Thierry Garde began his career at Societe Generale in 1987 with the Inspection department before becoming Deputy Director of the French retail banking in Saint Etienne.
From 1996, he continued his career abroad, initially in Moscow, as Deputy Director of Vostok Bank, moving to Warsaw in 2000 as CEO of Societe Generale Poland and then to New-York in 2003 where he was responsible for European and corporate clients in North America at SG CIB.
In 2006, he joined SGPB Hambros in the UK as Deputy CEO, before becoming Deputy CEO of SGPB Belgium in 2009.
Thierry Garde is a graduate of Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Paris and has a Masters in Fiscal Law and in Public Law both from the Pantheon-Assas University in Paris.
Béatrice Cavaillès has over 25 years' experience in the field of finance. She started her career in Paris in 1987 as portfolio manager for the investment firm Legrand-Legrand. In 1989, she joined the CCF banking group where she became Investment Manager in 1997.
In 1999, she joined Société Générale Private Banking (Monaco). She was appointed Chief Investment Officer in 2002 and has, since then, been a permanent member of the Investment Committee of Société Générale Private Banking.
Béatrice studied at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and holds a post-graduate degree (French DESS) in Industrial Development.
Véronica Bats has over 30 years' experience in the field of finance, having started her career in financial analysis, before moving on to interest rate management at Indosuez. In 1989, she joined Sogeposte as Director in charge of interest rate management and foreign currencies.
In 1996, she joined the Société Générale Group, where she performed the same duties within Société Générale Asset Management. In 2004, she was entrusted with the supervision of SGAM's foreign subsidiaries in Europe and Asia.
In May 2006, she took part in the set up of SG 29 Haussmann (a company managing assets for private customers) and was appointed Managing Director.
Since November 2011, Véronica Bats is General Secretary of Société Générale Private Banking (Monaco).
Véronica Bats holds a post-graduate degree (French DEA) in statistics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI) and a Master's of Science from the University of California in San Diego. (UCSD)
Philippe Forni began his career in the industry sector as Administrative and Financial Director, where he remained from 1990 to 1999.
Philippe Forni joined the Société Générale Group in Monaco in January 2000, as Financial Manager, until June 2008, when he took up the position of Deputy Secretary-General.
Since November 2011, Philippe Forni heads the Resources Division as COO.
Philippe Forni graduated from the Institut d'Administration des Entreprises and holds a postgraduate diploma in Accounting and Financial Studies (DECF).
Nicolas Feit joined the Société Générale Group in the retail bank in Montpellier, in 1999.
In January 2004, he joined Société Générale Private Banking as Asset Engineer. He was appointed Asset Engineering Manager and Developer in 2010.
In March 2012, Société Générale Private Banking (Monaco) appointed Nicolas Feit Chief Marketing Officer of Societe Generale Private Banking Monaco.
Nicolas Feit holds a DESS in Financial Engineering that he acquired at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis
Alexandre Rousseau joined ING Ferri as Regional Director for the south-east region of France, in 2000
He joined Societe Generale in 2004, working as an International Manager for Monaco until February 2011 when he took up the responsibilities of Deputy to the Director of Private Banking for the entity.
Societe Generale Private Banking appointed Alexandre Rousseau to the post of Commercial Director for Societe Generale Private Banking Monaco in July 2011.
Alexandre holds a Diploma from the École Supérieure de Gestion in Paris and begun his career with the CCF group.
Philippe Blazy has over 20 years' experience in the field of finance. He started his career in 1992, as Customer Relations Manager, Corporate & Key Accounts. In 1998, he joined KPMG Peat Marwick then Accenture as Team Manager.
In January 2005, he joined Société Générale Private Banking as Credit Risk Manager. In September 2007, he became General Secretary of Société Générale Private Banking (Monaco), then Deputy Director, Private Banking, in November 2011.
Philippe Blazy is a graduate of Sciences Po Paris.