Vanessa Casano

Head of asset management policy division, Autorité des Marchés Financiers, France

Vanessa Casano started her career in 2002 in alternative asset management at Lyxor Asset Management. She then joined CASAM (now AMUNDI) where she participated to the set-up and launch of its managed account platform. In 2006, she was a structurer dedicated to leverage solutions for funds of hedge funds in the equity-derivatives department of BNP Paribas London branch. In 2010, she joined BNP Paribas prime brokerage platform, as a business developer. Casano has been working at the AMF since 2015, as deputy head to the Asset Management Policy Division and from January 2018, as head of this division. She is as well vice-chair of the IOSCO Committee 5 and is in addition co-heading the IOSCO subgroup on leverage. Casano holds a post-graduate degree in political sciences and an MSc in International Business Law and Management from ESSEC Business School.