Head of Innovation
Laurent Marochini is Head of Innovation at Societe Generale Securities Services in Luxembourg. Since 2018, Laurent is also Blockchain Leader for the Societe Generale Group.
Prior to joining SGSS, Laurent held various management positions in the banking sector, in particular in BNP Paribas Securities Services and Credit Suisse Private Banking. He joined Societe Generale in 2006 as a risk manager.
Laurent is highly involved in the Fintech ecosystem. He is Co-Chairman of the ALFI (Association Luxembourgeoise des Fonds d’Investissements) Working Group Blockchain & Crypto Currencies and member of the Fintech & Digital Executive Committee, President of the taskforce Blockchain and crypto at the LHoFT (Luxembourg House of Financial Technology), as well as Vice Chairman at ABBL (Association Banques et Banquiers Luxembourgeois) for the Fintech and Innovation Committee.
The industry has recognised Laurent as:
Top 4 Fintech Leader of the year for the Luxembourg by Finance Awards (2017);
Top 21 Regtech worldwide Leader by Medici (2018);
Twice awarded second Worldwide Best Innovation Maker of Societe Generale (2015–2016).
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