Nicolas Breteau was appointed as Group CEO on the
10 July 2018. He joined Tullett Prebon as Chief Commercial Officer in 2016, and then moved to run
TP ICAP’s largest business, Global Broking.
Nicolas started his career in 1993 on the Listed Derivatives Exchange MATIF (later part of Euronext). From 1993 to 1998, he held several senior positions at the derivatives broker FIMAT, including Deputy CEO of the Paris Office. He then moved to London as Head of Risk for EMEA, and subsequently became Deputy CEO then CEO of the FIMAT London Branch. In 2005, Nicolas was promoted to CEO of EMEA, a position he consolidated after Newedge was formed through the merger of FIMAT with Calyon Financial in 2008. He was appointed Global Head of Sales and Front-Office in 2009 and became Chief Executive of Newedge Group in 2010.
He moved from Newedge in 2014 following the sale of the company to Société Générale, and became Senior Managing Partner of a consulting firm, 99 Advisory. Nicolas graduated from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Bordeaux.
He has been a director of several Boards including the Futures and Options Association (UK), Futures Industry Association (USA), Altura (Spain), Citic/Newedge (China) and has been the chairman of iSwap Limited since February 2018. He is a trustee at PSE For a Child’s Smile UK, which helps deprived children in Cambodia.