Board of Directors
The Global Corporate Finance Society (GCFS) is a policy-based member-funded organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors.
The Global Corporate Finance Society (GCFS) is led by a volunteer Board of Directors and are selected from nominations put forward by society members. The Directors are bound by our ethics and standards.
The governing authority is accountable to the members for management of the association and is responsible for setting policy and direction for the GCFS. The elected GCFS Board of Directors determines the Vision, Mission, Values, Goals, and policies that help guide the society’s efforts. GCFS policies are reviewed on annual basis to ensure they best reflect the needs of its members.
New York City, USA
Joseph Frantz has 8+ years of advisory experience in the capital markets, including as macroeconomic analyst and investment banker, and is currently focused on restructurings, recapitalizations, and turnarounds. Joseph has advised on the restructuring of over $10 billion of notional liabilities, including a large publicly-held retailer as well as privately-held companies in the medical products distribution and clinical laboratory space. …
New York, USA
Lisa has over 15 years of experience designing and delivering courses in strategy and analysis, preparing better credits, financial reporting, governance, risk and controls and ethics to a wide range of organizations including Royal Bank of Canada, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Zurich Insurance, Huntsman Chemical, AltaGas, and many professional associations. She is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and a …
Scott has over 15 years of experience designing and delivering Wall Street training programs for bulge bracket investment banks. His clients include JP Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Glenview Capital, HSBC, ING, and many others. Scott has successfully completed the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification Program offered by Corporate Finance Institute®. LinkedIn Profile
Santa Monica, USA
Lester has over 10 years of experience in finance – ranging from investments, artificial intelligence, to management consulting. His prior roles include vice president of data science, strategy consultant, and risk management consultant in various Fortune 30 companies. On his spare time, Lester consults in performance coaching for salespeople, which have achieved top 3 in their company, and small business …
San Francisco, USA
Ryan comes from a professional background in Asset Management and Management Consulting. He specializes in probabilistic forecasting and translating machine learning applications into actionable business insights. He earned his bachelor’s in Economics and Philosophy from the University of Colorado and his master’s in Finance from Harvard University. Ryan has also completed the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Certification Program …
Rajib is a Business Finance Professional armed with a prolific 12-year track record (overall experience 16 years) of leading cross-functional teams to formulate and execute financial strategy in line with growth objectives. His areas of expertise include Financial Strategy, Budgeting and Forecasting, Cost Management, Credit Control, KPI Management, Preparation of Financial Statements, Client Management, Risk Mitigation, Stakeholder Management, Business Valuation, …
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Based out of Hong Kong, Amin is a financial consultant at a large infrastructure firm. Prior to his current role, Amin worked with HSBC’s Regional Corporate Real Estate function, overseeing financial & statistical modelling that assisted in CapEx optimization and understanding the projected risk and returns of the portfolio. Outside of work, Amin heads the Harvard Business School’s HBX program’s …
Johannesburg, South Africa
Scott is an alternative investment associate at AlphaWealth, with direct experience in private equity, venture capital, mezzanine debt, structured products and direct property. Scott has had detailed exposure to all aspects of the deal life-cycle and currently manages a South African debt lending fund. He has worked on various multi-million dollar equivalent deals that span a number of different geographies, …
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Mario Bartz has significant experience in cross-border, buy-side and sell-side assignments for mid-large European Corporates. His competencies include all areas of M&A transaction services and business advisory with a focus on value-adding financial due diligence. Prior to joining Mazars, he has gained experience in Transaction Advisory at Deloitte and worked for the Banking and Capital Markets practice at PwC in …
Jibran Khan currently works at the Canadian Tire Corp as a Manager for Operational Effectiveness. Prior experience includes work done in bio-pharma, private equity, management consulting, and financial advisory across multiple regions – North America, Europe, Middle East, ASEAN, and South Asia. Entrepreneurial experience includes work done as a diplomatic consultant for a UAE based media and event management company …
Liza has over 20 years of experience as a Partner in a medium-sized professional services firm. Although a Chartered Accountant by trade, her particular skills and interests lie in business strategy, deal structuring, and financial positioning. She is an inherent entrepreneur and combines this with strong technical skills and many years of business consulting and management. Liza has successfully completed …
Vitor is an economist highly focused on capital markets and banking. He has a wide range of experience in financial analysis of stocks and bonds as well as strong skills in financial planning and analysis (FP&A), portfolio management, and asset allocation. Vitor has successfully completed the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® Program offered by Corporate Finance Institute®.
Stefano Sanna is a Consultant at Arthur D. Little (ADL) in Paris, and previously, in the London office. Prior to ADL, he was a Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting in Italy. Throughout his career, he has worked across many industrial sectors, on issues of strategy, operations and organization performance. Stefano received a B.Sc and an M.Sc degree in Automation Engineering …
Arno is a Chartered Accountant with more than 15 years experience in senior roles leading finance, across various industries, in both South Africa and Australia. His expertise lies in Strategic and Operational Finance, including Business Management. Through his effective leadership and business partnering capabilities, he has a proven track record in delivering finance transformation and business improvements. He is passionate …
Tim has over 12 years of experience in capital markets across a wide range of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and capital raising totalling more than $3 billion. He began his career as an investment banking analyst at CIBC Capital Markets, then worked in investment management, corporate development, and corporate finance at public and private companies. LinkedIn Profile
The Board of Directors of the Global Corporate Finance Society (GCFS) is elected by the membership on biennial basis to handle the running of the business of the society.
If you or someone you know would be interested in joining the GCFS Board, please fill out the Board Self-Nomination Form.
Future of GCFS
The GCFS Board of Directors is currently implementing a marketing campaign to advance professional standards of practice. and in doing so expand society’s professional presence within government agencies, universities and colleges, and the public sector.
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