Vice Chairman
International Organization of Securities Commissions

Jean-Paul Servais is the chairman of the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), the Belgian supervisory authority for financial markets, products and conduct.

Internationally, he holds mandates as vice chair of the IOSCO Board, as well as chairman of the IOSCO European Regional Committee, the Audit Committee of IOSCO and IFRS Foundation Monitoring Board.

He is also a board member of ESMA and the ESRB. Within ESMA, he chairs the Financial Innovation Standing Committee (FISC). He is also member of the College of Euronext Regulators.

He teaches at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB, Free University of Brussels), where he is the professor in the LL.M. in International Business Law and deputy director of its special Master in Tax Law. He is author or co-author of numerous contributions, in particular in areas of relevance to the FSMA’s activities and the academic and scientific activities undertaken at the ULB.

He obtained a Master of Law (Master en droit) from the ULB and a Master of Economics in Business Management (Master in de economie, bedrijfskunde) from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).