Nordic Trading Briefing 2019 Speakers

19 September 2019

Keynote Speaker

Bente A Landsnes

Bente A Landsnes was President & Chief Executive Officer for Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA and Chief Executive Officer of Oslo Børs ASA from 2006 and stepped down April 2019. She has also been Chairman for Fish Pool, Chairman for Oslo Clearing, Chairman for Oslo Market Solutions and Non-executive board member for VPS (The Norwegian CSD). She was also on the board of Federation of...

Speakers

Brett Chappell

CEO, Dubhe Merak ApS Brett Chappell has been in the European capital markets since 1990 in Paris, London and Copenhagen. He has extensive knowledge of the fixed income markets from both buy and sell-side perspectives. Brett is involved in understanding, interpreting and implementing best practice under the new, ever-changing regulatory regimes and market dynamics. He holds a degree in French and International Relations from Lake...

Carina Silberg

Carina Silberg, Head of Sustainability, Alecta Carina Silberg was appointed Head of Sustainability at Alecta in March 2017 and is responsible for overseeing and advancing Alecta’s sustainability work. Prior to joining Alecta, Carina was a member of the Executive Management team at corporate communications advisory firm Hallvarsson & Halvarsson, heading its CSR and Sustainability practice. Other experiences include the role as Senior ESG analyst and...

Christer Wennerberg

Christer Wennerberg, Product Manager Equities, SEB Christer Wennerberg joined SEB in 2002 to lead the technical implementation project for SEBs direct market access platform. He was also responsible for SEBs algorithmic trading project. Before joining SEB, Wennerberg spent 15 years with The Stockholm Stock Exchange (NasdaqOMX), where he held various positions, including Head of System Development (Exchange Systems) and Vice President Fixed Income. Mr Wennerberg...

David Howson

David Howson, Chief Operating Officer, Cboe Europe David Howson is Chief Operating Officer at Cboe Europe, overseeing the company’s software engineering, infrastructure and operational teams. Mr. Howson was Chief Operating Officer of Bats Europe since 2013, which was acquired by Cboe Global Markets in February 2017. He brings more than 20 years of experience in European and North American financial markets technology to the company. Most...

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...

Georg Aasen

Georg Aasen has held various positions in Nord Pool and Nasdaq Commodities and worked with the Nordic and European power markets since 2001. Today, he is Head of the Nasdaq Commodities Exchange based in Oslo and Head of European Commodities.

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...

Henrik Jönsson

Henrik Jönsson, Co-Founder & Chief Investment Officer, Better Wealth Henrik has a long background in quantitative investments and risk management. He currently serves as the CIO at BetterWealth where he is leading an investment team of PhDs and Postdocs from Oxford and Lund University. Together they have developed a unique systematic investment process utilizing machine learning and cloud computing to deliver strong and stable returns...

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...

Kristin Wallander

Senior Sustainability Analyst, Swedbank Robur Kristin Wallander currently work as a Senior Sustainability Analyst at Swedbank Robur. Swedbank Robur is one of Scandinavia’s largest mutual fund managers. Kristin is the team leader for sustainability analysis for Swedbank Roburs active equity funds. Prior to joining Swedbank Robur she worked as a sustainability consultant in London and Stockholm and has 15 years’ experience with sustainability.  

Lars Wiberg

Lars Wiberg, (VP) Head of Product Strategy, Agency Trading, Itiviti Lars Wiberg has spent 20 years as a trader in the Nordic region, first as a proprietary trader in equities and derivatives and then as an agency trader for institutional clients, before making the transition to the trading technology space in 2017.

Magnus Burkl

Magnus Burkl, Engagement Manager, CFA, Oliver Wyman Magnus is an Engagement Manager in Oliver Wyman’s Corporate & Institutional Banking, Market Infrastructure and Wealth & Asset Management practices and is based in Frankfurt, Germany. He is advising leading buy- and sell-side institutions as well as market infrastructures on strategy development, business development and innovation. Magnus has a Master of Science in Management from London Business School....

Marion Leslie

Marion is the Managing Director of Refinitiv’s Enterprise business, delivering award-winning market data, platforms and services to the global financial markets.  Leading global businesses and operations at scale, with a strong emphasis on data and technology, are the hallmarks of her 20-plus years in the financial services sector. Marion’s career highlights include transforming and growing Refinitiv’s global enterprise business, creating a start-up operation in Bangalore...

Mark Watters

Mark Watters, Co-Founder and Director, AxeTrading Co-founder of AxeTrading, Mark is responsible for sales and business development at AxeTrading. He has over 17 years’ experience at Bloomberg, including senior roles in Fixed Income electronic trading. Mark gained specialist experience in selling and implementing bond auction systems, trading platforms, and primary and secondary market Fixed Income trading systems in developed and emerging markets. He has worked...

Markus Mild

Markus Mild, Regulatory strategy & Compliance analyst, Nasdaq Current Regulatory strategy & Compliance analyst Former Finansinspektionen (Swedish FSA) as Senior Market Analyst at the Markets Analysis Department (Sweden representative in ESMA Standing Committees, Implementation Project Manager MiFID II/MiFIR) 15+ years’ experience from industry as Derivatives & Cash trader/Risk

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...

Michael Sparkes

Michael Sparkes, Virtu ITG Analytics Michael Sparkes is responsible for business development activities for Virtu ITG Analytics in EMEA covering TCA and related analytical products. Previously he was head of ITG’s global analytics consulting team. Michael has more than 30 years’ experience in the City, including several years as Head of International Equities at Aviva Investors, where he was a member of their asset allocation...

Morten Lindeman

Morten Lindeman, Co-Chair Nordic Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, CIO and Co-Founder, Infront Morten holds the position as Chief Innovation Officer/Chief Technology Officer where he is responsible for technology and innovation, mainly related to server and distribution. Lindeman gives lectures and participates in panel debates on behalf of Infront. He is the co-chair of the Nordic subcommittee and the Application Layer – Market Data SubGroup of...

Nicholas Kennedy

Head of Commodities, Euronext Senior financial services sales professional with over 18 years sales trading and business development experience gained in leading brokerage firms, asset management firms and exchanges across Europe. Strong knowledge of the commodities markets, both financial and OTC, following an initial experience in cash equities. Key strengths are creating and executing sales strategies, identifying new business opportunities globally and selling to key...

Nicklas Fhärm

Head of Corporate Research, Research Management, SEB Starting with Small & Mid-cap equity research in 1997, Nicklas has accumulated over 20 years of experience as a financial analyst, mainly focusing on Consumer related companies, including in the Media & Leisure sector. Nicklas covers Retail & Consumer Goods and has achieved top-rankings in his sectors for the past 15 years and has been voted amongst the...

Pasquale di Nicola

Pasquale di Nicola, Partner, CFA, Ernst&Young Partner in EY and responsible for the regulatory, risk management and valuation team. Pasquale leads the IBOR transition working group for EY Nordics and has supported several financial institutions in understanding the implications and impact of the Libor reform.

Peter Fredriksson

Peter Fredriksson, Co-Chair Nordic Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Chairman, Baymarkets Technology AB Peter Fredriksson is Chairman and co-founder of Baymarkets, a Swedish company providing trading and clearing platforms for the financial markets. Clients are Exchanges, Banks and Brokers. Peter has an extensive background in the financial markets with experience from the financial markets since 1987; – Started as a Broker with Dean Witter Reynolds in...

Peter Johansson

Peter Johansson is Senior Director, Head of Equity Execution at Nordea. Peter is responsible for overseeing  Equity Execution at Nordea. Prior to joining Nordea in 2014 , Peter was responsible for Equity Sales Trading and Electronic Execution at SEB Enskilda. Before SEB Enskilda Peter spent 10 years at Neonet as Global Head of Trading

Rebecca Healey

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

Rob Boardman

Rob Boardman, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, Virtu ITG Europe Limited Rob Boardman, chief executive of Investment Technology Group Limited (Ireland), Virtu ITG’s European broker-dealer, came to Virtu ITG Europe Limited in 2006 as head of algorithmic sales. His career began in 1994 at Goldman Sachs, where he filled various roles in deploying trading technology to institutional clients over 12 years. Boardman was...

Scott Bradley

Scott Bradley, Head, Sales and Marketing, LSE Cash Secondary Markets & Turquoise, London Stock Exchange Group Scott Bradley is the Head of Sales and Marketing, LSE Cash Secondary Markets and Turquoise with responsibility for business development in Equities, ETF and FIxed Income trading, promoting growth and development within both existing and new markets. Scott joined the Group in March 2017 having spent the previous 17 years...

Simon Barriball

Simon Barriball, ETF Trading, Virtu ITG Europe Ltd Simon Barriball runs the sales and trading desk for Virtu’s London based agency ETF trading desk.  Simon originally joined ITG in 2014 to set up an agency ETF trading desk before the takeover by Virtu Financial in 2019.  Prior to joining Virtu Simon worked for 18 years for a number of global investment banks across equity and...

Slawomir Rzeszotko

Slawomir Rzeszotko is the Head of Institutional Sales & Trading in Europe and Asia at Jane Street. In this capacity, he helps oversee institutional relationships and sales initiatives for ETFs and electronic equities on JX-EU, Jane Street’s Systematic Internaliser platform. Slawomir joined the firm in 2014 with over a decade of experience with ETFs. Prior to this, he held a number of roles at global...

Stelios Tselikas

Stelios Tselikas has been a part of ICE Benchmark Administration (IBA) since early 2014 and is its Chief Operating Officer. IBA is part of Intercontinental Exchange Group and is one of the world’s most experienced administrators of regulated benchmarks. Prior to joining IBA, Stelios was Corporate Treasurer and Risk Manager of a Shipping Group; and formerly a sales/dealer of Interest Rate and FX Derivatives for...

Torbjörn Iwarson

Torbjörn Iwarson began his career on the commodities desk at Handelsbanken, was head of commodities later also at SEB and am now managing a commodity futures portfolio at Skandia Investment Management. He has also been a member of ESMA’s commodities working group and the Agricultural Markets Task Force at the EU Commission. In his spare time he has written several books on commodities, risk management for...

Torun Reinhammar

Torun Reinhammar is a Senior Account Manager for European investor operations at CDP, the global non-profit helping companies, investors and policymakers measure and reduce their environmental impact. Torun is responsible for CDP’s efforts to engage and enable European investors to understand the level and the timeline of climate change related financial risks of their investments, as well as to measure the positive and negative impacts...

Ulf Svensson

Ulf Svensson, CEO,  Limina AB An industry veteran, whose CTO responsibilities has supported firms like SEB, Soros Fund Management, JD Capital, CQS Management and business responsibilities at Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg, across three continents for the last 30 years. Mr. Svensson has now finally moved back to Stockholm, where he has joined Limina AB.

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...

Veronica Augustsson

Veronica Augustsson is former Chief Executive Officer of the Cinnober Group, the leading independent provider of sophisticated solutions for demanding trading and clearing venues – including prestigious clients such as ASX, B3, Japan Exchange Group (JPX), London Metal Exchange and Euronext. Cinnober is now broadening its target group through the establishment of subsidiaries with highly competitive technology offerings within reporting services, client clearing and market...

Vicky Sanders

Vicky is one of the two founders of RSRCHXchange, the aggregator and marketplace for institutional research.  After the recent acquisition by Liquidnet, Vicky remains responsible for RSRCHXchange reporting directly to the firm’s President.  Prior to setting up RSRCHXchange in 2014, Vicky spent a decade in research sales role in London at Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. Launched in September 2015, the award-winning RSRCHX platform is...