Paris-headquartered investment firm BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has appointed Matthieu Lucchesi as head of Public Affairs.
In this newly-created position, Lucchesi (pictured) will be responsible for representing the firm as well as increasing its visibility with institutions and regulatory bodies in France, Europe and globally.
Paris-based Lucchesi will be reporting to Philippe Ditisheim – head of Regulatory Affairs, Governance and Coordination of Group Functions. He started his career in 2011 as a lawyer in New York at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP before joining the French regulator, Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), in 2012. Since September 2016 he has been Director of the AMF’s Asset Management Regulatory Division (Division de la Régulation de la Gestion d’Actifs).
Philippe Ditisheim, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Governance and Coordination of Group Functions at BNP Paribas Asset Management, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Matthieu to BNP Paribas Asset Management. He brings a wealth of expertise as well as in-depth experience of the negotiation of the regulatory reforms that have shaped the asset management industry in recent years. His contribution will be instrumental in supporting the transformation of our industry.”