Speakers 2019 NEW

Speakers 2019 NEW

Steve Green

Head of Central Data Services, Innovation, Strategy and Competition Division


Steve Green is Head of Central Data Services, Innovation, Strategy and Competition Division at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). His department looks after all data management and collection activities for the FCA, as well as running a number of central data advisory, analysis and insight functions. Steve is also the Accountable Executive in charge of the FCA’s Data Strategy implementation, transforming the way the FCA exploits its’ data and covering the replacement of all key data platforms. Prior to joining the FCA, Steve worked on implementing large scale technology driven change across a variety of businesses.

David Thomas



Huw Howell

Managing Director, Global Data


Olga Petrenko

Team Leader, Market Data Policy Team, Markets Department

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Olga Petrenko is the Team Leader within the Market Data Policy Team 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.

Chris Dickens

COO EMEA, Global Markets


Karim Hajjaji

Global Chief Operating Officer, Global Corporate Banking


Suren Siva

Director Strategy and Innovation


Suren works as a Strategy & Innovation lead within the UK CEO office at Credit Suisse, he works closely with the Global Markets and Private Banking Businesses on the growth, performance and control of their businesses. He leads Credit Suisse’s engagement with Fintechs and the wider ecosystems in the UK.

He has over 18 years of experience working within financial markets, at Tier 1 Investment Banks, and as a Management Consultant. His particular focus areas include: Corporate Strategy & Innovation, Product Development and restructuring businesses to drive growth. 

Suren’s passion for technology and entrepreneurship started early; a BSc in Neuroscience from King’s College London and MSc in eCommerce led him to develop an interest in how technology innovation changes human behaviour.

Siddharth Gupta

Investment Banking Technology


Siddharth started his career in Investment Banking at J.P. Morgan, advising financial institutions and governments in Asia Pacific followed by the UK. During this time, he worked on transactions in the specialty insurance, retail banking and asset management sectors across both M&A and capital markets. After a management stint in 2017, Siddharth moved to Investment Banking Technology where he delivers technology solutions for the business.

Siddharth graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai with a BA in Economics and is based in London.

Edosa Odaro

Head of Data


Janet Adams

Head of Risk and Controls & Head of AI


Janet Adams is a Banking Risk and Technology professional, currently working at TSB as Head of Risk and Controls, and Head of AI for the commercial bank, with experience gained at HSBC, RBS, Aviva and Barclays. Janet is also in her final year of study for a MSc in AI at the University of Essex.

With a successful track record of driving transformational change in banking and financial services, focussed on Commercial and Investment banking sectors, Janet started her career in large scale technology change, before moving more into regulatory and risk transformation at the onset of the last financial crisis in 2008, becoming a Head of Conduct at two leading banks prior to her current role.

Janet’s blend of technology, risk, conduct and now data sciences and AI skills and expertise, gives her a unique perspective on the ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Banking, and she has been at the forefront of developing Conduct and Compliance frameworks for the safe and effective rollout of AI in the banking sector.

Andrei Serjantov

Head of Electronic Credit Trading


Stephane Malrait

Managing Director and Global Head of e-commerce for Financial Markets

ING Bank

Stéphane Malrait is Managing Director and Global Head of market structure and innovation for Financial Markets at ING Bank. Stephane is responsible for following market structure and industry challenges impacting the financial market industry. He is leading innovation activities internal to ING and also external partnership and developments with Fintech companies. He actively contribute in industry working groups to represent ING Bank.

Stéphane joined ING in 2015 to lead the bank e-commerce initiatives across all financial market products and to develop on the financial market group’s cross-asset ecommerce strategy. Before joining ING, Stephane spent eight years at Société Générale, where he was Global Head of FIC eCommerce, creating an eCommerce business covering credit, rates, money market, emerging market and FX. Prior to this, Stéphane worked at JPMorgan Chase for ten years, serving in different roles in Global FX E-Commerce Business Management and cross-asset eCommerce technology and was based in London and New York.

Stephane has a strong background in financial markets and understands the need for continued technological development to drive positive change in trading and market structure workflows. He is leading ING Financial Market innovation strategy and also working on the implementation of financial regulations that will impact the clients trading activity and transform how the trading floor operates.

Stephane is also a board member for several Fintech market initiatives and trading associations. Since 2005 he has been active with the ACI Financial Market Association - an international non-profit organisation that represents the interests of market professionals in foreign exchange and money markets. Here, he has chaired the ACI FX committee, representing the views of professionals in the FX sector. He is also an active member of the ECB FX contact group working on the BIS Global FX code of conduct working groups.

Kari-Anne Clayton

Technology & Business Transformation Manager - Wealth Management,


Hinesh Kalian

Partner, Head of Implementation and Data Science


Hinesh Kalian is Head of Implementation and Data Science at Man AHL (‘AHL’). He is responsible for the AHL quantitative trading system, research and portfolio implementation, data management and data science. Hinesh has over 15 years experience in the Financial Markets (including 6 years at JP Morgan and 10 years at AHL). Hinesh holds an MSc in Finance from the University of London.

Colin Ware

Regulatory Product Manager


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. 

Mark Wilson

Data Governance


Mark Wilson has spent the last 17 years in the world of Data Quality and Data Governance in Handelsbanken, having been with the organisation since 1989. He joined the Group in the Financial Control division, and has previously occupied positions in Performance Reporting, Risk, Middle office and Project Management.

His first foray into Data Quality and validation came through heading up the BI and CRM functions in the Capital Markets division of Handelsbanken in Stockholm, and he is now based in the UK. His main role requires him to engage all levels of the Organisation to improve understanding of the importance of high data quality, as well as helping the business maintain high standards of Data Quality.

Having established and headed up the UK Data Quality department, and a Data Steward network throughout the UK organisation, Mark is now heading up Data Governance within the UK, with key ‘missions’ being :

- Formalising Education and Awareness of Data Management across the UK organisation
- Governing Data Governance Maturity Models - Implementing Data Governance Tools and Dashboard
- Formalising Data Ownerships roles
- Implementing building blocks for Data Lineage.