Richad Soundardjee

Richad Soundardjee

Chief Executive Officer, Societe Generale Middle East

Societe Generale

Richad has been Group Chief Regional Officer for Societe Generale in the Middle East since 2013. He was previously Head of Global Capital Markets, overseeing the CEEMEA region for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking.

Richad joined Societe Generale in 1994. Until 2002, he developed expertise in equity capital markets through senior positions covering clients in France, South East Asia and Northern Europe. He joined the bond syndication department in 2003 to head the bank’s private placement activity, which he developed and expanded as a leading platform in various products and geographies, with a particular focus on emerging markets currencies.

Richad holds an MSc in International Finance from HEC. He also holds a degree from the French National Institute of Telecommunications and a Master’s in Management from Paris Dauphine University.