Sophie Biourge, Director, leads a team of business analysts within the Product Management division of Euroclear SA/NV. She is responsible, amongst other corporate issues, for the management of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) project for Euroclear.
Prior to her move to Product Management, she was the programme manager (non-IT) for the implementation of a single processing platform for the Central Securities Depositaries of Belgium, France and the Netherlands (known as Euroclear Settlement of Euronext-zone securities “ESES”).
Before this, she held various positions in Euroclear as Equity Product Manager, Network Account Officer, Business Analyst and Custody Operational manager. Through these functions, she gained detailed expertise in the US capital markets and in tax management matters.
Ms. Biourge joined Euroclear in 1990 after having earned a degree in Economics from the Institut Catholique des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (ICHEC), Brussels.