Peter Sneyers

CEO of Euroclear Bank

Peter Sneyers is CEO of Euroclear Bank and has responsibility for Euroclear Bank’s Operations, Commercial, Client Service, Banking and Network Management divisions worldwide.  

Before being CEO he was Chief Risk Officer (CRO) for the Euroclear group.

As CRO, Mr Sneyers gave independent assurance that the relevant risks taken to achieve Euroclear's business objectives and vision were identified and strictly controlled according to the organsiation’s risk appetite. He reported directly to the CEO and had access to the Chairman and members of the Board’s Risk Committee.

Previously, Mr Sneyers was Managing Director, Chief Auditor of the Euroclear Group.

Prior to this role which he started in 2011, he was Chief Operating Officer of Euroclear Bank, Chairman of its Operating Committee and a member of the Euroclear Group Management Team.

Before this, he was head of Corporate Actions and Tax operations between 2005 and 2007. This position was preceded by three years as Chief Executive Officer of Euroclear Nederland, where he was responsible for the entire operational, commercial and client-facing aspects of the Dutch central securities depository.

Mr. Sneyers joined JP Morgan in 1992 and held a variety of positions there. Mr. Sneyers started his career as a cost accountant at Dow Chemical, after which he was involved in teaching, before entering the banking world with JP Morgan.

Mr. Sneyers holds a degree in Commercial Sciences from Limburgs Universitair Centrum (Belgium) and a Masters in Controllership from the Vlerick Leuven/Gent Management School.