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John Abel
John Abel
DTCC
Executive Director
John Abel is currently the Executive Director of Settlement and Asset Servicing Strategy in the Product Management group at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Mr. Abel’s primary responsibilities include identifying, evaluating and developing strategic business opportunities within DTCC’s Settlement and Asset Servicing Product lines. In addition, Mr. Abel recently led DTCC’s initiative to move to a shorter settlement cycle in the U.S. (T+2). Mr. Abel began his career at DTCC in 1987, and has held a number of Operational and Project related positions.

Andrew Barman
Andrew Barman
The Network Forum
MD
With a long background (25+ years) in market research of the global securities industry, Andrew launched The Network Forum in January 2017 together with his business partner Ed Jones. Unique to the the custody and post-trade industry, The Network Forum aspires to be the undisputed global community for market participants. Andrew's strengths are in Product and Business Development, Negotiation, Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Joseph Barnes
Joseph Barnes
Deutsche Bank
MD
Joseph Barnes is Managing Director, and Head of Securities Services Americas at Deutsche Bank. Joe has over 20 years of experience in the securities industry. His career highlights include key roles at State Street, The Bank of New York, BNY Brokerage and Deutsche Bank. His relationship management coverage and responsibilities have included many different geographic locations, financial products and services. Previously he has been based in Boston, New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Andrew Blake
Andrew Blake
Sidley Austin LLP
Partner
Andrew advises a wide array of financial services clients on regulatory, transactional, compliance and enforcement matters arising under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
Andrew focuses his practice on the regulation of financial markets and intermediaries, including clearing organizations, transfer agents, exchanges, trading platforms, broker-dealers, futures commission merchants and private funds. He has deep experience in particular with the options markets and frequently advises clients on regulatory and operational issues regarding the clearance and settlement of equity and debt instruments, evolving regulations for swaps and security-based swaps and participation in central counterparties, depositories and trading platforms. On a regular basis, he also counsels clients on clearing arrangements, customer protection regulations, trading issues and financial contracts.

Andrew Carrano
Andrew Carrano
INDEPENDENT
Andrew Carrano is a senior executive with over 20 years in the Financial Services industry, proficient in the selection and supervision of third-party relationships, skilled at leading global teams driving excellence in operations and technology solutions and directing large-scale cost saving and revenue impacting initiatives.
He has successfully delivered key projects related to Risk Management, Regulatory compliance, and Operational re-engineering. His passion is building strong partnerships with third-party relationships. Over his career he has worked at JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Investors Bank and Trust, and most recently UBS AG.
Andrew has a BA in Marketing from Fairfield University and an MBA in Finance and International Business from NYU Stern School of Business.


William Carter
William Carter
CSIS
Director
William Carter is the Deputy Director of the Technology Policy Program at CSIS. His work focuses on international cyber and technology policy issues, including data localization, surveillance and privacy, cyber conflict and deterrence, financial sector cybersecurity, and law enforcement and technology, including encryption. He has spoken at events and conferences around the world, including leading a table-top exercise on cyber-financial crises for the ASEAN regional forum in Singapore in 2015, and he has participated in multiple Track 2 dialogues on cyber and technology policy issues. Before joining CSIS, he worked in the Investment Strategy Group at Goldman Sachs. In this role, he performed research and analysis on geopolitics and the macro economy, and produced reports and presentations on international affairs and current events and their impact on markets. He previously worked at the Council on Foreign Relations and at Caxton Associates, a New York hedge fund. He graduated from New York University with a B.A. in economics.

Chris Church
Chris Church
Digital Asset
Chief Business Development Officer
Chris spent more than seven years as the Chief Executive of SWIFT Americas and Global Head of Securities. Chris was also part of the executive team that founded Radianz, Inc, the world's largest extranet. At Radianz, Chris' responsibilities included global sales and marketing before BT acquired the Company in 2005. Chris has held senior management roles at Reuters in both London and San Francisco and has previously served as a Board Member and Vice Chairman of XBRL US. Chris is a member of the FinTech Advisory Committee at the Ontario Securities Commission, he was also a Member of the Board of the International Securities Services Association

Mike Clarke
Mike Clarke
Deutsche Bank
Director
Mike Clarke is the Global Product Manager in the Securities Services business at Deutsche Bank. In this role he is responsible for Client and Product solutions in Europe.

As a global product manager, Mike specialises in developing business related analysis in regard to securities trading and post-trading environments, providing product management leadership throughout the clearing & settlement and custody landscape in Europe. Furthermore he is a thought leader in the development of componentized strategies and the provision of bespoke solutions to help enable corporates and institutions globally achieve their post-trade goals.
Mike has over 20 years of financial experience, and at Deutsche Bank, he is instrumental in development of the concept of Smarter custody (http://cib.db.com/insights-and-initiatives/initiatives/smarter-custody-initiative.htm) and the new tools being developed to help clients increase process efficiency and improve data quality to drive value in securities services. In addition, the componentized solutions approach he has driven has seen the bank winning several awards including Innovation in Market Collaboration, Best Custody Deal of the Year and Quality of Personnel from Global Custodian magazine.

Roberto Cortese
Roberto Cortese
Santander Securities Services, Brazil
Head of Custody for International Investors
Roberto holds overall responsibility for the area dedicated to custody services for International Investors at Santander Securities Services “S3” Brazil. He joined “S3” Brazil in 2017, after having worked in the securities services industry for over 20 years, and also lead for many years the ANBIMA local bank association committee in Brazil, focused on services to International Investors. Graduated from University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil in 1995 with a Bachelor on Electricity Engineering, he also received a postgraduate qualification in Business Administration and an MBA on Banking and Finance, both for Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV) in Brazil.

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Damian Curcio
JPMorgan
Bank Network Manager

Andre Demarco
Andre Demarco
B3
Director of OTC Depository
André Demarco heads B3’s OTC Depository Department, where he is responsible for administering the central securities depository, the registration, clearing and settlement of transactions, and the registration of market participants and investors. He was formerly director of Operations and of Product Engineering, Services and Education. He graduated in business administration from Universidade Mackenzie in São Paulo. He pursued graduate studies at the University of São Paulo, where he earned an MBA in derivatives, and has an LLM (Master of Laws) from INSPER. He has worked in the financial and capital markets for over 20 years.

Thilo Derenbach
Thilo Derenbach
Clearstream Banking AG
Executive Director - European Custody Product
Thilo Derenbach is General Manager of the Clearstream Banking UK Branch for Deutsche Börse Group and Executive Director Customer Relations Americas, UK, Ireland & Nordic countries. Prior to working in London, Thilo worked as Senior Expert in the Relationship Management Europe area and was, in parallel, Joint Managing Director of REGIS-TR, the trade repository joint venture of Clearstream and Iberclear / Spain. From 2000 to 2005, Thilo spent several years in the Cash Market Division of Deutsche Börse Group, working in relationship management and product development of Xetra. He holds a degree in Finance from ICN, Institut Commerciale de Nancy / France, and an MBA from IUP, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, USA.

Mike Drake
Mike Drake
Brown Brothers Harriman
Global Head of Subcustodian Relationship Management
Michael A. Drake has been with BBH for over 22 years and is currently Head of Global Subcustodian Relationship Management within NCRM. Focused on subcustodian strategy, appointment, service delivery and due diligence, Mr. Drake leads a global team of Network Relationship Managers with an emphasis on risk assessment, robust monitoring practices and oversight of more than 175 subcustodian and counterparty bank relationships.
Michael’s experience at BBH includes heading the Network Registration team, Systemic product design, development and implementation, managing various Network Regional Market teams, Client Sales and Relationship Management for Fund clients, and various supervisory roles within Operations.

Paul Ellis
Paul Ellis
HSBC
Glonal Head of Regulatory Management
Paul has over 20 years financial services experience providing asset servicing solutions to a broad universe of asset managers, insurance companies, hedge funds and pension schemes. He has worked in a variety of senior operational, product development and client management roles prior to and since joining HSBC Securities Services in 2003.

Paul has responsibility for managing product development arising from new global regulations across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He provides regular thought leadership to clients and more widely via contribution to publications, webinars and conferences.

Paul holds a Bachelor of Business Studies degree from Trinity College Dublin and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.


Timothy Gallagher
Timothy Gallagher
Kroll
MD
Timothy Gallagher is a Managing Director with Kroll’s Cyber Security and Investigations practice, based in the New York office. Tim is a highly regarded law enforcement executive, who served with great distinction for over two decades with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Before joining Kroll in 2018, he was the Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Newark, N.J. office, where he managed the activities of over 800 professionals. Tim possesses a broad array of investigative experience spanning the areas of financial fraud, including matters involving the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, as well as cyber-related criminal activities.
In 2016, Tim was elevated to Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Newark Division, the agency’s seventh largest field division. In addition to managing the entire office, he administered the multi-agency Joint Terrorism Task Force responsible for identifying and mitigating all terrorist threats throughout the State of New Jersey.
The year prior to this appointment, Tim served at the FBI’s Headquarters in Washington, D.C., as Deputy Assistant Director of the Criminal Investigative Division, the largest division in the FBI. In this capacity, Tim focused on developing and executing effective strategies to mitigate globalized criminal threats with an economic nexus. He regularly collaborated with UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand law enforcement counterparts to combat fraud, money laundering, and cyber threats.

Ana Giraldo
Ana Giraldo
Thomas Murray Data Services
Director – Americas & Eurasia
Ana Giraldo joined Thomas Murray in 2002 and is Director and Head of Risk Products in the Capital Markets Infrastructure team. Ana is responsible for the ongoing development of TM’s risk products and methodologies across the Capital Markets business, as well as leading a number of public ratings and consultancy projects. Ana is a specialist in the Latin American and Eurasian securities markets including trading, clearing and settlement practices. Her role includes maintaining relationships with regulators, clearing houses, central securities depositories, custodian banks and other market players in the different markets of these two regions. Ana is also the vice-chairman of Thomas Murray’s Risk Committee. Ana joined Thomas Murray after she completed her Masters degree in Banking and International Finance in the City University in London. Ana previously worked at Fitch and the Colombia Stock Exchange based in Bogota, Colombia.

Sadia Halim
Sadia Halim
BNP Paribas
Head of CIB Americas Innovation
Sadia Halim has been with BNP Paribas for 7 years and was appointed Head of CIB Americas Innovation in April 2017. In this role she manages a team that is responsible for the collaboration, acceleration and execution of activities that foster and promote an innovative culture across the platform. This entails researching and developing capabilities in emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI, in addition to building and maintaining external relationships with the fintech ecosystem. She has 17 years of experience in the financial industry across research, asset management, and banking. She joined BNP Paribas in 2011, as a Senior Banker in the Financial Institutions Client Coverage Group based in NY with responsibility for a portfolio of banks and finance companies. Within FIC she focused on relationship management, client strategies, industry issues, and product development. In her role she looked across regions and products, delivering the full BNP Paribas platform to U.S. financial institutions.

Reina Hauschild
Reina Hauschild
Northern Trust
VP - Network Manager for the Americas
Reina Hauschild is a Vice President and Network Manager at the Northern Trust Company. Through this position, Reina is responsible for overseeing the subcustodian and correspondent banking relationships maintained by Northern Trust in the Western Hemisphere.
Previously, Reina worked within the Treasury Network division at Brown Brothers Harriman overseeing their global network of correspondent and agent banks. She was also in charge of managing the trade finance and FX hedging arrangements for TD Banknorth’s clients prior to her role at BBH.
Reina holds a Master degree in Business Administration from Simmons School of Management in Boston, Massachusetts.

Gregory Johnston
Gregory Johnston
DTCC
Product Executive
is currently the Executive Director of Institutional Trade Processing at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC-ITP). Mr. Johnston’s primary responsibilities include global product management for ITP transaction services including CTM, OASYS & TradeSuite ID, formerly part of Omgeo. For over 25 years Mr. Johnston has provided innovative pre & post trade solutions to the global securities industry serving in previous executive positions at SS&C Technologies, Headstrong, OMX (Nasdaq) & NYFIX. Mr. Johnston received his business degree from Villanova University.

Sima Kammourieh
Sima Kammourieh
BNP Paribas
Director for Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs
Sima she has been at the bank since January 2016. Before joining BNP Paribas, she served for three years as Economic Advisor to Laurent Fabius, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Thierry Repentin, the French Junior Minister for European Affairs. Prior to that, she worked for four years at the French Treasury, first as Deputy Head of the Economic and Monetary Union office, then as Deputy Head of the Paris Club Secretariat. Sima holds a Masters of Science in Economics from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Paris (HEC Paris), and a dual Masters of Research in Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies from Sciences Po Paris.

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