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Barclays DerivHack 2019

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Wednesday, 16 October – Thursday, 17 October 2019

At Rise London, Rise New York and Singapore

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Judges

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Lee Braine

Chief Technology and Innovation Office, Barclays

Lee Braine

Lee Braine has a deep interest in technology innovation. He is responsible for a Research and Engineering function, leads the bank’s technology architecture for distributed ledgers, and leads the bank’s engagement in quantum computing. He represents Barclays on several industry consortia and is the author of technology research papers. His background is in investment banking, clearing and settlement, stock exchanges, corporate banking, payments, and wealth management. He has a BSc and PhD in Computer Science from University College London.

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Ian Sloyan

Director, Market Infrastructure and Technology, ISDA

Ian Sloyan

Ian leads ISDA’s Common Domain Model (ISDA CDM) project. He joined ISDA in May 2014. From 2008 to 2014 he held was various roles in Equity, Credit and Interest Rate Derivative Operations at RBS. Prior to that he was an Executive in Structured Capital Markets at Barclays and worked in Equity Derivative Operations at UBS.

Mr. Sloyan holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, Master of Science degrees in Electronic Engineering from King’s College London and Mathematical Trading & Finance from Cass Business School.

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Antoine Bommelaer

Global Head of Global Markets Middle Office – Data and Regulatory Reporting (DaRR), HSBC

Antoine Bommelaer

Over 25 years’ experience in Risk Management, Data and Processes; joined HSBC in 2013 as Global Head of Traded Risk Control, responsible globally for the ‘run the bank’ aspects of Traded Risk Control, for the implementation of the ‘change the bank’ strategy, Risk and Controls for Traded Risk, off-shoring.

Joined GMMO in February 2017 to establish the Data and Regulatory Reporting Departments. Managing teams in London, Hong Kong, New York, Bangalore, Manila and Gurgaon responsible for Traded Credit Risk, Market Risk, Regulatory Reportings like (the Volcker Rule) and calculation and oversight for the Margin Requirements for Uncleared Derivatives. GMMO DARR later on expanded and took over Trade and Transaction Reporting Accounting Control and Off Markets Rates Check.

Prior to HSBC, alternated global and regional roles at Deutsche Bank and ING Bank working in Paris, London and Singapore. Was also Chief Risk Officer of ING Singapore.

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Christopher D. Clack

Associate Professor, University College London
Joint Field Chief Editor, Frontiers in Blockchain

Christopher D. Clack

Christopher is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at UCL, one of the world’s leading research universities. He is known for his research on Smart Contracts (especially Smart Derivatives Contracts) and Computable Contracts. He is Joint Field Chief Editor for the research journal Frontiers in Blockchain, leading a team of over 450 editors. He has 35 years research experience at UCL that includes modelling and simulation, system architectures, programming languages, genetic computation and financial computing. He has secured funds of nearly £8m for research, knowledge transfer and teaching. Chris has founded and led a series of highly successful initiatives at UCL and elsewhere, including the Thomson-Reuters Laboratory at UCL and the UK Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network.

Chris holds degrees in Natural Sciences from Cambridge and Computer Science from UCL. In 2009, he was awarded the higher doctorate, Doctor of Science (ScD), by the University of Cambridge.

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Harry McAllister

Information Architect, Global Markets IT, BNP Paribas

Harry McAllister

Harry McAllister is an Information Architect in the Global Markets IT group at BNP Paribas CIB, where he is responsible for messaging policies and data standards. He is the principal architect of the FiML message protocol, an internal adaptation of FpML, and is closely engaged in data governance and regulatory reporting initiatives. Previously he worked on delivery of the IBML enterprise messaging standard for the Investment Bank Core Architecture group at JPMorgan.

Mr. McAllister has been involved with the ISDA CDM initiative since inception, as a contributor to the CDM 1.0 Design Definition and an active member of the CDM Design Working Group. He participated as an Observer in the 2018 Barclays DerivHack event in London.

Mr. McAllister is the current Chair of the ISDA FpML Standards Committee. He represents BNP Paribas on ISDA Data & Reporting and Symbology Working Groups, the ISO 20022 Securities SEG/Derivatives SubSEG, and the DTCC DerivSERV Technology Advisory Council. He is a current Co-chair of the ANNA DSB Product Committee.

Mr. McAllister holds a BSc in Computing Science from the University of Aberdeen.

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Gabriel Callsen

Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy, ICMA

Gabriel Callsen

Gabriel leads ICMA’s work on FinTech in the international debt capital markets. He represents ICMA in international working groups and forums in relation to distributed ledger technology and focuses on technological innovation in the securities lifecycle.

Gabriel’s background is in Economics, and he has previously worked for the European Commission and Tradeweb.

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Craig Rowe

Head of Fixed Income Technology, Cantor Fitzgerald

Craig Rowe

Craig is Head of Fixed Income Technology at Cantor Fitzgerald. He previously held technology leadership roles at Barclays, Lehman Brothers and UBS, implementing trading and risk management systems for mortgages, securities, derivatives, and loans. He started his career at O'Connor & Associates, an early options trading firm in Chicago.

He has actively engaged in leveraging advanced technology in capital markets. At Barclays, he oversaw the design of the global Fixed Income trade and position data warehouse utilising the Hadoop ‘big data’ platform. At Lehman Brothers, he served on the Architecture Steering Committee which approved new technology to be used at the firm. At UBS, he was responsible for the grid computing infrastructure used across Interest Rate, Credit and Equity derivative businesses.

He holds degrees in Computer Science and Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a startup board advisor and angel investor. In his spare time he enjoys sailing and skiing with his wife and two sons.

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Minesh Patel

Senior Engineer, Regnosys

Minesh Patel

Minesh brings expertise in cross-asset product development, risk analytics and more recently, commodity risk and trading software. He combines his financial knowledge and his passion for technology to solve distributed compute, data and workflow problems with maintainable and automated software. He has been working with the ISDA team to develop the ISDA Common Domain Model.

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Sunil Challa

Director, Business Architect lead for the Americas, Regulatory Impact Assessment AMER Lead

Sunil Challa

Sunil Challa is a Capital Markets specialist with an emphasis on cross product strategy and business architecture. In his current role at Barclays, Sunil leads efforts to rapidly frame the impact of high-value commercial, regulatory, and industry initiatives and ensure alignment of investments with strategic roadmap. He currently leads the firm’s efforts on transition to alternate reference rates and adoption of emerging technologies for post-trade efficiencies. Prior to this role, he has several years’ experience as a product manager for Equity Derivatives and Fixed Income products at Barclays, Lehman Brothers, and Bank of America.

Mr. Challa’s an active member of the Barclays Rise and Accelerator programs to help promote fintech adoption in financial services. He holds a master’s degree in finance and strategy from New York University, Stern School of Business.

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John Heliotis

Product Manager, DTCC

John Heliotis

John has worked in Financial Services in some Post trade function for over 25 years. He started out in Trade Operations and Corporate Actions but has also worked in Portfolio and Fund Accounting.

John has consulted for various Global Custodians and Asset Managers. While at DTCC he has integrated clients on various ITP Products such as CTM, ALERT and OASYS. He is currently an ITP (Institutional Trade Processing (formerly Omgeo)) Product Manager managing CTM and the No Touch M2i Workflows.

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Mark J Farucci

Americas Head of Transformation – Global Banking and Markets, HSBC

Mark J Farucci

Leading project management and change across the region, Mark and the transformation team bring innovative and technical solutions to a sustainable project management practice across the banking and capital markets businesses at HSBC. Mark’s team currently leads a robotics & automation platform, as well as big data solutions to compliment the project execution teams that make change across the bank.

Mark’s background ranges across front office, technology, robotics & automation, big data, Financial Crime Compliance, Credit risk as well as project and program management. Mark has been with HSBC for over 12 years and was with AIG prior to that. Mark currently leads change teams across the US, Mexico and Canada who execute a wide variety of change, including regulatory, front office and strategic change.

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Neil Chinai

Managing Director, HSBC, CIO of GBM for Americas and Global Fixed Income, BSM

Neil Chinai

Neil is the CIO of Americas and Global Fixed Income, BSM for the Global Banking and Markets division of HSBC. Neil joined HSBC in September 2014 as Head of Fixed Income and Emerging Markets Technology, based in New York. In addition to his Fixed Income and BSM responsibilities, Neil has responsibility as CIO of Americas to provide oversight and stewardship of the GBM Technology teams spread across United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and Chile.

Neil has held senior leadership positions at several top tier Capital Markets firms with deep expertise in Fixed Income & EM businesses, cross asset FICC e-trading and Risk and Capital programs. He has repeatedly acted as key business partner to the front office for strategic direction of the business leveraging technology to differentiate and earn best in class position in Rates, Credit and Emerging Markets. Recognised reputation of building leading edge technology that served as business differentiator that led to significant opportunities/business model changes. He has led business change teams and regulatory programs across derivatives, securities, operations, risk management, compliance and finance disciplines. In prior assignments, Neil has held positions as head of the Global Banking and Markets for the Americas and Europe and Asia which has shaped his global orientation and breadth of experience. Neil holds a Masters of Science degree from Boston University Management School with concentration in Management Information and Applied Sciences.

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Sudhir Upadhyay

Executive Director, JPMorgan

Sudhir Upadhyay

Sudhir is currently Executive Director at JP Morgan’s Blockchain engineering group where he is focused on designing and developing Blockchain based enterprise scale solutions for the firm. Prior to Blockchain engineering, Sudhir was part of elite group of engineers leading the effort to apply Data Science/Engineering, Machine learning, Analytics and Natural language processing on real world problems related to banking, finance, and operational efficiency.

During his 15 years tenure at JP Morgan, Sudhir has held multiple roles at JP Morgan – ranging from Architecting solutions at JPM’s Shared Services technology in Credit Risk and Market Risk, Rates Lead Engineers in its Fixed Income/Derivatives pricing team, Architected/developed Market Data Solutions for Interest Rates on its key investment banking platform. Sudhir is also an alumni of Expert Engineers (E2) – an Elite group of engineers at JP Morgan.

Sudhir has also filed multiple patents in the areas of machine learning and Blockchain based Solutions.

Sudhir received a Bachelor of Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India.

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Mariska Lambrechts

Director, Barclays

Mariska Lambrechts

Mariska oversees the platform and product development function for the Fixed Income Financing desk at Barclays. In this global role she is responsible for product & platform strategy and execution for the financing desk, with the aim of maintaining a best in class fixed income financing product/service for Barclays.

She has substantial experience driving business transformation and technology initiatives for varied global operations and risk functions, covering fixed income derivatives, financing and listed equity products.

Mariska joined Barclays in 2016. She holds a B.COMM and LLB degree from the University of Stellenbosch.

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Karel Engelen

Senior Director and Co-Head of Data, Reporting and FpML, ISDA

Karel Engelen

Karel is responsible for the further development and adoption of the FpML standard and more generally the use and development of data, data standards and related technology to increase the efficiency in derivatives markets at ISDA.

Karel’s current area of focus includes reference data, product identification and document digitisation. He’s a member of the ISO 20022 Management Group and chair of the ISO 20022 derivatives Evaluation Group. Previously he held leading roles in middle office, risk and IT in the financial industry.

Karel received a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics, Quantitative Computer Science from the University of Leuven, Belgium and a joint Master’s Degree in Economics and Marketing, magna cum laude, from the University of Turin, Italy and the University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Oliver Williams

CEO of DTCC Data Repository, Singapore Pte Ltd

Oliver Williams

Oliver Williams is the CEO of DTCC Data Repository, Singapore Pte Ltd, the Singapore based subsidiary of DTCCs Trade Repository business that provides trade reporting services to both ASIC and the MAS. DTCC is the world’s largest provider of OTC Trade Reporting services, providing trade reporting solutions across seven jurisdictions. In this capacity, Mr. Williams works closely with Regulators, the Industry and Industry associations throughout the APAC region and across the globe on the implementation of the G20 OTC Derivative Market Reforms. Mr. Williams has developed a strong understanding of the regulatory frameworks behind reporting requirements, as well as the Industry efforts to meet these requirements and the ever evolving technology behind it all.

Prior to joining DTCC, Mr. Williams spent 15 years in operational roles at major global Investment Banks, based in Sydney and London. These roles spanned traditional cash markets as well as listed and OTC Derivatives businesses, the later leading to Mr. Williams’ exposure to, and interest in, Trade Reporting.

Mr. Williams sits on the board of the DTCC Data Repository, Singapore Pte Ltd in an executive capacity.

Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and lives in Singapore.

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Jim Wang

Senior Engineer, REGnosys

Jim Wang

Jim has been developing the CDM model and its underlying Rosetta infrastructure with others at REGnosys, and as part of the ISDA CDM Design Working Group.

He’s a full stack engineer with experience in creating innovative front office workflow solutions and designing domain models to meet regulatory obligations in the financial markets space.

Jim has developed systems including venue connectivity, electronic pre-trade quoting, post-trade capture and real-time position keeping, for the Fixed Income division at Goldman Sachs.

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Mushtaq Kapasi

Managing Director and Chief Representative, Asia Pacific
International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Mushtaq Kapasi

Mushtaq Kapasi is ICMA’s Chief Representative for the Asia-Pacific region. He has been based in Hong Kong since 2002, engaged in senior strategy, capital market and legal roles covering the region at international banks active in Asia. He has worked as a lawyer in debt capital markets and derivatives, a structurer in equities and fixed income, a manager of complex trades with regulatory and accounting considerations, and an adviser to top executives on emerging market strategy. He has also served as a consultant on financial structures of renewable energy projects in frontier markets. He is a member of the New York State Bar, and studied mathematics at the University of Texas and law at Yale University.

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Jimmy Pang

Head of Treasury & Markets Operations, DBS Bank Ltd

Jimmy Pang

Over 25 years’ experience in investment banking and wealth management operations in Treasury products across multiple asset classes e.g. FX, Fixed Income, OTC derivatives, financial services and market infrastructures. Serves on the Board of Director at Clearing And Payment Services Pte Ltd. and as a member of the SFEMC Operations Sub-Committee.

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Rajagopalan Siddharthan

Business Architect, Barclays

Rajagopalan Siddharthan

Sid is a Capital Markets specialist and a member of the Business Architect group at Barclays. His recent activities include leading the internal adoption of distributed ledger technologies for derivatives processing. In addition, he’s actively engaged on ISDA MITOC initiatives to define Common Domain Standards encompassing data and process elements for derivative products.

Sid’s background is in risk and product analytics with a focus on rates, credit and fund derivatives. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University.

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Brian W. Tang

Managing director, ACMI; Founding executive director, LITE Lab@HKU
Co-chair, Fintech Association of Hong Kong’s Regtech Committee

Brian W. Tang

Brian W. Tang is an innovator, educator and ecosystem builder focused on the confluence of law, technology and finance. After a career at global investment bank Credit Suisse in Hong Kong and Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in New York and Silicon Valley, Brian founded ACMI to provide inclusive global thought leadership, industry-wide consensus building and transformational support for innovative technology, educational and policy solutions in the areas of edtech, fintech, regtech and lawtech.

Brian is co-chair of the Fintech Association of Hong Kong’s Regtech Committee, and is also founding executive director of LITE Lab@HKU, Hong Kong University’s new interdisciplinary and experiential programme to foster law, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship (LITE).

Brian is one of the principal instructors for the Introduction to Fintech MOOC on edX with more than 48,000 learners from every country worldwide, sits on IEEE’s Global AI Ethics Initiative Policy Committee and is a chapter author in Reconceptualising Global Finance and its Regulation (Cambridge University Press), The FINTECH Book (Wiley) and The REGTECH Book (Wiley).

Brian organised Hong Kong’s first lawtech and regtech hackathons, and together with his Technovation #GirlsMakeTech initiatives through social enterprise Young Makers & ChangeMakers for K-12 students, Hong Kong’s top teams have won in global pitch finals in New York and in Silicon Valley. Brian has also created curriculum and conducted training for blockchain accelerator Helix, and has been invited to be a judge and mentor for many hackathons and technology challenges and competitions.

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