Mr. Laurent Bourlard, Chief Executive Officer - AXA Hedging Services
Laurent Bourlard, age 41, is a graduate of SUPELEC (1992) and ESSEC (1994).
After joining Crédit Lyonnais in 1994 as a trader with the Capital Markets division, Laurent went on to become the Head of Equity Derivatives for the French market. In 1999, Laurent was named as the Head of Trading for Equity Derivatives in London, where he was in charge of 4 European offices (Paris, London, Frankfurt, Zurich), and a team of 35 traders covering 10 markets.
In 2006 Laurent joined the AXA Group, where his principal objective was to create a shared services platform for the insurance and reinsurance companies of the Group. AXA Hedging Services offers a broad range of services: product design, modeling, pricing, risk analysis, definition and implementation of coverage, in alignment with the risk appetite of the Group. In partnership with its parent company, AXA Bank Europe, AXA Hedging Services is developing its offer and putting in place 'integrated services', which allows its customers to benefit from both consulting services and market access.
Laurent is currently the Chief Executive Officer of AXA Hedging Services, that employs 40 people across 3 sites (Paris, Brussels and Singapore). He is also a member of the extended Management Board of AXA Bank Europe.