Nordic Trading Briefing Speakers

9 June 2022

Speakers

Adam Wood

Adam Wood, Head of Turquoise Europe, London Stock Exchange Group Adam is Head of Turquoise Europe based in Netherlands. Prior to joining Turquoise in January 2019 Adam was Director Prime Brokerage Sales at BCS Global Markets where he was responsible for synthetic prime brokerage and supporting trading access to emerging markets. His roles prior to BCS include Relationship Management at ABN Amro Clearing, Business Development...

Alex Wolcough

Alex Wolcough, Director, 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 the feasibility of migrating real-time and historical market data to the cloud.

Andrew Dow

Andrew Dow, Head of Analytics, EMEA, Virtu Financial Andrew Dow is the Head of Analytics, EMEA at Virtu Financial. Prior to joining Virtu in 2018, Mr. Dow was a Director of Analytics at Wilshire Associates and, before that, worked in senior data-oriented and analytical roles at MSCI and FactSet Research Systems. Having served the portfolio management and trading industry for over 20 years, his current...

Angus McDiarmid

Angus McDiarmid, Head of Interest Rate Derivatives, Tradeweb Angus McDiarmid is Head of European Interest Rate Derivatives at Tradeweb, responsible for developing the suite of products available on the firm’s interest rate swaps (IRS) platform. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial markets, from operations through to sales trading in fixed income and derivatives. Angus joined Tradeweb’s IRS Product Management team in...

Anthony Belcher

Anthony Belcher, Vice President of Sustainable Finance Data, ICE Group Anthony is VP, Sustainable Finance Data at ICE Data Services at Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity. In this role, Anthony is responsible for developing and delivering ICE’s data strategy surrounding sustainable finance.  He works with...

Bjørn Sibbern

Bjørn Sibbern, President of Nasdaq Europe, Nasdaq   Bjørn Sibbern is President, European Market Services. In this role, he works closely across all of Nasdaq’s European Markets teams to deepen the relationships between Nasdaq and institutional and main street investors, broker dealers and regulators in the region. With over a decade of experience at Nasdaq, Bjørn has emerged as an influential leader within Nasdaq and the broader...

Brett Chappell

Brett Chappell, CEO, SherpaEdge Brett has 30 years of European capital markets experience of which the last 20 in Scandinavia. He is CEO of Sherpa Edge Trading, an independent buy-side execution services provider. Previous roles include Head of Fixed Income Trading at Nordea Investment Management and Head of DCM Sales at Danske Bank. Brett is an expert in regulation, market electronification, trading protocols, and best...

Daniel Wendin

Daniel Wendin, Head of Quantitative Execution Strategy, SEB Extensive experience from Equities, Quantitative Trading, Business and Product development and Regulation.

Daniela Peterhoff

Daniela Peterhoff, Head of European Markets Strategy and President of Nasdaq Clearinghouse, Nasdaq Daniela Peterhoff serves as Senior Vice President, President of Clearing and Head of European Markets Strategy at Nasdaq. She is responsible for running the operations of Nasdaq Clearing, future proofing the business and liaising with customers, regulators and other key stakeholders. This includes all aspects of the business covering Products & Services,...

David Furlong

David Furlong, CEO, Virtu Financial Ireland David Furlong joined Virtu in 2009 to set up their European operations. Virtu entities in Europe now offer multiple financial services including electronic market making, operating of an SI, Analytics, Agency brokerage and the POSIT MTF. He has been active in market structure debates for many years, representing Virtu on FIA EPTA, and is also a member of ESMA...

Dirk Donker

Dirk Donker, Head of Retail Services, Euronext Dirk Donker is the Head of the Euronext Retail Services which covers asset classes that have a strong level of retail investor participation (Dutch Derivatives, Best of Book and Warrants and Certificates) at Euronext, with overall P&L responsibility for these activities. He is a member of the Managing Board of Euronext Amsterdam. Prior to this role, he held...

Duncan Higgins

Duncan Higgins, Founder, Sustainable Trading Duncan Higgins is the founder and a director of Sustainable Trading, a membership network dedicated to driving positive change on environmental, social and governance (ESG) within the financial markets trading industry. Duncan has 25 years’ experience in financial markets, specialist expertise in trading technology and workflows, market microstructure, and regulation. He previously held long standing sales and product positions at...

Emma Kalliomaki

Emma Kalliomaki, Managing Director, DSB (The Derivatives Service Bureau) and ANNA (Association of National Numbering Agencies) Emma Kalliomaki is Managing Director of the Association of ANNA. She is also Managing Director of the Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB), an organisation originally founded by ANNA and now working in collaboration with the industry as a fully automated global generator of ISINs, CFIs, and FISNs, for Over the...

Erik Einerth

Erik Einerth, Senior Expert of Capital and Derivatives Markets, SSMA With 30 years of financial market experience, Erik currently holds the position of Senior Expert of Capital and Derivatives Markets at SSMA. This role follows Erik’s work as Senior Business Development Manager and Regulatory Affairs Officer at Swedbank. Erik has also had 20 years of trading experience as a derivatives market maker and equity trader....

Frank Schuil

Frank Schuil, CEO, Safello Frank Schuil is the CEO and Co-founder of Safello, Sweden’s leading cryptocurrency brokerage with more than 260 000 users. As the CEO of Safello, Frank is leading a fast-growing company onboarding people, businesses and institutions to the crypto economy in a safe and compliant way. Backers include Digital Currency Group, Northzone and White Star Capital. In 2021 Safello was listed at...

Hanno Klein

Hanno Klein, FIX Technical Director and Global Technical Committee EMEA Co-Chair, 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 technology for...

Ian Salmon

Ian Salmon, Business Development Consultant, R3, Director, Ignite G2M Ian Salmon is a business development consultant working with R3 for the last 3 years on DLT opportunities in the capital markets. His consultancy, IgniteG2M Ltd supports various technology companies in the digital asset, front-office trading technology, testing and regulatory areas. Prior to this, Ian was Business Development Director at Fidessa, and held other senior roles at various...

Jack Leppard

Jack Leppard, Executive Director, Execution Services, Goldman Sachs Jack Leppard, Executive Director, responsible for Execution Sales and Wholesale Execution Services, Goldman Sachs Electronic Trading. Jack has 16 years’ experience, joining Goldman Sachs in 2017 to focus on business development and origination within Electronic Execution Services. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs he held previous roles at KCG, BNY ConvergEx and BNP Paribas.

Jacob Lindberg

Jacob Lindberg, CEO, Vinter Jacob Lindberg is the CEO at Vinter, Europe’s leading index provider for the crypto ETF and ETP industry. He is an ex-Nordea investment banker and a former blockchain researcher at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). Jacob holds triple bachelor’s degrees in finance, mathematics and statistics.

James Baugh

James Baugh, European Head of Market Structure, Cowen Execution Services James joined Cowen Execution Services in 2021 as European Head of Market Structure and has been instrumental in helping to develop its liquidity strategy. Prior to this, he spent 5 years at Citi as European Head of Market Structure and 11 years at London Stock Exchange, where as head of equity sales he was directly...

Jim Kaye

Jim Kaye, Americas Regional Director & Co-Chair Consolidated Tape – Data Standards – Equities Working Group, FIX Trading Community Jim is the Americas Regional Director and co-chairs the Consolidated Tape – Data Standards – Equities Working Group, and co-chaired MiFID work groups covering microstructure and transparency. He has previously been both a director of FIX and co-chair of the FIX Global Steering Committee. His background...

Karl-Oskar Olming

Karl-Oskar Olming, Head of Sustainability Strategy and Policy, SEB Karl-Oskar Olming is Head of Sustainability Strategy and Policy at SEB Group and member of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance. At SEB, Mr. Olming leads a Sustainable Banking team responsible for the SEB Group’s sustainability related strategy, policy making, risk frameworks, product governance and regulatory affairs. Mr. Olming has 20 years’ experience from working with...

Kristian Gårder

Kristian Gårder, Co-Head of Equities, SEB Co-Head of Equities at SEB CTO of Pan Capital, responsible for algorithmic trading, risk management and infrastructure In depth knowledge of managing and designing trading systems at various tier one Investment banks Manager for a large number of front-, middle- and back-office integration projects Expert in trading & risk management platforms such as TBricks, Orc Software, GL & Sophis...

Kristin Wallander

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....

Linda Wallander

Linda Wallander, Co-Chair Nordic Subcommittee & Director, Fix Trading Community, Director of Sales, Nasdaq Nordic Linda has been working in London for over 18 years in the financial services industry. For the last 6 years Linda has predominantly working with the Nordic markets which has given her a strong understanding of the region and its unique local needs. Linda has extensive knowledge of European markets and the...

Lingyi Lu

Lingyi Lu, Head of Sustainability, Söderberg & Partners Wealth Management Lingyi Lu is Head of ESG research and Sustainability at Söderberg & Partners, a leading financial advisory and insurance brokerage active in the Nordics and several other Europeans countries. Söderberg & Partners’ sustainability analyses cover over 3 500 financial products and the sustainability ratings are fully integrated in advisory and asset management. In 2021, Ms. Lu...

Magnus Hakvåg

Magnus Hakvåg, CEO, Senior, Specialist Corp, House of Knowledge   Hakvåg has 22 years of experience within innovation, IP, IPR, standards and entrepreneurship. At present Hakvåg is the CEO of House of Knowledge AS, a company specializing in advanced training on IP with Serious Games. Hakvåg is a National expert and Convener for Terminology and Vocabulary at ISO TC 279Innovation Management leading harmonization of innovation...

Magnus Linder

Magnus Linder, Equities and Derivatives Trading, Swedbank Robur Specialties: Derivatives, Structured Products, Alternative investments, Fund structuring, Equities, FX, Bonds

Markus Mild

Markus Mild, Regulatory Strategist & Principal 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

Mathias Westman

Mathias Westman, Credit Trader, Fixed Income and Equity Trading, Swedbank Robur Fonder AB Mathias Westman, Credit Trader, Swedbank Robur. Mathias joined Swedbank Robur in 2019 where he’s responsible for Euro and Scandi High Yield Trading. Before joining Robur Mathias spent 7 years within Fixed Income Sales and Trading, covering the European and Scandi Markets. Swedbank Robur currently employ 5 Fixed Income and Credit market traders,...

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...

Natan Tiefenbrun

Natan Tiefenbrun, Head of Equities, Cboe Europe Natan joined Cboe in June 2021 as Senior Vice President, Head of European Equities, overseeing Cboe’s European equities trading business. He has led a distinguished career in European equities trading having held a number of senior roles in the industry. Prior to Cboe, he was Managing Director, EMEA Execution Services at Bank of America (BofA), where he worked...

Niklas Reichert

Niklas Reichert, Sales Director, Nordics, Fireblocks Fireblocks is the #1 digital asset infrastructure provider in the market with more than 1300 customers globally, including BNY Mellon, B2C2, and Revolut. At Fireblocks, Niklas has supported leading Nordic institutions to build, run, and scale a profitable digital asset business by helping them find efficiencies in their crypto trading operations, supporting innovative strategies, and facilitating access to key...

Øivind Amundsen

Øivind Amundsen, CEO, Oslo Børs Øivind Amundsen took up his position as  CEO Oslo Børs ASA and Member of the Managing Board in Euronext on 1 February 2020. He came to Oslo Børs in 2010 as Executive Vice President Primary Markets & Legal Affairs. He has former positions as partner in the law firm Selmer working with Public Equity Capital Transactions and as Executive Vice...

Pablo Landherr

Pablo Landherr, COO, Data Scientist, Sequitor AB Pablo Landherr has worked in the financial industry for 40 years. His experience comes from the trading floor of several banks as well as the Nordic Exchanges. He has worked as a derivatives trader, market maker, financial engineer, array language developer, project manager and CIO, and for the past three years as the co-founder and CDO of Sequitor...

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...

Quincy Curry

Quincy Curry, Head of Securities Brokerage, Nordnet Quincy Curry is the Head of Securities Brokerage at Nordnet.  Prior to joining Nordnet in January, 2022, he worked for 2 years at fintech startup Mondido as both CFO and Chief Strategy Officer; 11 years at Bank of America, where he worked with Equity Structured Financing first in New York and then London, before taking on responsibility 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...

Reinhilde Weidacher

Reinhilde Weidacher, Global Head of ESG Data Strategy, ISS ESG Reinhilde Weidacher is Managing Director and Global Head of ESG Data Strategy. She is responsible for ISS ESG’ data strategy across all ESG research products and underlying methodologies, and for developing and maintaining an ESG ecosystem of data, including issuer data verification. Reinhilde originally joined Ethix SRI Advisors in 2003. She has over the past two...

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...

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 Taylor

Simon Taylor, Co-Chair Nordic Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community, Head of Strategy, Investment Banking, SEB Simon Taylor, Head of Strategy for Investment Banking at SEB, based in Stockholm. Prior to this, Simon was globally responsible for SEBs Electronic Execution business and Listed Derivatives product. Simon is also co-Chair Nordic Subcommittee, FIX Trading Community.

Wail Azizi

Wail Azizi, Chief Strategy Officer, Equiduct Wail Azizi is the Chief Strategy Officer at Equiduct and is at the forefront of the developments in the European retail trading landscape. He joined the company in 2018 and spearheaded the creation of the commercial functions of the firm as well as the launch of Apex, the commission-free Best Execution service for retail orders. He has since been...

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