Francois de Witte

Founder & Senior Consultant at FDW Consult; Managing Director and CFO at SafeTrade Holding S.A.

 

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After having worked for more than 30 years in banking, François launched his own consultancy activity, FDW Consult, specialized in finance and treasury consulting. From 2014 to 2016, he was also Solution Partner Treasury & Finance at USG Professionals. Since then he took up several assignments, including one in the automotive sector with Ginion Group and with Ibanity, part of Isabel Group in the area of PSD2 and open banking.

Since April 2018, he is also Managing Director and CFO of SafeTrade Holding S.A., a start-up providing solutions in the Pan European B2B sale of used cars (www.safecartrade.com).

Key areas of expertise: International Cash management, treasury organization; working capital management, financing, structured finance; advisory; banking relationship, strategy and negotiations; PSD2 and open banking.

François is also lecturer of the course “Treasury Products and Banking Relations” in the Master program “Finance and Treasury” at the University of Lille 2, at the Treasury Courses at the  Vlerick Business School, at Febelfin Academy and at SBM Opleidingen.

François has a master degree both in Law and Economics from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Articles

New Treasury Training Program in Luxembourg

New Treasury Training Program in Luxembourg

Feb 19 2019

| 19-2-2019 | François de Witte | treasuryXL | Treasury is a continuously evolving function. The Corporate…

Treasury for Dummies – Payments

Treasury for Dummies – Payments

Nov 13 2018

| 13-11-2018 | François de Witte | TreasuryXL | 1. Purpose of payments The payment is the…

PSD 2 Summer 2018 Update

PSD 2 Summer 2018 Update

Aug 30 2018

| 30-08-2018 | François de Witte | TreasuryXL | In June 2018, I published a Spring Update…

Best read articles of all time – Cash Pooling – where is the money

Best read articles of all time – Cash Pooling – where is the money

Jul 04 2018

| 04-07-2018 | François de Witte | treasuryXL | The main objectives of the cash…

PSD2 Spring Update

PSD2 Spring Update

Jun 18 2018

| 18-06-2018 | François de Witte | TreasuryXL During the fall of 2017, I published a…

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