Global Family Enterprise Council - September 27-28, 2018


Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 1:00pm



The FOX Global Family Council is comprised of family office CEOs and wealth owners overseeing the most sophisticated multi-generational, multinational family offices.

The purpose of this council is to focus on sustainability of the family with discussions including family governance, owner education, strategic planning, and best practices for effective management of the family enterprise.

Each Council works from a FOX developed curriculum that is tailored to the needs of the Council. Meetings include content from the curriculum as well as specific topics and discussions requested by the Council members. FOX provides the appropriate internal and external resources for lively, fruitful meetings.

If you have questions, please contact  Julie Kelly.

We recommend booking your guest room at Hotel NH Linate which will have transportation between the hotel and Triulzo each day. Please also be advised that the most convenient airport to the hotel and meeting venue is Linate Airport. 

Hotel NH Linate
Via Achille Grandi, 12, 20068 Milano MI, Italy
+39 02 5477 68811


  • Agenda


Via Triulziana, 28, 20097

San Donato Milanese – Milano


Thursday, 27  September 2018

08:30 – 09:00

09:00 – 09:30
    Welcome, Goals of the GFC and Participation Introductions / Updates

Presented by Sara Hamilton, Founder and CEO and Miguel López de Silanes, Market Leader Europe & Latin America, Family Office Exchange

09:30 – 10:15
    Risk Session & Case Studies

Presented by Sara Hamilton and Miguel López de Silanes

10:15 – 11:15
    Disruption and Innovations to the Current Economic Order

Claudio Chittaro, Project Leader at the Risk Management Practice, BCG Italy (Boston Consulting Group) and Former Member and Ambassador of the BCG Henderson Institute Center for Macroeconomics

11:15 – 11:30
    Networking Break

11:30 – 12:30
    Follow-up Peer Dialogue on the Two Previous Sessions

12:30 – 13:30

13:30 – 15:00
    Next Generation Human Capital Development at Family Businesses

Presented by Alexander Hayward, Ernst & Young Family Office Market Leader

15:00 – 15:15
    Networking Break

15:15 – 17:30
    Case Study on Eligius FO: History, Structure, and Main Challenges & Peer Dialogue

Presented by Maarten de Groot, Director, Eligius Family Office

    Meeting Adjourns

18:00 – 20:00
    Social Event – Visit to Castelo Sforzesco & Duomo di Milano      ( |

20:00 – 22:00
    Council Dinner

Boeucc Milan (
Piazza Belgioioso, 2, 20121 Milano

*** Business casual attire for meeting ***
*** Jacket recommended for dinner ***


Friday, 28 September 2018

08:30 – 09:00

09:00 – 10:15
    Global Private Equity Investment Trends

Presented by Raniero Proietti, Managing Director, Partners Group Ltd.

10:15 – 10:30
    Networking Break

10:30 – 11:30
    Key Success Factors in Becoming a Resilient Family
Presented by Sara Hamilton and Miguel López de Silanes

11:30 – 13:00
    Key Success Factors in Becoming a Resilient Family
    Peer Dialogue on Becoming a Resilient Family and Key Takeaways from GFC

    Meeting Adjourns

13:00 – 14:00
    Optional Group Networking Lunch and Short Tour of Triulzo


*** Business casual attire for meeting ***