EMEA Trading Conference Speakers

VIRTUAL | 23 June 2021

Keynote Speaker

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

Adam Conn

Adam Conn, Head of Trading, Baillie Gifford Adam Conn is the Head of Trading with oversight responsibility across all asset classes. Adam began his career in 1985 as a junior trader on the floor of the London Stock Exchange with Scott Goff Layton & Co and has subsequently led dealing teams based in London, Hong Kong and New York. Adam is a Chartered Fellow of...

Alex Ings

Alex Ings is a Vice President of Credit Suisse in the Global Markets division, based in London. He works on the Global Execution Services Product Management team within the Equities department, responsible for product, market structure and regulation driven changes. Alex joined Credit Suisse on the graduate scheme and worked in various electronic trading technology roles before joining the Equities Execution Services business and electronic...

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 is the CEO of Kaiko, a leading provider of institutional grade digital assets market data. Kaiko collects market data from over 30 exchanges encompassing 5,500+ currency pairs. Kaiko’s clients include professional investors, academic researchers, start-ups, and institutional funds in the cryptocurrency space. Prior to joining Kaiko, Ambre spent eight years at HSBC in London and Paris, structuring equity derivatives and equity-based financing solutions...

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...

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 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 out of London. He...

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 &...

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...

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...

Hanno Klein

Hanno Klein, Co-Chair Global Technical Committee and Co-Chair High-Performance Working Group, FIX Trading Community, Founder and Senior Standards Advisor, FIXdom Hanno Klein works as an independent consultant specialised in the standardisation of electronic interfaces and is the founder of FIXdom – The Wisdom of FIX in Germany (April 2019). Previously, he has worked for more than 20 years at Deutsche Börse Group that provides the...

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...

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...

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, Lead – Cross-Product MiFID/MiFIR Steering Committee, AFME. Julian leads the cross-product MiFID/MiFIR Steering Committee at 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...

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...

Kay Swinburne

Kay Swinburne, Vice Chair of Financial Services, KPMG  Dr Kay Swinburne is the Vice Chair of KPMG UK’s financial services practice, leading C-suite engagement for FS clients and advising KPMG’s global FS leadership. An active voice in the market and global lead for special projects on ESG, EU/UK political issues and regulation – including Brexit and MiFID, Fintech, UK competitiveness and market infrastructure. Prior to...

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...

Lee Saba

Lee Saba, Co-Chair Global Steering Committee, FIX Trading Community, Head of Market Structure, Rialto Markets Lee Saba brings more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Rialto as Head of Market Structure, Lee was Managing Director and Principal at Wellington Management where he was responsible for proprietary and third party multi-asset electronic trading and connectivity infrastructure. For over 17...

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, 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 politicians, trade associations, regulatory bodies and clients...

Merlin Rajah

Merlin Rajah, Vice President, Electronic Sales Trading, Absa Merlin Rajah is the VP for Electronic Sales Trading and is the most recent addition to the Absa team, joining in May 2020. Having spent almost a decade at the JSE as their Business Development Manager for Electronic Trading, he joins with a wealth of knowledge and experience in terms of exchange trading systems, algorithmic and quantitative...

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...

Paul Squires

Paul Squires, Global Head of Trading and Securities Financing, AXA Investment Managers

Rachel Przybylski

Rachel Przybylski, Regulatory Quality Assurance, Trading Platforms and Core Technology, Man Group Rachel Przybylski is Head of Regulatory Quality Assurance for the trading platforms and core technology division at Man Group. She is responsible for ensuring data quality and accuracy of regulatory reporting. She works alongside trading, regulatory operations and compliance on remediation, strategic enhancements and regulatory change projects. Rachel joined Man Group in January...

Rebecca Healey

Rebecca Healey, Co-Chair EMEA Regional Committee & Co-Chair EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Liquidnet Regulatory Consultant, Redlap Consulting

Rich Evans

Rich Evans, Co-Chair Global Steering Committee, FIX Trading Community, Director – Banking and Financial Markets, DXC 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.

Rudolf Siebel

Rudolf Siebel, Managing Director, BVI As Managing Director of BVI, the German asset management and fund industry trade association, Rudolf is responsible for legal and regulatory affairs, fund industry standards, and market research. He represents the interest of the German financial industry and acts as the voice for discussing German and EU investment fund and asset management law and regulation, value chain standardisation and market...

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...

Simon Dove

Simon Dove, MD and Head of Liquidity, EMEA Simon Dove joined Instinet Europe Limited in December 2020. He is responsible for the firm’s European Liquidity, including supervision of BlockMatch MTF, as well as the firm’s market-leading liquidity aggregation strategy.  Simon’s role was designed to ensure that Instinet continues to successfully anticipate the changing liquidity landscape and deliver its buyside and sellside client’s access to innovative opportunities...

Simon Gallagher

Simon Gallagher is Head of Cash and Derivatives at Euronext, with overall P&L responsibility for the franchise, including the product offer, market model, client strategy and liquidity programmes. Current priorities include revamping Euronext’s retail and institutional offers, with a particular focus on enhancing liquidity experience of institutional traders. Prior to this role, Simon held several positions within Euronext in Corporate Finance and Strategy, and occupied various roles...

Simon Steward

Simon Steward, Head, European Equity Trading, Capital Group

Stéphane Malrait

Stéphane Malrait, 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 responsible for following market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry. He is leading innovation activities internal to ING and also external partnership and developments with Fintech companies....

Tilman Lueder

Tilman Lueder 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 and state aid cases in the area of...