Soraya Belghazi is the Secretary General of the European Central Securities Depositories Association (ECSDA). She has been heading the permanent office of the association since its establishment in Brussels in September 2010. ECSDA represents 41 (I)CSDs across 37 European countries. Ms Belghazi’s role at ECSDA is to coordinate the joint activities of member organisations and to represent the interests of European CSDs toward third parties, including regulators and other industry bodies.
Prior to joining ECSDA, Ms Belghazi worked as a policy expert at the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany. A French national, she holds a Master in European Affairs from Sciences Po Paris.