Carsten Kengeter became a member of Deutsche Börse’s executive board
in April 2015 prior to taking over the
role of CEO in June from Reto Francioni,
who held the position for nearly a
Prior to joining Deutsche Börse,
Kengeter served as visiting professor
in the department of Finance at the
London School of Economics and in the
financial markets group and systemic
He had previously spent five years
in roles with UBS.
During this time he served as serving as chairman and CEO from 2010 to
He joined the bank in 2008 when
he assumed responsibility for the
fixed income, currencies, commodities
In addition to that, he was a member of the UBS Group executive board
and developed its strategically significant non-core and legacy section.
Kengeter joined UBS in 2008 after
more than a decade with Goldman
Sachs which included three years serving as co-head of the bank’s Asian trading business.
As a managing director and partner, he also held responsibility for
various areas ranging from pensions to
Chief executive officer
Philippe Guillot joined the AMF in 2012, making the move to the regulatory side after two decades actively
trading in both London and Paris.
He began his career at DKL James
Capel, now HSBC, before joining
Enskilda Securities as a market maker.
In 1998, he started with Crédit
Agricole Cheuvreux in Paris as head of
facilitation and was appointed group
trading director in 2006.
His keen interest in regulatory
issues led him to take part in numer-
ous working groups and market bodies
dealing with Mifid issues, in addi-
tion to becoming a member of the
Securities Trading Committee of the
Association for Financial Markets in
“In this industry I have seen transformations, particularly in the last few
years,” Guillot says.
“But being on the sell-side there is a
limit to what you can say to defend your
market structure vision before you are
accused of having a vested interest.”
In his current role with the AMF
Guillot is now in charge of supervising
three elements: market structure and
surveillance; intermediaries and infra-
structures. He also continues to be an
advocate for the regulatory ecosystem
and is helping ESMA's work in writing
the technical standards under Mifid. n
Autorité des marchés financiers