In 2015 Sander van Zelm joined Optiver as Head of Institutional Trading at Optiver Europe. He is responsible for external relations with other professional financial market participants ranging from investors, exchanges and service providers around the products Optiver is active in. Prior to joining Optiver Sander worked close to 9 years at BNP Paribas London as head of equity derivatives Netherlands and Nordics. In this period he got a broad understanding of the institutional client base offering derivative based solutions and investment opportunities. Sander spent his first years as an equity derivatives trader for ING Bank in different roles. He holds a masters in Financial Economics from VU University Amsterdam and is CFA charterholder.