IQ-EQ, a leading global investor services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Bertrand d’Anselme as the new CEO of IQ-EQ France.
Bertrand joins IQ-EQ after several successful years at BNP Paribas, where he held senior leadership positions in the derivatives clearing and brokerage services sector most recently as Head of Listed and OTC Derivatives Clearing Services, Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. In this role, Bertrand played a pivotal role in establishing and developing a newly created business unit across multiple markets, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, South Korea, and India.
Prior to his tenure in Asia, Bertrand held the position of Global Head of Listed Derivatives, Execution, and Clearing Services in Paris, where he was responsible for driving sales and business development efforts across Europe, Asia, and the United States. His extensive industry knowledge was further honed during his tenure as Managing Director of Calyon Financial, a Crédit Agricole Group company, and Newedge France, a leading multi-asset brokerage firm.
With an impressive 30 years of experience under his belt, Bertrand’s key objectives in his new role will be growing IQ-EQ’s presence in France, with a strategic focus on expanding the Fund Management and Fund Services business to capitalise on the growing demand for alternative investments as well as maintaining our commitment to exceptional service delivery across all aspects of our operations including Corporate Services and the Fiducie activities.
“France is a key strategic market and one of the most dynamic markets in alternative investments”, commented Diana Senanayake, Regional CEO for Continental Europe. “Bertrand’s strategic vision and commitment to excellence align perfectly with our regional strategy to position our French hub as a key centre of excellence in the Continental Europe region. His appointment along with the collective talents of our new regional team with strong expertise and our extensive range of products and services, ensure we are well positioned, in France and globally, to become the provider of choice in the market”.