Laurent joined Hashdex in January 2022 as managing director and head of Europe to lead its expansion into the continent with the launch of innovative index ETPs on the Swiss and European Stock exchanges.
Previously, he was managing director of Swiss based crypto issuer 21Shares, where joined in the summer of 2019 after 4 years with Swedish based issuer XBT Provider AB, a Coinshares company specialising in crypto currency offerings where he was CEO.
He listed over 25 crypto ETPs on 5 European regulated exchanges. He spearheaded the growth into Europe for the company, created the capital markets department and has been pioneering the ETP expansion for 8 years where many issuers followed suit.
He has 19 years' worth of experience in distribution, Delta 1 trading, ETF market making, ETF brokerage set ups, ETF issuances, primary and secondary capital markets.