Deputy Head of Investment Solutions, Head of Financial Engineering
Kepler Cheuvreux Solutions
2013-Present: Head of Financial Engineering
2010-2013: Cross Asset Financial Engineer at Kepler Capital Markets
2006-2010: EMEA Fixed Income Structuring at CA-CIB
Graduated from Ecole Normale Supérieure
Head of Equity derivatives Sales France Belgium and Luxembourg
Chief marketing and communications officer
Sandra Chattopadhyay is a recognised marketing and communications expert with extensive international knowledge in investment banking and wealth management. In her more than 18 years of professional experience in Germany, France, and Switzerland, she has lived through all relevant market phases of the structured investment products segment – both boom and crisis periods.
Sandra, who holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, has worked for major issuers such as Société Générale, Barclays Capital, UBS, and Zurich-based Bank Vontobel. During this time, she developed a range of editorial and promotional content on wide-ranging investment topics. As a financial writer and former editor-in-chief of leading investment magazines and blogs, Sandra produces educational content and promotes thematic investments. On the sales side, she is a skilled “financial storyteller”, responsible for product marketing and content management. She has proven herself as a valuable link between product management and distribution, developing sophisticated customer experiences within the financial market.
In early 2019, Sandra joined the innovative Swiss Fintech company and securitization specialist GENTWO, where she isthe Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. Today, the expert for “social selling”, she is equally well-versed in both the traditional financial sector and the emerging Fintech world.
Before founding Lynceus Partners, Patrick worked at BNP Paribas where he started his career in 2011 in the global equities and commodity derivatives division where he held different roles regarding structured products such as marketing and sales, focusing on institutional clients in France then in Belgium.
In 2015, he moved to Switzerland and shortly after, motivated by the challenge to bring together structured products expertise and technology, he created Lynceus Partners and its proprietary platform, Argo.
Patrick studied financial markets at Audencia Business School and the Asian Institute of Management
Association Française de la Gestion Financière
head of investment solutions and services - NIM solutions
Natixis Investment Managers - Solutions
Oumar has been head of investment structuring, systematic investment, technology and services since July 2018, and was member of EFAMA’s Derivatives Working Group.
In February 2016, he was made head of the structured investment services platform, having been appointed deputy head of the structured products department in 2013. Oumar took lead of structuring, protected active management and quantitative research in 2010, having joined the team as portfolio manager / structurer in 2006. Oumar joined Natixis AM in 2005 as manager assistant in the aggregate fixed income team.
Before joining Natixis, Oumar began his career in 2004, working as a junior consultant within the risk management / quantitative analysis team of Ernst & Young.
He holds a master’s degree in finance from ESCP-EAP and an undergraduate degree from the École centrale de Marseille.
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Global head of front office derivatives
Karim is the global head of front office derivatives at Bloomberg. He currently oversees the strategy and development of industry leading systems for derivatives across all asset classes, with a focus on front office players and workflows. Prior to assuming this role, Karim worked as EMEA head of financial engineers, and then as global head of the derivatives library. Before joining Bloomberg in 2010, he worked at Barclays Capital where he launched the quantitative investment strategies business and headed the rapid response team. He supervised quantitative projects and was member of the Equity Steering Committee across all trading desks. Prior to that he worked as a quantitative analyst at BNP Paribas and strategist at Goldman Sachs, developing innovative products, analytics and front office systems for market data, pricing, hedging, life cycle and risk management.
DS Investment Solutions
Co-founder and CEO
Amélie Labbé Thompson
Director of Product and Content
Amélie is SRP’s global head of content, based in London. Before joining the company in January 2018, she was managing editor of International Financial Law Review, a Euromoney publication focused on the global financial regulation sector. She previously worked at Centaur Media in various management and editorial roles. She holds an LLM degree from the London School of Economics as well as a master’s degree in European law from the University of Rennes, in France. Amélie regularly speaks at and moderates events in London on financial regulation, having previously spoken about EU bank resolution in particular.
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Head of development
Managing Director - Head of European Sales
Armelle Loeb-Darcagne is head of European sales at STOXX in charge of the promotion and distribution of innovative STOXX and DAX index solutions to the entire range of institutional clients.
Armelle has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking and asset management.
Prior to joining STOXX in 2015, she held different senior positions in the ETF industry with iShares, HSBC and Credit Suisse ETF.
Armelle started at Lehman Brothers before joining Deutsche Bank in fixed income sales and trading. She then joined Morgan Stanley Capital International, which became MSCI, where she was sales responsible for the French speaking market.
Head of EMEA Insurance Investment Solutions
chief executive officer
Head of MACS Portfolio Management
AXA Investment Managers
Lorraine Zafrani joined Axa Investment Managers as global head of structured asset management. Prior to that, Lorraine worked at Sinopia Asset Management (part of the HSBC Group), managing structured products and volatility arbitrage products, and at JP Morgan (Morgan Gestion).