Anne Canel


Active for 25 years in the financial management of companies and the management of holdings, Anne began her career in Paris in 1997 in innovation management, then in the financial management of the M&A branch of the IGS (professional training) group. .

She then participated in the creation of the office dedicated to the non-profit advisory for KPMG, serving major French associations and foundations, before taking over the financial management of the Fondation de France.

Living in Luxembourg from 2007, she has been instrumental in the creation of the Banque de Luxembourg’s philanthropy advisory service, and of the Fondation de Luxembourg ( Creator of the first website selling made-to-measure suits in 2013 (SHEBUSA), she was selected in start-up competitions in Paris (Seedcamp), Brussels (BeAngels), Eindhoven (Next Woman), and Luxembourg (Seed4Start).

 In 2014, she took charge of the creation of HLD Europe ( in Luxembourg for large French fortunes, which she managed until January 2021.

She currently works as an advisor and director, notably with Banque ING Luxembourg, Foyer Group (, several Private Equity funds and family holdings.

Anne holds an Executive Certificate from the MIT Sloan School of Management (Boston) validating her training in Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Cybersecurity (2022).

She initially graduated from Sciences Po, is a Chartered Accountant and Statutory Auditor (France) and certified in Risk Management (ICHEC – Brussels).

She speaks French and English.