Vanessa Casano, Secretary General

Vanessa Casano, Secretary GeneralVanessa Casano has a strong experience in asset management and international business: she started her career in 2002 at Lyxor Asset Management, as a fund structurer. In 2005, Vanessa joined Calyon group where she participated in the creation and launch of CASAM's alternative investment platform (now Amundi).

In 2006, she joined BNP Paribas' equity-derivatives department, first in London as a structurer of leverage solutions for funds of hedge funds, and then in Paris, from the end of 2009, as a developer of the prime brokerage activities.

Since 2015, Vanessa Casano has been working at the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), the French securities market regulator, as Head of the Asset Management Policy Division within the International Affairs Department. She represented the AMF at ESMA’s Investment Management Standing Committee and at the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) before being elected Vice-Chair and then Chair of the IOSCO permanent Committee on Asset Management.

In 2023, Vanessa became Secretary General at Ostrum Asset Management.

Vanessa Casano is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Bordeaux and holds a Specialized Master's degree in International Business Law and Management from ESSEC.