TradeTech Europe 2017

25 - 26 April, 2017

Palais des Congrès de Paris

Contact Us: +44 (0)207 368 9548

Mastering the Changing Market Structure and Search for Liquidity

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8:30 AM Refreshments and Registration

9:00 AM Chair’s Opening Remarks

John Greenan, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems

 John Greenan
John Greenan
Chief Executive Officer
Alignment Systems
John is a creative technology disruptor, strategist, business analyst, developer and manager. He works with multiple asset classes (fx, fixed income, equities, futures, options, money markets) building out electronic trading and the necessary workflow and business process changes. He specializes in digital transformation, fixed income trading, stra ...[Read More]

The Future of Equity Market Structures
9:05 AM OPENING KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Brexit- where are we now and what will be the real financial impact?

Rt Hon Nicky MorganMP, Member of Parliament, UK Parliament

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
Member of Parliament
UK Parliament
The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP served as Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities from July 2014 until 14 July 2016. She served as an Assistant Whip in the coalition government until her appointment as Economic Secretary to the Treasury in October 2013. Nicky served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women from Apr ...[Read More]

9:30 AM KEYNOTE DISCUSSION PANEL: Europe’s current and future equity trading landscape - With changes in economies of dealing, who will survive vs thrive in 2018?

Eric Boes, Global Head, Trading, Allianz Global Investors

Fabien Oreve, Global Head, Trading, Candriam Investors Group

Sarah Heffron, Managing Director, Head of Electronic Client Solutions, J.P. Morgan

David Shrimpton, Head, Prime Clearing EU, Head, European Equities Market Structure, Goldman Sachs

Chris Jackson, Head of Execution and Quantitative Services EMEA, Liquidnet

  • With so many new players in the market, how will these players survive and who will thrive?
  • How will niche players and bulge bracket players find their foothold in the market? What will happen to the middle ground?
  • With consolidation, where is the data and trading moving to? Will there be slippage, market impact and changes in liquidity?
  • How are sell side trading desks adapting to this change? How are they broadening their knowledge in market structure, market performance, PT, resourcing of research payments
  • Are sell side counterparts moving to the buy side, and if so, what does this mean?
  • Is there the potential for full buy side desk automation and the rise of outsource trading desk and how will this shift market structure?
 Eric Boes
Eric Boes
Global Head, Trading
Allianz Global Investors
Allianz GI is a diversified active asset manager with a strong parent company and a culture of risk management. They are the leading German asset manager, with more than $541 billion in AUM. Eric, who was formerly global head of derivatives trading, has taken over control of the business trading abilities and responsible for ensuring scalability of ...[Read More]

 Fabien Oreve
Fabien Oreve
Global Head, Trading
Candriam Investors Group
The Candriam trading team is a fully integrated multi-asset desk working with one core order management system across various global asset classes: equities, bonds, currencies and derivatives; it is balanced between individual expertise (equities, bonds) and multitasking (currencies, derivatives). Fabien manages a highly experienced execution desk ...[Read More]

 Sarah Heffron
Sarah Heffron
Managing Director, Head of Electronic Client Solutions
J.P. Morgan
Sarah serves as Executive Director of Electronic Client Solutions at J.P. Morgan. She is responsible for electronic trading product development for exchange based products globally, focusing on the prime brokerage and hedge fund distribution channels in J.P. Morgan's Investment Bank. Sarah joined J.P. Morgan in 1999 and spent several years in Fore ...[Read More]

 David Shrimpton
David Shrimpton
Head, Prime Clearing EU, Head, European Equities Market Structure
Goldman Sachs
David took on responsibility for the European Prime Clearing business for equities and listed derivatives and in 2016, took on additional responsibility for Market Structure Sales across the EMEA Equities business.Prior to joining the firm, David worked at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) from 1997 to 2010. He was responsible for running Market Regu ...[Read More]

 Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson
Head of Execution and Quantitative Services EMEA
Liquidnet
Chris Jackson has over 20 years of experience in electronic trading in various global roles. He is currently Head of Liquidnet’s EMEA’s Execution and Quantitative Services Group which involves setting the strategic direction of the European Trading Desk and Algorithmic Services Group, as well as heading up the senior sales effort for Liquidnet’s gl ...[Read More]

10:10 AM The execution landscape under MiFID II

Philip Allison, CEO EU, KCG


 Philip Allison
Philip Allison
CEO EU
KCG
Philip Allison, Chief Executive Officer of KCG Europe Limited, leads the operations and strategic direction for KCG’s agency-execution and market-making businesses in the region.

Phil joined KCG in 2014 after a 17-year career at UBS, most recently as Global Head of Cash Equities and EMEA Head of Equities, responsible for operations
...[Read More]

Morning Refreshment Break and Networking

10:25 AM Morning Refreshment Break and Networking

Women in Trading Think Tank

WOMEN IN TRADING THINK TANK: Connecting the next generation of women business leaders

Cathryn Lyall, Founder, Women In Listed Derivatives (WILD)

Fiona Orchard, Head of DBUK Bank CEO's Office, Deutsche Bank

Rt Hon Nicky MorganMP, Member of Parliament, UK Parliament

Jo Chapman, Senior VP, Sales & Execution, TJM Europe

  • Make direct connections that lead to real business deals, benefitting you and your organisation
  • Extend your professional network amongst the next generation of leading women and trading professionals
  • Enhance your career by learning from, and being inspired by, some of Europe’s most successful and influential women leaders
 Cathryn Lyall
Cathryn Lyall
Founder
Women In Listed Derivatives (WILD)
Cathryn is a Non-Executive Director for DB UK Bank helping supervise all ctivities of the UK Bank, as well as founding WILD (Women in Listed Derivatives) which aspires to promote networking and relationship-building among women in derivatives management . Their mission is to highlight industry role models, encourage career advancement and collectiv ...[Read More]

 Fiona Orchard
Fiona Orchard
Head of DBUK Bank CEO's Office
Deutsche Bank
Fiona is Head of the DBUK Bank CEO Office and an Executive Board Director of Deutsche Trustee Company Ltd. She has extensive international experience on both the buy and sell side. Prior roles involved investing and trading a total return portfolio and fixed income sales. Fiona was recently highlighted as one of the up and coming female leaders of ...[Read More]

Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP
Member of Parliament
UK Parliament
The Rt Hon Nicky Morgan MP served as Education Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities from July 2014 until 14 July 2016. She served as an Assistant Whip in the coalition government until her appointment as Economic Secretary to the Treasury in October 2013. Nicky served as Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Minister for Women from Apr ...[Read More]

 Jo Chapman
Jo Chapman
Senior VP, Sales & Execution
TJM Europe
Jo has been working in the financial futures and options markets for over 20 years. Having started out on the LIFFE floor as an arbitrage agent in the bund pit she made the transition to screen trading for Marquette Partners, a proprietary group and market maker with offices in Chicago and London. Jo left Marquette to set up her own trading compan ...[Read More]

11:05 AM KEYNOTE DISCUSSION PANEL: How will the shift in research payments impact front office operations and execution strategies?

Alison Hollingshead, Head, Investment Services, Man Group

Duncan Higgins, Managing Director and Head of Electronic Sales in EMEA, ITG

Robin Strong, Managing Director, Westminster RPA

Moderated By:
John Greenan
, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems

  • How are brokers pricing and valuing research and how can buy side best prepare for this?
  • How is this research being consumed, evaluated and ranked by the buy side? What are the top considerations for setting research budgets and how can you ensure this is compliant?
  • With research quality now being questioned, will there be a flurry of research-only houses? Will this impact current broker numbers on the buy side books and how will this impact execution choice?
  • What are the benefits of moving from CSAs to RPAs and why is this is necessary in light of MiFID II? What role does the trading desk have in this decision given a shift in responsibilities?
 Alison Hollingshead
Alison Hollingshead
Head, Investment Services
Man Group
Man Group is a leading hedge fund which has more than $78 billion in assets under management (AUM) . There are four major investment groups underneath the Man Group umbrella: Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG and Man FRM. With over 10 years experience on the trading desk, dealing with electronic execution, Alison now reports direct to the group COO, an ...[Read More]

 Duncan Higgins
Duncan Higgins
Managing Director and Head of Electronic Sales in EMEA
ITG
Duncan is focused on explaining the algorithmic execution, electronic liquidity access products and the Triton EMS to his European clients. With his previous experience at the multi-lateral trading facility Turquoise, Duncan offers extensive industry experience on electronic execution and the intelligent tools that are available to the market. ...[Read More]

 Robin Strong
Robin Strong
Managing Director
Westminster RPA
Robin Strong is a Managing Director for Convergex’s Westminster Research Associates (WRA), an industry leading investment research and commission management provider. He is responsible for delivering Westminster’s unbundling and MiFID II compliant solutions to its growing client base. He is also responsible for expanding Westminster’s broad range o ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

 John Greenan
John Greenan
Chief Executive Officer
Alignment Systems
John is a creative technology disruptor, strategist, business analyst, developer and manager. He works with multiple asset classes (fx, fixed income, equities, futures, options, money markets) building out electronic trading and the necessary workflow and business process changes. He specializes in digital transformation, fixed income trading, stra ...[Read More]

11:45 AM GUEST SPEAKER KEYNOTE: The real Hurt Locker - Counter-terrorist bomb disposal: An inspirational story of extreme pressure, deadly devices and the critical role of risk analysis

Major Chris Hunter, Iraq Bomb Disposal Expert, Inspiration Behind Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker

Major Chris Hunter
Major Chris Hunter
Iraq Bomb Disposal Expert
Inspiration Behind Oscar-winning film The Hurt Locker
Major (Ret.) Chris Hunter, was one of the most experienced bomb-disabling operators in the British armed forces. During his 17 years in the military he served in a variety of operational counter-IED appointments and saw active service in a number of high threat theatres including Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia and Northern Ireland.

Chris ro ...[Read More]

12:15 PM 5 minute transition time into stream sessions

STREAM A: Sourcing and Responding to Liquidity

12:20 PM FIRE SIDE CHAT: The aftermath of Brexit in Europe - what are the repercussions in asset allocation and equity performance?

Jeremy Lawson, Chief Economist, Standard Life Investors

Moderated By:
Richard Balarkas
, Compliance Solutions Strategies, Compliance Solutions Strategies

  • Insight into the economic impact of Brexit and how this has impacted the UK and European markets
  • How has Europe been affected by Britain’s choice to leave the EU and how have relationships with the city as a financial hub been altered?
  • Will competency be shifted to another country in the EU and if so where?
  • Are current changes and implications on Brexit with currency and money representative of what will happen in the next coming years?
  • How can the UK ensure ‘passporting’ for financial services firms to access the EU single market and what domestic legislative changes will the UK have to undertake to ensure market access?
 Jeremy Lawson
Jeremy Lawson
Chief Economist
Standard Life Investors
Standard Life Investments is a global top 40 asset manager with £269 billion in assets under management. The firm’s investment capabilities span equities, bonds, real estate, private equity, multi-asset solutions, fund-of-funds and absolute return strategies. Jeremy is responsible for economic forecasting, ideas generation for Multi Asset Investing ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

 Richard Balarkas
Richard Balarkas
Compliance Solutions Strategies
Compliance Solutions Strategies
Widely regarded as a leading pioneer in the development of electronic trading and market structures, Richard currently serves as an advisor to CSS Compliance Solutions Strategies, non-executive Director of BATS Trading, and non-executive Director of SAXO Capital Markets. In 2005 he was elected by his industry peers to serve as Global Co-Chair of FP ...[Read More]

STREAM B: Creating the Trading Desk of Tomorrow

FIRE SIDE CHAT: Behavioural bias – how does the psychology of trading change in times of uncertainty?

Moderated By:
John Greenan
, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems

  • What happens to behavior as paradigms shift?
  • What happens to people when they are increasingly restricted, but there is the constant need for innovation?
  • How can understanding human behaviour help us make better investment decisions?
  • How far are we from developing behavioural models that feed into best execution monitoring?




Moderated By:

 John Greenan
John Greenan
Chief Executive Officer
Alignment Systems
John is a creative technology disruptor, strategist, business analyst, developer and manager. He works with multiple asset classes (fx, fixed income, equities, futures, options, money markets) building out electronic trading and the necessary workflow and business process changes. He specializes in digital transformation, fixed income trading, stra ...[Read More]

Small Interactive Boardrooms And Workshops

BUY SIDE-SELL SIDE COLLABORATION: Traders decoded- what is the role of a buy side and sell side trader in 2018?

Ed Wickes, Head, European Trading, L&G Investments

Christoph Hock, Head, Trading, Union Investment

Moderated By:
Marcus Hooper
, Private Consultant, Private Consultant

  • How has the skill set and focus of a buy side trader changed over the last 5 years?
  • What is the role of a sell side electronic trader in today’s market?
  • How has the value of these roles changed and evolved?
  • What is expected to change in the next 5 years and why is this important?

(Limited to 20 professionals, 10 buy side traders, and 10 sell side traders, will discuss in a boardroom format. The session will be moderated by an independent professional and the session in run Chatham House. This is first come, first served session and if you would like to attend, please contact Susie.benaim@wbr.co.uk.)
Ed Wickes
Head, European Trading
L&G Investments

 Christoph Hock
Christoph Hock
Head, Trading
Union Investment
Union Investment, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, Christoph manages trading activities for the entire portfolio including cash equities, listed and OTC derivatives, funds and ETFs and especially for the equity side in currencies and securities lending, with extensive experience in portfolio management and trading. ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

 Marcus Hooper
Marcus Hooper
Private Consultant
Private Consultant
Marcus is an expert in Financial Services Markets and related areas, with a particular expertise in strategy, analysis and implementation. He has worked and consulted for a wide range of Banks, Asset Managers and Stock Exchanges, with recent projects in deliveries relating to MiFID II / MiFIR, EMIR, Dodd-Frank & CPSS IOSCO. He has an extensive know ...[Read More]

STREAM A: Sourcing and Responding to Liquidity

12:40 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: How is changing economic stability in the Russian market influencing international access and will liquidity dynamics become more attractive in 2018?

Tim Bevan, MD, Head of Prime Brokerage Division and CEO, Prime Brokerage, BCS Global Markets

Grigoriy Kozin, Head of Prime Services, Otkritie Capital International

Tom O'Brien, Head of International Sales, Moscow Exchange

  • How to get in on the action-what are the easiest and safest investment strategies?
  • Current evaluation and challenges of the Russian economy and predictions for the future
  • Riding the wave of volatility- are equities and equity-like products the answer?
  • What are the returns and do they outweigh the risk?
 Tim Bevan
Tim Bevan
MD, Head of Prime Brokerage Division and CEO, Prime Brokerage
BCS Global Markets
Tim’s primary role is to develop the international Prime Brokerage platform and manage the international sales team. Tim began his career at Tilney Investment Management and then spent over 5 years at the London Stock Exchange, where he managed the ETF and structured products platform and latterly was involved in the launch of Russian derivatives o ...[Read More]

 Grigoriy Kozin
Grigoriy Kozin
Head of Prime Services
Otkritie Capital International
Otkritie Capital is the UK subsidiary of Russia’s largest privately owned financial group, Bank Otkritie Financial Corporation, which is Russia’s fifth-largest bank by assets. Otkritie Capital has been present in the UK for 10 years and is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.Grigoriy is responsible for taking out the difficulties for their ...[Read More]

 Tom O'Brien
Tom O'Brien
Head of International Sales
Moscow Exchange
Tom is responsible for all the trading sales activity for the organisation outside of Russia for Derivatives, Equities, Bonds and FX and in charge of a team split between Moscow and Zurich. The primary goal of the position is to drive trading in Ruble instruments back to the Moscow Exchange by building awareness of the platform and its trading bene ...[Read More]

STREAM B: Creating the Trading Desk of Tomorrow

FIRE SIDE CHAT: Talent management and desk restructuring- how to design a trading desk in line with next-generation trading

Joe Kassel, Global Head of Dealing & Exposure Managemen, AMP Capital

Niels Borsting, Head, Trading, ATP

Katja Kallionalusta, Senior Compliance Officer, Nordea Asset Management

Moderated By:
John Greenan
, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems

  • How are traditional trading responsibilities changing given MiFID II?
  • How can you empower both trading and investment functions to improve workflow efficiency across trading and portfolio management?
  • When are specialist traders preferable over generalist trader?
  • Outsourcing vs internal training-what strategy is needed for developing the best team?
  • What other departments and functions are emerging due to changing regulation and improved data analysis?
  • Skill sets of the future-what are the requirements of both traders and portfolio managers to successfully thrive in a liquidity-poor market?
 Joe Kassel
Joe Kassel
Global Head of Dealing & Exposure Managemen
AMP Capital
Joe has over 24 years' experience trading in institutional financial markets both in Australia and globally. Joe was initially responsible for global Toshin Fund trading and led the creation of the global dealing capability for AMP Capital's REIT and listed infrastructure joint venture with Brookfield. In 2014 Joe moved into his current role with t ...[Read More]

 Niels Borsting
Niels Borsting
Head, Trading
ATP
ATP is Denmark's biggest pension fund, managing AUM of €522 million. Niels is responsible for short term Danish ("Trading") portfolio (horizon <3 months) and execution for the Danish equities portfolio. The "Trading" portfolio is a long/short portfolio in the most liquid Danish equities. He has a core responsibilities for performance and return on ...[Read More]

 Katja Kallionalusta
Katja Kallionalusta
Senior Compliance Officer
Nordea Asset Management
Nordea Asset Management is part of the Nordea Group, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe (AuM 317 bn EUR*). Katja has extensive experience in various tasks related to securities, operational risks and regulation. She has extensive practical insight into how to best adhere to MiFID II, what real compliance means, and how this rea ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

 John Greenan
John Greenan
Chief Executive Officer
Alignment Systems
John is a creative technology disruptor, strategist, business analyst, developer and manager. He works with multiple asset classes (fx, fixed income, equities, futures, options, money markets) building out electronic trading and the necessary workflow and business process changes. He specializes in digital transformation, fixed income trading, stra ...[Read More]

Small Interactive Boardrooms And Workshops

Session continues

Session Continues

1:10 PM Lunch and Networking

STREAM A: Navigating and Evaluating Venues

2:10 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Broker evaluation and performance-how to apply forensic data analysis to choose the ‘best in breed’ brokers

Huw Gronow, Head, Trading, Newton Investment Management

Vincent Dessard, Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor, EFAMA

Neil Joseph, Executive Director, Equity Trading, JP Morgan Asset Management

Henry Reece, Head of Sales, SIG

  • How has broker scoring criteria changed over the last few years and how efficient are brokers at providing trade-specific information?
  • What to look for when evaluating if your broker is giving you the What intraday feedback on stocks and other investor behavior is provided?
  • How has post-execution analysis developed and what data sets now indicate good performance?
  • Is it all down to cost? How much do broker valuations impact broker choice and will this really change?
 Huw Gronow
Huw Gronow
Head, Trading
Newton Investment Management
Newton Investment Management is a global investment management subsidiary of BNY Mellon based in London and the firm manages £47 billion of assets. Huw, formerly Head of Equity Trading at Principal Global investors, he is now heading up the trading desk at Newton with a focus on implementing MiFID II and driving performance and growth with the grou ...[Read More]

 Vincent Dessard
Vincent Dessard
Senior Regulatory Policy Advisor
EFAMA
Vincent is responsible for various legal domains related to capital market issues e.g. (i) MiFID II; and (ii) European Regulation on OTC derivatives, central counterparties and trade repositories (EMIR); and (iii) Market Abuse; and (iv) Risk Management at EFAMA. He is heavily involved in legislative proposals and amendments on MiFID II with the Eur ...[Read More]

 Neil Joseph
Neil Joseph
Executive Director, Equity Trading
JP Morgan Asset Management
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is one of the largest and best-known names in investment management and has $1.8 trillion of assets under management. Neil is Co-chair of EMEA FIX Trading Community and a Senior Trader J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with extensive expertise and knowledge of trading technologies, with a core focus now of equity trading an ...[Read More]

 Henry Reece
Henry Reece
Head of Sales
SIG
Henry joined Susquehanna in February 2007, initially market making the precious metals and commodity ETFs/ETCs. Since 2009, Henry has lead the ETF sales desk, and his team of 5 sales traders provides prices to a pan-European network of buy-side and sell-side counterparties across the broad suite of equity, fixed income and commodity tracking produc ...[Read More]

STREAM B: Streamlining and Driving Desk Efficiency

Session closed

Small Interactive Boardrooms And Workshops

SYNERGY WORKSHOP: What is Blockchain and how will it impact your trading desk?

William Mok, Co-Founder, The Tech Trader Fund

  • What is blockchain?
  • How does it work?
  • How will it impact and benefit the trading landscape and the front office?
  • What are the pending regulations and limitations around blockchain applications?
  • How will it impact the industry as a whole?
 William Mok
William Mok
Co-Founder
The Tech Trader Fund

STREAM A: Navigating and Evaluating Venues

2:40 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: How will ETF trading impact traditional cash equities and what are the opportunities when cost monitoring is high and liquidity is limited?

David Miller, Head, EMEA Trading, Invesco

Jürgen Blumberg, Head of Capital Markets, Source ETF

Paolo Giulianini, Managing Director, Head of ETF Trading & Market Making, UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking

Michael Clements, Chief Trader, Employees Retirement System of Texas

  • What factors have triggered an increase in ETF trading and how has the ecosystem developed?
  • What are the new ETF products and what do they offer that there hasn’t been before?
  • How has the growing affinity towards ETFs been reflected in the shift of desks towards other asset trading?
  • How do ETFs provide liquidity both on and off exchange?
  • How do ETFs compare to market makers regarding liquidity souring?
 David Miller
David Miller
Head, EMEA Trading
Invesco
From his experience working at the number 17 firm in the top 20 global assets under management, David will offer insight and contribute on discussions to how current regulations are changing and evolving trading strategies for 2015.He will also how processes and technology need to develop in one of the leading and largest global firms. ...[Read More]

 Jürgen Blumberg
Jürgen Blumberg
Head of Capital Markets
Source ETF
SourceETF is a London based ETF manager. Juergen is responsible for strategic relationships with authorised participants, brokers, dealers and market makers. He works with investors to identify the most cost effective and efficient ways to buy and sell Source products, both in general and for specific trades. Before joining Source, Juergen worked a ...[Read More]

 Paolo Giulianini
Paolo Giulianini
Managing Director, Head of ETF Trading & Market Making
UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking
Paolo runs a well established and successful ETF team based in London, in Munich and in Milan at UniCredit. They are Authorized Participant for all ETFs issued by all ETF issuers (Amundi, Comstage, db x-trackers, EasyETF, ETF Securities, DekaETF, HSBC ETF, Invesco Powershares, iShares, Lyxor, Ossiam, RBS, Source, SPDR, UBS ETF, Vanguard) and Market ...[Read More]

 Michael Clements
Michael Clements
Chief Trader
Employees Retirement System of Texas
Michael has over 18 years in institutional investment experience, 13 of which were at the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) where he is a Chief Trader. Michael is responsible for developed and emerging market executions as well as FX and derivative executions. He also tracks trading patterns and recommends ways to improve trading and asset ...[Read More]

STREAM B: Streamlining and Driving Desk Efficiency

BUY SIDE DISCUSSION PANEL: How is automated workflow driving trading efficiency and improving desk intelligence?

Kenneth McLeish, Global Head, Equities Trading Technology, JP Morgan AM

Alexander Neil, Head of Equity & Derivatives Trading, EFG Bank

Guillaume Vidal, CEO, Walnut Algorithms

Moderated By:
John Greenan
, Chief Executive Officer, Alignment Systems

Juan Manuel Soto, CEO, Fonetic

  • When is automation best and what are the aspects of order flow that can be automated?
  • How can effective pre and post trade analysis help develop mathematical models that predict the impact of your trade? What does this look like automated?
  • What is the right balance of automation and human trading?
  • Telephony development- how integrated is Symphony in the market and are there other disruptors entering the market to help with desk communication?
 Kenneth McLeish
Kenneth McLeish
Global Head, Equities Trading Technology
JP Morgan AM
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is one of the largest and best-known names in investment management and has $1.8 trillion of assets under management. With extensive experience on the sell side at Barclays Capital, then Lehmans, his move to the buy side entails a close working relationship with the Global head of equities trading helping build the plat ...[Read More]

 Alexander Neil
Alexander Neil
Head of Equity & Derivatives Trading
EFG Bank
Having made the transition from high-touch sales trading to a low-touch sell-side trading desk and then finally to the buy-side, Alexander has experienced first-hand the evolution of execution methods at a time of rapidly changing trading regulation. He has a keen interest in the growing sophistication of the buy-side (particularly with regards to ...[Read More]

 Guillaume Vidal
Guillaume Vidal
CEO
Walnut Algorithms

 Juan Manuel Soto
Juan Manuel Soto
CEO
Fonetic
Juan holds an Industrial Engineer degree by ETSII Bilbao & Master of Science in “Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies” at the Cranfield Institute of Technology along with a MBA at INSIDE – Universidad de Deusto. Juan Manuel is Founder & CEO at Fonetic, a RegTech company headquartered in Madrid. Under his tenure Fonetic has grown to mor ...[Read More]

Moderated By:

 John Greenan
John Greenan
Chief Executive Officer
Alignment Systems
John is a creative technology disruptor, strategist, business analyst, developer and manager. He works with multiple asset classes (fx, fixed income, equities, futures, options, money markets) building out electronic trading and the necessary workflow and business process changes. He specializes in digital transformation, fixed income trading, stra ...[Read More]

Small Interactive Boardrooms And Workshops

Session continues

Session Continues

3:15 PM Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking

Future Disruptors in Trading Technology and Practices
3:45 PM TECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE: FinTech and RegTech showcase- who are the ones to watch for in 2018 and beyond?

William Mok, Co-Founder, The Tech Trader Fund

Vicky Sanders, Co-Founder, RSRCHXchange

Jeremy Sosabowski, CEO and Co-Founder, AlgoDynamix

Moderated By:
Julia Streets
, CEO, Streets Consulting

Clare Flynn Levy, CEO, Essentia Analytics

Moderated By:
Richard Balarkas
, Compliance Solutions Strategies, Compliance Solutions Strategies

Martin Froehler, CEO, Quantiacs

  • How is the technology landscape changing: Will the technology providers of today be those of tomorrow?
  • What are new players in Fintech and RegTech offering that the current solutions providers aren’t? Insight into those in capital provision, technology, regulation, work-flow processes and connectivity
  • Do the new market players have products that comply with MiFID II and if so, how are they proving this?
  • Who is succeeding and what value have they added to the business?
5companies from the FinTech and RegTech market will discuss their products and debatetheir applications in the trading community. At the end, we will take a vote onthe product that the audience see as most innovative and applicable for theirbusiness.
 William Mok
William Mok
Co-Founder
The Tech Trader Fund

 Vicky Sanders
Vicky Sanders
Co-Founder
RSRCHXchange
Co-founded with a former client, RSRCHXchange introduces to the industry the first online marketplace for institutional research designed to improve how research is bought and sold: RSRCHX. With their combined 25 years experience in equity markets, on the buy- and the sell-side, they are familiar with the benefits and challenges of distributing and ...[Read More]

 Jeremy Sosabowski
Jeremy Sosabowski
CEO and Co-Founder
AlgoDynamix
AlgoDynamix is an innovative risk analytics company that detects disruptive events in global financial markets and anticipates price movements hours or days in advance of the event. They enable asset managers to preserve their assets under management and improve multiple portfolio metrics including lower volatility and higher returns. ...[Read More]

 Clare Flynn Levy
Clare Flynn Levy
CEO
Essentia Analytics
Essentia’s decision support software enables fund managers to capture richer data about their own behaviour, while improving the productivity and referenceability of their investment processes. Clare has spent 10 years as a fund manager, both active equity – running over $1bn of pension funds for Deutsche Asset Management – and hedge – as founder ...[Read More]

 Martin Froehler
Martin Froehler
CEO
Quantiacs

Moderated By:

 Julia Streets
Julia Streets
CEO
Streets Consulting
Julia founded Streets Consulting, the business development, marketing and communications FinTech consultancy, that represents a fast-growing list of international financial services, technology and B2B organisations across the UK, across Europe, North America, SE Asia and Australia. Having held previous positions at NYSE Technologies and Instinet ...[Read More]

 Richard Balarkas
Richard Balarkas
Compliance Solutions Strategies
Compliance Solutions Strategies
Widely regarded as a leading pioneer in the development of electronic trading and market structures, Richard currently serves as an advisor to CSS Compliance Solutions Strategies, non-executive Director of BATS Trading, and non-executive Director of SAXO Capital Markets. In 2005 he was elected by his industry peers to serve as Global Co-Chair of FP ...[Read More]

4:20 PM CLOSING KEYNOTE DEBATE: How to empower the buy side and sell side to better collaborate, create liquidity and drive business impact

Neil Joseph, Executive Director, Equity Trading, JP Morgan Asset Management

Christoph Hock, Head, Trading, Union Investment

Jonathan Finney, Head of Systematic Trading, EMEAA, Fidelity Investments

Rebecca Healey, Head of EMEA market Structure and Strategy, Liquidnet

  • Is the sell side, still the sell side and the buy side, still the buy side? How are roles evolving and why?
  • What are the buy side now capable of and how can the sell side compliment this?
  • How will collaboration on technology platforms change to ensure flawless trade and execution?
  • What are the current consortia driving change and what have they achieved to date?
 Neil Joseph
Neil Joseph
Executive Director, Equity Trading
JP Morgan Asset Management
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is one of the largest and best-known names in investment management and has $1.8 trillion of assets under management. Neil is Co-chair of EMEA FIX Trading Community and a Senior Trader J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with extensive expertise and knowledge of trading technologies, with a core focus now of equity trading an ...[Read More]

 Christoph Hock
Christoph Hock
Head, Trading
Union Investment
Union Investment, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, Christoph manages trading activities for the entire portfolio including cash equities, listed and OTC derivatives, funds and ETFs and especially for the equity side in currencies and securities lending, with extensive experience in portfolio management and trading. ...[Read More]

 Jonathan Finney
Jonathan Finney
Head of Systematic Trading, EMEAA
Fidelity Investments
Jonathan is responsible for handling the systematic trading process for Fidelity Intl. for Europe, US and Emerging Markets largely falling into 3 broad categories: Derivatives - Responsible for options trading, including index and single-stock option strategies, as well as futures trading, including rolls, Programmes - Primarily responsible for bas ...[Read More]

 Rebecca Healey
Rebecca Healey
Head of EMEA market Structure and Strategy
Liquidnet
Rebecca is considered to be one of Europe's leading industry voices on market structure, regulatory reform, and financial services technology. She has authored a plethora of qualitative research reports and commentary covering the impact of market regulation on all asset classes, changing market structure and developments in dark pools, HFT, and su ...[Read More]

4:50 PM Closing Remarks from the Chairperson

4:55 PM Close of TradeTech Europe 2017

















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