Robert Scharfe is a Senior Advisor at Odgers Berndtson Luxembourg office. He chairs the Financial Services & CEO Practice, with an important accent on leadership of tomorrow and ESG areas.
Robert has more than 30 years of experience and is a recognised expert in Banking, International Capital Markets, Asset Management and Investment Funds. He also initiated the creation of the Luxembourg Green Exchange, the world’s first and leading exchange platform dedicated entirely to sustainable financial products.
Before joining Odgers Berndtson, Robert was the CEO at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange for nine years, a Member of the Management Board of BGL BNP Paribas in Luxembourg before and had assumed senior responsibilities within Fortis Bank in the areas of Institutional Banking and Global Markets.
Robert chairs the Gouvernance and Nomination Committee of the World Federation of Exchanges and he was a member of the Board of directors of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Nancy and he is an alumnus of Insead and Stanford Graduate School of Business. Robert is Luxembourgish and speaks fluent German, French and English.