Mr. Yann Gérardin is a Deputy Chief Operating Officer at BNP Paribas SA, a Deputy Chief Operating Officer & Head of Corporate and Institutional at BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC and a Head-Global Equities & Commodity Derivatives at BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking.
He joined BNP in 1987 and set up the bank's Equity Derivatives business. Following the merger with Paribas in the year 2000 he was appointed Global Head of Equity Derivatives for the newly-created Group. In early 2005, he took charge of the BNP Paribas Equities & Derivatives division. Later that year the Commodity Derivatives business was incorporated into this division. In 2011, Mr Gérardin became a member of the BNP Paribas Group Executive Committee, and in 2014 was appointed Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking. Since 2014 he was Head of Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) and he was appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer in charge of CIB with effect from 1 October 2018.
He is a graduate of the leading Paris business school École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) and the Paris Institute of Political Studies ('Sciences Po'), and also holds a Bachelor's degree in Econometrics.