SPEAKERS
Kamalita Abdool
Kamalita Abdool
Deutsche Bank
Managing Director, Head of Americas, Securities Services
Kamalita Abdool is the Head of Securities Services Americas and coverage of Global Custodians within the Corporate Bank Division at Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank Securities Services
provides custody, clearing and settlement, as well as fund administration services across 30 markets globally.
She is responsible for managing both sales and product teams within Securities Services Americas in addition to managing a portfolio of Tier 1 clients, and
is a member of the Global Securities Corporate Bank Americas People Strategy focusing on the development, retention, and advancement of employees.
Kamalita has held several leadership roles within Corporate Bank and broader Deutsche Bank including Head of Client and Market Development, Global COO for Institutional Cash and
Securities Services in the Corporate Bank, Business Manager in DWS, and CAO of the Americas Finance team.

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.

Martin Baker
Martin Baker
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Americas Head, Sales & Relationship Management, Financial Intermediaries
Martin Loesser Baker is America’s Head of Sales & Relationship Management for Financial Intermediaries, based in New York. He is in charge of managing a team of sales and relationship managers, focusing and developing key-clients and industry segments for BNP Paribas Securities Services, who predominantly are based in the US, as well as clients who have large decision-making centers in Americas. In addition, Martin is in charge of leading the sales-related expansion and growth of BNP Paribas’ Securities Services local business in Americas, mainly around the region’s inbound opportunities.

Prior to BNP Paribas, Martin spent 17 years at Deutsche Bank in both London and New York, where he held positions of Director, Financial Institutions & Securities Services Sales and Relationship Management. During his time at Deutsche Bank, Martin was responsible for managing the growth of Deutsche Bank’s Global Transaction Banking strategic clients, as well as spearheading and leading teams in prospecting new clients.

Prior to Deutsche Bank, Martin conducted sales for JPMorgan’s London Global Custody services, with emphasis on German-speaking client base. Prior to JPMorgan, Martin had joined the securities services industry at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH&Co) in Boston, following his completion of the MBA program at Syracuse University.

Originally from Germany, Martin attended and graduated from the American International School in Vienna, Austria. He’s an avid skier and hiker, squash player and life-long aspiring golfer.

Horacio Barakat
Horacio Barakat
Broadridge
Head of Digital Innovation for Capital Markets
Horacio Barakat is leading the development of innovative solutions, including the company’s DLT Repo platform. Most recently, he was VP of Corporate Strategy and responsible for the development and execution of the company’s blockchain strategy, including principal investment and organic product development activities. Prior to joining Broadridge in 2013, Mr. Barakat held a variety of roles in investment banking at Citigroup and Wells Fargo, providing M&A and capital raising advice to financial services and financial technology firms. Mr. Barakat received his Industrial Engineering degree from Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina) and his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

Andrew Barman
Andrew Barman
The Network Forum Ltd
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).

Walter Barys
Walter Barys
U.S. Bank
Head of Global Network Management
Walter (Wally) Barys, Senior Vice President, is the Head of Global Network Management at U.S. Bank, based in Hackensack, New Jersey. Wally’s team is responsible for the selection and oversight of U.S. Bank’s foreign sub-custodians and cash correspondent banks that support U.S. Bank’s Wealth Management & Investment Services business, as well as its Global Custody Services Product. Wally has been in the custody business for over 15 years with tenures at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) and Northern Trust prior to joining U.S. Bank in March 2017.

Wally as a BA in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, and an MBA in International Business from Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Lindsay Brooks
Lindsay Brooks
Credit Suisse
Vice President
Based in New York, Lindsay has been with Credit Suisse Global Network Mgt. team since 2010. She joined Credit Suisse from the JP Morgan Global Network Mgt. team and has been a Financial Industry professional with 20+ years’ experience covering Global Network Mgt. and a variety of risk management roles globally.

Andrew Carrano
Andrew Carrano
JP Morgan
Executive Director - Network Management
Andrew is part of the Network Management team and is responsible for the appointment and oversight of the services provided by Agent Banks for the Americas

Sanjeev Dheer
Sanjeev Dheer
CENTRL Inc.
Founder & CEO
Sanjeev Dheer is the Founder & CEO of CENTRL (globalnetwork.oncentrl.com), a silicon valley based technology company focused on third party diligence and risk management. Before CENTRL, Sanjeev was Co-founder & CEO of CashEdge, a financial technology and payments company serving hundreds of banks, which was acquired by Fiserv in 2011. Prior to that, Sanjeev was a Partner at McKinsey & Company in New York where he served major financial and technology companies. In addition, Sanjeev has served as a consultant to Apple Inc. in the payments area. Sanjeev has an MBA from Stanford Business School where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Primerica, Inc.

Stephen Dokken-Isgar
Stephen Dokken-Isgar
RBC Investor & Treasury Services
Head of Americas, Global Network Management

Seamus Donoghue
Seamus Donoghue
Metaco
Chief Growth Officer
Seamus is the Chief Growth Officer at METACO, where he oversees corporate strategy, marketing and strategic alliances. He joined METACO in 2018 to drive the commercialization of the company’s flagship digital asset custody and orchestration platform and lead on corporate development activities.

His role leverages extensive prior experience in investment banking, wealth management, commodities, and crypto markets that spans market structure, regulations and technology.

Seamus has spent +20 years building and managing trading operations across all the global financial centres with JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Barclays and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He was a key driver in the creation of new OIS rate benchmark across Asian local markets and the transformation of bespoke OTC rate derivative markets to electronic distribution. Since 2011, Seamus has been active as a founder, leader, keynote speaker and investor in fintech and crypto projects including founding ABS in Singapore, a technology platform for wholesale physical commodity risk management and distribution automation, and as the Asia managing director of the Swiss digital asset exchange Lykke.

Jonathan Ehrenfeld
Jonathan Ehrenfeld
SWIFT
Strategy Securities
Jonathan Ehrenfeld is the Head of Securities & FX Markets at SWIFT. He joined SWIFT in 2011 to lead the development of SWIFT’s educational programme for the post-trade market reforms
in France and Spain. Jonathan has more than eight years of experience in information management and architecture, data management and financial standards. Before joining SWIFT
he was an assistant professor at the University of Brussels.

Miguel Ferreira
Miguel Ferreira
Euroclear
Regional Head Americas, Relationship Management
Miguel Ferreira, Regional Manager Americas, is responsible for managing relationships with Euroclear’s clients in the region. As part of the Commercial Division, he leads Euroclear’s relationship and account managements teams in New York.

Prior to this, Mr. Ferreira managed relationships with clients across the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, CIS, Middle East and Africa, out of his base in London and Dubai.

Mr. Ferreira joined Euroclear in 1997 and has held different positions in the Commercial Division, spanning from Client Support to Relationship Management, responsible for South American (based in Sao Paulo), South Europe, Global Custodian (based in Brussels) and Investment Bank clients (based in the London).

Mr. Ferreira holds a Masters degree in International Relations from Universidade do Minho (Portugal) and a certificate from Solvay Business School on TransConstellation – financial transaction services management.

Marcos Figueiredo
Marcos Figueiredo
BNP Paribas
Head of FI&C Client Line - Brazil
Marcos is the Head of Financial Intermediaries and Corporates Client Line in Brazil. Since 2013, he is the responsible for identifying and implementing new solutions around Custody, Settlement and Clearing for our clients. He is also the responsible for market and regulatory changes monitoring, advocating on behalf of clients as an active member of important market forums.
Marcos has more than 20 years of experience in the Brazilian Financial and Capital Markets, joining BNP Paribas from top tier international banks, namely JP Morgan, Barclays and Goldman Sachs where managed important projects such as the creation of a Clearing Member and the creation of a Broker Dealer at his former role of Senior Vice President, Head of Operations.
Marcos holds a University Degree in Business Administration from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) and a Master Degree in Finance from Insper-SP (Instituto de Pesquisa e Ensino de São Paulo).
Marcos is native speaker in Portuguese, fluent in English and Spanish and intermediate in French.

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.

Rene Haag
Rene Haag
SIX Securities Services USA
Regional Head Securities Services Americas
Through this position, René is responsible overseeing market intelligence, relationship management, client support and business development maintained by SIX Securities Services in the region. René gained almost 25 years of experience in the wealth management and post-trade business both in Europe and the United States with tenures at SIX Securities Services Switzerland, Merrill Lynch, Robert W. Baird , Bank für Tirol and Vorarlberg and SHW Invest.
René holds the Certified International Wealth Management CIWM® designation and has a Master’s degree in Political Science from University of Zurich, Switzerland.

Reina Hauschild
Reina Hauschild
Northern Trust
Vice President - Americas Country Management
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.

Cecilia Humphrey
Cecilia Humphrey
S.D. Indeval
Senior Vice-President Corporate Actions, Tax Services and Custodian Relations
Cecelia Humphrey joined Indeval, (Mexico´s Central Securities Depository CSD) in August 2018. She has over 25 years of experience working with financial market infrastructures having done consulting work for the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) with over 12 CSDs in the Americas. She worked for 15 years in DTCC (the US CSD).
She has been involved in the Americas Central Securities Depositories Association since its foundation. Cecilia has a degree in Accounting and Finance from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de Mexico (ITAM).

Vivian Li
Vivian Li
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Network Manager
Vivian Li is a Vice President and Network Relationship Manager at BNP Paribas. Through this position, Vivian is responsible for overseeing market intelligence, the sub custodian and correspondent banking relationships maintained by BNP Paribas in the Americas region.
Previously, Vivian worked in the Network Management team at UBS Securities LLC overseeing their global network of agent bank relationships.
Vivian holds a Master degree in Accountancy and Under-graduate degree in Finance and Mathematics from Baruch Colleague in New York.