Deputy Head of Investor Services, SEB
Head of Brokers market strategy, BNP Paribas Securities Services
Alan Cameron is responsible for the strategic direction of BNP Paribas Securities Services franchise with broker-dealers. He is also responsible for initiating and developing clearing and custody solutions, improving the client experience and thought leadership. He has over 30 years’ experience in the securities services industry including sales, product and relationship management. Alan has worked at BNP Paribas Securities Services for the last ten years and was previously part of Citi’s Securities Services Division. Alan holds a MA in Economic History from the University of Edinburgh and is a Chartered Banker. He is a member of AFME’s post-trade board.
Associate Vice President & Head of Business Development, Nasdaq
Enterprise Architect and IT Strategist, SEB
Chief Executive Officer, EuroCCP NV
National Technology Officer, Microsoft
Joakim Crone Valentiner
Head of Back Office, Nordea Asset Management
47 year old, Master of Economy and Executive MBA.More than 20 years of experience in Investment Banking. Business Development, Strategy and Operations. Presently Head of Back Office in Nordea Asset Management.
Chairman, Nasdaq Clearing
Head of Europe, Digital Asset
Gavin is the Head of Europe at Digital Asset, a New York headquartered financial technology company that builds distributed, encrypted straight through processing tools for wholesale financial service providers using distributed ledger technology. Prior to Digital Asset, Gavin spent eight years at LCH.Clearnet, working with participants from across the market to deliver the first clearing service for Foreign Exchange, known as ForexClear. In that role, he was also part of the Executive Committee of the clearing house. Before that, Gavin worked at Citi for fifteen years in a variety of roles spanning FX trading, e-commerce, algorithmic trading, prime brokerage and management. Gavin’s career started in the British Army where he served for eight years as an officer in the Royal Artillery seeing active service in Cyprus, Iraq and Northern Island. Gavin is Chair of the Board of Trustees of the charity Action Breaks Silence, and a founding member of the Women’s Equality Party.
CEO, VP SECURITIES
BCom (Accounting), Copenhagen Business School, 1987. Further education, including INSEAD. Niels Olsen has a long career in the financial sector behind him, including as CEO at Carnegie Bank in 2004-2008. Since 2008, Niels Olsen has held positions at Finansiel Stabilitet A/S, most recently as Group Managing Director. Niels Olsen took up the position of CEO at VP SECURITIES A/S on 1 October 2013. Niels Olsen is a member of the Executive Committee of ECSDA (European CSD Association).
Professor, IT University of Copenhagen | Business IT Department | European Blockchain CenterLäs mer
Prof. Dr. Roman Beck
Professor, IT University of Copenhagen | Business IT Department | European Blockchain Center
Roman Beck is Professor at the BusinessIT department at IT University of Copenhagen. He is Head of the Technology, Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship (TIME) research group and Head of the European Blockchain Center and Blockchain Summer School. Roman is Head of the Danish ISO TC 307 Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology standardization group and convenor of ISO TC 307 SG7 Blockchain governance standardization.
Head of Financial Infrastructure, Danske Bank
Global Head of Development & Management Support
- Regulatory Projects with impact on Customer Service Delivery, Markets
- Specialist and IT support to Markets
- Danske Bank T2S Project Owner
- Danske Bank CSDR Project Owner
- Managing relationship with Nordic CSDs
- Managing operational relationship with EuroCCP and LCH/RepoClear
- Responsible for project management and specialist support in securities projects and tasks
- Process optimization and quality enhancements
Head of Blockchain, B-Hive
Dave Remue leads the distributed ledger (DLT) / blockchain initiatives at the Brussels office of B-Hive, a collaborative fintech platform that brings together major financial institutions to work on common innovation challenges with the start-up community. He has +20 years international experience both as a management consultant and as a line manager (e.g. JP Morgan, MasterCard) in supporting leading financial institutions in their innovation tracks from strategy to implementation.
Senior Specialist, Infrastructure & Business Innovation, Nykredit
Claus Ditlev Poulsen
Compliance Officer, Advokat, Alm.Brand
Claus Ditlev Poulsen is at Alm. Brand tasked with banking compliance. Claus is in his compliance activities focused on understanding the business side of the operation, and aims at helping the 1st line in translating the regulatory requirements into sound operating procedures. This both in a focus on achieving a high degree of compliance at the lowest cost, but also in the view that regulations are often based on the legislators identification of bad practices in the industry. Regulation can therefore be a test if we do the right thing rather than doing things right.
First Vice President – Head of Reporting, Capital Markets Operations, Nykredit
Pernille Linde Christiansen
Chief Adviser, Capital Market Analysis, Danish FSA
Pernille specialises in supervision of financial market infrastructure. She has been involved in the regulatory reforms in the area of clearing and settlement for several years including CSDR.
Senior Infrastructure Manager, Danske Bank
Regulations & Development, Back Office, Spar Nord
Head of Sales & Relationship Management EMEA, LCH
Heiko Cassens, Head of Sales & Relationship Management EMEA, is responsible for LCH member and client relationships in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) and based in London. Before taking over this role in 2016 Heiko looked after clients in the Germany, Switzerland and the Nordics as Director Sales Germany& Nordics and travelled the region frequently to work with these markets on their journey towards OTC Derivatives Clearing with LCH since beginning of 2012.
Prior to joining LCH he held several senior management positions at Thomson Reuters in London. His experience includes Sales and Business Management for FX, Money Market and Rates information and e-trading solutions in the EMEA region for several years. Before moving to London in 2003 he held several positions in Risk Management Sales and Risk Consulting and headed up the Risk Management business unit at Reuters AG, Frankfurt, Germany. Heiko Cassens holds a PhD in Mathematics from University of Hamburg and University of Warwick.
Director of Sales and Relationship Management, LCH
Joanne Donaghey is Director of Sales and Relationship Management, LCH. In this role, she is responsible for managing LCH customer relationships in the Nordics. Since joining LCH in 2012, Joanne has worked to partner with customers on product development and clearing strategies, using her extensive experience in the Nordic region to contribute to multiple new initiatives and customer solutions. Prior to joining LCH in 2012 she was at SEB for 15 years where she worked in a variety of customer facing roles across derivative clearing services.
Head of Strategy, Euroclear Sweden
Managing Director, BNY Mellon Markets
Ingrid Garin is a Managing Director within BNY Mellon Markets. She is responsible for
business development in EMEA centered around delivering collateral management and segregation solutions. In her over 20 years professional career she held previous managerial positions in collateral management operational groups both at BNY Mellon and JP Morgan Chase.
Ingrid holds a BA in translation and a BA in international politics.
Head of Securities and Wealth Operations, SEB
Björn Welander heads the operations unit providing many of SEB’s global securities products, e.g. fund execution, global and sub-custody, as well as fund administration. He has been working within SEB in different management position for the past 10 years. Björn has previously worked with several asset management companies within the combined field of finance and IT.
Head of Product Management, SIX
Fredrik Koch is the Head of Product Management at SIX Financial Information Nordics and has been with the company since 1995. In this role, he is responsible for identifying and responding to market trends and customer requirements in the Nordic region. Working closely with the Global Product Team, Fredrik specifically focuses on local market requirements, ensuring that SIX’ products and services in the areas of regulation, asset servicing and corporate actions are well aligned with market developments, client expectations and to the highest quality standards. Fredrik has held several senior positions in Sales, Product Management and Marketing within SIX Nordics. Prior to joining SIX, he worked 7 years as an IT consultant and with sales and marketing in the financial services industry.
Vice President Fixed Income – Trading & Clearing Sales, Eurex/Eurex Clearing
Eva Barber is responsible for sales for Fixed Income – Trading & Clearing for the Nordic region for Eurex. Eva had over 15 years’ experience in the Financial Services, most of this times in Clearing and other post trade functions.
Senior Analyst, Nordea Asset Management
Experience with derivatives spans almost a decade in back office functions,including ETD, OTC (cleared and bilateral) and collateral.
- EMIR Clearing
- MiFID II Trading obligation
Head of Derivatives Clearing, SEB
Gabriel Vimberg is Head of Derivatives Clearing at SEB, managing the client clearing offering in Futures & Options as well as OTC clearing to both institutional and corporate clients. Gabriel has been with SEB since 2000, holding various positions within the post-trade services and has been responsible for SEB’s clearing offer since 2015.
Martin Dalskov Linderstrøm
Head of xVA, Danske Bank
Martin is Head of xVA at Danske Bank. Since joining Danske in 2006 Martin has worked in different structuring and trading roles on the fixed income side. He has worked extensively on various topics relating to counterparty risk, central clearing and regulatory reforms. Previously he was a Part-time Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen.
Customers & Communications Director, VP SECURITIES
Customers & Communications Director at VP SECURITIES with responsibility for Customers & Relations and Communications. Cand.negot. (MA in business, language and culture) from Odense University, 2001. Previous experience as Nordic Sales and Market Director at e-Boks and Division Director at SAS Institute. With VP SECURITIES since 2015.
Jørgen Skov Christensen
Head of Client Relations, Nordea
Jørgen Skov Christensen is responsible for different strategic projects within Investor Solutions & Services e.g. Centralizing Issuer Services to one hub for the Nordics, ISAE3402 Audit reporting, Operational Excellence and robotics. He has been working within Nordea in different management positions for Issuer Services, Client Relations for Global and Sub Custody and Issuer Services, Corporate Actions. Prior to joining Nordea in 2010 he has been working at Nykredit and Danske Bank as Head of Sales FX/MM.
Executive Vice President, Head of Group Treasury, Nykredit