Damien de Chillaz

Damien is currently heading the Market Risk Advisory team at Société Générale New York, advising Corporate and Institutional clients on foreign exchange and interest rates risk management. He developed a recognized expertise on Emerging Markets with a strong focus on Brazil and China, as well as risk-management situations related to strategic corporate finance operations across a variety of industries. From March 2010 to August 2011, Damien was in charge of this team out of the London platform for European clients of the bank. Prior to this, Damien was part of the New York Equity Derivatives Sales & Structuring group, covering American and Canadian Mutual funds out of SG New York. He started his career in 2003 in the Strategic & Acquisition Finance group of SG Paris, focusing on the financing of large cross-border acquisitions, after a short period at McKinsey.

Damien holds two engineering Master degrees from École Polytechnique (X98) and École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, as well as a Master in Corporate Finance and Capital Markets from the Paris Institute of Political Studies.
Damien is father of four children, and has been a leader of the Zacheus Journey in New-York over 2011-2014, teaching social doctrine of the Catholic Church in English and in French. He also actively supports a number a charities in their fundraising needs, including Life Project For Youth.