Anthony Attia

Non-executive Director

Mr. Attia was appointed non-executive Director of Euroclear Holding SA/NV on 3 May 2019.  

Anthony Attia has been a member of Euronext’s Managing Board and Chief Executive Officer of Euronext Paris since January 2014. Euronext, a listed company, has full year revenue of Eur615M and a 57.8% EBITDA margin in 2018.

In May 2016, Mr Attia was appointed Global Head of Listing, in charge of new IPOs as well as the development of business with Euronext 1300 issuers. Key successful innovations are the launch of a European Tech HUB initiative to help technology SMEs access capital markets or the creation of a corporate services business, integrating various acquisitions such as CompanyWebcast, Ibabs and InsiderLog.

As CEO of the French exchange, Mr Attia is also in charge of developing business with sell-side and buy-side clients. He influences and maintains a close relationship with French and European government authorities, regulators and professional associations. He is a Board member of LCH SA, a major European Clearing House, a member of the AMF Market and Exchanges Consultative Commission and at the boards of several trade associations. Mr Attia is also a senior spokesperson for Euronext with continuous relationship with various media. He is a regular keynote speaker and panelist at industry conferences and events.

Mr. Attia lead the creation of a blockchain consortium with BNP Paribas, Societe Generale, CACEIS, Euroclear, CDC and institutional investors, preparing the future of post-trade infrastructures for European SMEs, leading to the launch of LiquidShare. Mr Attia has served as Chairman of the Board since its launch in July 2017.

Since 2017, Mr Attia has been overseeing the in-house development and implementation of Euronext new trading technology, Optiq. The new platform represents the ultimate architecture and performances in the exchange industry for both cash and derivatives markets.

In 2013, following the acquisition of NYSE Euronext by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), Mr Attia lead the design and execution of the Euronext carve-out operation with focus on organization, strategy, technology and governance. This operation led the way to the company’s successful IPO in June 2014.

Working for NYSE Euronext as Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Attia was based in New York from 2009 to 2013 with global responsibilities for governance, strategy and technology.

In 2008, following the merger between NYSE and Euronext, he was appointed Senior Vice President in charge of the Universal Trading Platform (UTP), the common trading platform for NYSE Euronext's European and US markets. UTP has been widely recognized as an industry reference.

From 2004 to 2007, he served as Executive Director, Head of Operations for Euronext. In 2000, he was the Program Director for the integration of the newly created Euronext, in charge of migrating the French, Belgian and Dutch exchanges to the Single Order Book.

On behalf of Euronext, Mr Attia received the Best Execution Venue award by TradeTech in 2007, and the Best Equity Trading Venue award by Financial News in 2005.