Ravi Viswanathan

Managing Director, Natixis Corporate Solutions

Mr Viswanathan worked in the Research Department of Banque Indosuez between 1987 and 1990, specialising in financial derivatives before moving to Mitsubishi Finance International in London, where he was Head of Research until 1992. He then worked as Deputy Director of the New Products Group at Banque AIG (Paris) until leaving in 1993 to set up Credit Agricole Lazard Financial Products, a London-based investment bank specialising in equity derivatives and other structured finance.

He left CAL FP in spring 2000 to set up the Nexgen business. He has been since Co-CEO of the Nexgen Group (following the acquisition of Nexgen by IXIS-CIB, in 2006, Nexgen was merged into a new department of Ixis CIB Capital Market Division).