Claude Marx

General Director, CSSF

Claude Marx is Director General of the CSSF since February 2016.

Claude Marx is a member of the Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), representing the CSSF.


Prior to his nomination as Director General of the CSSF, Claude Marx was CEO, authorised manager of Lombard International Assurance S.A., a unit-linked life insurance company, owned by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities. He was also Chairman of the Board of the Luxembourg PFS Lombard Intermediation Services S.A., a fully owned subsidiary of Lombard International Assurance S.A..    

From 1994 to 2011, Claude Marx worked for HSBC, where he held the position of Deputy Chief Executive Officer of HSBC Private Bank (Luxembourg S.A.) from 2000 to 2011.

Claude Marx holds a Law Degree from the University of Paris and an LL.M. in International Business Law from the University of London.

He is fluent in English, German, French and Luxembourgish.