Boussard & Gavaudan was established in 2002 by Co-founders Emmanuel Boussard & Emmanuel Gavaudan. Prior to BG, the co-founders had worked together at Goldman Sachs.
Chief Investment Officer
Emmanuel Boussard spent 6 years working for Goldman Sachs in London and Paris in the equity derivatives division, where his responsibilities included European equity derivatives proprietary trading and the French equity volatility book. He had previously worked in New York for 2 years in the Financial Engineering team of Bankers Trust. Emmanuel Boussard is a graduate of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS Ulm).
Chief Executive Officer
Prior to co-founding BG in 2002, Emmanuel spent over 13 years working at Goldman Sachs, where he was a Partner and a member of the board of Goldman Sachs Europe. He was a Managing Director in the Investment Management Division and responsible for all private banking activities in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Emmanuel Gavaudan holds an MBA from the Wharton Business School. He is also a graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and holds a Law degree from the Paris II University.