Term expires: December 2014
Laurent Degabriel heads the Investment and Reporting Division at the European Securities Markets Authority (ESMA).
Mr Degabriel represents ESMA on the IFRS Advisory Council. ESMA is an independent EU authority that ensures the integrity, transparency, efficiency and orderly functioning of securities markets, as well as enhances investor protection.
Mr Degabriel was most recently with the European Commission where he worked within the securities markets unit of the Internal Market Directorate General and was more specifically in charge of the issues related to MIFID and derivatives markets.
Previously he spent 18 years in the banking industry in Paris, London and Hong Kong in various positions and activities such as corporate finance, capital markets and wealth management.