Founded in 2014, Quantessence aims to help financial institutions benefit from new technology in the savings market by providing flexible support in a world class infrastructure, taking care of technology and operations and reducing the time to market.
The company is part of the Euroclear Group and brings together experienced financial experts and world class hub developers. Quantessence has operations in Europe including Belgium and the UK.
Quantessence NV/SA is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services and Markets Authorities (“FSMA”) in Belgium and the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK (firm reference number 975752). Details of the registration can be checked on the FCA’s website at https://register.fca.org.uk/s/.
Euroclear is one of the world’s largest providers of domestic and cross-border settlement and related services for bond, equity, ETF and mutual fund transactions. Euroclear is a proven, resilient capital market infrastructure committed to delivering risk-mitigation, automation and efficiency at scale for its global client franchise.
The Euroclear group includes Euroclear Bank – which is rated AA by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s – as well as Euroclear Belgium, Euroclear Finland, Euroclear France, Euroclear Nederland, Euroclear Sweden, Euroclear UK & International and the fund platform MFEX.
The Euroclear group settled the equivalent of EUR 992 trillion in securities transactions in 2022, representing 304 million domestic and cross-border transactions, and held EUR 35.6 trillion in assets for clients by end of 2022.
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Pierre Yves Goemans
Chairman of the Board
Pierre Yves Goemans serves as a non-executive director and chairs the board of Quantessence, representing Euroclear.
Cécile Van Hentenryck
Cécile Van Hentenryck serves as a non-executive director on the board of Quantessence, representing Euroclear.
Peter De Clercq
Chief Executive Officer
Peter runs the company and is in charge of business development and sales. He sits on the Board and chairs the Management Committee.
Chief Operating Officer
Nikolaos runs the company’s operations and has architected its systems. He sits on the Board and heads the firm’s development centre in Prague.
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Wim Hautekiet serves as an executive director on the board of Quantessence.