Benoît Gourisse has worked for ISDA for four years as Director of European Public Policy. He is heading the ISDA work stream on commodities in Europe and is the ISDA primary contact to the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). Prior to ISDA, Mr. Gourisse spent five years at the French Banking Federation in Paris, where he was Deputy Director of Corporate and Investment Bank activities. In this role he advised the executive management of French banks in every issue relating to financial markets, corporate services, custodian activities, asset management and distribution of financial instruments to retail investors. He also worked for a French Savings bank as Head of legal department and for Société Générale as compliance officer. Mr. Gourisse has a Masters Degree in tax and business law from Paris XI University.