Director, European Cash Equity Sales at HSBC Bank plc, Paris branch

David Rideau started his Banking career in 1997 as an intern at Merrill Lynch in San Francisco shortly before graduating from ESSEC Business School in 1998. He would then manage and expand the client portfolio at Détroyat Associés for three years, before joining Portzamparc Société de Bourse (BNP Group) in 2001. He became Head of Cash Equity Sales in 2004. Early 2006, David Rideau decided to join HSBC to cover French equity fund managers. In his position as Director of European Cash Equity Sales, he is responsible for European small- & mid-caps equity sales. Added to that, David Rideau holds a position as external lecturer for Financial Markets at ESSEC Business School.