Rosa Armesto, Deputy Director General, FESE
Rosa Armesto is Deputy Director General of the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE). She is responsible for coordinating all regulatory policy campaigns and strengthening FESE’s positioning on the key issues and priorities for the exchanges’ sector in Europe. Rosa has more than 15 years of professional experience in EU affairs for financial services. Her expertise includes a variety of important financial regulatory dossiers, including MiFID/MiFIR, Capital Markets Union, Sustainable Finance, Benchmarks, and the Digital Package. She is also familiar with Solvency II, PRIIPs, IDD and other insurance related files.
She spent 4 years as a Member of the Management Team and Head of Public Affairs and Communications of Insurance Europe, the trade association of the European insurance sector. In her earlier career, she was Head of Public and Regulatory Affairs of FESE and held different responsibilities prior to re-joining FESE. She has worked in Brussels since 2007, coming from Eurostat (the Statistical office of the European Commission) in Luxembourg. In parallel, Rosa teaches the course of financial market infrastructures in the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management. Rosa holds a MSc in Economics (major in Econometrics) from the University of Zaragoza (ES) & University of Groningen (NL), a BSc in Statistics from the University of Zaragoza (ES), and a professional degree in piano from Conservatory of Teruel (ES).