Charles Muller has spent his whole professional career in financial services in Luxembourg. During his time at the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI), he was in charge of the legal and tax, public policy and as well as communications and events departments. He assisted in the creation of ALFI’s EU representation office in Brussels, oversaw the trade body’s strategic implementation in the public policy space and maintained contacts with the EU Commission, Members of the European Parliament and the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA – formerly CESR). He was in charge for ALFI of overseeing the EU’s regulatory agenda following the 2008 crisis which led among others to the AIFMD, UCITS5, MIFID2, PRIIPS…regulations.
At KPMG he continued his public policy work as the Head of the European Centre of Excellence for Investment Management regulation but also helped clients implement the many regulatory changes that impacted asset managers and their funds. He also maintained contacts with KPMG offices, asset managers, trade bodies and regulators in non-EU countries, especially in Asia and the US. Today, Charles Muller continues to advise KPMG as an external senior advisor at the Luxembourg and international level and to represent the audit firm in its relations with Luxembourg and international trade bodies and authorities. He is in regular contact with specialized journalists and a speaker at industry conferences.