Jerome Ferracci – CEO and CIO
Jerome has more than 30 years experience in equity and derivatives trading business, during which he ran several proprietary trading books. He has also accumulated strong organisational skills and management experience in Paris, London and Hong Kong.
Before founding Octis, of which he is the main shareholder, Jerome has been Global Head of Equity Derivatives at HSBC and Managing Director of CCF Financial Products.
Jerome is postgraduate in Economics and Financial Management from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers in Paris.
Stephane Coupleux – MD and CTO
Stephane, who joined in 2010, is responsible for developing proprietary solutions to achieve the best control / risk management (among which the Octis Portfolio Management System and the Octis Cloud Solution) and the quantitative research.
Stephane, who used to work for Blue Crest Capital London as a Convertible Bonds portfolio manager and for Natexis Paris as a Credit & Equity derivative trader, holds an MSc in Mathematics Applied to Economics from Paris IX Dauphine / ENSAE.
Jane Lee – Internal Control & Administrative Officer
Jane is responsible for all administrative matters as well as Octis internal control. Jane is also the key point of contact of all service providers including the Authorities and our external Compliance officer.
Prior to joining Octis in 2007, Jane was the regional Admin Manager of Hay Group Asia Pacific. Jane holds a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Essex and a Diploma in Banking & Finance. She is also well versed in employment laws and human resource practices. Jane is effectively bilingual in written and spoken English and Mandarin, and speaks various Chinese dialects.