Speakers

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Salvatore Novaretti is a corporate history consultant at SwissRe in Zurich. He started his professional career in banking at the Credit Suisse group where he held different positions in the area of credit risk management. He then studied history, social and economic history and social anthropology at the University of Zurich and obtained his Master degree in 2009 with a thesis on corporate history at the Research Center for Social and Economic History in Zurich. Before joining SwissRe in 2011, Novaretti was a freelance worker in the area of historical and archival research.

Roger Nougaret is a graduate from Ecole Nationale des Chartes in Paris in the year 1982. Nougaret started as curator then chief-curator at French National Archives. He also worked at Archives de Loire-Atlantique in Nantes between 1982 and 1991. In the following years from 1991 to 1998 Nougaret continued to work as archivist for Crédit Lyonnais, later being promoted to archivist and records manager in 1999. Currently, Nougaret is responsible for the Archives et Histoire Groupe at BNP PARIBAS. Further, Nougaret also used to be a member of ICA/SBL Steering Committee between 1995 and 2000 and has been member of EABH’s Academic Advisory Council ever since 1998 and of Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques starting in 2001.

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Jacqueline Hübner-Mentha holds a degree in law form University of Mainz in 1987. Her major practice areas are contract caw (sourcing, consulting, outsourcing), IT/IP Law, run the bank & change the bank projects. Hübner-Mentha joined Deutsche Bank in 1991 and currently serves as their vice president and senior legal counsel in Frankfurt.

Łukasz Wiliński received a degree in history from the University of Gdansk in 2007, which was the same year he started working as archivist for Millennium Bank. In 2008 Wilinski started working with Citi Handlowy, becoming chief archivist in 2011. He has published several articles on 17th century Poland and economic history. Currently, he is program coordinator for the Leopold Kronenberg Foundation at Citi Handlowy. His key areas of interest are history of Warsaw, 19th century bourgeois, and Warsaw banks.

Jakub Kunert graduated in history and archival science from the Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of Charles University in Prague in 2002. He trained at the State District Archive in Prague and at the archive of the Czech National Bank, where he was promoted to chief archivist in 2009. He serves as a member of the Academic Council of EABH and is also the representative of the Czech National Bank in the ECB Information Management Network. His work mainly focuses on the history of small and middle-size banks in Czech lands; he has also published widely on this matter. Recently, he has been working on the history of central banking in Czechoslovakia mainly in the period 1918 – 1950.

František Chudjak graduated in history and archival science from Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1992 and accomplished his PhD in 2011. He has worked as senior archivist at the National Bank of Slovakia Archive since 1995 and processes archive funds of the central banking in Slovakia. In his research Chudjak deals with the relationship between banks and industry in the period 1918 – 1938, the position of the banking elite in Slovakia as well as everyday life of bank officials. He further participates in the project for electronic documents and record management system at the National Bank of Slovakia.

Ines Van Dijk holds a degree in social sciences (andragology: community building and organisation science) at the University of Utrecht which she accomplished in 1988. Afterwards she graduated with an international Master in museum studies at the Reinwardt Academy in 2003 and started her archival science courses at the University of Amsterdam in 2007. In the professional field, she worked as a researcher and advisor on Social Welfare in the years 1980 to 1991. Further, she was manager at the Information Center on Employment Projects for Minorities in the Netherlands between 1991 and 2000, and had the same management position at the Department of Registration and the Library of the Supervising Authority on Insurances and Pensions at Dutch National Bank (DNB) from 2000 to 2003. Today, she is an advisor on archival policy at DNB.

Elke Pfnür graduated in medieval and modern history in Bamberg, and also studied political science in Munich, communications science in Salzburg, and economic and social history in Los Angeles. She has been working for Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG since 1999. Initially, she worked for the communications department in markets and investment banking, and since 2003 she has been responsible for the development and management of the corporate history division as the head of department at the same bank, which in December 2009 changed its legal denomination to UniCredit Bank AG. Furthermore, she also has a degree course in public relations in Berlin, was part of the public relations (PR) project in Tokyo/Japan for HVB Capital Asia Ltd and HypoVereinsbank AG and has participated in the bank trainee programmes in the private and corporate customer division. The corporate and history department, in which Mrs. Pfnür has been manager, was nominated ‘Business Archives of the Year 2008’ for outstanding performance in the field of historical corporate communication and in November 2008, the HVB Historical Archives were awarded the distinction ‘archives of national significance’.