HR One Gala


Since 2002, HR One Gala is the “must see” event for Luxembourg HR professionals. This event gathers no less than one thousand HR professionals every year. It is traditionally made up of 3 moments :

  • A major conference welcoming the Minister of Labour, an Employment and Immigration speech and the intervention of international speakers
  • A renowned and convivial networking cocktail to exchange with other professionals
  • A seated dinner during which are unveiled winners of Luxembourg HR Awards


Luxembourg HR Awards aims at rewarding and spreading best practices and market solutions to Human Resources Managers. Principal evaluation criterias are professionalism, innovation, conduct and added values of professionals, products and services. Candidates must be located in Luxembourg and have a strong local involvment.

Each candidate will submit an application and will answer few questions to present his/her HR vision and projects. Being a candidate enables your company to benefit from a highly focused visibility to the jury members and all HR Managers. Moreover, candidates and winners will be unveiled at the occasion of the Luxembourg HR Awards Ceremony and will be announced on HR One communication tools (website, newsletter, etc).

The list of candidates will be published on the gala website and shared on HR One communication tools (website, newsletter, etc).



  • 03:30 pm
    Doors opening
  • 4:00 pm
    Opening Word
  • 4:15 pm
    The HR, the CEO and the Leadership Journey

    Bernard Fontana,  President General Director, Areva NP

  • 4:35 pm
    Paradoxe RH dans une unité d'intervention

    Christophe Caupenne, Founder, Cabinet Caupenne Conseil

  • 4:55 pm
    La connaissance de l'homme: clé de la réussite

    Abdu Gnaba, Founder, Sociolab & Anthropologue au service des entreprises

  • 5:15 pm
    Discussion Panel "The Day after HR: Becoming a CEO"


    Karin Scholtes, Global Head of HR at BIL

    Romain Mannelli, Executive Vice President Human Resources at RTL Group

    Valérie Massin, General Manager, Coordination RH Luxembourg at ArcelorMittal

    Claude Olinger, Human Resources Director at Luxair Group

    Duncan Neighbour, Head of Human Resources Benelux at HSBC Luxembourg

  • 6:00 pm
    Networking Cocktail
  • 8:00 pm
    Luxembourg HR Awards Dinner 2015