Roxana De Carvalho

Head of the Governance and External Affairs Department

Roxana de Carvalho is the Head of Governance and External Affairs Department at the European Securities Markets Authority. ESMA is an independent EU authority that ensures the integrity, transparency, efficiency and orderly functioning of securities markets, as well as enhancing investor protection.

Roxana’s role covers the coordination of relations with the EU institutions, support to ESMA senior management and governing bodies, and coordination of ESMA’s relationships with the private sector, consumer representatives and market participants, as well as international counterparties. Roxana is also leading the coordination of the Brexit work in ESMA.

Previously, Roxana led ESMA work in the area of sustainable finance, corporate finance and reporting, credit rating agencies policy and securitisation. Before joining ESMA, Roxana was Senior Manager in Global Capital Markets Department with PricewaterhouseCoopers France.