Turning points: Nico Van Wayenbergh, GDF Suez Trading

GDF Suez Trading is already used to coping with financial rules that are soon to be extended to many more European energy traders. Its chief risk officer, Nico Van Wayenbergh, speaks to Gillian Carr

Nico Van Wayenbergh - GDF Suez Trading

Many people regard stubbornness as an undesirable trait, especially in the workplace. But Nico Van Wayenbergh, the Brussels-based chief risk officer (CRO) of GDF Suez Trading – the trading arm of French utility GDF Suez – believes being stubborn is a great talent for those aspiring to work in risk management.

That conviction comes as a result of personal experience. Over the course of his career, his determination to find and understand details that don't seem right has often paid off, he says

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