Beatrice Devillon-Cohen has been appointed as an Independent Non-Executive to the Board of MUFG Securities EMEA*.

With a 25-year career at Société Générale behind her, and an extensive career spanning continental Europe and the UK, Beatrice brings an unparalleled understanding of the financial services industry to her new role at MUFG.

Beatrice was previously a member of Société Générale's Global Trading Executive Committee and Fixed Income and Credit UK Executive Committee, with oversight of market, credit, liquidity and funding risks. During that time, she also served on the Bank of England's Working Group on Sterling Risk-Free Reference Rates.

Beatrice is a member of the European Investment Bank's (EIB) Audit, Risk and Supervision Committee which has oversight of a c. €450 billion loan portfolio, and derivatives to the value of c. €1 trillion.

“Beatrice's appointment will not only strengthen our Board, but also demonstrates our commitment to enhancing and improving our risk culture across the business, which is key for an institution like ours," said Marshall Bailey, Chairman of the Board. “Her background as a European markets professional will ensure that we have a diverse range of perspectives in our decision making, which is absolutely integral to the success of our function. I am delighted that she has accepted this opportunity, and the Board and I look forward to working with her closely."

Beatrice is also currently part of King's College London's Finance Committee, providing input on investments, estates, and debt strategies for the university to ensure the effective management of their financial affairs.

* subject to regulatory approval.