A leading SaaS provider to shape your business strategy

smartTrade Technologies is a global provider of multi-asset electronic trading and payments platforms. Headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, France, where the core of its research and development center is situated, smartTrade has subsidiaries in London, Paris, Geneva, Istanbul, New York, Toronto, Tokyo, and Singapore.
We contribute to the growth of our customers’ electronic trading and payments business through our cost-efficient, technologically advanced, secure, private end-to-end SaaS solutions.

Meet our Executive Team


David ensures that smartTrade’s teams are organized to offer our clients the best possible service. Having previously held the role of CTO, he understands the importance of aligning the technology team with the sales strategy to ensure client satisfaction.

David Vincent
CEO & Co-Founder

Michael is responsible for the running of all smartTrade’s field operations including sales, pre-sales, and client engagement. He brings a unique depth of operational experience and a firm commitment to customer success.

Michael Henssler
COO Field Operations & CRO

Renaud is leading the company's financial strategy, operational support functions, and promoting collaboration across departments, with a focus on Compliance, Performance Enhancement, and Controls.

Renaud Kerspern
COO Performance & CFO

Elise oversees the management of Human Resources. Her team is key in supporting our business strategy and implementing appropriate transformations in both a local and global context.

Elise Van Der Schans
Chief Human Resources Officer

Thibault leads the technology operations, product strategy, delivery, and support of the Product Business Group providing financial institutions with full-fledged end-to-end trading systems to serve their clients and access market liquidity

Thibault Joly
Managing Director Trading Product Business Group

Alex leads and defines smartTrade’s technology strategy as the CTO of the company. He manages the technology operations, product strategy, delivery, and support of the Product Business Group serving banks that need to offer international FX payments and cash management capabilities to their commercial, SMB, and retail clients.

Alexander Culiniac
CTO/Managing Director Commercial Banking & Payment Product Business Group

As Managing Director of the Platforms Product Business Group, Eric spearheads the delivery of customized software solutions, overseeing dedicated development and support teams to transform financial institutions' business requirements into advanced trading systems, elevating their market presence and client engagement.

Eric Deshayes
Managing Director Platforms Product Business Group

As Chief Customer Officer, Emmanuel leads smartTrade's Customer Solutions Team, dedicated to optimizing our customers' experiences and ensuring their satisfaction and long-term success. With a strong foundation in technical operations, Emmanuel prioritizes customer-centric strategies to drive innovation and deliver value at every interaction.

Emmanuel Lorge
Chief Customer Officer

As Chief of Staff, Lara works closely with CEO David Vincent to implement and coordinate smartTrade’s projects and initiatives across the company. She is also responsible for leading smartTrade’s internal and external communications.

Lara Michel
COS & Corporate Program Manager
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Remy leads smartTrade's infrastructure team. His focus is ensuring our clients and staff get the most secure, fast and reliable infrastructure to support their business.

Remy Falco
Global Head of Infrastructure

Renaud ensures that the organization, across all departments, conducts its business processes in compliance with laws and regulations, professional and international standards, and accepted business practices. This includes, but is not limited to, cyber-security or SOC2-like audits.

Renaud Lebrun
Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
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Because protecting our customers' data is part of our DNA, Jean-Louis' role, and his passion, is to offer them secure end-to-end environments, enabling them to achieve their business objectives with confidence.

Jean-Louis To
Chief Information Security Officer

smartTrade’s in-house hosted solutions support foreign exchange, fixed income, crypto and derivatives. With connectivity to 130+ liquidity providers, enabling tailored aggregation, smart execution, risk management, order management, analytics, payments and multi-channel distribution.

smartTrade supports a variety of regulated and un-regulated Financial Institutions.