Head of Trade Services
Global Transaction Banking - Societe Generale
Agnès Joly is Head of Trade Services since July 2016.
Her main drivers could be seen as : focus on international exposure, eagerness for opening new routes and commitment for developing people.
After one year with Credit Lyonnais in Frankfurt (Germany), she is hired by Societe Generale in 1984 which she has been loyal to until now. Initially working as a Junior Maths Expert for Export Finance, she becomes an FX Derivative Sales Manager in the newly created Capital Market division. In 1991, Societe Generale creates a team to help Western European companies partner with Eastern countries looking for trade and economic development and she was selected to focus on the Czech Republic and Hungary. She goes on to spend four years as a Human Resources Business Partner for the Capital Market division. In 1998, she returns to Export Finance where she is in charge of the desks in Asia. She becomes Head of the Export Finance business unit in Seoul from 2005 to 2009. Returning to Paris, she is appointed Coverage Banker in charge of a portfolio of key clients of the bank before joining the Trade Finance division in March 2015, as Deputy Head in charge of commercial activities worldwide, before becoming Head of Trade services in July 2016.
Agnès Joly is a graduate from HEC Business School with a master’s degree in International Business.
- “The future-proofing of trade finance”, Societe Generale’s expert view for Sibos Sydney, September 2018
- “Reports of the death of banking grossly exaggerated”, Societe Generale’s expert view for Sibos Sydney, September 2018
- “Export, one of the growth lever for SMEs” , interview on BFM TV (French TV channel), December 2017