Derivatives Expert Franck Risler Joins FTI Consulting
Mr. Risler has more than 20 years of experience innovating and driving development in trading, investment and risk management across various asset classes. He has a deep and advanced knowledge of financial institutions and banking, financial risk-management and commodity trading. At
“Franck has a proven track record of partnering with senior management teams to build successful managed risk-controlled investment businesses and develop cutting-edge infrastructures to support the investment process,” said
Mr. Risler joins
Before founding Laplace in 2009, he held several roles at CIBC World Markets, including Global Head of Interest-Rate Trading, Global Head of Macro Trading, Global Head of Hybrid and Equity Structured Derivatives and Co-Head of Global Commodity Trading. A primary focus for Mr. Risler at CIBC World Markets was the control and design of all derivatives modeling and trading technology undertaken by the bank in every asset class and location, leading to the merging of all pricing and risk management onto a single firmwide infrastructure. The cutting-edge trading system — xTrader — that Mr. Risler developed at CIBC became and still is the trading and risk-management system in place for all derivatives businesses for all asset classes globally at the bank.
“I have had the pleasure to work with FTI Consulting’s
Mr. Risler earned his Ph.D. in numerical mathematics from École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay and a master’s of science in management from
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