Philippe Ruault

Philippe Ruault

Philippe was appointed Head of Digital Transformation at BNP Paribas Securities Services in May 2016.

In this role, Philippe is responsible for identifying, building and investing in the technology solutions driving change in the securities services industry, as well as delivering our Securities Services future business model. 

Philippe joined BNP Paribas Securities Services in May 2001 running projects and product development in the clearing, settlement and custody area. In this role, he successfully developed new client solutions including outsourcing for banks and brokers and a number of global clearing and settlement services.

Philippe then moved to London (September 2009) as Head of Financial Intermediaries in the UK. He was appointed Global Head of Products for Local Clearing, Settlement and Custody in September 2011. In September 2014, he was appointed Head of Clearing and Custody Solutions, overseeing clearing and direct custody products, global network management and global custody product.

Philippe started his career at JP Morgan in 1992 before moving to Accenture in 1995 as a senior consultant specialising in business integration. In 1998, he joined PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consultants as a manager in the brokerage and retail banking consulting practice. 

Philippe is a graduate of the European Business School.

Financial News Fintech 40: The people powering financial innovation

In 2016, Philippe ranked in Financial News’ Fintech 40 league table, which lists the most influential people of financial technology in Europe.