EMEA Trading Conference Speakers

VIRTUAL | 23 June 2021

Keynote Speakers

Bim Afolami, MP

Bim Afolami, MP Bim Afolami was elected as the Member of Parliament for Hitchin & Harpenden in 2017. He spent ten years in the City first as a corporate lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett, then as a Senior Executive at HSBC. Through this he helped to advise some of the biggest companies in the world, both British and international.   His experience is put to...

Tajinder Singh

Tajinder Singh, Acting Secretary General, International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Tajinder Singh joined the IOSCO General Secretariat in January 2010 as Deputy Secretary General; since 26 February 2021 he is Acting Secretary General. He was previously Head of International Affairs & Human Resource Development and Advisor to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Mr. Singh comes from the Indian...

Speakers

Adeline Diab

Adeline Diab, Head of ESG & Thematic Investing EMEA, Bloomberg Intelligence Adeline is Head of ESG and Thematic Investing EMEA for Bloomberg Intelligence and has around 20 years of experience as a portfolio manager of Environmental and Thematic funds before directing ESG integration across asset classes and products for over $400bn AUM. She led such efforts for leading financial institutions on both the buy side and...

Alex Ings

Alex Ings, Co-Chair European Consolidated Tape Working Group – Equities Fixed Trading Community, Executive Director, Agency Trading, Client Access Product Manager, UBS  Alex Ings recently joined the Agency Trading Digital Platforms team at UBS, based in London. As Client Access Product Manager, Alex owns the global, cross-asset client interface for Agency Trading, and is responsible for improving clients’ experience of the execution stack. Alex joined UBS...

Alex Wolcough

Alex Wolcough, Co-Chair European Consolidated Tape Working Group – Fixed Income, FIX Trading Community, Founder and CEO, GreenBirch Group Ltd GreenBirch is a specialist Capital Markets consultancy looking at the changing markets and regulation and seeking innovative solutions – whether that is a new target operating model or leveraging new technologies such as cloud – to deliver real value. A current theme is looking at...

Alison Hollingshead

Alison Hollingshead, Chief Of Staff, Trading Platform & Core Technology, Man Group Alison Hollingshead is Chief of Staff, Trading Platform & Core Technology, a role she took up in March 2019. Alison helps manage a broad, 200-person department that is responsible for the delivery of the technology supporting the entire trading lifecycle from order management and execution, to settlement and regulatory reporting, as well as...

Ambre Soubiran

Ambre Soubiran, CEO, Kaiko Ambre is the CEO of Kaiko, an enterprise-grade market data provider in the blockchain-based digital assets industry. Prior to joining Kaiko, Ambre spent a decade at HSBC in London and Paris, structuring equity derivatives and equity-based financing solutions (Global Markets & Equity Capital Markets). Ambre has a passion for world-changing technology, and has been interested and invested in digital assets since...

Andreas Wollheim

Andreas Wollheim, Head of Trading and Treasury & Acting Head of Equities, SEB Investment Management Andreas Wollheim is Acting Head of Equities and runs the Multi Asset Trading desk at SEB Investment Management in Stockholm. SEB IM is responsible within SEB for management of mutual funds and institutional mandates. Assets under management exceed 100€bn. The Equities team within IM is responsible for the management of our fundamental funds and mandates. The team...

Andrew Falco, Global Head of FX & Fixed Income Trading, Fidelity International

Andrew Gazal

Andrew Gazal, Founder and CEO, ESG Tech Andrew is the founder and CEO of ESG Tech, a next-generation verified data exchange platform for sustainable finance. ESG Tech advances the acquisition and verification process of material disclosure of Environmental, Social Governance (ESG) for underlying assets, for fixed and alternative investment classes to enable the scalable issue of KPI-linked financial products. Financiers, borrowers and investors all benefit...

Benoît Gourisse

Benoît Gourisse, Head of Asia Pacific, ISDA Benoît Gourisse has worked for ISDA for ten years. He has served as Senior director, European Public, from 2011 to 2020, then Deputy Head, European Public Policy and was appointed Head of Asia Pacific in April 2021. He headed European ISDA work streams on Commodities, application of non-cleared margin rules, recovery and resolution framework for CCPs, CCP supervision,...

Calissa Aldridge

Calissa Aldridge, Senior Executive Leader, Market Supervision Calissa leads ASIC’s Market Supervision team. The team is responsible for the real-time surveillance and monitoring of trading activities across Australia’s equities, futures and OTC markets. It is also responsible for market intermediaries’ compliance and conduct, and monitoring the distribution of complex products. Calissa held senior leadership roles in ASIC’s Market Supervision and Market Infrastructure since 2009. Before...

Charlie Campbell-Johnston

Charlie Campbell-Johnston, Managing Director, AiEX and Workflow Solutions, Tradeweb Charlie Campbell-Johnston is Managing Director, AiEX and Workflow Solutions at Tradeweb. He is responsible for developing the firm’s automated trading tools and other solutions supporting clients’ execution needs across the trade life cycle. Charlie joined the firm in 2005 as Director, Market Services, from ClientKnowledge, where he was Head of Research. Prior to that, he ran...

Charlotte Decuyper

Charlotte Decuyper, Co-Chair France Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Consultant, Redlap Consulting Writing market structure research since 2017, Charlotte has co-authored a number of reports and commentaries covering the impact of market regulation on equities and fixed income markets, the impact of the rise of fintech in capital markets, as well as the impact of the move to ESG and sustainability in asset management; focusing on...

Chris Hollands

Chris Hollands, Head of European Sales and Account Management, TradingScreen Chris Hollands is TS’s Head of European Sales and Account Management and is responsible for all of TS’s client-facing activities in Europe, managing a team based in each of its office locations in London, Paris and Geneva. On a day-to-day basis, Chris oversees TS’s major broker relationships and buy side accounts in the region and...

Christian Schmid

Christian Schmid, Business Development Manager – Equities and Derivatives, EuroCCP Christian joined the Commercial Team at EuroCCP in December 2020 as a Business Development Manager. He focuses on new and innovative revenue streams, building out their diversification to ETFs and Derivatives, expanding their core membership base and growing market share. Before joining EuroCCP he started his career at Deutsche Bank (Equities), moving to Bank of...

Christoph Hock

Christoph Hock, Head of Multi-Asset Trading, Union Investment Union Investment is one of Europe’s leading asset managers. Christoph manages trading activities for the entire portfolio including: cash equities, fixed income, fund and ETF business, FX, listed and OTC derivatives, and securities lending, with extensive experience in portfolio management and trading. Christoph won the award for Head of Trading – Europe at the 2016 Alpha Trader...

Dan Marcus

Dan Marcus, CEO, MarcX Dan is CEO of MarcX, a business consultancy company. Dan is a proven industry expert and leader, with experience in both business and legal roles within financial markets. Prior to MarcX, he was most recently responsible for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for Tradition, one of the world’s largest interdealer brokers. Dan was co-head of Tradition’s EMEA business managed...

David Angel

David Angel, Co-Chair France Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Head of Continental Europe, Virtu Financial David Angel, Co-Chair France Subcommitee, FIX Trading Community, Managing Director, Head of European Business Development, drives the growth of Virtu’s new Business across all products and services in Europe, including the relationship management of Virtu’s customer base. David also heads-up Virtu’s Paris Branch and RFQ-hub business. Prior to joining Virtu, David...

David Bullen

David Bullen, Secretary General, Electronic Debt Markets Association – Europe, Founder, Lorgwood David Bullen founded his own independent advisory consultancy in 2012, specialising in capital market electronic trading and market structure change; driven both by regulatory reform and technology.  Prior to this, David led Citigroup’s Global Interest Rates & Corporate Credit e-Commerce businesses for 17 years.  Previously, David managed Citi’s cross-asset class fixed income &...

David Cámara Iniesta

David Cámara Iniesta, Director, Senior Trading Strategist, Bank of America David is in charge of defining and executing FICC e-trading and market structure strategy for BofA in EMEA. He works closely with trading, technology and legal to anticipate industry changes and maximize liquidity provision for Global Markets’ clients. He joined BofA after 12 years at GS, where he performed roles in sales, e-trading and market...

Dr Ulli Spankowski

Dr Ulli Spankowski, Chief Digital Officer, Boerse Stuttgart Group Ulli is Chief Digital Officer at Boerse Stuttgart Group. He is an experienced executive and fintech founder with a successful exit. From his working experience at Boerse Stuttgart Group, Sowa Labs, and the European Commission, he accumulated a deep knowledge ranging from financial derivatives and regulation to predictive data analytics tools, crypto currency trading and digital...

Emma Quinn

Emma Quinn, Chairman of the Board, FIX Trading Community, SVP – Global Co-Head of Equity Trading, Equity Trading AllianceBernstein Emma Quinn was appointed Global Co-Head of Equity Trading in 2014. Previously, she served as head of Asia-Pacific Trading, head of Asia-Pacific Fixed Income and Australia Equities Trading, and head of Trading for Australia and New Zealand. Quinn joined the firm in 2001 as a senior...

Eric Böss

Eric Böss, Managing Director, Global Head of Trading, Allianz GI Allianz GI is a diversified active asset manager with a strong parent company and a culture of riskmanagement. They are the leading German asset manager, with more than $541 billion in AUM. Eric, who was formerly global head of derivativestrading, has taken over control of the businesstrading abilities and responsible for ensuring scalability of the...

Eric Heleine

Eric Heleine, Co-Chair France Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Head of Buy-Side Trading Desk & Overlay Management, Groupama Asset Management

Fabrizio Planta

Fabrizio Planta, Head of Markets and Data Reporting Department, ESMA Fabrizio Planta is Head of Markets and Data Reporting Department at ESMA, with responsibility over Secondary Markets, Post-Trading, Market Integrity, Market Data and supervision over Trade Repository. He was previously Head of the Post-Trading Unit where he has been in charge of the development of technical standards under EMIR and CSDR and on a number...

Franck Chatillon

Franck Chatillon, Co- Founder, Greenwich Dealing Graduated from Paris IX Dauphine University, Franck has spent 18 years in the banking Industry. He started his career in 1994 at JP Morgan before joining Paribas in 1996 in Securities Services to develop the liquidity offer and client financing. Within BNP Paribas, he participated in the creation of BP2S Bank, and manages ALM/treasury and Forex of this new...

Graham Dick

Graham Dick, Market Structure Analyst, Aquis Exchange Graham works as a part time market structure analyst for Aquis Exchange and is based in Paris. Prior to this role, he was CEO of Aquis Exchange Europe and led the Sales and Business Development team at Aquis Exchange PLC. He is a very experienced equities market structure practitioner and innovator having held a similar role at Chi-X...

Ian Taylor

Ian Taylor, Board Advisor, CryptoUK Ian is the Board Advisor of CryptoUK (CUK), the United Kingdom’s trade body representing more than 150 companies from across the U.K. digital asset sector. CUK partners with other industry bodies such as UK Finance, Innovate Finance, Electronic Money Association,  Blockchain for Europe, Global Digital Asset Currency Association, Blockchain Association, Access, IDAXA, and AIMA to coordinate public policy positions impacting...

Jason Waight

Jason Waight, Head of Regulatory Affairs and Business Management, MarketAxess Jason Waight is the Head of Regulatory Affairs at MarketAxess and is a member of the management team for Europe and Asia. Mr. Waight is responsible for analysing the impact of regulatory changes on the firm’s credit trading, post-trade and market data businesses. Furthermore, he is also responsible for identifying and pursuing opportunities created by...

Jerry Avenell

Jerry Avenell, Co Head  of Sales, Cboe Jerry Avenell was appointed co-head of the Cboe Europe sales division following Cboe’s acquisition of Chi-X Europe and directs client relationship management and development in the UK and Ireland. Mr. Avenell joined Chi-X Europe in November 2007 and was business development manager for the UK and Ireland. He was responsible for a range of Chi-X Europe’s key market...

Jim Northey

Jim Northey, Non-Executive Director, FIX Trading Community, Chair, ISO TC 68 Financial Services Jim Northey currently serves as a director of FIX Protocol Ltd. and the Chair of ISO TC68, the ISO Technical Committee for Financial Services. Jim served as the Global Technical Committee Co-chair for the Americas until his election as an FPL director and the interim chair of the US Technical Advisory Group...

John Marsland

John Marsland, Head of Data Enablement and Trading, Schroder Investment Management John Marsland is Head of Data Enablement and Trading at Schroder Investment Management in London and is responsible for global trading, investment support and the data enablement platform and strategy; currently focussing on the use of ESG data. He joined Schroders in 2006 as a portfolio manager in the QEP quantitative global equities team...

Jonathan Herbst

Jonathan Herbst, Partner / Global Head of Financial Services Regulation, Norton Rose Fulbright Jonathan Herbst is the Global Head of Financial Services Regulation and joined the London practice as a partner in October 2002. He was previously Head of European Law at the UK Financial Services Authority from 2001 to 2002.   Jonathan is a leading practitioner in the field of UK and EU financial services...

Joseph Collery

Joseph Collery, Head of Trading, Comgest Joseph Collery joined Comgest in 2017 and works as Head of the Trading Desk. Comgest is an independent, international asset management group with 8 entities globally including Paris, Dublin, Hong Kong, and Boston with an AUM of circa Eur30billion. Joe leverages his almost 20 years industry experience to navigate the new MiFID II world having previously held the positions of...

Julian Allen-Ellis

Julian Allen Ellis, Director, UK Advocacy and Capital Markets, AFME Julian has a broad product background in both fixed income and equities. Before joining AFME, Julian worked for Market Axess/TRAX in a senior sales and relationship management role responsible for market participants utilizing MiFID/MiFIR regulatory reporting and trade matching services. Prior to that, he was in senior relationship management in the prime services teams at...

Justin Zhen

Justin Zhen, Co-Founder, Thinknum Justin is a Co-Founder of Thinknum, a leading alternative data company specializing in web-crawled data. At Thinknum, Justin works with hundreds of investment firms, banks and corporations to develop innovative data sources which provide new insights into economic activity moving online. Prior to founding Thinknum, Justin worked at a quantitative hedge fund. He graduated from Princeton University with a degree in...

Kirstie MacGillivray

Kirstie MacGillivray, Head of Multi Asset Dealing, Aegon Asset Management Kirstie MacGillivray is Head of Multi Asset Dealing & Treasury and also chairs Aegon’s Front Office Governance Committee. Kirstie joined Kames Capital* in 2008 from Barrie & Hibbert where she advised companies on risk management of derivatives. Prior to this she was a partner in BCS Asset Management, a global macro hedge fund. Previously she worked for...

Laetitia Visconti

Laetitia Visconti, Head of EMEA Equities Market Structure & Market Connectivity, Barclays Laetitia has more than 15 years’ experience in managing market structure and regulatory changes with a focus on Equities Execution and Prime Services. She joined Barclays in 2010 as a front office product manager, working on various key EMEA structural changes impacting execution services. In 2018, she became Head of EMEA Equities Market...

Larry Tabb

Larry Tabb, Head of Market Structure Research, Bloomberg Intelligence Larry Tabb is the Head of Market Structure Research at Bloomberg Intelligence. Currently Larry is building out his research team to develop research and insight on financial markets infrastructure, technology, regulation, trading practices and industry issues. Prior to joining Bloomberg in June 2020, Larry was the Research Chairman of TABB Group, the financial markets’ strategic advisory...

Leen Vermeersch

Leen Vermeersch, Public Policy Officer, Euroclear Leen is a lobbyist, corporate influencer and strategic storyteller, connector of people and dots, supporter of systemic stability and public policy. She’s a structural optimist with more than 15 years of experience in the world’s largest financial market infrastructure. Leen has about 8 years of experience in managing the outbound links with international CSDs and custodian agents, from a...

Louise Drummond

Louise Drummond, Global Head Investment Execution, Aberdeen Standard Investments Louise joined Aberdeen Standard Investments as a result of the merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life in August 2017. Louise joined Aberdeen following the SWIP acquisition in April 2014 having joined SWIP in November 2008 as Global Head of Fixed Income Dealing. Prior to joining SWIP, Louise worked for Charles Stanley Sutherlands for 13 years, where...

Lynn Challenger

Lynn Challenger, Global Head of Trading and Order Generation, UBS Asset Management Lynn is the Global Head of Trading for Asset Management and the O’Connor hedge funds, and is also the head of portfolio implementation for UBS Asset Management’s active equity unit. He is a member of the following committees: • Member of the Best Execution Committee • The Investment Management Team • The United Kingdom...

Mark Beeston

Mark Beeston, Managing Partner and Founder, Illuminate Financial Mark Beeston is Managing Partner and Founder of Illuminate Financial, a thesis-driven venture capital firm investing in enterprise fintech and B2B software companies solving problems across financial services. Illuminate is recognised as a trusted partner to multiple banks and industry strategics. Their portfolio includes Curv (acq. by PayPal), RegTek Solutions (acq. by Bloomberg), Privitar, Genesis Global, and...

Matthew Cheung

Matthew Cheung, CEO, ipushpull Matthew Cheung is CEO of ipushpull, a leading capital markets fintech that enables real-time data sharing and data-driven workflows. Prior to joining ipushpull Matthew co-founded RANsquawk in 2005 (now known as newsquawk), a highly successful online financial news service. His background is in delivering web-based services, building teams and growing businesses. Recently, Matthew founded the Work in Fintech project to inspire...

Matthew Coupe

Matthew Coupe, Co-Chair EMEA Regional Committee & EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Director, Global Head of Cross Asset Market Structure, Barclays Investment Bank Matthew Coupe is Director, Market Structure for the European Markets business at Barclays, based in London. He advises the Markets division on future regulatory change, forms the advocacy position of the markets division on areas of regulatory change, and engages with...

Merlin Rajah

Merlin Rajah, Head: Electronic Sales Trading, Absa Merlin Rajah is Absa’s Head of Electronic Sales Trading and has been with the Absa team since May 2020 responsible for all electronic new business and client relationships. Prior to Absa, Merlin spent almost a decade at the JSE as their Business Development Manager for Electronic Trading. At the JSE he headed up the Colocation Sales, global International...

Mike Bellaro

Mike Bellaro, CEO, Plato Partnership Prior to his current role, Mike was global head of equity trading for Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM). Bellaro joined Deutsche Asset Management in 1988 and held senior positions across the business including head of equity, derivative and FX trading in Frankfurt. He also oversaw the US equity and derivative trading for Deutsche Asset Management in New York. As a founding...

Neil Joseph

Neil Joseph, Managing Director, European Head of Equity Trading, J.P. Morgan Asset Management Neil Joseph, Managing Director, is European Head of Equity Trading for J.P. Morgan Asset Management.  An employee since 2002, Neil was previously responsible for the Program Trading Desk.  Prior to joining the Trading Desk in 2010, Neil led the Trading Technology Team having initially worked within Investment Banking Technology.  Neil obtained a BSc...

Nikolaj Kosakewitsch

Nikolaj Kosakewitsch, Senior Vice President and Head of EMS Sales, European Equities & Derivatives and President, Nasdaq Copenhagen Nikolaj Kosakewitsch is Senior Vice President and Head of European Equities & Derivatives and President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen Exchange. Kosakewitsch joined Nasdaq in May 2017 and brings years of extensive knowledge, experience and insight from sell side working with buy side institutions in the Nordics, Europe...

Paul Squires

Paul Squires, Global Head of Trading and Securities Financing, AXA Investment Managers Paul Squires is the Head of the EMEA equities trading and Henley Fixed Interest dealing teams. He joined Invesco in 2018 from AXA Investment Managers where he was, most recently, the Global Head of Trading and Securities Financing, a global team of over 70 professionals responsible for all dealing including equities, fixed income,...

Pippa Hannaby

Pippa Hannaby, Director Rates Sales EU Electronic, Barclays Pippa Hannaby is a Director in eSales team at Barclays, based in London. She is responsible for client relationships in electronic rates trading and driving the ongoing build-out of the electronic Fixed Income franchise. Prior to her career in Financial Services, Pippa served as a Royal Navy Officer for 12 years, and holds a BA Degree in...

Rachel Przybylski

Rachel Przybylski, Co-Chair EMEA Investment Management Working Group, FIX Trading Community  

Raj Paranandi

Raj Paranandi, Chief Operating Officer, EMEA and APAC, MarketAxess Raj Paranandi has been Chief Operating Officer, EMEA and APAC at MarketAxess since March 2021. He joined MarketAxess from UBS Investment Bank, where he was Global Co-Head of Digital Transformation for UBS Global Markets & Global Head of Change for UBS Investment Bank. Prior to this, he spent four years as Global Chief Operating Officer for...

Rebecca Healey

Rebecca Healey, Co-Chair EMEA Regional Committee & EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Founder, Redlap Consulting Rebecca is considered to be a leading industry voice on market structure, regulatory reform, and financial services technology. Writing research over the last decade, Rebecca has authored a plethora of qualitative reports and commentaries covering the impact of market regulation on all asset classes, the impact of the rise...

Rich Evans

Rich Evans, Co-Chair Global Steering Committee & Director, FIX Trading Community Rich Evans is a capital markets expert with something of a reputation for innovation in electronic trading. He spent nearly 3 years as Head of Equities at Barclays Investment Bank, having started his career at Salomon Brothers in the nineties.

Richard Balarkas

Richard Balarkas, Chairman, Saxo UK, Chairman, SquareBook, Non-exec director, CBOE, Board Advisor, Goldex Richard has been in the vanguard of change in financial market structure, regulation and trading for over 30 years. He has held a number of senior positions within leading brokerages, investment banks and exchanges, including President and CEO of Instinet Europe, Global Head of Electronic Trading at Credit Suisse, COO for trading...

Rob Cranston

Rob Cranston, Head of Product, Liquidnet EMEA and APAC Rob Cranston has almost two decades of experience building and designing global trading systems at Instinet, Thompson Reuters and the Swiss Exchange. During his career, Rob’s focus has centred on cash equities (DMA, algorithms and crossing), market microstructure and electronic trading products.  

Robert Miller

Robert Miller, Head of Global Equity Execution Consulting, Vanguard Asset Management Ltd Robert Miller is Head of Global Equity Execution Consulting at Vanguard Asset Management Ltd in London. Robert joined Vanguard in February 2019 and is responsible for global quantitative equity execution data analytics. He has over 20 years’ experience in equity execution and automation. Vanguard Asset Management is the 2nd biggest asset manager globally, with...

Rudolf Siebel

Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director, German Investment Funds Association (BVI) Rudolf Siebel is Managing Director at BVI, the German Investment Funds Association. He represents the German investment fund and asset management industry views on law and regulation, value chain standardisation and market research issues.

Ryan Pierce

Ryan Pierce, Co-Chair Digital Asset Working Group, FIX Trading Community and Chair Product Advisory Committee, DTI Foundation Ryan Pierce is an independent consultant with 25 years’ experience in financial trading, post-trade, and digital asset standards and architecture. He has served as Co-Chair of FIX Trading Community’s Digital Asset Working Group since its founding in 2015. Appointed in 2018, he represents FIX on International Organization for...

Sakeena Lalljee

Sakeena Lalljee, Director Business Development, Aquis Exchange PLC Sakeena is a Director of Business Development at Aquis Exchange, the subscriptions-based pan-European equities trading venue and technology firm. She joined Aquis in 2013 ahead of the Company’s successful launch in November of that year, and is part of the team that has grown Aquis from a start-up project to a listed Company with over 5% market...

Scott Bradley

Scott Bradley, Head of Securities Trading Sales & Head of Platform Distribution – Capital Markets, London Stock Exchange Group As Head of Securities Trading Sales & Platform Distribution, Scott has had overall responsibility for global business development activities across Secondary Markets on both London Stock Exchange and Turquoise.   Scott is a regular commentator on market structure and execution services landscape, especially in the field of...

Shari Noonan

Shari Noonan, CEO, Rialto Markets Shari Noonan is Rialto Markets CEO and has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services industry.  Her career has focused on building and scaling electronic trading and Alternative Trading System (ATS) products and businesses in highly regulated environments and to scale.  She received a BS in Accounting from Marquette University and a MBA from Columbia University and...

Simon Dove

Simon Dove, Managing Director and Head of Liquidity, EMEA Instinet Simon Dove joined Instinet in December 2020. In his role as Head of Liquidity for the EMEA region, he is responsible for the firm’s European liquidity strategy, which includes supervision of Instinet’s BlockMatch MTF, as well as, the firm’s market-leading liquidity aggregation strategy. Simon ensures that Instinet successfully anticipates changes in the liquidity landscape and...

Simon Gallagher

 Simon Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer, Head of Global Sales, Euronext Simon Gallagher is CEO of Euronext London and Head of Global Sales. He was appointed to this position in November 2023, subject to approval in the Annual General Meeting to be held on 15 May 2024.  Prior to this, he held various roles within Euronext, most recently Head of Cash and Derivative Markets from 2018...

Simon Steward

Simon Steward, Director & European Head of Equity Trading, Capital Group Simon Steward is a Director & European Head of Equity Trading at Capital Group. He has 22 years of investment industry experience and has been with Capital Group for 20 years. Prior to joining Capital, he worked in the client relationship division of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics...

Stéphane Malrait

Stéphane Malrait, Chairman, ACI Financial Market Association (ACI FMA), Managing Director and Global Head of Market Structure and Innovation for Financial Markets, ING Bank Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is working with advocacy groups, policy makers and regulators to follow market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry....

Stephen Hanks

Stephen Hanks, Manager, Trading Policy, Financial Conduct Authority Stephen Hanks worked on the original negotiations on MiFID whilst at HM Treasury. He then joined the FCA’s predecessor organisation at the end of 2006 since when he has worked mainly on wholesale markets issues. He is currently involved in work on the Wholesale Markets Review, mainly focused on work on a consolidated tape.

Tilman Lüder

Tilman Lüder, Head of Securities Markets, European Commission Tilman Lüder holds a doctorate in law from the University of Tübingen. Before joining the European Commission in 1999, Tilman was as an associate in Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP. He worked on European and German antitrust and merger control issues. His first job in the Commission was that of a case manager dealing with antitrust...

Ty Gellasch

Ty Gellasch, Executive Director, Markets, HealthyMarkets USA Tyler Gellasch is a leading capital markets policy expert whose opinions and insights are frequently sought by regulators, members of congress, market participants, and the press. Gellasch’s public service included five years as Counsel in the US Senate, as well as service as Counsel to then-new SEC Commissioner Kara M. Stein.  In private practice, Gellasch has served as a...