Meet our Diverse & Global Team
Rachel previously worked in the global financial services sector and has a vast experience in managing multi-cultural teams for FTSE and Fortune 100 companies. Rachel was awarded Most Inspiring Women in Entrepreneurship in 2012 and is a founding member of Dress for Success (Luxembourg) and Competence asbl as well as being a co-author of the book Unlock your Mind. She has regularly lectured on the University of London MBA programme.
Rachel is British and, in 2014 became naturalised Luxembourgish. She speaks four languages fluently. She is married to Keith, has a young daughter, lives in Luxembourg yet close to the airport fulfilling her passion for travel regularly.
Rachel’s passions: In addition to travel, Rachel enjoys keeping fit (to compensate for her love of all things bubbly and fine food), a frustrated artist – she loves looking at and creating PopArt and loves “the brand”.
David retired from Banking after nearly 30 years in mainly senior positions, but most notably as Country Head and Board member of The Bank of New York Mellon Luxembourg. He was also the COO of the groups EMEA Trustee & Depository Business and member of numerous trade and industry associations and other boards, ranging from holding companies, a Trust company and the charity that he co-founded – Make-A-Wish Luxembourg.
David’s passions: David is well-known as a driver, both cars and businesses. David would like his legacy to be “that I helped make the financial services industry to be a better place to work.”
Helen Valentine is fts global’s Chief Operating Officer and has 23 years experience working for international corporations. Helen has been based in Luxembourg since 2004 during which time she has run State Street’s Alternative Investment Services Luxembourg subsidiary and held a number of senior positions at JPM Bank Luxembourg including Head of Finance, Head of Trust, and board member of a number of JP Morgan investment companies. Prior coming to Luxembourg Helen worked across a broad cross section of industries including telecoms and consumer goods.
Helen’s passions: In addition to being utterly passionate about operational excellence and change management, Helen is married, with three energetic children with whom she spends much of her free time either on the ski slopes, in the ice rink or side of rugby pitch.
Eros was former L&D Head at leading European Agency. With an MSc in Executive Coaching, his specialities are Leadership development & Executive Coaching. He speaks English and Spanish.
Tracey formerly held a senior position as Global Head of Learning and Development for a global financial custodian. She is a passionate trainer and facilitator and holds a number of certifications (DiSC practitioner, HBDI, SDI, Insights and PDI360). She speaks English
Tommy is a former pro-athlete turned entrepreneur, coach and mental trainer with a solid experience of working with leaders, teams, and world class athletes. He speaks Swedish, English, and Serbian/Bosnian/ Croatian.
Steve is a former CEO of a FTSE 100 company. He is a Certified Executive coach (PCC, CPCC) and trainer with 20+ years of experience in Leadership & Business intelligence. He speaks English & French.
Robert brings corporate and charity sector leadership experience and is a certified business improvement and change practitioner. He specialises in equality and diversity. He speaks English.