IQ-EQ has appointed Diana Senanayake to the dual role of managing director of its Luxembourg headquarters and regional CEO for continental Europe.
Senanayake is an accomplished executive with 26 years in financial services. Her extensive senior leadership, management and corporate governance experience spans multiple jurisdictions worldwide. She has particular expertise in the European and Asian markets, with previous roles based in Singapore, Malaysia and Belgium as well as Luxembourg.
Most recently, Senanayake spent four years as Chief Executive Officer for BNP Paribas Securities Services, Southeast Asia. Before that, she held a series of managing director positions with RBC Investor & Treasury Services, culminating as Managing Director, Global Client Coverage.
In her new position with IQ-EQ, Senanayake will not only lead the day-to-day running and strategic direction of the firm’s head office in Luxembourg; she will also take responsibility for all activities across IQ-EQ’s continental European offices – including Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Cyprus. As a key member of the firm’s global Group Management Team, she will head up the regional leadership team encompassing finance, HR, operations, sales, risk and compliance as well as client relationship management and client services.