Speakers

Keynote Speakers: 

Mark Hoban MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasurer 

Michael Portillo, Former MP, Broadcaster, Political Commentator  


Ed Allen,
Director EMEA OTC Clearing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

Mark Austen, COO, AFME 

Mike Bagguley, Global Head of FX Trading, Barclays Capital 

Jeremy Barnum, Global Head of Market Structure Group, J.P. Morgan 

Roger Barton, Managing Director, Tradeweb 

Ken Bentsen, Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy, SIFMA 

Michael Cattano, Managing Director, Head of High Grade Flow Trading, Barclays Capital 

Julian Chesser, COO, Fixed Income, Fidelity Investment Managers 

Joel Clark, Editor, FX Week 

Laurent Degabriel, Policy Officer, Securities, European Commission 

Athanassios Diplas, Managing Director Global Head of Systemic Risk Management Group, Global Credit Trading Global Markets, Deutsche Bank 

Mireille Dyrberg, Head of Business Strategy, TriOptima 

Louis Gargour, CIO, Managing Partner, LNG Capital 

George Harrington, Head of Global Credit, Bloomberg 

Jeremy Hill, Managing Director and Head of Foreign Exchange and Money Market Operations, RBS Global Banking and Markets 

Peter Klein, Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage, J.P. Morgan 

Michael Krautzberger, Head of Euro Fixed Income, BlackRock 

Simon Lewis, CEO, AFME 

Diego Megia, Managing Director and Co-Head of Rates Trading, Europe, RBC Capital Markets 

Richard Metcalfe, Global Head of Policy, Senior Regulatory Advisor, ISDA  

Franck Motte, Global Head of Euro Rates and Head of Euro Linear Rates, HSBC 

Francesco Papadia, Director General for Market Operations, European Central Bank 

Heather Pilley, Markets Infrastructure and Policy, FSA 

Claudio Pinto, Managing Director, European Head of Rates Trading, Jefferies 

Martin Reeves, Alliance Bernstein 

Nick Robinson, Head of Trading Fixed Income, Schroders  

Zoeb Sachee, Head of European Government Bond and SAS Trading, Citi 

Lee Sanders, Head of FX and FI Execution, Trading and Securities Financing, AXA Investment Managers 

Rick Schonberg, Managing Director, Global Head of FX eCommerce, Goldman Sachs  

Gerassimos Thomas, Director, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission  

Jason Vitale, Global Head – Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage & FX Clearing, Deutsche Bank   

Gavin Wells, Financial Markets Consultant, LCH.Clearnet 

Trevor Williams, Chief Economist, Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets 

David Woolcock, Senior Director, Head of Bank Sales, FXall 

William Wright, Editor, Financial News

 

Speaker Biographies

   

 Ed Allen, Director EMEA OTC Clearing, Bank of America Merrill Lynch  

Ed Allen has spent 14 years in the in wholesale capital markets, and now leads the client engagement in EMEA for Bank of America Merrill Lynch on clearing of OTC derivatives. Ed led the design and implementation of the front to back client clearing solution for OTC derivatives at BofA Merrill Lynch in 2009. Prior to this role, Ed worked as a consultant to several leading investment banks including BofA Merrill Lynch. His experience is centered on the management of counterparty risk in traded markets, and has included the development of financial models for CVA trading desks, the implementation of Basel II, and independent price verification for complex rates and credit products. In the early part of his career Ed worked for 2 years on the development of the CLS service, including licensing CLS Bank by the New York Fed. Ed is a Chartered Accountant.

Mark Austen, COO, AFME
 

 Mark Austen is chief operating officer of the AFME. Previously he was head of the markets division and served as acting chief executive from February to September 2010. Prior to joining AFME, Marked worked for MTS Group, the European trading platform for fixed income securities, where he was head of Legal and Compliance. Prior to MTS, he spent three years as head of an international environmental web portal. He is a member of the Canadian Bar and holds an LLM from the London School of Economics; an LLB from Osgoode Law School, Toronto; and a BA (Hons) from McMaster University, Ontario.

 Mike Bagguley, Global Head of FX Trading, Barclays Capital 

 Mike Bagguley is Global Head of FX Trading at Barclays Capital, a position he has held since February 2001. Mike’s experience includes being Head of Interest Rate Swaps within Barclays firm’s Fixed Income division in NY, where he was responsible for US Treasury and US Dollar interest rate swap trading.   He later moved to Absa Capital as Head of Secondary Markets Trading and a member of the Absa Capital Executive Committee.  Presently he is responsible for all aspects of risk and strategic positioning for Barclays Capital FX franchise globally. Mike has held senior positions at leading institutions, including being Director, Head of Asian Swap Trading at Merrill Lynch; Senior VP, Head of Trading Hong Kong at Sanwa FP Co LLC; Executive Director, Yen Swaps Trader at UBS Warburg; Vice President, Yen Swaps Trader at Bankers Trust Co Tokyo and Consultant, General Insurance Actuary with Tillinghurst, where he provided consultancy services on specialised reserve positing and risk management issues to major reinsurers. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Mathematics from the University of Warwick (1988). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (1993); a member of the Bank of England JSC; a member of the board of the FX Division of the AFME and a former director of CLS Group.


Roger Barton 
, Managing Director, Tradeweb  

Roger Barton, a Managing Director since 2005, serves as Tradeweb’s expert on the European regulatory landscape and pending financial reform of OTC Derivatives trading. Barton is a regular speaker at industry events across Europe.  Previously, Barton headed European e-commerce (Fixed Income & Equities) at Goldman Sachs, during which time he worked with a range of e-commerce platform providers.  Earlier on in his time at Goldman Sachs, which began in 1994, Barton also acted as Co-Chief Operating Officer for the firm's futures business before moving to BrokerTec, to initiate the development of futures trading and clearing facilities. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Barton was extensively involved in the setting up and subsequent development of the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE). 


Ken Bentsen, Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy, SIFMA
  

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr. is Executive Vice President, Public Policy and Advocacy at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, responsible for SIFMA’s legal, regulatory, and legislative affairs and advocacy initiatives. Prior to joining SIFMA, Mr. Bentsen was president of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, where he led the 700-member financial services trade association representing commercial and investment banks, financial services companies and manufacturers in the commercial finance sector. In that role he developed and implemented a new strategic direction for this principal industry association. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Bentsen was a Managing Director at Public Strategies, Inc. where he was a strategic and management consultant principally to the firm’s financial services clients. From 1995 to 2003, Mr. Bentsen served as a Member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas, where he sat on the House Financial Services Committee (and its predecessor House Banking and Financial Services Committee), and separately on the House Budget Committee. Mr. Bentsen was an active participant in the drafting and enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act and the Commodities Futures Modernization Act. During his tenure in the Congress, he played an active role in legislation and oversight of regulations affecting bank and thrift charters, federal deposit insurance, securities law, derivatives, and the federal government sponsored enterprises (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the FHLB system). Mr. Bentsen was also instrumental in the passage of the landmark Balanced Budget Act of 1997, particularly with respect to health care policy. Prior to his service in Congress, Mr. Bentsen was an investment banker at both a major Wall Street firm and a large regional firm, where he specialized municipal and mortgage finance. Mr. Bentsen has a B.A. from the University of St. Thomas and an M.P.A. from American University.


Michael Cattano 
, Managing Director, Head of High Grade Flow Trading
, Barclays Capital 

Mike Cattano is a Managing Director and Head of European High Grade Credit Trading for Barclays Capital, based in London. Mr. Cattano joined Barclays Capital in September 2008 from Lehman Brothers in New York where he was responsible for the Yankee Credit Trading business.  He worked at Lehman Brothers for 13 years in New York and London.  Prior to that, he spent seven years at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Cattano graduated with a BA in Economics from Bucknell University.


Julian Chesser, Chief Operating Officer, Fixed Income, Fidelity Investments International
 

Julian Chesser is Chief Operating Officer, Fixed Income at Fidelity Investments International, a post he has held since 2005. Between 2003-2005, Julian was a Programme Manager, working on fixed income derivatives. Prior to working at Fidelity Investments Julian was Co-Head of Fixed Income Operations at J.P. Morgan.  He has over 14 years of investment experience. Julian has an LLB from Warwick University and completed his Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law. 



Joel Clark, Editor,
FX Week
 

 Joel Clark is editor of FX Week. Between February 2009 and January 2011, he was a journalist with Risk magazine, covering financial risk management and derivatives across all asset classes. In particular, he covered the response of legislators and regulators to the financial crisis, both in the new capital and liquidity standards enshrined in Basel III and the move to bring greater oversight and transparency to the OTC derivatives markets through the introduction of mandatory central clearing and transparency requirements. Before that, he wrote for Waters magazine, where he covered trading technology and market infrastructure. 


 Laurent Degabriel, Policy Officer, Securities, European Commission 

Laurent Degabriel spent 18 years in the banking industry in Paris, London and Hong Kong in various positions and activities such as corporate banking, capital markets and wealth management. Within the European Commission, he works within the securities markets unit of the Internal Market Directorate General and he is more specifically in charge of the issues related to MIFID and derivatives markets. 


 Athanassios Diplas, Managing Director Global Head of Systemic Risk Management Group, Global Credit Trading Global Markets, Deutsche Bank 

Athanassios Diplas is a Managing Director and Global Head of the Systemic Risk Management Group. The group is in charge of the systemic risk issues and market structure initiatives in the credit derivatives markets. Mr. Diplas currently co-chairs the ISDA Credit Derivatives Steering Committee.  He also served on the Market Resiliency Working Group of the Counterparty Risk Management Policy Group III. Until recently, Mr. Diplas was the Global Head of the Counterparty Portfolio Management Group and prior to that he was the Chief Risk Officer/Deputy COO of Global Credit Trading. Before joining Deutsche Bank, Mr. Diplas worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co as an emerging markets credit derivatives trader and also managed the counterparty risk trading book for the credit derivatives business. Mr. Diplas holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Astronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his B.Sc. in Physics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece. 

 

 Mireille Dyrberg, Head of Business Strategy, TriOptima 

Mireille Dyrberg is Head of Business Strategy for TriOptima, responsible for business management and business development for all of TriOptima’s service offerings globally.  Ms. Dyrberg joined TriOptima in March 2008 as CEO of TriOptima EMEA directing the sales and client management teams in the region. Ms. Dyrberg is active in a number of industry and regulatory working groups including the CESR Consultative Working Group in Post-Trading and the Governance Committee of the Interest Rate Trade Reporting Repository. Prior to joining TriOptima, Ms. Dyrberg was the Global Business Manager for Rates at Dresdner Kleinwort, before which she held a series of Operations leadership roles at Dresdner and other financial institutions both in London and Frankfurt. Ms. Dyrberg has a BA from the University of Kent at Canterbury and a double MA degree with Distinction from Exeter University and the Uniwersytet Jagiellonski w Krakowie specializing in macroeconomics.  

 

  Louis Gargour, CIO, Managing Partner, LNG Capital  

Mr Gargour prior to his role at LNG was Director of fixed income at RAB Capital where he was the senior portfolio Manager, overseeing all of RAB’s fixed income funds and directly responsible for the RAB European High Yield and RAB Income Plus funds. Mr Gargour has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets and has over 12 years’ experience running hedge funds, having founded Taurus Investment Management in 1999, which merged with RAB in 2001. Mr Gargour has held senior positions at Goldman Sachs London, where he was vice president fixed income/credit, J.P. Morgan Zurich & London, where he was vice president in Credit and Emerging Markets and Salomon Brothers New York, where he was an Associate in the International Programme. Mr Gargour has an MBA from London Business School, and a BS dual majors in Finance and International Studies from Georgetown University in Washington DC. Louis’ principal charity is the Prince's trust where he has been a mentor to young entrepreneurs. Mr. Gargour has appeared on CNBC and Bloomberg TV, and is considered an expert on the European Credit markets. He has been quoted or written topical articles for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Guardian, Barron’s, Eurohedge, FT, Bloomberg, Credit, HFM and other publications and newswires.   

  

 

 

 

George Harrington, Global Head of Fixed-Income Trading, Bloomberg 

George Harrington leads Bloomberg’s Global Fixed-Income Trading (FIT) Business. Bloomberg is a leading provider of execution services in the Fixed-Income arena, handling multiple cash and derivative asset-classes. Prior to leading the FIT business, Mr. Harrington was responsible for Bloomberg’s Credit businesses. Mr. Harrington holds a Masters in Business Administration from Boston College, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.  


Jeremy Hill, Managing Director and Head of Foreign Exchange & Money Market Operations, RBS Global Banking and Markets  

Jeremy Hill is a Managing Director and the Head of Foreign Exchange & Money Market Operations at RBS Global Banking & Markets. Based in London, he is responsible for the full range of FX & MM products including options, and manages approximately 300 staff based in three hub locations - Chicago, Newcastle-Under-Lyme and Singapore - as well as numerous branch offices around the world. Jeremy is also co-chair of the AFME FX Division Operations Committee.  Previously, Jeremy held roles at Credit Suisse, Bankers Trust and J.P. Morgan in various support functions.


Peter Klein,
Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage, J.P. Morgan 

Peter Klein is Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage at J.P. Morgan.  Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in August 2009, Peter was Chief Operating Officer for Arbela Investment Management, a Swiss-based macro fund.  Between 2005 and 2008 he was Head of Saxo Bank in London, where he successfully led the planning and establishing of the London branch, which was Saxo Bank’s first overseas branch.  The Financial Services Authority (FSA) approved the London operation in November 2005 and within two years the branch had grown to become a profitable operation with 130 personnel. From 2004 to 2005 Peter was Head of European eFX Sales at Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), where he focused on developing and positioning the bank’s FX, Fixed Income and eCommerce solutions for the European markets. Peter held a variety of senior management positions within Citicorp Dealing Resources (EBS) between 1995 and 2004, including focusing on establishing, leading and strengthening the firm’s regional sales and marketing efforts.  In 1996 he led the opening of the Stockholm branch covering the Nordic region, which became one of the firm’s most successful branches.  Peter was head of the Australian division from 2001 to 2004.


Michael Krautzberger, Head of Euro Fixed Income, BlackRock
 

Michael Krautzberger CFA, EFFAS, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is Head of Euro Fixed Income within BlackRock's Fundamental Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. He is a member of Blackrock's EMEA Leadership Committee. Mr. Krautzberger's service with the firm dates back to 2005, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He joined MLIM as head of the European Fixed Income Aggregate portfolio team and was responsible for the UCITS III restructuring of the MLIIF Euro Bond Funds. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Krautzberger was head of European fixed income at Union Investment in Frankfurt since 1999. Previously, he spent five years with Deutsche Bank's DWS, where he managed global fixed income portfolios and was responsible for the pre-Euro European currency unit and structured products. Mr. Krautzberger earned a BA degree in business administration and computer science from the European Business School in 1994, and a MA degree in economics from the University of Hagen in 1996.


 Simon Lewis, Cheif Executive, AFME
 

Simon Lewis was appointed chief executive of AFME in October 2010. Previously he was Director of Communications and the Prime Minister's Official Spokesman at 10 Downing Street. He has held a number of senior corporate roles including Director of Corporate Affairs at Vodafone, Centrica and Nat West. He was appointed as the first Communications Secretary to The Queen in 1998. He is a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University from where he has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and also an M.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley as a Fulbright scholar. He is a visiting Professor at the Cardiff School of Journalism. Simon is Chairman of the Fulbright Commission and a member of the Advisory Board of the National Portrait Gallery.


 Diego Megia, Managing Director and Co-Head of Rates Trading, Europe, RBC Capital Markets 

Diego Megia is Managing Director and Co-Head of Rates Trading, Europe at RBC Capital Markets with responsibility across a variety of asset classes including European Government Bonds. Prior to joining RBC Capital Markets, Diego spent six years on the hedge fund side; initially with Vega Asset Management as a Senior Portfolio Manger and subsequently with Elcano Asset Management as Partner and CIO. Diego was formerly Managing Director and Head of Euro Rates at BNPP Paribas and was previously at Barclays Capital. Diego holds a degree in Finance and Economics from UAM, Spain, and has a Masters degree from IE Madrid. 


 Richard Metcalfe,
Global Head of Policy, Senior Regulatory Advisor, ISDA   

Richard Metcalfe is Head of Global Policy of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), and Senior Regulatory Adviser. Based in London, he is also Acting Regional Director for EMEA. Since joining the Association in 1999, he has worked on the full range of OTC derivative issues across all the asset classes internationally. In addition to committee and Board liaison, this has involved extensive work with regulators in many individual jurisdictions and also at supra-national level, in Brussels (eg. the MiFID) and Basel (the Capital Accord). It also entails work with the media, on industry conference platforms and with other trade associations. He is currently focusing primarily on the following policy issues: retail structured products; equity derivatives (especially disclosure); and the credit markets (including central clearing). Mr. Metcalfe’s previous career from 1987 to 1999: derivatives/risk management journalism, working for Risk, The Economist, IFR newsletters and Futures & OTC World, including comment on derivatives issues for other mainstream print and broadcast media.  He also worked for SWIFT in Brussels. Mr. Metcalfe has a BA Hons plus MA in Modern Languages (Russian and Spanish, modern and medieval languages and literature) from Oxford University.


Franck Motte , Global Head of Euro Rates and Head of Euro Linear Rates, HSBC
 

Franck Motte is currently Global Head of Euro Rates and Head of Euro Linear Rates at HSBC. He has been working in the banking industry for more than 20 years running various positions on the trading side. Franck Motte was Head of Long Term trading Euro rate at HSBC 3 years ago. Before working for HSBC, Franck Motte was managing the Primary Dealerships at Natixis where he spent more than 12 years. He has been spending 5 years trading the French Government Bonds at Deutsche Bank.  

 Francesco Papadia, Director General for Market Operations, European Central Bank 

 Mr. Papadia is a Director General for Market Operations, European Central Bank, responsible for the preparation, coordination and execution of monetary policy operations of the Eurosystem. He has been responsible for the investment of the international reserves and ‘own funds’ of the European Central Bank since 1 June 1998. Previously he worked at the Economic Research and Foreign Relations Departments of Banca d’Italia and at the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs of the EU Commission.  Mr. Papadia has published widely in professional journals and books in the fields of monetary policy, international economics, finance, development. He is also a member and chair of a number of Central Bank internal and international Committees and is enrolled in the Journalist Professional Order (1970). Mr. Papadia has a degree in law from university of Rome and Master’s degree from the London Business School. He was also a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology


 Heather Pilley, OTC Derivatives and Post Trade Policy, FSA
 

Heather Pilley is a part of the OTC Derivatives and Post Trade Policy team in the FSA's Markets Division.  She also acts as the FSA's representative on the Bank of England's Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee. Before joining the FSA, she was in private practice in London as a finance lawyer, with a particular focus on OTC derivatives, at White & Case (2003-2007)and Linklaters (1985-2003).  Heather has an LL.M. from Cambridge and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia.  She has spoken at numerous conferences and provided contributions to various publications on OTC derivatives.


 Nick Robinson, Head of Trading Fixed Income,
Schroders
 

Nick Robinson joined Schroder Investment Management Ltd as a Fixed Income Trader in April 1993. Since September 1999 Nick has headed the Fixed Income Trading Team, the team comprises five traders who execute trades in all Fixed Income Products and their Derivatives across all global Fixed Income markets. Prior to joining Schroders Nick was a Fixed Income Fund Manager at Natwest Stockbrokers, Nick has over twenty years experience of trading Fixed Income products and is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute.


 Rick Schonberg, Managing Director, Global Head of FX eCommerce, Goldman Sachs   

Rick manages the global Foreign Exchange (FX) E-commerce sales business. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and was named managing director in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, Rick worked for two years at Electronic Brokering Services managing pricing and product development. Previously, he spent 10 years at J.P. Morgan Chase working in FX sales, technology and operations, principal investments, and fixed income e-commerce. Rick earned a BA in Economics from Princeton University in 1991, an MBA in Finance from New York University in 1997 and a professional degree in Culinary Arts from the Institute of Culinary Education in 2004.


 Gerassimos Thomas , Director, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
 

Before his appointment as Director of Finance, coordination with EIB, EBRD and IFIs in the Directorate General of Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the European Commission, Gerassimos Thomas was heading the cabinet of Commissioner Joaquin Almunia (2006-2009). Prior to that assignment he was heading the unit dealing with free movement of capital and financial integration in the Directorate General of Internal Market and Services of the European Commission (2004-2005). He worked with Commissioner Pedro Solbes as spokesman for economic and monetary affairs for the European Commission (1999-2004) and as deputy spokesman for Commission President Romano Prodi (2003-2004). His professional career includes assignments as Head of Guarantee Operations in the European Investment Fund (1997-1999), as an economist in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs dealing with pension system reform policy (1995-1997), international financial issues (1993-1995), regional policy (1992-1993) and financial integration issues (1990-1992). Prior to joining the European Commission he worked in the international fixed-income department of a Japanese investment bank in London (1987-1990). He has studied economics, business administration and international relations in Athens, London and Brussels. He speaks Greek, English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.


Jason Vitale,
Global Head – Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage & FX Clearing, Deutsche Bank 

Jason Vitale is the Global Head of Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage & FX Clearing for Deutsche Bank in London. Mr. Vitale has spent the last six years at Deutsche Bank in a variety of sales, product development, client services and operational roles, including his last post as European head of Foreign Exchange Prime Brokerage. Mr. Vitale is a member of Deutsche Bank’s cross asset clearing management team covering FX, interest rate, credit and equity derivatives. In addition to Mr. Vitale’s Foreign Exchange experience, he was also a founding member of Deutsche Bank’s Fixed Income Prime Brokerage product in Europe which provided bond, loan, credit derivatives and interest rate derivatives and foreign exchange clearing and financing. Mr. Vitale holds a BA in Business administration, specialising in finance from the University of Arizona.


Gavin Wells, Financial Markets Consultant, LCH.Clearnet
 

Gavin Wells is a Financial Market Consultant at LCH.Clearnet. He works within Business Development focusing on Foreign Exchange markets. Gavin was educated at Bedford Modern School and later trained at The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst receiving his Commission into the Royal Artillery where he served for eight years. In 1993 Gavin joined Citigroup where he spent the next fifteen years of his career. Starting out in FX IT Front Line Support, he moved to the dealing floor in 1995 where he traded various products before becoming Global Head of FX Spot and STIRT in 2005. Within this role Gavin was responsible for consistent and successful relationships with clients, financial press and technology vendors and for the delivery of key technology projects. He moved to become Global Head FX E-Commerce in 2007 using his product, technology and client experience to deliver market leading electronic pricing and products on behalf of the business.


 Trevor Williams, Chief Economist, Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets
  

Trevor joined Lloyds Banking Group from the UK Civil Service where he worked as an economist, a position he was offered while studying for a PhD. He has both a BA (Hons) and a Masters degree in Economics.  Trevor is now Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, and is part of the economics team that supports the Bank’s trading and sales activities. He regularly writes articles for publications and appears in the financial press and on television. Trevor is a member of the Institute for Economic Affairs Shadow Monetary Policy Committee, an elite group made up of leading independent monetary economists. This shadow MPC was set up two years after the main MPC began in 1997.    

 

 

 

David Woolcock, Senior Director, Head of Bank Sales, FXall
David’s current role as FXall’s Head of Bank Sales utilises his broad knowledge of Treasury gained through a variety of senior roles in Commercial and Investment Banking.  He has achieved a wealth of extensive trading knowledge through various roles within Treasury Departments, and has worked extensively in the Credit, Risk and IT arenas.  David has latterly developed multi-bank portals encompassing FX, MM and Fixed Income, worked on Bank Strategies for e-Commerce and consulted on innovative solutions for Prime Brokerage and Central Counterparty Clearing.