Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan is the CEO and founder of Laven - a global integrated consultancy servicing the financial industry, empower banks, brokers and managers by offering robust regulatory solutions that improve their operational processes and structures. Jérôme’s background includes acting as a COO of a hedge fund and as a financial lawyer at Jones Day. Jérôme has a broad degree of expertise in the hedge fund and fund management industry and is an advisor to many international financial services firms specialising in regulatory, legal, operational and risk matters.
Jérôme remains part of a unique group of people for whom continuous education and developments are part of the routine. He has been able to adapt his thinking to new regulatory requirements in Europe as well as to those around the world.
He is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, the International Tax Planning Association and of the CFA Society of the UK.
Jérôme holds an LLB from University of Edinburgh. In 2010 and 2011, Jérôme was named by Financial News as one of its 100 Rising Stars, and in 2011 and 2012 one of its 40 under 40 Rising Stars in Hedge Funds. He is the author of the FT Guide to Investing in Funds, published in June 2012.
He lives in London with his wife and two children.