Andy Young

Head of Finance, LV=

Andy has been involved in all aspects of financial management and reporting over the last 26 years with various companies, the last 15 years being with LV=.

Andy is responsible for financial control, operations and reporting for the LV= group. He has held many positions within LV= within both the Life and GI Strategic Business Units. He has been involved in streamlining many financial processes in the LV= Group, bringing in new systems, integrating acquired companies, conversion of all companies from UK GAAP to IFRS and more recently Pillar 3 reporting for Solvency II.

Andy believes that the fundamental building blocks for strong financial control are reconciliations and is passionate about making them work well.

Andrew Wright
Manager, Solutions Consulting EMEA, BlackLine

Andrew Wright is the Manager, Solutions Consulting - EMEA at BlackLine. He is based in the UK office. Prior to joining BlackLine, Andrew has spent around 19 years working with many global clients formulating and delivering Financial Performance Management solutions covering Financial Consolidation, Budgeting, Planning & Forecasting, Financial Reporting and Disclosure Management solutions in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Andrew is a certified BlackLine Implementer and as a Solutions Consultant regularly assists clients to understand the value and benefits of Modern Finance solutions. He can be reached at

Jesper Lillelund

Jesper Lillelund
Partner & Co-Founder, CorporateLeaders

Jesper Lillelund has been engaged in building valuable business networks on the international scene for over 15 years. Jesper combines his in-depth industry knowledge, access to a wide network of business leaders, and market development skills focusing on making business transformation and corporate excellence part of the business agenda.

Prior to co-founding CorporateLeaders, Jesper was instrumental in building a leading independent business transformation association from an informal business community to a global player. He also served as the Marketing Director at The Wall Street Journal Europe where he was responsible for managing brand, direct and on-line marketing. In his career at the Journal Europe, Jesper was also responsible for developing new revenue generating businesses. This included launching The Wall Street Journal Europe’s conference operations starting with the highly sought after European CEO Summits to the regional Central European Economic Review conferences. Prior to the Journal Europe, Jesper held market analyst roles at MAN B&W Diesel and Danisco in Denmark.

Jesper holds an MBA in International Management from the University of Dallas and a BBA in Management and International Business from Baylor University in Texas.


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