Speakers

Patrick Avitabile, Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Finance Trading, Citi
Chris Bates
, Partner, Head of Financial Services and Markets Practice, Clifford Chance 
Kirtes Bharti, Regional Head of Securities Lending, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse  
Andreas Biewald, Managing Director, Head of Funding, Treasury Department, Commerzbank AG
Nick Bonn,
Executive Vice President, Head of Securities Finance, State Street
James Buckland,
Managing Director and Global Head of Stock Borrowing and Lending Product, UBS  
Carey Chamberlain, Director, Asian Equity Finance Trading, HSBC
Rob Coxon,
Managing Director, Head of International Securities Lending, BNY Mellon
Mark Dearlove,
Head of Global Collateral and Liquidity, Barclays Capital  
Cristina Dias, Financial Attaché, Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union
Anthony Duggan,
Head of Equity Finance Sales, Goldman Sachs 
Barbara Ferri, Head of Stock Lending, Banca IMI
Gemma Godfrey,
Investment Committee Chairman, Head of Research, Credo Capital 
Hannah Gurga, Deputy Director, Securities and Markets, HM Treasury 
Ian Hovey,
Managing Director, Head of Securities Finance Product Development, EMEA, State Street
Jack Inglis, Managing Director, Head of Prime Services Distribution, EMEA, Barclays Capital
Andrew Jamieson,
Managing Director, Prime Brokerage - Equity Finance, J.P. Morgan
Stefan Kaiser,
Director, Investment Strategist, BlackRock  
Jane Karczewski, Managing Director, Head of Institutional Supply and Equity Finance Sales and Marketing, EMEA, Citi
Thomas Kinnally, Morgan Stanley
Andy Krangel,
Senior Product Development Manager, Securities Finance, Global Transaction Services, Citi
Walter Kraushaar,
Executive Vice-President, Head of Securities Finance, Maple Bank
Lars Kroijer,
Ex-Hedge Fund Manager, Author
 Brian Lamb, CEO, EquiLend
Kate Lander,
Senior Vice President, Head of International Fixed Income, Securities Lending, Northern Trust
Giuseppe Maraffino,
Vice President, Euro Money Markets Strategist, Barclays Capital
Bill McIntosh,
Editor, Hedge Fund Journal 
Kevin McNulty, CEO, ISLA
Steven Meier,
Executive Vice President, Global Cash Management Chief Investment Officer, State Street
Mohamed Moursy,
Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO Markets UK, ABN Amro  
Frederick Nadd-Aubert, Global Head of Securities Lending Marketing, Prime Services, Credit Suisse  
Felix Oegerli, Member of the Senior Management, ZKB  
Tammy Phillips, Managing Director, Barclays Capital - Conference Chair  
Julian Pittam, Managing Director, Data Explorers
Nickolas Reinhardt,
Senior Policy Advisor, Fleishman Hillard  
Tim Smith, Executive Vice President, SunGard
Martina Szameitat,
Managing Director, Global Co-Head ISG Financing Sales, Morgan Stanley 
James Templeman,
 Managing Director, BlackRock 
Richard Thompson, Senior Vice President, Securities Lending Product Management, EMEA, Northern Trust  
Roelof van der Struik, Investment Manager, PGGM  
Enrique Verdu, Executive Director, Securities Finance & Collateral Management, Santander
Casey Whymark,
Managing Director, Co-Head of Securities Lending and Financing, UBS
 Robbert Wijgerse,
Vice President, Head of Securities Lending, Robeco
Paul Wilson,
International Head of Client Management & Sales for Financing & Markets Products, J.P. Morgan  
Tom Wipf, Managing Director, Global Head of Bank Resource Management, Morgan Stanley  

 

   

Speaker Biographies

 Patrick Avitabile 
Patrick Avitabile, Managing Director, Global Head of Equity Finance Trading, Citi  

Patrick is the Global Head of Equity Trading for Citi’s Agency Securities Finance programme where he is responsible for the business’s trading units in Australia, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and New York. Patrick has worked in the securities lending industry since 1982. Patrick began his Citi career in 1994 as the European Securities Finance Product Manager where he resided in London for four years. Prior to joining Citi, Patrick held various management positions within Securities Lending at the Banker’s Trust Co. Patrick is a regular speaker on International Lending in Developed and Emerging markets at several industry conferences namely, the Beneficial Owner’s, RMA; ISF, PASLA, Brazil Master Class, and Date Explorer Conferences. He has participated on various industry roundtables and has been quoted in various articles on International Lending including Latan America. Patrick was one of the industry experts that spoke at the SEC Roundtable on Securities Lending held in Washington in 2009. The SEC views Patrick as an industry expert and continues to seek his views on industry practices. He is serving his second term on the executive Board of the RMA (Risk Management Association) whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. He has taught several courses on Securities Lending to members of the OCC and the Federal Reserve Bank. Patrick received his M.B.A. from New York University, an M.A. from S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook and a B.A. from St. John’s University. 

  

 Chris Bates 
Chris Bates, Partner, Head of Financial Services and Markets Practice, Clifford Chance  

Chris Bates is a partner and head of the Financial Services and Markets practice in Clifford Chance's London office. He advises banks, securities firms and other financial institutions on issues associated with the regulatory response to the financial crisis, the impact of the EU single market programme, financial services regulation and regulatory capital, as well as advising on derivatives transactions and securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions in the financial sector. He regularly advises a number of industry associations on regulatory issues and is an active participant in industry committees and working groups on regulatory issues. He is currently a member of the International Regulatory Strategy Group advising the City of London and TheCityUK on regulatory issues. Mr. Bates joined Clifford Chance in 1980 and from 1983 to 1988 was based in the firm's Hong Kong office. He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in England and holds degrees from Oxford University and Columbia Law School. 

 

 

Kirtes Bharti
 Kirtes Bharti, Regional Head of Securities Lending, Investment Banking, Credit Suisse  

Kirtes is Regional Head of Securities Lending in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse. Kirtes has been based in Hong Kong for the past five years specialising in Equity Finance and Delta One products. Kirtes is the current Chairman of PASLA.

 

Andreas Biewald  
Andreas Biewald, Managing Director, Head of Funding, Treasury Department, Commerzbank AG  

Andreas Biewald is head of funding within the Treasury department of Commerzbank. He is responsible for managing the central banks and nostro accounts, coverage of branches and interbank market, co-ordinating liquidity between Europe, UK, US and Asia, and for managing the liquidity buffer of the bank through unsecured and secured transactions. Andreas Biewald joined Dresdner Bank AG in 1987, starting in operations to deal with futures. In 1992, he moved to the front office supporting the liquidity manager of the bank. In 1996, Andreas was promoted to the global coordinator for all money market activities of the Dresdner Bank group. In 2002 he was also given the global mandate for repo trading in Euro. After the merger of Dresdner Bank AG into Commerzbank, Andreas was promoted to his current role as head of funding. Andreas represents Commerzbank AG in the ECB money market contact group, the Euribor/Eurepo Steering Committee, the European Repo Council and at the Eurex Repo Advisory Board.

 

 

 Nick Bonn 

Nick Bonn, Executive Vice President, Head of Securities Finance, State Street  

Nicholas Bonn is head of the Securities Finance division of State Street and president and chairman of the board of State Street Global Markets, LLC, State Street’s US broker/dealer subsidiary. Prior to this he served as global head of sales for State Street Global Markets and Securities Finance. During his tenure at State Street, Mr. Bonn established State Street’s broker/dealer subsidiaries in Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom and currently acts as a board member of those entities. He has also sat on various management committees within State Street’s asset management, trading and securities lending businesses. Mr. Bonn joined State Street in 1992 to establish State Street’s equity trading and transition management business, which he managed through 2008. In 2009, he was appointed to head of sales for the company’s combined trading and lending businesses, and has remained a member of its Sales Council, responsible for strategy and governance for enterprise-wide sales, relationship management and client initiatives. Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Bonn had been with the National Association of Securities Dealers since 1986, working in market and broker surveillance. Before that, he was with Fidelity Investments in trading roles since 1980. Mr. Bonn holds degrees in finance and accounting from Northeastern University. He is a former director of the Boston Stock Exchange, and currently sits on the board of visitors of Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration. He is a member of the Institutional Brokerage Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.

 

 

James Buckland
 James Buckland, Managing Director and Global Head of Stock Borrowing and Lending Product, UBS  

James Buckland is a Managing Director and the Global Head of Stock Borrowing and Lending product for UBS. In this role, James is responsible for the management and development of UBS's Stock Borrowing and Lending product globally and a member of the UBS Prime Services Managing Board. He has 24 years of Investment banking experience including 18 years within the Equity Finance business. In his time within Equity Finance James has been involved in the development and expansion of UBS's Prime Brokerage franchise responsible for Equity Stock Loan, Total Return Swap and Secured Funding products. 

 

 

 

Carey Chamberlain, Director, Asian Equity Finance Trading, HSBC     

Carey Chamberlain is Head of Equity Finance Trading and a Director with The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation based out of Hong Kong. He started in the Global Markets business as a SBL trader based in London, also with HSBC. Prior to this, Carey held positions on the LIFFE floor and at an Asset Manager. Since starting with HSBC he has had a number of roles within the Equity Finance & Delta One group culminating in a move to HK 6 years ago to expand their trading and distribution capabilities. He has successfully built up this business which was merged with the Delta One derivatives business in 2008. With over 12 years of experience in the business Carey has gained a wealth of knowledge in Stock Lending, Swaps, Market Access, ETF and Equity Repo products.

 

Rob Coxon 
Rob Coxon, Managing Director, Head of International Securities Lending, BNY Mellon  

Rob Coxon is a Managing Director and Head of the International Securities Lending product for BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. In this role, Rob is the senior executive for the EMEA Securities Lending business with managers from the group’s equity and fixed income trading, client relationship and business development reporting directly to him. Rob also has FSA regulatory oversight for the product with cash reinvestment and operations reporting into him on a dotted line basis. Rob joined Mellon in 1997 as a securities lending trader. He has 27 years of Financial Services experience in Insurance, Investment Fund Management and Securities Lending. From 2001 to 2004, Rob was responsible for running both the International Equity and Fixed Income trading desks in London. BNY Mellon lends Equities, GDR's and Fixed Income Securities in over 36 different countries on an agency basis. Prior to joining Mellon, Rob served as senior trader at Prudential Portfolio Manager, spending nine years on both a trading, project management and in an operational capacity. He started his financial career at Pearl Assurance PLC. 

 

 

Mark Dearlove
 Mark Dearlove, Head of Global Collateral and Liquidity, Barclays Capital  
Mark Dearlove is a Managing Director and Head of Global Collateral and Liquidity at Barclays Capital in London. Mr. Dearlove joined Barclays Capital in August 1996 and has worked in the Tokyo and London offices. From July to November 2005 he was acting Treasurer for Barclays Group. Mr. Dearlove has 26 years of experience in the short end of the fixed income market. He started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1984, transferring to the Tokyo office in 1990 to set up and manage the JGB repo business. In 1992 Mr. Dearlove joined CSFB Tokyo and then transferred to London assuming responsibility for all European repo products. 

 

 

 Cristina Dias 
 Cristina Dias, Financial Attaché, Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union  

Cristina was born in 1971 and is lawyer by training, with a masters in securities law. From 1995 until 2007 she worked for the Portuguese Securities regulator in various areas, including the Legal Department to the department supervising issuers, public offers and listings, the International Relations Department and the Research Department. Since 1997 she has negotiated several financial services directives in Brussels as a national expert. Cristina is currently the Financial Attaché responsible for broad areas of financial services in the Portuguese Permanent Representation. She has held this position since February 2007. She is also an Alternate Member of the Financial Services Committee. 

 

 

 Barbara Ferri 
Barbara Ferri, Head of Stock Lending, Banca IMI 

Barbara Ferri is responsible for Stock Lending Desk at Banca Imi Milan, the leading Italian investment bank, a member of Intesasanpaolo group. Ms. Ferri has been in this role since 2000, including during the merger between Banca Imi and Caboto in September 2007. Ms. Ferri has over 30 years of experience acquired  in a variety of senior roles at Sigeco. Which became Imi Sigeco and then Banca Imi. Her previous roles have included being Head of Fixed Income Sales, Co-Head of Fix Income Property Trading and Head of Repo and Treasury department. In this last role she took company from being a broker dealer to a bank. She is an active member of many national and international associations focusing on cooperation in order to create solutions to legal and fiscal issues related to the Italian market. She began her career in 1982 in fixed income, managing the bank’s corporate bond portfolio.  

 

 

Gemma Godfrey 

 Gemma Godfrey, Investment Committee Chairman, Head of Research, Credo Capital 
 Gemma Godfrey is the Head of Research and Chairs the Investment Committee of Credo Capital Plc. Formerly a Fund Manager for Julius Baer, her team took the fund from a laggard to top decile of performance and the performance of her portfolios at Credo is no less impressive, with a strong focus on achieving superior risk-adjusted returns. She was responsible for Latin American Investments whilst at GAM and has spent time at Goldman Sachs. With the breadth of her experience she is able to pull together insights from various regions and financial markets to guide on the economic outlook and appropriate positioning of capital. A Quantum Physicist by background, Gemma has been described as having a “unique balance of intelligence combined with a healthy dose of common sense”, providing investors with “thoughtful leadership, new ideas and practical advice”. Regularly sought as a financial commentator, her “prolific” writing and opining across multiple media has generated a significant following. Frequently broadcasted on CNBC, she is due to be a keynote speaker at Europe’s largest hedge fund conference. Honoured as a “Women worth Knowing” by 3-Plus International and short-listed for inclusion in the “Top 50 leading women in hedge funds” by the Hedge Fund Journal, she has leveraged her network to make a positive impact on others. Awarded for her volunteering efforts by the Market Technicians Association; she educates, mentors and inspires colleagues, peers and students. A spokesperson for women in business and invited to discuss “Accelerating Change” at the House of Commons, her latest achievement in increasing female representation is at Lord’s cricket ground as a new MCC member!

 

 

Hannah Gurga
 Hannah Gurga, Deputy Director, Securities and Markets, HM Treasury 

Hannah Gurga joined the Treasury in 2005 having previously worked in the Cabinet Office and Ministry of Defence. Previous roles in the Treasury include crisis management and resolution; introducing legislation to create a regulatory framework for UCITS-compliant UK covered bonds; and modernising the default protections for central clearing counterparties.  As Deputy Director, Securities and Markets she leads the team responsible for shaping UK markets policy and negotiating European legislative proposals on a wider range of issues including derivatives, short selling and market abuse. She represents the UK at meetings of the European Securities Committee. 

 

 

Ian Hovey 

Ian Hovey, Managing Director, Head of Securities Finance Product Development, EMEA, State Street 

Ian is currently Head of Securities Finance Product Development for the EMEA region at State Street Bank and Trust Company. Based in London, he has been involved in the securities finance business for more than 25 years, working for three different organisations during this time. Ian is a previous Chairman of ISLA and has been the Association's Treasurer for the last 10 years.  He also Co-Chairs the ISLA Legal and Regulatory Sub Group.

 

 

Jack Inglis
 Jack Inglis, Managing Director, Head of Prime Services Distribution, EMEA, Barclays Capital  

Jack Inglis is a Managing Director and Head of Prime Services Distribution, EMEA at Barclays Capital, based in London.  Mr. Inglis joined Barclays Capital in September 2010.  Prior to this he was Chief Executive Officer at Ferox Capital Management, a convertible specialist investment management firm with hedged and long-only funds, for three years.   Previously, Mr. Inglis spent 16 years in a variety of senior roles at Morgan Stanley, including Co-Head of European Prime Brokerage and Head of International Convertible Bonds.  He began his career at HSBC in fixed income. Mr. Inglis graduated with an MA in Economics from Cambridge University.  

 

 

Andrew Jamieson 

Andrew Jamieson, Managing Director, Prime Brokerage - Equity Finance, J.P. Morgan 

Andrew Jamieson, Managing Director, runs the Equity Finance business in EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) for J.P. Morgan. Andrew joined J.P. Morgan in February 2008 upon the acquisition of the Bear Stearns Prime Brokerage business where he held a similar role responsible for Securities Lending, Synthetic Products, Collateral & Inventory Management and Hedge Fund coverage. In his short time at Bear Stearns he was instrumental in developing the international capability of both Bear Stearns's Equity Finance & Prime Brokerage businesses. Previously Andrew was with Barclays Capital and played a leadership role in growing their securities lending & synthetics business over a 7 year period, specifically interfacing with the hedge fund community. Andrew joined Barclays from Connecticut based hedge fund, Paloma Partners, where he was head of structured products & financing. Prior to this he had roles within synthetic trading, securities lending & bond repo at both NatWest Markets & J.P. Morgan, where he started his investment banking career. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Edinburgh and joined the Equity Finance business after a spell in industry.

 

Stefan Kaiser
Stefan Kaiser,
Director, Investment Strategist, BlackRock  

Stefan Kaiser is an Investment Strategist in the Securities Lending Group at BlackRock, responsible for managing the relationships with BlackRock’s clients and consultants in Europe and initiating strategic projects for the Securities Lending Group. Before joining the Strategy Group Stefan worked on the Securities Lending Trading desk focusing on non-US Equities and Fixed Income. Prior to joining BlackRock, Stefan worked for Commerzbank in various positions in Shanghai, Singapore, Frankfurt and London. Stefan holds a B.A (Hons) in Finance from University of Cooperative Education Mosbach and an MSc in Services Administration and Management from University of Trier, Germany.

 

 

Jane Karczewski
  Jane Karczewski, Managing Director, Head of Institutional Supply and Equity Finance Sales and Marketing, EMEA, Citi  

Jane Karczewski joined Citi in October 2010 as Managing Director, EMEA Head of Institutional Supply and Equity Finance Sales and Marketing. Jane is responsible for Citi Global Markets Securities Lending relationships and offering outperformance opportunities to Asset Managers and Hedge Funds via Delta One products. She joined from Deutsche Bank where she spent 3 years as Managing Director, Head of Equity Finance Sales within Global Prime Finance. Prior to Deutsche Bank Jane was at Morgan Stanley for 13 years where she started as a trader before moving to a senior Equity Finance sales role. She started her career working for an FX Hedge Fund in Monaco. Jane has a BA (Hons) in European Studies with Combined Languages from Kent University in Canterbury. 

  

 

 Andy Krangel 
Andy Krangel, Senior Product Development Manager, Securities Finance, Global Transaction Services, Citi 

During his 21 year career at Citi Andy has held various management positions in custody operations including agency lending operations. He was also a trader on the Citi agency lending desk and spent 5 years in Product Risk Management where he obtained Credit Officer status. Prior to Citi Andy was at RBS for 3 years. Since mid 2006 Andy has worked in Citi's Agency Lending/Securities Finance department as a Senior Product Development Manager leading global product development and implementation initiatives. During this period he has led projects that have included Citi expanding their agency lending program to 38 markets. Andy has represented Citi on the ISLA CCP Emerging Markets working groups and has played a key role in various working groups directly with the CCPs.

 

 

Walter Kraushaar 
Walter Kraushaar, Executive Vice-President, Head of Securities Finance, Maple Bank  

Former managing director and head of short-term products at Dekabank, Walter Kraushaar was global co-head of Short-Term Products Principal Trading and managing director at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein until 2005. There he was responsible for expanding the bank's Securities Financing and Prime Brokerage business. He joined DrKW in 1998 as head of Equity Finance and product head for Prime Brokerage, including stock lending and borrowing, equity repo, equity swaps and CFDs. Between 1996 and 1998, he held managerial positions in the areas of securities lending and equity finance at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in London and at Sal Oppenheim Jr & Cie in Frankfurt. He studied at the Frankfurt Academy of Banking and started his professional career in 1992 at Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt. Walter is a member of the German Repo/Securities Lending Committee (ACI) and a permanent trainer of Fintuition's securities finance and structured product open courses . He is now executive VP head of securities finance at Maple Bank as of 1st October 2010.  

 

 

Lars Kroijer 

 Lars Kroijer, Ex-Hedge Fund Manager, Author  

Mr. Kroijer (born 1972) is the author of "Money Mavericks - Confessions of a Hedge Fund Manager" (Financial Times Press). He currently serves on the advisory board of Merian Capital and OVS Capital (both London based hedge funds), ShipServ (leading online platform for shipping supplies), and Kit Digital (NASDAQ: KITD), a technology company with offices in 25 countries. Mr. Kroijer was the CIO of Holte Capital Ltd, a London-based market neutral special situations hedge fund which he founded in 2002 before returning external capital in the spring of 2008. Prior to establishing Holte Capital, Mr. Kroijer served in the London office of HBK Investments focusing on special situations investing and event-driven arbitrage. In addition, he previously worked at SC Fundamental, a value-focused hedge fund based in New York, and the investment banking division of Lazard Frères in New York. While in graduate school Mr. Kroijer held internships with the private equity firm Permira Advisors (then Schroder Ventures) and management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Mr. Kroijer graduated Magna cum Laude from Harvard University with a degree in economics and received a MBA from Harvard Business School. A Danish national Mr. Kroijer is married with twin daughters.
 

 

 

Brian Lamb
 Brian Lamb, CEO, EquiLend 

As CEO, Brian Lamb is responsible for all global operations for EquiLend, its affiliates and subsidiaries.  He brings 20 years of hands-on experience and a deep knowledge of the global securities finance industry with an emphasis on technology solutions. Prior to joining EquiLend, Brian spent 17 years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI). While at BGI, Brian held various positions, including head of Global Derivatives Services and Cash Strategist. Brian spent many years in securities finance while at BGI. His roles in that area ranged from Product Manager for Fixed Income Securities Lending, as well as Programme Manager and alternate board member of EquiLend.  He is one of the thought leaders among the initial ownership group that helped design the EquiLend platform. Brian is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and holds a BS in business administration with a concentration in finance. 

 

 

Kate Lander 
Kate Lander, Senior Vice President, Head of International Fixed Income, Securities Lending, Northern Trust 

After graduating from Nottingham University, Kate qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) from Arthur Andersen in 1996, having spent 3 years in the corporate tax department. She then spent 9 years delivering financial training around the world, whilst also obtaining her CFA Charter. Since joining Northern Trust in 2005 Kate has worked in the securities lending and short duration product teams and now manages the International Fixed Income trading desk in London.  

 

 

Giuseppe Maraffino 

 Giuseppe Maraffino, Vice President, Euro Money Markets Strategist, Barclays Capital 

Giuseppe Maraffino is a Fixed Income Strategist at Barclays Capital in London. In his role Giuseppe is responsible for the analysis of the liquidity conditions in the Eurosystem and of the Euro Money Markets. Before joining Barclays Capital in May 2010, he had been working for 7 years at UniCredit, in the role of Eurozone Economist from 2004 to 2007 and of Euro Fixed Income Strategist from 2007 to 2010. 

 

 

Bill McIntosh, Editor, Hedge Fund Journal  

Bill McIntosh is Editor of The Hedge Fund Journal. He has responsibility for writing profiles, analysing trends across the industry and editing articles from external contributors. Prior to this, Bill was the London editor of HedgeWorld.com, the online data and information provider owned by Thomson Reuters, His earlier background is in publications management in Canada followed by a ten year stint covering media business and technology for Dow Jones and The Independent, latterly serving as a consultant with media research firm Enders Analysis. Bill is a regular guest on CNBC and participates in various industry events. He holds a graduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. 

 

 

Kevin McNulty 

 Kevin McNulty, CEO, ISLA 

 Kevin McNulty is the Chief Executive of the International Securities Lending Association. He has worked in the securities lending industry for many years both in the UK  and the US. Prior to joining ISLA in August 2009, he worked for Barclays Global Investors where he ran the securities lending business in Europe and North America. Kevin is a past Chairman of the Association and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

 

 

Steven Meier 
Steven Meier, Executive Vice President, Global Cash Management Chief Investment Officer, State Street 

Steven is an Executive Vice President of State Street Global Advisors and is the Global Cash CIO. Steven, who joined SSgA in 2003, has more than 27 years of experience in the global cash and fixed income markets. Previously, he headed the firm's North American Cash and Securities Lending Cash Collateral portfolio management activities. He is a member of SSgA's Executive Management Group. Prior to joining SSgA, Steven was a Senior Managing Director in State Street's Global Markets group responsible for developing its global fixed income business. He also served as Chief Operating Officer of State Street's electronic bond trading subsidiary, Advanced Auctions LLC, and was a member of its European subsidiary's Board of Directors. He received extensive capital markets experience and held senior positions in trading and investment banking in New York and London while working for Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse First Boston for nearly 12 years. He also served on TradeWeb LLC's Executive Board while head of CSFB's global electronic trading unit. In addition, he was a senior global bond Portfolio Manager with Oppenheimer Capital and member of its Fixed Income Strategy Group. Steven is a member of SSgA's Executive Management Group (EMG), Senior Management Group (SMG) and Investment Committee. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, the Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR) and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He holds a BBA from Hofstra University, an MBA from Indiana University's Graduate School of Business and an Advanced Certificate of Investment Management from the London Business School. 

 

 

Mohamed Moursy
 Mohamed Moursy, Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO Markets UK, ABN Amro  

Mohamed is Chief Executive Officer of ABN AMRO Markets UK, responsible for managing Markets UK trading activities including securities financing, Equity derivatives and Commodities brokerage. Mohamed has more than 30 years of broad experience in the securities industry. Prior to joining ABN he held senior positions in various roles with The Bank of New York Capital Markets, Fleet Securities, Paine Webber and Lehman Brothers. His experience in the securities Financing industry goes back to 1988 when he joined Lehman Brothers as Director of Operation when the firm was establishing its UK securities lending operation. Before 1988 Mohamed was Senior Vice President of Moseley Securities Corp, Chief Accountant of Al-Mal Group and held other banking positions in the city.
 

 

 

Frederick Nadd-Aubert 

 Frederick Nadd-Aubert, Global Head of Securities Lending Marketing, Prime Services, Credit Suisse 

Frederick Nadd-Aubert is Global Head of Securities Lending Marketing in the Investment Banking division of Credit Suisse, based in London. He is responsible for Securities Lending Marketing and Strategy within Prime Services, managing key relationships and driving the supply side of the Delta One and Prime Brokerage businesses. Mr Nadd-Aubert joined Credit Suisse in April 2009, prior to which he held positions in Equity Finance Sales at Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers. Mr Nadd-Aubert holds a Bachelor from Northeastern University and an M.B.A from Boston University. 

 

  

Felix Oegerli  

 Felix Oegerli, Member of the Senior Management, ZKB 

Felix Oegerli is responsible for liquidity management, short term interest rates products, prime finance and collateral management at ZKB. Previously he was deputy global head of securities lending & repo and global head of prime brokerage at UBS investment bank. He was then founder and CEO of IFBS, a consultancy and IT-solutions firm focused on securities finance and OTC derivatives collateral management, which was sold to Swisscom IT Services.   

 

  

Tammy Phillips, Managing Director, Barclays Capital - Conference Chair  

Tammy Phillips, Managing Director and EMEA Head of Institutional Financing Sales for Barclays Capital. Tammy joined Barclays Capital in September 2009 and is responsible for lender strategy, relationship management and product innovation; Tammy has in excess of twenty years industry experience, working most recently for Macquarie Bank and prior to this for Morgan Stanley. Her experience covers both securities lending and delta 1 derivatives or synthetic lending products. Tammy has been an ISLA board member since 2008 and will Chair the 2011 ISLA Conference in Lisbon.

  

Julian Pittam 
Julian Pittam, Managing Director, Data Explorers 

Julian joined Bankers Trust in 1992 to start the Fixed Income repo/lending book in Europe. He joined the repo desk in 1995 and set up the sales function for Bankers Trust International. Following two years in Hong Kong with Bankers Trust setting up the sales and marketing function of the Equity Finance desk, he then moved to Singapore with Bankers Trust for a further year. Once back in Europe for Lehman Brothers from 1999, Julian built and managed the Institutional Sales and Marketing business. In his final year there he was responsible for the Sales and Marketing of the Prime Broker and Institutional product in the UK and Scandinavia. Julian left Lehman Brothers in 2005 to join Data Explorers.

 

 
Nickolas Reinhardt 

Nickolas Reinhardt, Senior Policy Advisor, Fleishman Hillard  

Nickolas Reinhardt is Senior Policy Advisor at Fleishman-Hillard in Brussels. His particular expertise is in the financial services sector where he has also been engaged on many high-profile merger, acquisition and anti-cartel cases. Nickolas similarly provides senior counsel to companies and organisations on corporate governance practices, company law, transatlantic relations, energy, information technology, security and trade. Covering the whole spectrum of public affairs, Nickolas advises the boards of blue chip companies on their regulatory and communication strategies, business transactions, product development and authorisation, media relations, as well as crisis and reputation management. He joined Fleishman-Hillard in January 2008. Nickolas trained and worked as a merchant banker and securities trader for ABN Amro Bank. He was awarded his MA in Political Science, Economics and History from the Christian Albrechts University Kiel in Germany. He undertook postgraduate study and taught on EU affairs at the University of Limerick and the Queen’s University, Belfast. Starting his EU public affairs career at the European regional representation office of Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein (the Hanse Office) he has since accumulated 15 years of public affairs experience in Brussels. Nickolas has published extensively on European issues and is a regular guest speaker at seminars and conferences. 

 

 

Tim Smith
   Tim Smith, Executive Vice President, SunGard  

Tim Smith is Executive Vice President at SunGard Securities Finance responsible for the Astec Analytics suite of products. Tim has spent 25 years in the securities lending industry with experience in all sides of the business. After leaving the London School of Economics he joined the Royal Bank of Scotland Group in London. In 1986 he joined Banque Arabe et Internationale d’Investissement and was responsible for sourcing and managing the securities borrowing needs for their hedge fund team. He continued with this function with Kleinwort Benson Securities Limited in 1988 and was also responsible for their treasury operations. In 1989, he joined Security Pacific National Bank, subsequently bought by BankAmerica, where he ran the international custodial lending program. In 1994, he joined Pershing to manage their international securities borrowing business in London, New York and Hong Kong. In 1998, he moved to the then parent company AXA to establish the global securities lending function for the Investment Management business in 10 countries. In 2005, he moved to the USA with Data Explorers Inc as President. 

 

 
Martina Szameitat
 Martina Szameitat, Managing Director, Global Co-Head ISG Financing Sales, Morgan Stanley  
Martina Szameitat is a Managing Director and Morgan Stanley's Global Co-Head of Sales and Marketing for secured financing and securities lending products for the EMEA and Asia regions (Bank Resource Management Division). Martina joined Morgan Stanley in 1992, starting in Corporate Treasury and moving to securities lending in 2003, when she was asked to manage the Firm’s Frankfurt-based Equity Financing desk covering Germany, Switzerland and Austria. From 2008, Martina was the head of the European Securities Lending desk located in the Morgan Stanley London office. Her primary objective is to build strong client relationships, dedicated client coverage and a reliable back office operation, in order to improve the platform and grow the Firm’s securities lending, financing & synthetics business. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Martina spent 5 years in London with Deutsche Bank and Unicredito (formerly: Bayerische Vereinsbank). 

 

 

James Templeman,  Managing Director, BlackRock James Templeman, Managing Director is a member of BlackRock's Securities Lending team & is responsible for the Securities Lending business in EMEA. James's service with the firm dates back to 2001, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. He has served on the International Securities Lending Association's Executive Committee since 2004, recently as Chairman and currently in an ex-officio role. James earned a bachelor's degree in politics and economics from Leicester University in 1992.

 

 

Richard Thompson 

 Richard Thompson, Senior Vice President, Securities Lending Product Management, EMEA, Northern Trust 

Richard is Senior Vice President and Product Manager for Northern Trust Securities Lending in the EMEA and APAC regions. Richard rejoined Northern Trust in September 2007 after 6 years at Cogent/BNP Paribas Securities Services where he was head of agency lending. Richard has 18 years experience in the financial services industry and has been involved in Securities Lending since 1997 in operational, trading and sales roles. Richard is also currently Chairman of the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA). 

 

 

Roelof van der Struik
 Roelof van der Struik, Investment Manager, PGGM 

 Roelof van der Struik joined PGGM in June 1998 as a Buyer with focus on investments related contracts. Between 2001 and 2008 he was manager of the Payments and Settlements department. Currently he is an Investment Manager with the Front Office Treasury department at PGGM. Roelof is 47 years of age. He holds a bachelors degree in business administration from ICBA /Henley the Management College and is a Certified Purchaser.
 

 

 

Enrique Verdu
Enrique Verdu, Executive Director, Securities Finance & Collateral Management, Santander  

Enrique Verdu is Executive Director, Securities Finance & Collateral Management at Santander Global Banking & Markets (SGBM) in Spain, where he moved, in November 2007, from Cater Allen in London, in order to promote the securities finance business in Spain. SGBM is also active in the European, US, and South America markets. Before that, Enrique worked for HSBC, Banco Santander London Branch and Lehman Brothers, always in Treasury related roles.

 

 

Casey Whymark, Managing Director, Co-Head of Securities Lending and Financing, UBS Casey Whymark is a Managing Director, runs the equity principal securities lending business and is the Co-Head of Securities Lending and Financing for UBS AG, joining the firm in 2004. Casey was promoted to his current role with the integration in Switzerland of Fixed Income lending, Equity lending and Financing in 2009. Previously, Casey held a variety of positions within prime services at Credit Suisse First Boston in London, New York and Zurich over a 7 year period. His broad experience in the securities finance industry is taken from over 15 years acting as Borrower, Prime Broker, Agent and Principal lender within investment banks, brokerage firms and private banks.
 

 

Robb Wijgerse 

Robbert Wijgerse, Vice President, Head of Securities Lending, Robeco  

Robbert is Vice President and Head of Robeco Securities Lending. In this role he is responsible for equity and bond lending, repo’s and collateral management. Robbert has more than 10 years experience in securities lending. Since starting at Robeco, Robbert has had positions as collateral manager, trader and head of trading. Robbert has a bachelors degree in International Business Studies and is a CFA charterholder.

 

 


Paul Wilson 
 Paul Wilson, International Head of Client Management & Sales for Financing & Markets Products, J.P. Morgan  

Paul Wilson is the international head of client management & sales for Financing & Markets Products (“FMP”) which includes securities lending, foreign exchange, collateral management, clearance, futures & options clearing and transition management. Paul is responsible globally for new business development & technical sales for this business and product set as well as technical relationship management. Technical relationship management is responsible for managing existing FMP relationships and driving incremental growth. Technical relationship management also delivers J.P. Morgan performance reviews that focus on how alpha was generated, costs reduced and how the associated risks are managed and mitigated; technical client management also provides clients with insight and perspective regarding market and industry trends and issues. As part of the FMP senior management team, Paul helps define the business and product strategy, helps drive the product development process to improve client satisfaction, reduce risk and improve operating leverage. Paul partners with other groups across Worldwide Securities Services and J.P. Morgan to develop beneficial client solutions and approach in order to foster competitive advantage. Based in London, Paul oversees all aspects of the FMP business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), including sales, marketing, trading, relationship management, client service, operations, product management, product development and risk management. Paul has been with J.P. Morgan for 26 years. During this time he has held a variety of different positions across Worldwide Securities Services including operations, client service, product development and product management.

 

 

Tom Wipf
 Tom Wipf, Managing Director, Global Head of Bank Resource Management, Morgan Stanley  

Tom Wipf is a Managing Director and Global Head of Bank Resource Management (BRM) for Morgan Stanley. In this role, he is responsible for the firm’s secured funding, securities lending, collateral management and counterparty portfolio management activities. Tom serves on the firm’s Operating Committees for the Institutional Securities Group as well as the Finance Division.  Tom has been with Morgan Stanley since 1986 and has completed multi year expatriate assignments in London and Tokyo. Tom is the current Chair of the Treasury Market Practices Group (TMPG). Tom has served on the Boards of SIFMA and The Government Securities Clearing Corporation (GSCC). He has been a member of the Credit Committee of FICC and the Executive Committee of the European Repo Council. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley Tom headed the Securities Lending Division at Citibank from 1980-1986. He began his career in the Corporate Trust Division of The United States Trust Company.  


 
 

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