Claude Lixi

Claude Lixi

Global Head of Global Market Commodities, Corporate & Investment Banking, Natixis

Claude Lixi is the Global Head of Global Market Commodities at Natixis' Corporate & Investment Banking division.

He started his career in 1996 at Elf Trading (now Total) in Geneva as a junior oil trader. In 1998, he joined TFS in London, then moving to Crown Commodities the following year. In 2000, he joined BP, spending seven years with the firm in London and Chicago, establishing and running their worldwide oil options proprietary trading business and serving as Global Head of the oil derivatives trading and marketing teams. In 2007, he joined Morgan Stanley as a senior options trader in the oil derivatives trading desk. In 2009, he joined the Trafigura Group in Geneva, establishing and managing its energy trading fund. In 2013, he moved to Gunvor, also in Geneva, developing the firm’s proprietary options trading activity. 

He joined Natixis in 2017 as a senior advisor to GMC, before being appointed as Global Head of Trading in 2018. 

He was appointed to his current role in January 2019. 

Claude Lixi is a graduate of Institut National des Telecommunications (now Institut Mines-Telecom business school, Paris) and holds a post graduate degree in International Finance from HEC (Paris). 

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