Deputy Head of Investor Services, SEB
Investor Services Sales, SEB
Sandra Holmqvist has devoted her entire career to the securities industry. Graduated from Stockholm University with a degree in Business Administration, she began working in 1994 within the Sub-Custody business of SEB. After heading up the corporate action department, she joined the Swedish CSD, VPC, in 1999 where she contributed to the transformation of the Swedish CSD and the enhanced co-operation between European CSDs. In 2007, Sandra joined Citi to work with their Swedish sub-custody offering including an active role in the introduction of CCPs in the Swedish market. She re-joined SEB in 2010 within Network Management, heading up the team responsible for SEB’s network of sub-custodians and cash correspondent banks. Since last year, Sandra works within Investor Services Sales and is responsible for promoting SEB’s offering in clearing and custody to institutional clients.
Enterprise Architect and IT Strategist, SEB
Head of Nordic Fund Market, Nasdaq
Associate Vice President and Product Manager Blockchain, Nasdaq
Johan Toll is Associate Vice President and Product Manager Blockchain within the Market Technology business of Nasdaq. Johan joined the company in December 2007 responsible for the connectivity strategy of OMX, later Nasdaq OMX. Later the duties evolved into covering the Trading and Post Trade offerings, focusing on the business strategy of Market Technology and leading the product management group. In 2015, Johan became responsible for the blockchain strategy and related offerings of Market Technology. He has been a key driver behind some of the most notable recent Blockchain initiatives presented by Nasdaq in recent years, including a cooperation with SEB to provide a trading platform for the Nordic mutual fund market based on Blockchain technology and the sale of blockchain enabled solutions to marketplaces globally.
Johan joined NASDAQ from Sungard (FRONT ARENA), where he led a global team responsible for the core platform of FRONT ARENA Order Management System. One notable achievement was the development of a service bus that was utilized across the SunGard globally.Johan Toll holds a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering and Management at Linköping University, Sweden.
Head of Information- & IT-security, Handelsbanken
Erik Blomberg is a Senior Vice President and the CISO of Svenska Handelsbanken. He is a cybersecurity thought leader with an emphasis on enterprise risk management, business alignment and information- & IT-security governance. Erik previously worked close to 20 years in different management positions in Handelsbanken IT, latest as head of IT for Handelsbanken UK.
Chief Business Development Officer,Euroclear Sweden
Managing Director, Svenska Fondhandlareföreningen
Innovation & Digital Lab, BNP Paribas Securities Services
National Technology Officer, Microsoft
Daniel Akenine is working for the Microsoft Technology Office on the long term impact of technology on social and economic development. He is a member of ISO’s international expert group for cloud standards, vice chairman of the Swedish Computer Society, teacher at the Royal Institute of Technology and chairman for Iasa Sweden. He is also the co-founder of two technology companies and holds patent applications in Europe and the United States in applied cryptography.
Daniel has a previous history as a brain researcher at the Karolinska Institute, developer and architect at the Nasdaq OMX stock exchange and lead architect for one of the largest Credit Management systems in Europe. Daniel is also an established Swedish fiction writer.
Chef kommunikation och ägarstyrning, AP7 (Sjunde AP-fonden)
Johan Florén is Head of Communications and ESG and has been with AP7 since 2009. Previously he has worked with communications in the private sector. He also has been Chairman of Swesif (Swedens Sustainable Investment Forum) and Amnesty Business Group. He has multiple exams in Philosophy, Political Science and Marketing from Stockholm University and Uppsala University.
Head of Eagle Solutions for Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, Eagle Investment SystemsLäs mer
Head of Eagle Solutions for Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, Eagle Investment Systems
Marc Rubenfeld has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with specific experience in middle and back office technology. As Head of Eagle Solutions, EMEA/APAC, he is a senior member of the Eagle leadership team who fuels long-term growth by focusing on business development in the EMEA and APAC regions. He is a thought leader who manages a global team that works closely with sales, marketing, product, services, and support to advance new and add-on business opportunities using the Eagle solution set. He drives innovation within Eagle by working with clients and prospects to turn business challenges and opportunities into technology solutions for the marketplace.
Previously, Marc spent over 10 years on the product side of Eagle and was responsible for overseeing the performance measurement product development team. In this capacity, he managed a global team charged with software design and development functions, product support and quality assurance for the Eagle Performance suite of performance measurement, attribution, and GIPS® composite management solutions. Prior to joining Eagle in 2002, Marc was an analyst for a predecessor to JP Morgan Prime Services. In that role, he was responsible for business analysis, leveraging technology to provide insight into that business. Marc received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and holds a Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement from the CFA Institute.
Global Head of Investment Solutions FICC, Danske Bank
Heikki has been working with Structured Products and previously commodities over last 18 years in Danske Bank and before that Sampo Bank. Last couple of years the focus has been in improving processes and increasing automatization and cost efficiency in all parts of the issuance process and globalization of the bank’s structured products platform.
Senior Relationship Manager, VP SECURITIES
Henrik has been working with customers and relations for the last 12 years at VP SECURITIES. He has in depth insights in all main areas of the issuer and custody value chain involving CSD’s. Currently Henrik is covering larger Nordic issuers and banks outside Denmark. Henrik previously worked 10 years with Danske Bank and another 10 years with the global IT company Fujitsu.
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.
Agneta Jakas Rosengren
Head of Business Tech & Transformation, Öhman J:or Fonder AB
Agneta Jakas Rosengren is Head of Business Tech and Transformation at Öhman, where she is leading the company’s digital initiative and strategy. Agneta joined Öhman in 2014 and has 10 years’ experience from the financial industry and different leadership roles. Her expertise lies in leading organizations through operational and digital transformation projects.
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.
Head Product Management, SIX Financial Information
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.
Managing Director, Actual Intelligence
Chairman, Nasdaq Clearing
Head of Bank Operations, Nordnet
Lead Product Manager, Tieto
Over 20 years of experience within the financial services in Africa , Europe and the Nordics mostly focusing on the mutual funds domain and related technologies. Currently working as a lead product manager at Tieto exploring the impacts of new technological developments and business models on the Nordic and European fund markets.
Senior Business Consultant
Account Manager, Euroclear Sweden
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.
CFA, Editorial Producer, CoinDesk
After 10 years in the finance sector and another 13 running an online business, Noelle caught the bitcoin bug in 2014. It took a couple of years of research for her to realise that changing finance is much more complicated than it seems, and even more interesting than she initially thought. Don’t get her started on the potential impact on capital markets… She joined CoinDesk in 2016 to help develop new media products, and to explore the bigger picture of the blockchain pilots and proof-of-concepts currently under way.
CEO, Fondbolagens förening
Fredrik Nordström is CEO of the Swedish Investment Fund Association. He has previously held several senior positions in the pension and asset management industry, including CEO of AMF Fonder. He also has a background in Government Offices at the Ministry of Finance.
Bjørn Stendorph Crepaz
Head of Issuer Products at VP SECURITIES A/S
Bjørn has been working with Product development at VP SECURITIES for the past 9 years in various roles, amongst other projects, spear-heading the launch of a multi-currency distribution platform for the Fund industry and implementing SEK-settlement. Currently he is heading the Issuer Products department, where he and his team are building a one-stop-shop for Structured Investment Products, expanding the multi-currency offering for Nordic Issuers in general and creating pan-Nordic solutions for the Fund industry. His previous experience include roles in Sales, and Business projects at Saxo Bank, and other positions in the Austrian Banking industry. He holds and MSC in Banking & Finance from Innsbruck University.
Partner på Lindahl Advokatbyrån, ordförande i Forum för dataskydd och expert i dataskyddsutredningenLäs mer
Caroline Olstedt Carlström
Partner på Lindahl Advokatbyrån, ordförande i Forum för dataskydd och expert i dataskyddsutredningen
Founder and Managing Director of MFEX Mutual Funds Exchange AB
Oliver has 25 years of experience from the financial industry with focus on fund management and fund distribution. The journey in building up MFEX includes internationalization of MFEX into a platform that serves 120 distributors in 30 countries with 820 fund companies and 100.000 funds.Prior to founding MFEX in 1999, Oliver spent nine years at Handelsbanken within the investment banking and mutual funds division of the bank.
Oliver is also a Board member of MFEX AB and Fondab AB, in addition to a few other engagements in non financial related companies.
Senior Economist, Svenska Fondhandlareföreningen
Jenny works for the SSDA since September 2016 as a senior economist and responsible for markets and infrastructure. Prior to that she worked at the Riksbank at the department for financial stability since February 2012. Between 1995 and 2012. She held several positions at different banks both as a sales person, as a trader and as an analyst.