Stéphane LapiquonneMD, Co Head of Continental Europe at Blackrock
Managing Director, became Co-Head of Continental Europe in February 2020 and remains Country Manager for France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Stephane is a member of the EMEA Executive Committee and of the Global Human Capital Committee.
Mr. Lapiquonne's service with the firm dates back to 2010. Prior to becoming Country Manager for France, Belgium and Luxembourg in December 2015, Mr. Lapiquonne served as one of the leaders of BlackRock Solutions' Financial Markets Advisory Group in London, which provides a wide range of advisory, valuation and innovative solutions for banks, insurance companies, official institutions, and other financial intermediaries.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Lapiquonne served as a senior investment advisor to Lone Star Europe and, before that, as the deputy head of AXA IM's structured credit investment team in Paris. Mr. Lapiquonne started his career in 1996 as a fixed income quantitative analyst at Banque Nationale de Paris in London, before joining Morgan Stanley's credit structuring and product management team.
Mr. Lapiquonne holds an engineering degree from Ecole Centrale Paris (1993-1996) and a Master of Finance at Cambridge (1995-1996).