France Trading Briefing 2019 Speakers

14 November 2019

Keynote Speaker

Charlotte Sickermann

Charlotte Sickermann is senior policy officer in the trading unit of ESMA since 2014 and is focussing on transparency and market structure issues of MiFID II. She started her career at the German Bundesbank in 2007, working in particular in the financial stability department. From 2011-2014 she joined the European Commission (DG MARKT) as a national seconded expert working on financial services policy, in particular,...

Speakers

Abdoulaye Ba

Abdoulaye Ba, Data Scientist, Natixis I started my career at Cap Gemini as an IT development engineer between 2006 and February 2008. In 2008, I joined BNP Investment Managers as Project Manager and was responsible for scoping business requirements and developing technical solutions related to investment compliance. In 2011 I was appointed as PM/Business Analyst at Natixis Asset Management with oversight for the development and...

Adam De Rose

Adam De Rose joined SS&C Eze in December 2013 and now heads Sales Engineering efforts in EMEA. Previously, he was a Product Manager focusing on MiFID II and Best Execution and in a prior role was responsible for selling Eze EMS to hedge funds and asset managers in Europe. Before joining SS&C Eze, Adam held positions at TradingScreen, Javelin Capital, and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Alain Courbebaisse

Alain Courbebaisse is the Chief Information and Technology Officer of Euronext. He leads the IT function across Euronext. Alain joined Euronext in June 2017. Prior to joining Euronext, Alain was Head of Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services and Head of Platform Sales at Societe Generale Americas Services. Previously, he was the Global CIO of Newedge. Overall, Alain Courbebaisse has spent 8 years in the US...

Andre Nogueira

Andre Nogueira, Analytics, Virtu Financial Andre Nogueira is senior member of the Analytics team at Virtu Financial, where his primary focus is understanding on how regulation and market structure changes impact investment managers and translating that into solutions for Virtu’s clients.   Andre joined Virtu (ITG) Analytics in 2016, having previously worked developing Bloomberg’s European Transaction Cost Analysis business and across a number of sell-side institutions....

Anish Puaar

Anish Puaar, Market Structure Analyst, Rosenblatt Securities

Anna Carrier

Anna Carrier, Senior Government and Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Anna is a lawyer in the Norton Rose Fulbright financial services regulatory and public policy practices. Based in Brussels, she advises clients on a range of European legislative, regulatory and policy matters. She specialises in banking and financial services legislation, with particular focus on securities and derivatives markets, benchmarks, prudential regulation, asset management...

Charlotte Decuyper

Charlotte Decuyper, Co-Chair France Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Market Structure and Strategy Analyst, Liquidnet Charlotte joined Liquidnet in May 2017 to work on EMEA market structure and deliver research and insights about European financial markets. Charlotte joined from The Boston Company Asset Management in Boston where she worked with the emerging markets investment team on macro-economic and securities research. Prior to this, she obtained her...

Chris Freedlander

Chris Freedlander, Analytics, Multi-Asset Consultant, Virtu Financial Chris is the principal multi-asset TCA consultant at Virtu Analytics, where he specialises in Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income. Prior to joining Virtu, he has held several senior positions within the trade analytics space including Refinitiv’s Managed Velocity Analytics and EBS|BrokerTec’s in house analytics platform.

Christophe Roupie

Christophe Roupie, Head of Europe and Asia, MarketAxess Europe Limited and Trax Christophe Roupie joined MarketAxess in March 2017 as Head of Europe and Asia for MarketAxess Europe Limited and Trax.  In this role, Mr. Roupie is responsible for the growth of the MarketAxess and Trax businesses across Europe and Asia including driving the firm’s global expansion.  Mr. Roupie was previously Global Head of Trading...

Cyril Blanchard

Cyril Blanchard, Account Manager, Symphony Cyril Blanchard, account manager for Symphony has 18 years experience in Investment & Advisory and Trading mainly spent at Reuters, Thomson Reuters and Refinitiv, where he co-lead the sales strategy for the BuySide in continental Europe. Previously he occupied various positions in strategy, account management and client engagement.

Daniel Mathews

Daniel Mathews, Co-Founder, BestExHub Daniel Mathews is the co-founder of BestExHub. BestExHub is the largest MIFID II Best Execution report platform, showcasing regulatory reports in a standardised, machine-readable format from over 600+ firms. He is the former COO of Citi equities electronic trading with responsibilities for European market structure and regulatory insights. Previously, Daniel launched Euro Millennium, Europe’s first independent dark equities MTF and has...

David Angel

David Angel, Co-Chair France Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Director General France & Head of European Business Development, 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....

Dr. Barnabas Acs

Dr. Barnabas Acs, EMEA Head of Strategy Execution, Investment & Advisory, Refinitiv Advocate of sustainable operations and innovative investments with over 15 years of experience. Barnabas leads the sales strategy execution team for Refinitiv‘s Investment & Advisory Solutions in EMEA. Financial data expert, researcher and firm believer in smart automation, he is constantly exploring how the combination of data, finance and technology can help to...

Eric Heleine

Eric Heleine, Head of Trading Desk, Groupama Asset Management

Fabrice Dumontaud Léger

Fabrice Dumontaud Léger, Managing Director, Virtu Financial Fabrice Dumontaud Léger graduated from the University Paris Dauphine in 1997 and from the University of Sorbonne in Economy and Finance in 1998. He started his career back in 1998 at HSBC as a junior sales trader in Paris, then has become account manager covering key French clients. He joined Instinet, a Nomura company, in 2003 where he...

Fong Yee Chan

Fong Yee Chan, Senior Product Manager – Sustainable Investment, FTSE Russell Senior Product Manager in Sustainable Investment at FTSE Russell. Fong Yee is responsible for product strategy and development in EMEA. She has in-depth knowledge around integrating ESG/Sustainable Investment into investor portfolios. Additionally, Fong Yee sits on the board of directors for the UK Sustainable Investment Forum. Fong Yee holds an MSc in Environment and...

Franck Chatillon

Franck Chatillon, CEO & Founding Partner, 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...

Graham Dick

Graham Dick, CEO, Aquis Exchange Graham is the CEO of Aquis Exchange Europe and is based in Paris. Prior to this role, he 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 Europe for 6 years and, prior to that senior roles at UBS and...

Ivan Mihov

Ivan Mihov, Head of Buy-Side Fixed Income EMS, AxeTrading Head of Buy-Side Fixed Income EMS, Ivan joined AxeTrading in late 2017 to lead sales and business development for AxeTrading’s Buy-side Fixed Income EMS. AxeTrading is a specialist Fixed Income EMS servicing Sell-Side, Buy-Side and Brokers across 4 continents. AxeTrading delivers a modern technology toolkit of fixed income workflows, pricing engine and multi-layer data aggregation: purpose-built...

Jim Kaye

Jim manages the EMEA cash equities product development team for Bank of America with responsibility for the trading infrastructure, algorithms, market access and major regulatory/change initiatives. He has had previous electronic trading roles at Goldman Sachs and UBS. Jim was a director of FIX and co-chair of the FIX Global Steering Committee from 2010 to 2018.

Jonathan Gray

Head of Liquidnet Fixed Income EMEA Jonathan Heads up Fixed Income EMEA having joined Liquidnet in 2014 from Morgan Stanley, where he was a Managing Director, responsible for convertible bond sales, trading risk and research. Prior to that he was a Director and one of three founding partners of ECN start-up, MarketTouch Ltd, funded by GNI and Old Mutual PLC. He began his career in...

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 Kew

Justin Kew, Sustainability Manager, Carmignac Justin Kew is a Sustainability Manager. Justin joined Carmignac in 2019. He started his career in 2007 as an Associate at J.P. Morgan London, before moving to Schroders as Client Portfolio Manager on Quantitative Global Equity. In 2015, he was appointed Sustainable Investment & Product Manager at J.P Morgan and in 2017, he joined Fidelity International, where he was Senior...

Manmeet Rana

Manmeet Rana, Partner, Aurexia Manmeet Rana is the UK head of Aurexia, a management consulting firm. She joined Aurexia in the summer, having spent the last 14 years of her career predominantly at one Big Four firm, in their regulatory consulting division, where she led MiFID II. She has an active interest in the way regulation is impacting the adoption of digital capabilities by the...

Marina Baudéan

Marina Baudéan, Director, Head of eFI Distribution EMEA, Barclays Investment Bank Marina is a Director and head of eFI Distribution EMEA at Barclays Investment Bank, based in London. She has close to 20 years experience in Client facing roles across eFICC products. Before joining Barclays in 2006, she worked at Tradeweb, a leading Fixed Income trading platform when they developed their business to Europe. During her...

Mark Howarth

Mark Howarth, Market Structure & Strategy, Bloomberg Mark’s background is in European and Asian equity markets. Prior to joining Bloomberg, he was CEO of the stock exchange business Chi-X Europe and COO of Chi-X Global. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in London, and spent time at UBS before moving to Instinet, where he worked in London and Asia building their cross border trading...

Mark Montgomery

Mark Montgomery, Strategy & Business Development, big xyt  Prior to joining big xyt Mark worked at Barclays Capital as Director of Electronic Trading Sales and Alliance Bernstein where he was responsible for establishing a European portfolio and electronic trading desk. Responsible for sales and trading from the launch of ITG in Europe, Mark worked directly with clients exploring electronic trading and transaction costs for the...

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...

Mauricio Sada-Paz

Mauricio Sada-Paz is Global Head of eFICC Product and Distribution at Barclays, based in London.  He leads the execution of the eFICC strategy across Credit, Foreign Exchange and Rates. Mauricio joined Barclays in July 2018 with over 20 years markets experience.  Prior to Barclays, he spent eight years at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where he was most recently Global Head of eFX Sales and...

Michael Hodgson

Michael Hodgson, Head of Market Data Products, Euronext Mike Hodgson has worked in the market data industry for 30 years currently as Head of Information Services at Euronext and in a variety of data related roles at Thomson Reuters, UBS and London Stock Exchange. The roles have included negotiating and implementing global, strategic enterprise deals, handling compliance and regulatory issues and building relationships with exchanges,...

Michele Patron

Michele Patron, Executive Director, Electronic Execution Services, Haitoing International Securities

Mohamed Turki

Mohamed Turki, Head of Asset Management Product Development and Customer Services, Murex Mohamed Turki leads the elaboration of the product strategy for the buy-side segment and drives the firm’s expansion of the customer base within this segment. Prior to joining Murex, Mohamed Turki worked at JP Morgan as a Fixed Income quant. Mohamed Turki holds a master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from Centrale-Supelec Engineering School...

Nej D’jelal

Nej D’jelal is responsible for electronic trading supervision and product development at Barclays, a British multinational investment bank. Nej also serves on Barclays’ Markets Innovation Committee, AFME’s Equities board, and is co-chairman of Plato Partnership. Nej has extensive experience in electronic trading roles across technology, product development, algorithmic trading and electronic sales trading including serving as Executive Director at Goldman Sachs from 2006-2012.

Que-Phuong Dufournet-Tran

Que-Phuong Dufournet-Tran, Director, Senior Regulatory Reporting Specialist, IHS Markit Que-Phuong Dufournet-Tran recently joined IHS Markit in October 2019 as Director, Senior Regulatory Reporting Specialist to manage IHS Markit relationships with regulators on SFTR and other regulations based in Paris. She offers 20 years of Data Management, Risk & Regulatory compliance experience and has previously worked on various reporting implementations across asset classes including SFTR at Morgan...

Rebecca Healey

Rebecca Healey, Co-Chair EMEA Regulatory Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Head of EMEA Market Structure and Strategy, Liquidnet

Salah Elmorry

Salah Elmorry, CEO & Co-Founder, Systemathics Salah Elmorry, CEO and co-founder of Systemathics; a leading Fintech for the asset management and the algorithmic trading industry. Prior co-founding Systemathics in 2008, Salah has worked as a Statistical Arbitrage Trader within HSBC and Millennium Partners in Paris and London. Salah holds a master’s degree in IT and Finance from the high French Engineering school ENSIIE.

Sam Railton

Sam Railton, Product Manager, Morgan Stanley Sam is a Product Manager within Morgan Stanley Electronic Trading (MSET) in the Institutional Equities Division, a role that he has held since joining Morgan Stanley in 2015. Having performed a variety of Product Management roles he currently focusses on liquidity strategy and evolution of the trading landscape. He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University...

Sami Hagège

Sami Hagège, Sales Director, TradingScreen    

Séverine Vandelanoite

Séverine Vandelanoite, Senior Vice President, Products & Regulation, Deutsche Börse AG Séverine is market structure expert for equity markets at Xetra and was deeply involved in the implementation of MiFID II/MiFIR at Deutsche Böerse AG. She also focuses on other regulatory developments and supports her institution and clients in their analysis and understanding of the related obligations and requirements. She also participates to industry initiatives...

Simon Dove

Simon Dove, Head, Liquidity Management, Tower Research Capital Europe Limited Simon Dove has been part of the leading Quantitative & Electronic Liquidity Provider, Tower Research Capital Ltd, since January 2017. Simon’s role is to ensure TRC successfully addresses the changing liquidity landscape, and delivers a class leading Systematic Internaliser, which offer’s further innovation & choice to market participants.  TRC’s Systematic Internaliser (TRSI) has been the largest...

Tom Doris

Tom Doris, Co-Founder & CEO, OTAS Technologies, a Liquidnet company As Chief Data Scientist at Liquidnet, he also leads the R&D program exploring the application of AI, machine learning and alternative data to the investment process. This effort is focused on developing products that enhance performance and efficiency of active managers and traders. He is responsible for product development of OTAS, the market data analytics...

Tom Harry

Tom Harry, Product Manager, MTS Markets Tom is Product Manager at MTS, one of Europe’s leading electronic fixed income trading markets and part of the London Stock Exchange Group. Tom works across the electronic interdealer and dealer-to-client cash bond and repo trading platforms, with a focus on regulatory matters, including MiFID II and SFTR.  

Umberto Menconi

Ecommerce Sales, Banca IMI Umberto Menconi is working in Banca IMI’s Market Hub as head of Digital Markets Structures, mainly focused in new markets infrastructure trends analysis and electronic business opportunities. Before joining Banca IMI’s Market Hub in 2007, he was an Interest Rate Swap Trader at Sanpaolo di Torino London branch, before moving into Banca IMI Italian Government Bonds Trading Desk, where he gained...

Yannig Loyer

Yannig Loyer, Global Head of Trading, AXA IM • Yannig Loyer is the Global Head of Trading, managing the Fixed Income, Equity, and FX trading globally. He is responsible for the leadership, development, oversight, and performance of AXA IM’s execution capabilities. • Yannig Loyer began his career at J.P. Morgan in London in 2002, before joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2005, where he...