Jean-Paul Servais


Chairman of FSMA, the Belgian Financial Services & Markets Authority

Jean-Paul Servais is Chairman of Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), member of the International organization of securities commissions (IOSCO) Executive Committee and of the Chair’s Committee of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA). As Chair of the Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee (IPISC) established by ESMA, he has been deeply involved in many aspects of regulation designed to deliver greater transparency for investment products by simplifying both structure and cost for the benefit of investors. He is also member of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) and of the NYSE Euronext College of Regulators.

Jean-Paul Servais holds a Masters degree of law from Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and a Masters degree of Economics in Business Management from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). He is Part-time Lecturer (Professeur) at the ULB (Free University of Brussels) and author or co-author of more than 250 papers, publications and contributions to various national and international colloquia and conferences.