Group Country Head for the UK and CEO of SG London Branch
Christophe Lattuada started his career at Societe Generale in 2009 as Deputy Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking. Prior to joining the bank, he worked for eight years as a Principal in the Paris office of the Boston Consulting Group, where he led numerous strategy assignments in the financial institution and energy sectors.
From 2012 to 2015, Christophe was Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for the Global Banking and Investor Solutions division of Societe Generale. In 2015, he was named Co-Head of Societe Generale Prime Services and then Head of Societe Generale Prime Services in 2018. In September 2019, he becomes Group Country Head for the United Kingdom and Ireland, and CEO of Societe Generale London Branch.
Christophe Lattuada holds a Master in Business Administration from the ESSEC Business School.
CEO, Kleinwort Hambros
Mouhammed (Mo) Choukeir was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited in June 2020. Prior to this, Mouhammed was Deputy CEO and Chief Investment Officer. Mouhammed is also a member of the Societe Generale Private Banking Executive Committee and the SG Kleinwort Hambros Bank Limited Board.
As CEO, Mouhammed is responsible for overseeing the implementation of Kleinwort Hambros’ strategy to grow and transform the business across target markets. Mo will focus on strengthening the bank’s long-standing foundations, working with a talented and diverse pool of employees to deliver exceptional client service.
Mouhammed is a frequent speaker at conferences and events, and a regular contributor with the BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC. Under his leadership as CIO, the investment team secured a number of industry awards and accolades for excellence and investment performance including Investment Team of the Year.
Mouhammed joined Kleinwort Benson in 2011 and moved across to SG Hambros Bank Limited as part of an acquisition in 2017. Prior to this, Mo was Head of Multi-Asset Class Investing at Morgan Stanley for Europe, Middle East and Asia, where he was responsible for managing portfolios for private (UHNW individuals and family offices) and institutional (endowments, charities) clients. Before moving to Morgan Stanley in 2002, Mouhammed spent his early career in the fixed income division of Citigroup’s Investment Bank in New York, London and Madrid.
Mouhammed has a master’s degree in Finance with distinction from London Business School, and a Bachelor’s Degree with first class honours from the University of London, King’s College. He is also a CFA charter holder from the CFA Institute. Mouhammed is a Board Member for several charities, including the King’s College London University endowment and Tangled Feet, a performing arts charity tackling social issues. Mouhammed enjoys taking part in long-distance triathlons and Ironman challenges.
UK Head of GLBA Coverage & Credit Management Group
UK Head of GLBA Coverage and SG Credit Management Group at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB), Peter was previously Head of Equities and Equity Derivative Sales and UK Head of Equities and Equity Derivatives from April 2016. Prior to that, he was Deputy Head of Global Markets and Head of Global Markets Sales for the Americas from July 2015 to May 2016.
Before that Peter held the position of Deputy Head of Global Equity Flow and Head of Global Equity Flow UK from December 2013 until July 2015.
Peter joined SG CIB as Global Head of Pan-European Cash Equity Sales to the bank's Global Equity Flow Platform in 2010. Before joining the bank, Peter spent 20 years with Citigroup, beginning as Co-Head of Pan European Equity Sales in London before heading up the French Equities business in 2001 in Paris. In 2005, he was made Head of Equity Products Sales & Distribution for Europe.
Peter is a graduate from Aston University, Birmingham.
UK Chief Operating Officer and Co-Head of GBSU EQD Activities
Stephanie has over 20 years of international experience in the Financial Services industry. After 10 years in consulting, Stephanie joined Societe Generale in 2006, as Global Head of the Equity Derivatives Back-Office and then Global head of Commodities Operations. In 2011 she relocated to Hong Kong as Regional Head of APAC Securities & Client Services within Operations before moving to the Asia COO Office as Regional Head of GBS Strategy & Organisation. In September 2017, Stephanie moved to London and was appointed Global Head of Agency Operations then Global Head of Technology & Operations for Equities & Equity Derivatives in 2019.
In September 2020 Stephanie was appointed UK Chief Operating Officer in addition to her existing role in Equity Derivatives T&O.
Stephanie graduated from ESSEC business school.
Head of Human Resources, UK and Ireland
Ben joined Societe Generale in June 2005 and was appointed Head of Human Resources, UK and Ireland in February 2016. Previously he held a number of senior roles including UK Head of HR Business Partners, EMEA Compensation Director, Head of HR Operations and Lead HR Business Partner for Coverage and Investment Banking and Global Finance. Ben sits on the UK Executive Committee for SG London Branch and is a member of the Global HR Executive Committee.
Prior to joining Societe Generale, Ben was a HR Business Partner for Allianz Dresdner Asset Management. He holds a Masters Degree in HR, a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Management and is Chair of the City HR Association; a UK Industry Association whose purpose is to support and provide HR best practice to over 180 organisations whose activities are directly involved in the financial services sector. Ben is also Chair of the SG UK Foundation which, as an independent registered charity, funds several key strategic ventures as well as providing matching donations to support the charitable, fundraising and volunteering efforts of Societe Generale employees.
Ben has two young daughters and is passionate about being an active father. His other interests include spending as much time as he can in the countryside (where he lives), clay pigeon shooting and cycling.
UK Head of Risk
David Glendinning is the UK Head of Risk. With Societe Generale since 2004, David was previously Head of Group Credit Risk Provisioning. He began his career in Internal Audit and Inspection.
Chief Financial Officer – UK & Continental Europe
Barry is a chartered accountant with over 30 years of financial services experience. Barry joined Societe Generale in January 2013 as a Managing Director, initially as UK Chief Financial Officer for Newedge (SGIL) for the pre- and post-period of successful integration into Societe Generale. In September 2014, he moved into the SG UK Chief Financial Officer position, with responsibility for managing +150 finance professionals and staff transversally across the UK perimeter, covering SG London Branch, SGIL, and the SG Private Banking Group. He is responsible for providing financial service to all UK entities and business lines, including managing both on-shore and off-shore activities and resource performance.
He is currently a Non-Executive Director on the Board of SGIL and a Director of Societe General Investments Ltd, both since 2015.
Before joining Societe Generale, Barry spent nine years with the Standard Bank of South Africa, most notable spending seven years as the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operating Officer for the Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong, with oversight of all day to day operational support functions for the bank across eight regional countries. Prior to that he worked for over 12 years in various management roles with Enron Corp, both in the UK and the United States, including the pre-and post-bankruptcy periods with the former global energy company.
Barry started his career with Arthur Anderson in 1987, where he qualified as an ACA. He is a graduate of the University of Essex (1984-87, BA Hons: Accounting, Finance & Economics 2:1).
UK Head of Global Banking and Advisory
Demetrio joined Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking in 1991. He spent 12 years in several positions within the Capital Markets and Debt Finance divisions in Madrid.
In 2004, he joined SG London to globally run the Debt Capital Markets (DCM) Financial Origination effort. He was promoted in 2010 to Global Head of Debt Capital Markets.
Since June 2019, he serves as the UK Head of the Global Banking & Advisory division and is a member of its Global Exco and SG UK Exco.
Demetrio holds an MBA from Instituto de Empresa, Madrid.
General Counsel and Head of Corporate Finance
Sarah Linstead is General Counsel and Head of Corporate Finance at Societe Generale, London. After training and qualifying as a solicitor at international law firm, Herbert Smith Freehills, she spent a number of years there in the corporate and capital markets division advising on a variety of public and private M&A and ECM transactions. In 2006, Sarah moved to SG to head the corporate finance legal team, before becoming General Counsel for SG London in July 2016. Sarah is fluent in French and graduated from University College, University of London with an LL.B (Hons) with French law.
Head of Global Markets UK and Head of Global Sales UK
In May 2015, Antoine became Global Head of Engineering for Fixed Income and Currencies at Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking, based in London.
Before this, he was Head of Cross Structuring Group for Societe Generale in Hong Kong where he was based since 2008. Antoine joined Lyxor Asset Management, a fully owned subsidiary of Societe Generale, in 2001 as a Fund of Hedge Funds Manager. He later became the Deputy Head of its Asset Allocation team in 2003. In 2006, Antoine set up Lyxor SGR operation in Milan, Italy and took on the role of Chief Investment Officer. At the same time, he was also given the mandate to develop Alternative Investment Solutions for Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking division.
Antoine began his career at Credit Agricole Asset Management in Paris and Stockholm, and holds an MBA from the French business school École Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC).
Head of UK Wholesale Banking Compliance
Mike Phillips is the Head of UK Wholesale Banking Compliance for Societe Generale , with Compliance oversight responsibility for all corporate & investment banking, securities services, asset management and transaction banking activities undertaken by Societe Generale in the UK. He joined Societe Generale in June 2008. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1992 and joined the Securities & Futures Authority, working in the UK regulator’s Surveillance Division, with responsibility for private client and on-exchange derivatives firms. He moved to UBS’ London Compliance Department in 1997, joining the Equities Compliance team before establishing a ‘risk assessment’ team that was responsible for undertaking Compliance risk reviews within London and the European region. He joined Lehman Brothers in London in 2002 as the Head of Central Compliance, the role also encompassing oversight of Compliance Monitoring, the European Compliance function, the Private Client & Asset Management businesses and the Anti-Money Laundering function.