Laurent Poirot

head of product strategy and business development, SGX Group

Laurent serves as product strategist for the markets unit at SGX Group after more than 20 years of leadership in equity derivatives trading and portfolio management. He is currently responsible for providing strategic support and internal consulting to SGX’s equity derivatives business.

Before joining SGX, Laurent was senior portfolio manager of equity derivatives and delta one strategies, covering Asian and developed markets at GF Asset Management. Prior to this, he was a managing director of equity derivatives trading, delta one trading and equity financing in Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Nomura. Besides financial markets, Laurent has interests spanning from artificial intelligence, Asian economies, technical diving, and environmental solutions.

He graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Strasbourg and University Paris IX-Dauphine (DESS 203).