Natixis has appointed Emmanuel Issanchou to global head of structured credit and solutions (GSCS).

He replaces Emmanuel Lefort, who has moved to become head of global markets, Asia Pacific.

Issanchou will be based in London and report globally to Selim Mehrez, global head of fixed income, and locally to Serge Ekue, senior country manager, UK.

He started his career at Natixis is 2005, first joining as a structurer in the European securitisation team in Paris. In 2007, he relocated to London, before being appointed to head of structured credit and solutions, EMEA, in early 2016, and to deputy head of GSCS in December.