Graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines of Nancy, Eric began his career in 1986 and joined the ECM team of Société Générale in 1992. In 2003, he moved to Oddo Corporate Finance to head up their Equity Capital Markets business, where he oversaw IPOs, follow-on issues and secondary offerings. He was also in charge of Corporate Broking. Over the last ten years, Eric has always worked in support of SMEs. He has participated actively in industry-level discussions, helped numerous mid-sized companies gain access to the market through his ongoing responsibilities at Oddo, contributed to the creation of an analyst team dedicated to SMEs and served as Chairman of ALIS, the association of Alternext’s Listing Sponsors. As Head of EnterNext, Eric Forest is responsible for all activities and resources linked to SMEs within Euronext. He is also a member of the Issuers Consultative Commission of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers.