The Federation is headed by a President Deirdre Somers, Chief Executive of the Irish Stock Exchange and supported by Vice President, Lee Hodgkinson, Head of Markets and Global Sales of Euronext and CEO of Euronext London Limited. (Click here for details of past Presidents).

FESE's General Assembly, the decision-making body of the Federation meets twice a year, all Members are invited to attend this meeting (Full Members have voting rights). The Federation also has a Board which meets regularly and is responsible for framing overall strategy and policy, click here to view the composition of the Board. 

The Management Committee, which reports to the Board is responsible for co-ordinating the policy work and meets three or four times a year. Every member exchange is represented on this Committee, which is Chaired by Niels Tomm, Head of Governmental Affairs & Political Communication at Deutsche Börse Group Head of Governmental Affairs & Political Communication at Deutsche Börse Group and Vice Chaired by Nicos Porfiris, Deputy Chief Operating Officer at Hellenic Exchanges Group. (Click here for details of past Management Committee Chairs)

Reporting to the Management Committee are the:
Equity Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect cash equity markets (including primary and secondary markets as well as clearing and settlement);
Derivatives Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect derivative markets (including primary and secondary markets as well as clearing and settlement);
Fixed Income Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect fixed income markets.

In addition, the Economics and Statistics Committee reports to the Management Committee.