Speakers List - European Financial Information Summit

Keynote Speakers

Hany Choueiri

Head of Data Governance & Strategy (CDO)


With over 25 years of experience in data, Hany Choueiri joined State Street in 2016 as the Head of Data Governance and Strategy for EMEA. Previously he was the Chief Data Officer at the Bank of England leading the strategic One Bank Data initiative. Between 2009 and 2014, Hany worked in a variety of roles at HSBC most recently as the GBM Chief Data Officer, Europe & Head of Data Quality Services. Prior to HSBC, Hany worked at Deutsche Bank, Clerical Medical and Ernst & Young where he managed a number of key client data, business intelligence, cash management and risk initiatives. Having been instrumental in pioneering one of the first Data Warehouses, Hany's career has been centered around data and its management.

His passion for data is complemented by expertise in the use of process improvement, project & programme management methods such as Six-Sigma and PRINCE2 and their combined application to successful data transformations. A regular speaker in a number of data events, Hany has also been involved in number of data centric industry initiatives such as the LEI, KYC Utility and the development of Data Maturity Models



Olga Petrenko

Market Integrity, Markets Department,

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Olga Petrenko is the Market Integrity Senior Officer within the Markets Department at the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). She is involved in ESMA work on defining reporting requirements that stem from European regulatory regimes - EMIR, MiFID II/MiFIR, MAR and SFTR - in relation to various types of market data. More specifically, her current tasks focus ESMA implementing measures on trades, transactions, order book, instrument reference data and securities financing transactions reporting.

Ms. Petrenko joined CESR (predecessor of ESMA) in March 2009 from the Lithuanian Securities Commission where she held the position of the Head of the Market Monitoring Division.

Ms. Petrenko received a Master's Degree in Financial Markets from the Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania and qualifications in Economics and Applied Informatics from the Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania.

Roberto Maranca

Group Chief Data Officer



Cornelia Andersson

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.


Gary Goldberg

Chief Data Officer


Gary Goldberg is an expert in business transformation and a professionally trained economist with over 20 years' experience managing data and technology change programs at RBS, BlueCrest Capital, Credit Suisse, LCH.Clearnet, amongst others. Gary was appointed Chief Data Officer at Mizuho International plc in 2014 where his remit includes delivery of the long term data strategy to facilitate business growth, revenue generation and regulatory compliance.

Kiou Nayer Nouri

Head of Market Data Commercial , Legal and Controls


With over 26 years experience across The Toronto Stock Exchange, Reuters, Citigroup, HSBC and Barclays Kiou has a wide range of experience and skills in the Financial Market Data industry.
Kiou is the Head of Market Data Commercial, Legal and Controls and has been at Barclays since 2007, leading a global team centralising the commercial and contractual negotiations, risk management and supplier relationships. This included internal and external audit and regulatory interactions and reporting and Index Licensing specifically focusing on Index and derivative product creation.
Kiou has taken on the additional responsibilities for Supplier Relationship, Risk & Controls at Barclays where Kiou has created a new supplier management function that is responsible for overseeing and managing the Investment and Corporate Bank's supplier relationships with accountability for driving the effective management of Supplier Risk.

Karla McKenna

Chair of the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 68 (ISO/TC 68) and Head of Standards


Karla McKenna is an international standards specialist in the area of financial services. Ms. McKenna is director of Market Practice and Standards at Citi and in this role drives development and adoption of financial services standards for Citi's Securities businesses.

Within the industry, Ms. McKenna is Chair of the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 68 (ISO/TC 68), Financial Services, Chair of the Securities Market Practice Group (SMPG), and serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Accredited Standards Committee X9 (ASC X9). Ms. McKenna also has served on the Boards of the International Securities Association for Institutional Trade Communication (ISITC) and XBRL International.

In May 2015, Ms. McKenna began a secondment to the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) as the Head of Standards for the GLEIF. In this role, Ms. McKenna is responsible for facilitating the development and implementation of GLEIF standards and leveraging international standards from organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to maximize data quality and the operational integrity of the Global LEI System (GLEIS).


Julia Sutton

Head of Group Customer Data Strategy, Group Data Services


Julia Sutton has worked in the Financial Services industry for nearly 40 years. She has worked for several banks including Barclays Capital, Citi, RBC, Deutsche Bank and now HSBC. Julia has spent the vast majority of her career with Customer Data and is currently the Group Head of Customer Data Strategy, looking across all the various businesses that make up HSBC.

Wouter van Bronswijk

Senior Supervision Officer

The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM)

Wouter is Senior Supervision Officer within the Autoriteit Financiële Markten. As a data analyst he is responsible for the quality and analysis of all incoming feeds (orders/transactions/reference data) the AFM receives for the detection and analysis of market abuse. Wouter is member of the ESMA IT Management and Governance Group and the ESMA Market Data Standing Committee. Before joining the AFM he worked as a consultant within Logica (prior CMG).

Neville Homer

Head of Reference Data, Reporting & Data Services


Neville is a reference data management practitioner with over 15 years of data management experience.

He joined RBS in 2009 and is now Head of Reference Data and Data Services within the Global Finance Services area, managing business change and BAU activity relating to the RBS Entity Master, as well the management of a number of other datasets critical to RWA and Regulatory reporting.

He was previously at Barclays Capital from 2004 to 2009 working on the central counterparty system SDS, and 1998-2004 at the Credit insurer Euler Hermes.


Alain Robert-Dautin

Head of Risk Management


Alain Robert-Dautun, has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets and asset management, including in hedge funds investment and risk management. Before joining Sycomore AM in 2006, Alain was senior investment analyst and member of the investment team for Allianz Alternative AM. Prior to that, he was managing a long short equity fund for CPR AM. Previously, Alain served as head of new products development for JP Morgan, head of Asset Allocation for State Street Global Advisors and quantitative Analyst for Sinopia AM (now HSBC GAM).

Alain holds a Master's Degree in Statistics from the Institute of Statistic from Paris (ISUP), he is a CFA® charterholder and member of the Institute of Actuaries (France). Alain is also member of the Risk Commission for the French Asset Management Association (AFG).


Clare Rowley

Head of Business Operations


Clare Rowley is the Head of Business Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). Prior to working with GLEIF, Ms. Rowley worked at the United States Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation where she led technology initiatives improving bank resolution programs and contributed to research on subprime mortgages.

Tony Chau

Lead Architect, IB CTO


Chad Giussani

Head of Transaction Reporting Compliance


Peter Moss


The SmartStream Reference Data Utility

Peter Moss, CEO of The SmartStream Reference Data Utility (RDU); in partnership with Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley.
Peter joined the company in August 2016 following 25 years at Thomson Reuters. During his time at Thomson Reuters he established the Thomson Reuters Enterprise business, lead the integration of the Thomson Financial and Reuters businesses, ran data and technology operations as CTO and most recently lead the Financial Division, a global $6bn revenue business.
Peter graduated from Bristol University with honours in Mathematics and Computer Science.

John Bottega

Principal, Data Management Advisory Services, LLC Senior Advisor, Chief Data Officer Forum

EDM Council

John Bottega is a senior strategy and data management executive with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. Over his career, John has held various positions in supporting a firm's data management functions. Since 2006, John has 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 supporting the Enterprise Data Management Council as Senior Advisor and Consultant, responsible for the Council's CDO Forum and Data Management Practices.

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 is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and industry symposiums, is currently a member of the Executive Advisory Board of NewVantage Partners and is a member of the advisory board of InformationWeek's Wall Street and Technology publication.

Meg Dillon

Market Data Sourcing Manager


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Franck Lasry

Transverse projects manager


Senior Representative



Advisory Board

Edward Boag

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.

Julian Dorado

Director of Data Management


Roberto Maranca

Group Chief Data Officer


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.

Chris Bannocks

Group Chief Data Officer


Andrew Barnett

Group Chief Data Officer


Francis Gross

Senior Adviser, Directorate General Statistics


Rick Avis

Head of Architecture Management, Group CTO


James Humphrey Evans



Mark Bird

Chief Data Officer for EMEA, Customer Data Lead & Data Governance Lead


Beate Born

Global MiFID II project lead


Chris Johnson

Senior Product Manager, Market Data


Catriona Baldwin

Head of Data Governance


Colin Ware

Regulatory SME, Reference Data, IB Process and Service Transformation