Sales Director

Aïssar joined Oxial in 2016 as a Presales Manager in the beginning. More recently and, in addition to his role, he oversaw partners’ projects where he collaborated with all the strategic partners to ensure that Oxial’s solution is in line with the market needs and best practices.  

Going forward, he will be leading the global Sales and Presales team to streamline Oxial’s Sales processes and accelerate its success in executing the corporate strategy. 

Aïssar has many years of experience in consulting and managing implementation projects in the FinTech/RegTech industry. He began his career within a Private Equity software provider as a consultant and then as a project manager across the EMEA region. He worked closely with alternative investment firms like asset managers, institutional investors, family offices… 

After that, Aïssar worked for a GRC software provider as a Product Analyst. 

Aïssar holds a M.Sc. in Information Technology from Supélec/ENSTA ParisTech and a B.Eng. from EniSo 

His mission at Oxial is to consolidate the editorial line of the Oxial sGRC product and to anchor a systemic methodology.

“Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.”
Antoine Lavoisier


Product & Channel Director

Arnaud is a graduate of a DEA in Economics, Environment, Innovation & Territorial Development, Specialized Master in Quality Management (ESC KEDGE Bordeaux).

He served as project manager for a software publisher offering 5 ranges of software. Arnaud specializes in Systems or Systemic Theory, and in Project Management, Modeling of Organizations.

His mission at Oxial is to consolidate the editorial line of the Oxial sGRC product and to anchor a systemic methodology. 

“Nature uses as little as possible of anything.”
Johannes Kepler


Founder, CEO

Eric is one of the world’s foremost experts in using technology to navigate risk management and compliance. In his role as founder and CEO of Oxial, the new generation GRC solutions provider, he works with organisations such as Barclays, BNP Paribas and Fidelity, helping to manage and mitigate risk and stay on top of compliance.  

In a regulation-heavy world, with ever-growing volumes of data and ever-changing legislation, Eric is a passionate believer in both a top down approach to GRC and the digitisation of compliance. OXIAL works with best in class consultancy partners and regulatory experts to deliver real-time risk management for customers, ensuring that GRC is an on-going and continuous process for OXIAL’s customers. 

Eric, a former software engineer, founded OXIAL in 2005 as a case tool to assist firms with Sarbanes-Oxley. It now works with more than 40 customers in locations all around the world. A martial arts practitioner and horse rider in his spare time, Eric can talk with independence and authority on a variety of business technology topics, including: 

  • Deploying your digital army – proactive approaches to cyber security 
  • The digitisation of compliance 
  • Managing risk in a regulation and data-heavy world 
  • Why GDPR is a 21st century version of Y2K

Triumph without peril, brings no glory
Cornelius, Le Cid

Matthieu PUGENS

Administrative & Financial Director

Matthieu holds a Master II in Audit, Management Control and International Finance from the IDRAC Business School Lyon.

He also completed his university studies in California where he studied international finance in a UC.

Matthieu was a private banking advisor assistant to Société Générale Private Banking before being recruited by Oxial in 2015 where he started as junior financial controller, then administrative and financial controller EMEA until his role as Administrative and Financial Director. 

Who speaks sows, who listens reaps