TradeTech Europe 2017

25 - 26 April, 2017

Palais des Congrès de Paris

Contact Us: +44 (0)207 368 9548

 Steven Swann
Steven Swann Global Head, Trading Standard Life Investments
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. Steven leads the Centralised Dealing Desk of 24 experienced execution specialists across the asset spectrum, managing orderflow from different investment processes and geographic locations via a strategic global order management system. He is a key driver of the investment process at Standard Life Investments and is heavily involved in the development of a robust global trading platform designed to maximise the investment opportunities identified by portfolio management professionals. He provides leadership in all aspects of trading, including liquidity and capacity analysis, and sponsors the firm’s approach to continuous improvement in the pursuit of best execution through the extensive use of Transaction Cost Analysis.


Main Day 1: Tuesday 25th April 2017

12:05 PM FIRE SIDE CHAT: How to break down departmental silos to drive efficiency and achieve best execution

  • How to identify which  silos are causing set backs in streamlining workflow and improved communication
  • How to find common ground within each department on what best execution means to them and use this to improve internal dialogue
  • What does a successful best execution policy look like?
  • How can current best execution strategies feed into future decision making processes?
  • Evaluating what your company infrastructure needs to look like to cope with new regulatory demands and a more streamlined approach