Rudi Collin appointed as Group Chief Transformation Officer
Rudi Collin new Chief Transformation Officer
Brussels, 14 July 2022 – Euroclear is pleased to announce the appointment of Rudi Collin as Group Chief Transformation Officer. In establishing the group transformation office, Rudi will be responsible for orchestrating Euroclear’s continued digital transformation and to monitor the progress of the implementation of its business strategy.
Rudi brings a wealth of transformation, digital and finance experience to the role. Having started his career as a pilot in the Belgian air force, Rudi shifted his career to business in the late 1990s. After a stint at management consultancy, McKinsey, Rudi joined Fortis in 2003, performing a variety of functions in Finance, Risk and Operations.
Following the acquisition of Fortis by BNP Paribas, Rudi was co-head of the integration team before leading a new corporate and investment banking unit. He held a variety of roles at BNP Paribas, including as Head of Digital Transformation for the Corporate and Investment Bank and Head of Transformation for BNP Paribas Fortis.
Since leaving BNP Paribas in 2018, Rudi co-founded two start-ups (an online retailer, KissPlanet, and a manufacturing company, Graine de Malice) which both have a focus on sustainability and environmental impact.
Euroclear group is the financial industry’s trusted provider of post trade services. Euroclear provides settlement and custody of domestic and cross-border securities for bonds, equities and derivatives to investment funds. Euroclear is a proven, resilient capital market infrastructure committed to delivering risk-mitigation, automation and efficiency at scale for its global client franchise.
The Euroclear Group comprises Euroclear Bank, the International CSD, as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden and Euroclear UK & International. The Euroclear Group settled the equivalent of EUR 992 trillion in securities transactions in 2021, representing 295 million domestic and cross-border transactions, and held EUR 37.6 trillion in assets for clients by end 2021.