Stéphane Boujnah is CEO and Chairman of the Managing Board of Euronext.
Before joining Euronext, Stéphane Boujnah was Head of Santander Global Banking and Markets for continental Europe. From 2005 to 2010, he was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank responsible for the development of the investment banking operations in France. Previously he founded KM5 Capital, an advisory company specialised in equity raising and M&A advice for venture capital funds and innovative technology companies.
From 2000 to 2002, he was Director of the European M&A team of Credit Suisse First Boston Technology Group in Palo Alto and London. From 1997 to 1999, Stéphane Boujnah was senior adviser to the French Minister for Economy, Finance and Industry, Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
He started his carrier in 1991 as a business lawyer at Freshfields. He graduated from the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. He holds a Master degree and a DEA in Law from La Sorbonne Paris, a LLM in Law from the University of Kent, and a MBA from Insead.
Stéphane Boujnah was a member of the Commission pour la Liberation de la Croissance Française established by the then President Nicolas Sarkozy in 2007. He is founder and Vice-President of the Board of the think tank En Temps Réel and President of the Board of directors of Accentus and Insula Orchestra.
Anthony Attia is CEO of Euronext Paris and Global Head of Listing. Previously, Mr Attia served as Chief of Staff to the President and Deputy CEO of NYSE Euronext from 2010 to 2013. In 2008, following the merger between NYSE and Euronext, he was appointed Senior Vice President in charge of designing and deploying the Universal Trading Platform (UTP).
In 2004, he served as Executive Director, Head of Operations for Euronext. He was responsible for market surveillance, the operational relationship with customers, and business development projects in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon and Paris. In 2000 he was the Program Director for the Euronext integration, in charge of migrating the French, Belgian and Dutch exchanges to the Euronext Market Model and NSC trading system. Mr Attia joined Société des bourses françaises in 1997.
Mr Attia is a board member of LCH.Clearnet SA, EnterNext, and the French Capital Markets Association (Amafi). He holds an Engineering degree in computer science, applied mathematics and finance from the Institut d’Informatique d’Entreprise and also studied at INSEAD.
Chris Topple is CEO of Euronext London, Head of Global Sales and a member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V.
Chris Topple was co-head of Societe Generale Prime Services, a global multi-asset, multi-instrument prime brokerage proposition, including financing, custody and execution from May 2015 until joining Euronext in October 2018. Previously, he was responsible for leading the Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services (PCS) sales teams globally within Societe Generale’s Newedge Group. Chris joined Newedge from Lehman Brothers / Nomura in 2012, where he spent five years as Co-Head of Prime Brokerage Sales. Prior to Lehman Brothers, Chris worked for JP Morgan from 1993 to 2005 in a variety of senior roles, including Global Head of Electronic Trading Sales across Fixed Income, European Head of Fixed Income Prime Brokerage Sales and Head of European Clearing Sales. Chris holds a BSc in European Business with Technology Politecnico di Torino from Italy and Brighton Polytechnic.
Daryl Byrne is CEO of Euronext Dublin and Head of Debt & Funds Listings and ETFs. He is a member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V.. Daryl Byrne joined the Irish Stock Exchange in 2000 and has held a number of senior management roles. Since 2011, as Chief Regulatory Officer, Daryl has led a team of 30, with responsibility for regulation and operations relating to the listing of financial instruments on Euronext Dublin's markets, across multiple asset classes including equity, debt and funds. He has been responsible for Euronext Dublin's regulatory engagement with issuers and market participants, as well as domestic and EU regulatory authorities. Daryl has been instrumental in the development of Euronext Dublin's global markets for securities. Previously he held the position of Head of Strategy Planning and Brand.
He currently participates on the ESMA Corporate Finance Standing Committee Consultative Working Group and the European Corporate Governance Network, and is a former member of the Irish REITs Forum and the Company Law Review Group.
Isabel Ucha is CEO of Euronext Lisbon and CEO of Interbolsa, the Custody and Settlement service provider (CSD) for the Portuguese market. She is a member of the Managing Board since May 2019.
Having joined the Portuguese Stock Exchange in 2008, her previous professional experience includes several senior roles, including serving as Advisor for Economic Affairs to the Prime Minister, Head of Issuing and Markets at the Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency (IGCP), and at the Portuguese securities market regulator (CMVM). Isabel has also been an assistant lecturer at Universidade Católica, teaching different economic and financial programs (Economics, Corporate Finance, Economics of Finance, Economics of Regulation, European Economics, Portuguese Economy, Corporate Governance).
Isabel holds a degree in Economics from Universidade Católica and a Masters in Economics from Universidade Nova, as well as a Masters in Finance from London Business School.
Simone Huis in ‘t Veld
Simone Huis in ‘t Veld is the CEO of Euronext Amsterdam and member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V. since October 2019.
She joined the group from her position as Managing Director and Country COO of Deutsche bank in The Netherlands. Her previous professional experience includes over 20 years of senior management experience in the financial sector (Deutsche Bank, ABN AMRO, Rabobank), of which over 12 years in Executive/Board roles in an international environment.
She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Amsterdam and participated in several (non)executive management courses (a.o. Nyenrode Business University and London Business School).
Simone is a board member of EnterNext and a supervisory board member of iBabs.
Vincent Van Dessel
Vincent Van Dessel has been the CEO of Euronext Brussels since September 2009. From 2003 to 2009, Mr Van Dessel was General Manager of Euronext Brussels. From January 2000 to June 2003, he was Chairman of the Market Authority of the Brussels Exchanges, responsible for members admission, listing, company information and the supervision of the markets. Upon the merger of the Amsterdam, Paris and Brussels exchanges into Euronext in September 2000, he became member of the Executive Committee. He joined the Brussels Stock Exchange in 1992 as Director Markets and Listing and later became member of the managing board of the Brussels Exchanges.
Mr Van Dessel started his career as a stockbroker in 1984. He has an MSc in Applied Economics from KU Leuven University and is also a guest lecturer at several universities, including the KU Leuven, UCL Mons and Paris Sorbonne.
Håvard S. Abrahamsen
Håvard S. Abrahamsen is CEO Oslo Børs VPS and member of the Managing Board of Euronext N.V.
Håvard S. Abrahamsen joined the group from his position as a partner at PwC. He has been a partner at PwC since 2002, and he was Managing Director of PwC Norway between 2010 and 2018. He has also been on PwC’s Global Board for the last five years. Before joining PwC, He spent eight years at Oslo Børs, where his final role was Executive Vice President, Equity Markets.
He holds a master’s degree in economics and business administration from BI Norwegian Business School and a master’s degree in accounting and auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics.
Managing Board permanent attendees
Executive Legal Director and General Counsel
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Talent Officer
Chief Information and Technology Officer
Head of Cash and Derivatives at Euronext