Jean-François MazaudHead of Societe Generale Private Banking
Jean-Francois Mazaud began his career in 1991 as a manager at Bank Indosuez, initially in Paris and then in Tokyo.
He joined Societe Generale in 1993, advising the bank's clients on their fund raising transactions, in particular with regard to privatisations, IPOs or capital increases. In 1998, he was appointed Head of Equity Linked Origination, before joining the Debt Capital Markets department in 2004. In 2006, Jean-François Mazaud was appointed Global Head of Debt Capital Markets and then became Deputy Head of Global Finance for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking in 2008. Additionally, he was a member of Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s Executive Committee between 2009 – 2012, and a member of the Global Banking & Investor Solutions division’s Executive Committee since 2012. Jean-Francois Mazaud was appointed Head of Societe Generale Private Banking in 2012 and entered the Group Management Committee of Societe Generale..
Jean-François Mazaud won the “Outstanding Global Private Banker” award from Private Banker International magazine in 2014.
Jean-Francois Mazaud holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from the Lyon Business Management School and is a graduate of the Bordeaux Management School.
Patrick FolléaDeputy Head of Societe Generale Private Banking, Head of Societe Generale Private Banking France
Patrick Folléa joined BNP in 1984 as an economist before joining the Internal Audit Department in 1990. He then became Manager of Private Banking in Hong Kong and Managing Director of BNP Asset Management in Asia.
He returned to Private Banking in 2000 as regional manager in charge of development. From 2003, he was in charge of BNP Paribas Private Bank in Italy and in 2007 joined Societe Generale group as Deputy CEO of Societe Generale Private Banking France. In 2012, in addition to his existing responsibilities, he was appointed Deputy Head of Societe Generale Private Banking.
Patrick Folléa has been member of the Executive Committee of Societe Generale Private Banking since 2011, in charge of supervising Societe Generale Private Banking's activities in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. In January 2014, he became a member of the Group Management Committee of Societe Generale.
Patrick Folléa has a degree in Private International Law and Political Sociology from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Bordeaux and a Doctorate in International Finance from the University of Paris, Dauphine.
Jean-Pierre FlaisChief Operating Officer, Societe Generale Private Banking
Jean-Pierre has been working for the Société Générale Group since 1986.
He first worked in Paris for the inspection department with assignments in France and abroad before becoming the head of SG Institutional Investor Relations in 1993 covering the UK, South East Asia and Australia. In 1997 Jean-Pierre moved to London as finance director of SG Investment Banking before becoming group chief financial officer at SGPB Hambros in September 1998. He was appointed group chief operating officer in 2003 and deputy chief executive officer in October 2007.
Jean-Pierre sat on SGPB Hambros main board and his main role was to contribute, with the chief executive, to the definition of the bank’s overall strategy, to ensure its implementation and to manage the day-to-day running of the business.
Jean-Pierre has been nominated Chief Operating Officer for SGPB. As COO, Jean-Pierre joins the Executive Committee of SGPB and is in charge of ensuring the coordination and efficient running of the support functions.
Jean-Pierre graduated from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (French business school) in Paris where he studied International Management. He is fluent in French, English and German.
Eric BarnettCEO of Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros
Eric Barnett started his banking career in 1983 at NatWest in London as a graduate trainee. In 1986 he joined Hambros Bank Limited and undertook a variety of roles in investment banking and acquisition finance.
He then moved to the Guernsey office in 1996 as Head of Private Banking, and continued in this role following Societe Generale’s acquisition of Hambros Bank Limited in 1998 before moving back to London in 2000.
Eric Barnett became Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Before this, he was Group Head of Private Banking and Managing Director of the London office at Societe Generale Hambros. He was responsible for developing the Societe Generale Private Banking commercial and marketing strategies.
Eric Barnett is member of the Executive Committee of Societe Generale Private Banking, in charge of supervising Societe Generale Private Banking's activities in the UK and Asia.
Eric Barnett has an MBA from the City University Business School in London.
Nicolas Cagi NicolauHead of Commercial & Marketing of Societe Generale Private Banking
Nicolas Cagi Nicolau began his career in 1995 at Societe Generale, first as an Options Trader and then Options Desk Manager. After a range of roles in other major financial institutions, he returned to the Group in 2003, joining the Structured Products desk of Societe Generale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg as Deputy Head of Sales, covering both France and the UK.
In 2006 he became responsible for all the Structured Products activity of Societe Generale Bank & Trust before being appointed as Societe Generale Private Banking’s Global Head of Structured Products Solutions in 2007, in charge of the development and promotion of our structured products offer across the private bank's network.
In 2011 Nicolas Cagi Nicolau became Deputy Global Head of Market Solutions before being appointed Head of Marketing & Commercial at Societe Generale Private Banking and member of the private bank's Executive Committee in March 2012..
Nicolas Cagi Nicolau holds a post-graduate degree in Banking & Finance from Dauphine University, Paris.
Bruno Lèbre began his career with Societe Generale in 1988 as an Internal Auditor. In 1995, he was promoted to the position of Head of Finance and Operations, then to Deputy General Manager of Societe Generale Bank and Trust’s subsidiaries in Switzerland.
In 1998, he became Head of Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking’s Swiss branch and, in 2000, was made Chairman and CEO of Lyxor Asset Management. Bruno was appointed Global Head of Hedge Fund Relations in 2004 for Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking.
In 2008, he was appointed Head of the Investment Solutions division of Societe Generale Private Banking, before being appointed Head of Wealth Management Solutions in March 2012. He has been a member of the private bank’s Executive Committee since 2011.
Bruno holds a post-graduate degree in IT from the University of Paris VI.
Luz Helena Rojas began her career in 1986 working in the pharmaceutical industry for Roche before moving a few years later to the paper industry at Empapel-Empacor.
In 1996, she joined Schneider Electric in Columbia as HR Director for the Columbia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Caribbean zone. She moved to Schneider Electric in Brazil in 2002 as HR Director for South America and the Caribbean before being transferred to France in 2005 to take up the post of Senior Vice-President of Mobility and International Recruitment.
Luz Helena Rojas joined Societe Generale Group in January 2010 to supervise the Employment Branding and Internal Communication departments.
In January 2014, she was appointed Director of Human Resources for Societe Generale Private Banking and joined the Executive Committee of the private bank.
Luz Helena Rojas holds a Master in Political Science and Administration of the Higher School of Public Administration in Bogota.
Hélène Faracci-Steffan started her career in 1989 as a Quantitative Analyst at ABF Capital Management, where she was appointed successively Head of Portfolio Management then Head of Research.
In 1997 she joined Societe Generale Group as Head of Fixed Income Quantitative Research at Societe Generale Asset Management before taking up the position of Head of Balance Sheet Management for Societe Generale group in 2005.
Hélène was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Societe Generale Private Banking in 2011, joining its Executive Committee in 2013.
Hélène is a graduate of the Ecole Centrale in Paris and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Societe Generale Private Banking, the wealth management arm of Societe Generale, in 14 countries across the globe, Societe Generale Private Banking offers wealth management solutions to entrepreneurs and High Net Worth Individuals. Societe Generale Private Banking’s offering includes international wealth planning and fiduciary services, a global expertise in investment advisory and financing solutions.