria and is, among other things, Deputy Chairman of the Austrian Bioethics Commission and Head of the Academia Superior think tank.

Hengstschläger is also a science presenter on TV and Radio and the author of four bestsellers.

Join us in Alicante and meet also : 

  • Alexander Hughes, Managing Director, CA Auto Finance UK 
  • Alexander Schmidecker, CEO, Raiffeisen-Leasing 
  • Patrick Beselaere, MD ABFH management  
  • Carlo van Kemenade, Managing Board member of Rabobank 
  • Carlos Ballesteros Barrados, Managing Director, ANESE 
  • Denis Verbin, Director of regulatory affairs, Mastercard 
  • Dirk Schlimm, Executive Vice President, Geotab
  • Gerry Keaney, Chief Executive, BVRLA 
  • Gonçalo Carriço, Head of Digital Public Policy EU Corporate Affairs, Grupo Santander 
  • Jacobo Anaya, Director of Energy and Sustainability, BBVA
  • Javier Heredia, Managing Director Europe, CSI leasing
  • Jehan de Thé, Group Public Affairs Director, Europcar
  • Jeroen Lenaers, Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chair of the EPP 
  • Jevgenijs Belezjaks, Leasing expert, independent Board member InGain, Rigas Siltums, Getlini EKO, LAU 
  • Judith Arnal, Economist (PhD) and lawyer CEPS, Real Instituto Elcano and Board Member at Bank of Spain 
  • Khaled Shahbo, Senior Vice President, Europe, Enterprise Mobility
  • Kees Kerstens, credit risk management, ING bank 
  • Kenny Henderson, Partner, CMS
  • Leigh Lytle, ELFA President and CEO 
  • Marion Longchambon, Managing Director, Domofinance 
  • Markus Hengstschläger, Best selling author, Head of the Centre of pathobiochemistry and genetics at the Medical University of Vienna 
  • Manuela Pachoinig, Head of Leasing CE+EE Coordination, UniCredit 
  • Olaf Meyer, Chief Risk Officer SFS Commercial Finance Germany, Siemens Finance & Leasing GmbH
  • Neil Pein, CEO, BNP Paribas Leasing solutions 
  • Pascal Layan, Deputy CEO, BNP Paribas leasing solutions 
  • Patricia Suarez Ramirez, President, Asufin 
  • Peter-Jan Bentein, Secretary General, Leasing Nederland – NVL 
  • Prof. Thomas Hartmann-Wendels, Director, Institute for Leasing Research, University of Cologne 
  • Rafael Castillo-Triana, CEO, The Alta Group Latin America and Emerging Markets 
  • Renato di Chiara, CEO, Deutsche Leasing China 
  • Richard Bullard, Assistant Vice President, Head of European Government and Public Affairs, Enterprise Mobility
  • Roland Maslo, Head of Corporate Management, Raiffeisen Leasing 
  • Dr. Sebastian Hirsch, CEO, Grenke 
  • Solenne Lepage, Director-General, ASF  
  • Stephen Haddrill, Director General, FLA 
  • Tim Albertsen, CEO, Ayvens 
  • Vinzenz Pflanz, Chief Business Officer, Sixt SE 

For information regarding the programme, please contact Richard Knubben.