Press release: Roland Bellegarde and Nathalie Estellat to join ResearchPool as non-executive Board Members

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ResearchPool will reinforce its differentiation with an accentuated governance for the benefit of its stakeholders and shareholders.
Roland Bellegarde and Nathalie Estellat, top talents in the realm of market infrastructure and human-digital integration, will be presented to the Shareholders’ Meeting for joining the Board from March 2019.

Pedro Fernandes, Anne Gaignard and Antoine Loudenot, managing team of ResearchPool, will be proposing that two high profiles join the Board of Directors of ResearchPool, as independents.

The firm’s objectives are to:

. Continue to elevate the quality of the business with oversight from thought leaders in the space of market infrastructure and human-digital integration,
. Complement the skillset and aura of the leading platform for investment intelligence,
. Increase the independence of the Board, notably to support its key values of Openness, Neutrality and Europeanism. 

Nathalie and Roland both carry extremely strong credentials in the financial sector where ResearchPool is established.  They have stimulated many businesses in their professional lifetime.  We are pleased to have strengthened the degree of connection with them.”

Antoine Loudenot, Chairman

ResearchPool shareholders meeting will be held in Paris on 14.03.2019.

About Roland Bellegarde

One of the most respected and knowledgeable players in building and managing exchange businesses, Roland has already 27 years of experience at the top level in the European markets, notably in creating the first pan-European market into Euronext, and then driving its harmonization and efficiency.  Roland has also supervised new ventures over the years, such as PowerNext on energy, MetNext on climate.

Roland has been a member of European Securities and Market Authority’s Consultative Working Group on market structure and Securities Markets Stakeholder Group.  He was a Board member of several international exchanges as part of his NYSE Euronext responsibilities.

He currently is senior advisor of the CEO of Tadawul, and a member of the executive committee of the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange.  He also holds board seats for the Securities Depositary Center and the Central Clearing House of Saudi Arabia.

Roland’s Linkedin page

About Nathalie Estellat

After having worked over 15 years in various Human Resources and Corporate Responsibility senior roles in large groups and consulting firms, Nathalie created PassLumiere, to offer coaching and consulting services to senior management. PassLumiere is one of the leading firms in France around issues pertaining to change management, high pressure environments, diversity building and group wide cultural transformation.

She holds a PhD in organizational strategy, is a certified International Mozaik coach and a member of the International Coaching Federation.  She masters various approaches and Tools, such as NLP, Gestalt, MBTI, Praditus, cardiac coordination, etc.

Nathalie also teaches at ESCP Europe.

She is an active yogi, jogger and skier, and is passionate about wine.

Nathalie’s Linkedin page

About ResearchPool

#ONE: ResearchPool is Open, Neutral, European.

ResearchPool is the leading open platform to sell and purchase research reports, and a MiFID 2 solution for investment firms to manage spending usage and evaluation of research.

Its vision is to be the most user centric digital platform for smart sharing and use of financial intelligence. ResearchPool was founded in early 2015 by infrastructure specialists who had a strong belief that a more efficient and transparent capital markets supported by digital technology.

Amazon Alexa regularly ranks ResearchPool as the most popular platform for investment research. 

ResearchPool is a certified Fintech by the French public cluster Finance Innovation, and a member of France Digitale.

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