Robert Scharfe

CEO, Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Robert Scharfe

He began his career in 1977 at Banque Générale du Luxembourg (now BGL BNP Paribas) and up to 2012 held a variety of positions in the bank. These included terms as the head of financial markets from 1985 to 1994, head of private banking from 1994 to 1998 and CEO of the global markets business line from 2004 to 2007. He finished his time at this bank as a member of the management board in charge of corporate and investment banking.

He was a member of the board of directors of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange from April 2001[3] and in 2004 was elected vice-chairman, a mandate he held until his appointment as CEO.

He was also chairman of the board[4] of Finesti, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange, from April 2012 until its integration in July 2013 into Fundsquare.