These industry experts have volunteered their time and knowledge to help develop the 2018 European Financial Information Summit agenda. Their dedication is critical to the success of the event, ensuring high quality content and maximum ROI for all attendees
Chief Data Officer
Edward is the Global Chief Data Officer at Pioneer Investments, responsible for the implementation of an enterprise data strategy. Prior to this, he held positions as Programme Manager of the Front-to-Back integration at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, as Head of Strategic Programmes at Fortis Investments and as Head of Enterprise Data, Risk, Performance Management and Compliance IT at ABN AMRO Asset Management, where he worked from 2000 to 2008. He started his career in investment banking and spent seven years in Fixed Income Capital Markets before moving into software and database development in 1999.
Vice President of Research and Market Data
Cornelia Andersson is Vice President of Research & Market Data at Blackstone, heading Research and Market Data Services for the firm globally. Ms Andersson manages Market Data, including vendor management, reporting, data analytics, and is responsible for providing best in class information and business intelligence services firm wide. Since joining Blackstone, Ms Andersson has also been involved in several bilateral projects, such as the redesign of internal client facing websites, process automation, reporting and applications.
Before joining Blackstone in 2007, Ms Andersson worked for Thomson Financial covering European private equity data. Ms Andersson received a Master's degree in Political Science from Lund University, Sweden.
Group Chief Data Officer
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
Born Italian and in UK since 2001 where he had moved for a "short term assignment", Roberto is an Aeronautical Engineer who had to, unwillingly, repurpose himself as IT professional, before responding to the call of the Data Management profession almost 3 years ago.
Roberto has been working for Nissan, Ford and for the last 16 years he has been part of General Electric Capital big family.
As Chief Data Officer for their International Division he has been overlooking the implementation of Data Governance and Quality framework, spanning from supporting risk model validation to enabling divestitures and leading their more recent Basel III data initiatives.
He hates the "Big Data" buzzwords, but he loves the fact that Data Management is still broadly pioneering with very wide horizons to explore and to conquer.
Group Chief Data Officer
LEGAL AND GENERAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Andrew Barnett is the CDO of Legal & General Investment management. Over the past 20 years Barnett has moved from Investments to Fintech and now data & analytics. An unconventional path perhaps, but one that allows him to communicate in the language of his stakeholders while encouraging an entrepreneurial approach to data, technology and change. Remembering, "without data your just another person with an opinion".
Senior Adviser, Directorate General Statistics
EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK
Francis Gross is Senior Adviser in the Directorate General Statistics of the European Central Bank. His interests include developing vision and strategy for overcoming the dual disruption of rapid globalization and digitization, as well as designing and driving the implementation of concrete, feasible measures with transformational power to ultimately deliver measurement tools effective at the scale and speed of today’s finance, especially in a crisis. His immediate focus is on the “real world - data world” interface, primarily object identification. He serves on the Regulatory Oversight Committee of the Global LEI System (GLEIS) and has been instrumental in the emergence and development of the GLEIS. Prior to the ECB, Francis spent fifteen years in the automotive industry, eight of which at Mercedes, working mainly on globalisation, strategic alliances and business development. He holds an engineering degree from École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, Paris, and an MBA from Henley Management College, UK
Global Rollout Lead For Data Quality Repository And Workflow Tools
Angela Johnson is the Head of Global Data Quality Rollout at Deutsche Bank. In this role she is responsible for getting almost 100,000 Deutsche Bank team members correctly using the firm's data quality issue to log, track and manage their data quality issues. Prior to this Angela was the Global Data Asset leader for Money Markets responsible for front to back improvements for the Money Markets product from trade capture through to risk, regulatory and financial reporting. Before joining Deutsche, Angela worked in banking and data as a Senior Managing Consultant with EY. A trained engineer, Angela started her career at IBM in Australia.
Global MiFID II project lead
Beate Born, leads the global MiFID II Trading project across UBS Wealth Management. She has 12 years' experience in the financial services industry in Switzerland, Europe and Asia with a focus on regulatory implementation. Amongst others, Beate worked as a consultant for Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen, had her own regulatory implementation practice and is now deputy team head in Business Risk & Regulatory Management at UBS. Degrees include an MBA from Clark University, a DESS from the Sorbonne and an executive diploma from the Swiss Finance Institute.
Senior Product Manager, Market Data
HSBC SECURITIES SERVICES
Chris joined HSBC Securities Services in 2006 and is the Head of Product Management, Market Data Services. Chris was previously at Threadneedle Investments where he was Head of Investment Information Services. Before then he was a Director at UBS. Chris started work in the city with Laurie, Milbank stockbrokers, in their futures and options operations team, continuing with Chase Manhattan for a further ten years, culminating in three years as head of the equity derivatives middle office. He also headed OTC derivative client valuations at Bankers Trust. Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment
Regulatory SME, Reference Data, IB Process and Service Transformation
Colin has recently joined BNY Mellon as Regulatory Product Manager. He is responsible for ensuring that all products within Asset Servicing are compliant with upcoming regulations and serve our client’s needs to meet the regulatory requirements. He is focused on helping clients understand how they will be affected by upcoming regulations, including MIFID II, GDPR, MMFR etc, and how BNYM product solutions can assist them in ensuring compliance.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Colin spent 4 years working at Barclays initially as Industry & Regulatory Engagement Lead for Data Management, and then leading on the Impact Assessment for GDPR. Previously, he was Global Product Manager for Omgeo CTM responsible for developing the product to meet all client and regulatory requirements. He has also spent time at a number of leading Investment Bank institutions, including Deutsche Bank, Nomura, and Goldman Sachs, across a broad range of Data Management, Client Service and project management roles.
Head of Data Governance
Catriona is Head of Data Governance at Credit Suisse. She has been a change and data professional for most of her Financial Services career, joining Credit Suisse 6 years ago as Head of Client Data Change. Prior to this, she worked as a project manager in reference data for several European based Investment Banks. Her special interests include, using technology to increase STP and control across the client life cycle, the use of utilities, data privacy and ethics. Catriona started her career at J.P.Morgan as part of the graduate scheme and holds a BBS (Finance) from Trinity College, Dublin.
Principal, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC Senior Advisor, Chief Data Officer Forum
John is a member of the 2017 North American Financial Information Summit Advisory Board - view the list of all 12 esteemed board members by clicking here
John Bottega is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 35 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has held various positions in supporting a firm's data management functions. From 2006 to 2014, John held the title of Chief Data Office in both the private and public sectors, serving as CDO for Citi and Bank of America, and holding the post of CDO for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Today, John is the Principal and Managing Member of his own consulting firm, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC, and is Senior Advisor & Consultant for the Enterprise Data Management Council, where he is responsible for the Council's CDO Forum and Data Management Best Practices activity and their Data Capability Assessment Model (DCAM) training program.
As the former Chief Data Officer at Bank of America, John was responsible for driving the enterprise data management strategy. This included championing the data management policy and standards, establishing and operationalizing data governance, working with technology to define the data platform, infrastructure and tool simplification, and supporting the bank's data scientist team in their efforts to drive improved information analytics.
As the Chief Data Officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), John worked with domestic and foreign regulators on financial sector data management and data quality. While at FRBNY, John led the effort to define and establish the LEI (Legal Entity Identifier), a global information standard for unique entity identification, key to enabling and strengthening systemic risk analysis in support of global financial stability. John also served as a Senior Advisor to the Director of the Office of Financial Research (OFR), an agency established by the Dodd-Frank Act within the US Department of the Treasury, responsible for the analysis and monitoring of industry-wide systemic risk.
As Chief Data Officer for Citigroup's Corporate and Investment Banking John defined their data management improvement strategy and roadmap. He led an effort that reduced the bank's BASEL capital risk exposure through improved data quality initiatives, resulting in significant bottom line savings to the firm.
John has been a frequent speaker for over 17 years at industry conferences and industry symposiums. He is currently a member of the US Treasury Department's Financial Research Advisory Committee to the OFR, a member of the Executive Advisory Board of NewVantage Partners, a member of the Wall Street & Technology Reader Advisory Board, and a member of the Board of Directors of ACTUS, a non-for-profit association focused on the improvement of systemic risk monitoring and financial market transparency.
Head of Transaction Reporting Compliance
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
Chad Giussani leads the Operations and Transaction Reporting Compliance team at Standard Chartered bank covering post-trade operations and global trade and transaction reporting obligations. He has been involved with regulatory trade and transaction reporting since 2006, covering MiFID, Dodd-Frank, EMIR and more recently many other G20 risk reporting and prudential jurisdictional requirements. Chad originally worked in the transaction reporting vendor area before moving into a leadership role within investment banking technology, then onto business change and more recently into compliance.
Chad represents Standard Chartered at the trade and transaction reporting industry working groups with various trade associations including ISDA, BBA and FIA on the emerging rules and regulations , chairs the GFXD Post Trade Regulations working group and is the former Chairman of the Regulations Business Unit at ISITC Europe
Global Head of Market Data
Currently the Global Head of Market Data for Schroders, Stuart has over 20 years' experience in and around Market Data. Following roles at a market data vendor, Stuart worked in a number of buy-side and sell-side positions. Stuart then set up and ran his own consultancy providing short term tactical solutions to common market data problems. It was this experience that led him to Schroders and culminated in his Head of Market Data role . Stuart is a strong advocate for driving change in the market data space through the use of technology and strategic collaboration
Head of Data Governance
LLOYDS BANKING GROUP
Lynn is Head of Data Governance within the Chief Data Office at Lloyds Banking Group. Responsible for launching the Group Data Management Policy. The challenge is now to embed this across the organisation and ensure colleagues are supported through the right roles, governance bodies, tools and processes, helping everyone to understand their individual and collective responsibilities to ensure data is used to drive compliance and Customer benefits.
Lynn has over 20 years' experience in all aspects of Data Management, including Data Governance, Data Architecture, Data Quality, Enterprise Data Warehouse solutions, Data Migration and delivery of multiple regulatory projects, including BCBS 239, Basel II. Prior to joining Lloyds Banking Group, Lynn has held data-based roles at Barclays, LloydsTSB and British Telecom.
Lynn is a graduate of "BA computing and Information systems" from Brighton University and lives with her husband and two children in Brighton.