Interviews

2016 12 rasoAn agronomist by training, in 2002 he joined Caisse Régionale du Crédit Agricole Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur. After a varied career in the group, where he became Human Resources Manager, this "customer relations devotee" as he calls himself, came to Monaco as Manager of Crédit Agricole Monaco.

2016 09 anselmiA graduate in Fundamental Public Law from Nice University, Laurent Anselmi, currently Chief Legal Advisor to the Government, has had a long law career: Minister, Secretary General of the Chancellerie des Ordres Princiers au Palais and, in a more recreational register,  Vice-President of the FIA international tribunal in Paris and President of the Commission de la langue monégasque. This devotee explains his mission to us.

2016 05 Berro AmadeiH.E Mrs Isabelle Berro-Amadei  is an accomplished jurist. She served as a judge in Monaco, then in 2006 was elected to the European Court of Human Rights, where she was President of Section from 2012 to 2015. The first Monegasque judge to take the bench in Strasbourg in the name of Monaco, she is now the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco to Germany, Austria and Poland.

2015-03 Garino

On the occasion of the three-year renewal of its 36 members from the three Governmental, Trade Union and Employers' colleges - including 3 members representing AMAF (Mrs Marie Odile Joris, Mr Guy Thomas Levy-Soussan and Mr Jean Danckaert) - we met the Chairman, Mr André Garino.

2016-03 cottalorda

HE Claude Cottalorda, Monaco’s fifth Ambassador to France, is also Ambassador of the Principality of Monaco to the Principality of Andorra, and Personal Representative of HSH the Sovereign Prince and the Princely Government  to the Permanent Council of the Francophonie. After one year performing his duties, he tells us about his responsibilities and challenges.

2016-02 crespi

Pierre-Frank Crespi has been Secretary General of the banking trade union Syndicat des Employés Gradés et Cadres de Banque de Monaco (SEGCBM) for 12 years, and has 23 years of service in the Monegasque banking sector. Now a private banker at the Monaco branch of a French bank, he knows the industry to perfection, as well as the various problems related to financial activities in Monaco.

2015-12 gilles-tonelly

From 2011 to 2015, Gilles Tonelli held the post of Ambassador of Monaco to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. During this period he was also a Head of Mission with the European Union – a certain asset for the new Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.

2015-10 thierry-garde

Thierry Garde took over from Olivier Lecler as Managing Director of Société Générale Private Banking Monaco in January 2013. We asked him about his feelings after almost 3 years in Monaco.

2015-06 interview-willems

Banque Havilland, historically based in Luxemburg, is a solid private bank which offers its customers security and reliability in the structuring and management of their wealth. It opened a branch in Monaco in 2012.
Meet the CEO, Jean-François Willems.

2015-06 interview-magnan

On 28 May, the Monegasque Association of Financial Activities (AMAF) hosted Mr. Guy Magnan, Chairman of the Commission de Contrôle des Informations Nominatives (CCIN) (the Data Protection Authority of Monaco). It was an opportunity to enlighten the financial centre on the Commission’s role as regards attractiveness.

2015-05 interview-bonnal

Heading the Department of Education, Youth and Sport, Ms Isabelle Bonnal manages the organisation and administration of public education and private education under contract of Principality, from nursery schools to higher education. She is also responsible for implementing government policy on Youth and Sports. A hands-on woman, Ms Isabelle Bonnal is anxious to maintain close links with the school management teams, staff and sports associations of Monaco.