Bénédicte is the Head of Regulatory Affairs for Asia and Europe & CCO for Asia for Circle a world leading crypto finance company that has raised $250m in funding and has over 7m customers globally.
From 2012 to 2018 she was the Head of Risk and Strategy of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, from 2007 to 2012 she was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, and before that an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs and an associate at White and Case.
Bénédicte is also is a Board Member of the Hong Kong Fintech Association, a Member of the Global Digital Finance Advisory Council and the co-Head of the Educational Committee of Women in Finance. In 2016 she was a recipient of the China Daily Asian Women Leadership Awards for people who are dedicated to entrepreneurialism, innovation and change.
She holds a J.D. from the University of Leuven (1995 – High honours) and an LLM (1996) and MBA (2004 – High honours) from the University of Chicago. She is admitted to the New York State Bar since 1999.