Benoît is the Secretary General of Finance Watch, the NGO dedicated to making finance serve society.
He was one of the association’s first hires in 2011 as a senior policy analyst (in charge of MiFID 2). He was also a senior advisor to Better Markets on EU affairs and head of strategic development and operations.
Benoît initiated the Citizens’ Dashboard of Finance and the Change Finance coalition, platforms allowing a broad range of stakeholders, including pioneers in sustainable businesses and financial services, academics and civil society organizations to engage on a global campaign to change finance.
Before joining Finance Watch, Benoît spent more than ten years in the financial sector – more specifically in clearing and settlement (market infrastructure). He was initially a team leader before holding senior positions in asset-servicing departments, focusing on fixed income and structured products primary markets and regulatory reporting. He was then in charge of several business steering committees and strategic projects. Benoît also has roots in the NGO world as a co-founder of ATTAC-Bruxelles.