Vice-Chairperson of the Board
Chairperson of the Nomination Committee
Mrs Ries became a director on 1 January 2015. Mrs Ries is First Advisor to the Prime Minister and Minister for Media and Communications in Luxembourg. She is i.a. in charge of media, telecom and digital policy and coordinates the government’s ‘Digital Luxembourg’ priority. Anne-Catherine Ries graduated with a law degree from the Université de Paris II and the University of Oxford. She holds a postgraduate LL.M degree with honours from the London School of Economics, where she specialised in Telecommunications, Information Technology and European Competition Law. After starting her professional career in a law firm in Paris, she joined the Permanent Representation of Luxembourg to the EU in Brussels. Upon her return to Luxembourg and over the last 15 years, her focus has been on attracting and developing tech companies in Luxembourg. She sits on the Board of Directors of POST Luxembourg. Mrs Anne-Catherine Ries is the Chairperson of the Nomination Committee of SES.
Mrs Ries is a Luxembourg and French national. She is not an independent director because she represents an important shareholder.