Lionel accompanies the development of SILEX Group. Lionel participates with the founders in the strategy of the various entities, with a particular focus on the development of the asset management franchise. He supervises the activities’ compliance, both from a regulatory and a financial risk perspective. After graduating from the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, Lionel Assoun started his career in a team of applied research at the Crédit Commercial de France, before heading the quantitative management team of Sinopia. In 1999 he joined EXANE, as head of development for derivatives. During 15 years he participates to the growth of the asset management business with the creation and development of Ellipsis AM. During nearly 5 years Lionel was member of the management board of EXANE, overseeing notably the control functions.