Virginie Saade is Head of Government and Regulatory Policy for Citadel in EMEA.
She is responsible for engaging with policymakers and regulators across EMEA on legislative and regulatory initiatives that are significant to the financial services industry.
Prior to joining Citadel, Ms. Saade was Head of European Regulatory Affairs and Strategy for KCG Europe (now part of Virtu Financial). She originally joined Getco Execution Services as Head of Sales before taking on the management of Getco Execution Services. Prior to that, Ms. Saade held a number of senior roles at NYSE Euronext, including Head of NYSE Arca Europe.
Ms. Saade is a member of the ESMA Securities and Markets Stakeholders Group and a member of the FCA Secondary Markets Advisory Committee.
Ms. Saade received a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) from the University of Law (London, United Kingdom) and an MBA from the Montpellier Graduate Institute of Business (Montpellier, France). She also received a bachelor’s degree in Politics and a master’s degree in Media and Communication Management from Toulouse University (Toulouse, France).
Ms. Saade received a bachelor’s degree in Politics and a Master’s Degree in Media and Communication Management from Toulouse University in France. She also received an MBA from the Montpellier Graduate Institute of Business in France.