Lionel is the CEO of BitSpread Financial Solutions and is based in London.
With 20 years of investment banking experience including global and Managing Director roles, Lionel is an expert in investments and financial assets, and has a deep and practical understanding of the ecosystem of financial institutions and regulators.
Lionel's career incudes heading several functions around Financial Engineering, Derivatives Research, Product Management, Complex Structuring and Market Risk in the Equity Derivatives and Multi Asset space successively at BNP, Credit Suisse, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch and recently at CitiGroup.
Since transitioning to a career in Fintech in 2017, Lionel has also been acting as a senior advisor or mentor to firms applying cutting edge technology in the area of financial investments.
Lionel has an MSc in Maths and Computer Science from Ecole Centrale de Lyon (France) and an MSc in Finance from HEC Paris. In his spare time he is an enthusiastic practitioner of various martial arts.