Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2023

The Derivatives Forum Frankfurt is the leading European event focused on trading and clearing for derivatives and securities financing across asset classes.

With thought leadership insights, industry debates, keynote speeches and on-site networking opportunities the Derivatives Forum Frankfurt becomes your key destination to meet and network with peers and customers.

This year you will be able to join either in Frankfurt -and take full advantage of exclusive networking opportunities- or view selected slots on our virtual platform.

The Derivatives Forum Frankfurt 2023 takes place in Frankfurt on 22-23 March.

March 22, 2023 - March 23, 2023


Kavita Ahluwalia
Vice President and Head of Global Positioning, Uniper

Kavita Ahluwalia is Head of Global Positioning at Uniper. Prior to this, she headed Uniper’s EU activities for four years, having previously been employed as a policy adviser at E.ON before joining the spin-off company in 2016.

Maha Al-Saadi
Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Director, Bankhaus Scheich

Maha Al-Saadi’s 16 years of experience in financial services, compliance, and regulatory affairs were gained working for Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority, Deutsche Börse, and Trade Republic Bank GmbH. She currently works in the capacity of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Director at Bankhaus Scheich/ tradias.

Anette Andersson
Senior Sustainability Investment Specialist, SEB

Anette Andersson is a Senior Sustainability Investment Specialist at SEB Investment Management. She has 30 years’ experience from the financial markets and more than 15 year of sustainable investments. Since 2015 her focus has been sustainability integration, company engagements and communication. She is a regular guest lecturer at several Universities and Business Schools in Sweden.

Philipp Baecker
Expert Partner, Bain & Company Germany

Philipp Baecker is a partner with Bain & Company in Frankfurt, specializing in digital financial services and advanced analytics. He serves as a member of Bain’s EMEA financial services leadership team and global solution lead for data architecture in financial services.

Sharon Bains-Kler
F&O E-Sales EMEA, BofA Securities

Sharon Bains-Kler has 20 years experience in the Futures & Options electronic trading space and has held electronic execution sales roles at Barclays Capital, Morgan Stanley and now Bank of America where she is responsible for F&O e-sales in EMEA

She has been a member of WIND for many years and has been actively involved in womens networks at the aforementioned banks.

Lee Bartholomew
Head of Fixed Income Derivatives Product R&D, Eurex

Lee Bartholomew was appointed Head of Derivatives Product R&D Fixed Income in December 2016. 

He is responsible for developing the existing portfolio of products and the evaluation as well as implementation of new products and services within FIC.

Serkan Batir
Managing Director, Global Head Index Product Development and Benchmarks, Qontigo

As Qontigo’s Global Head of Index Product Development and Benchmarks, Serkan Batir is responsible for R&D across Sustainability, Thematics, Strategy indices and benchmarks.

Manfred Bauer
Head of Product Division, Member of the Executive Board, DWS Group

Manfred Bauer was appointed as a member of the Executive Board of DWS Group in July 2020. As Global Head of the Product Division he is responsible for DWS Group’s product value chain including product strategy and innovation, design and structuring as well as product management and specialist support along the entire product lifecycle.

Lukas Becker
Markets editor,

Lukas Becker is the markets editor of and oversees coverage for FX Markets. He heads a team of eight journalists across London, New York and Hong Kong looking at pricing, execution, market structure and product in the derivatives and cash markets. He joined in 2012 as EMEA editor and became derivatives editor in 2015.

Omar Bennani
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Omar Bennani is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and leads the Delta One trading activity in EMEA. Delta One trading offers non-volatility, linear products to a diverse client base. Omar has a trading experience spanning over 16 year both on the buy and sell sides. Omar is based in Paris and his team is present across London, Paris and Johannesburg.

Lee Betsill
Chief Risk Officer, CME Clearing

Lee Betsill serves as Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer for CME Clearing. He is responsible for advancing the company’s risk management framework, including all associated procedures, policies and controls and is also the clearing house’s Enterprise Risk Officer.

Andreas Biewald
Managing Director Treasury Senior Advisor Liquidity and Collateral, Commerzbank

Andreas is a managing director within the Treasury department of Commerzbank, responsible for intraday liquidity management and all liquidity related issues in regard to settlements and payments. In addition, Andreas coordinates a variety of strategic infrastructure projects within the bank such as instant payments and digital initiatives such as HQLAx & Fnality where tokenisation of assets and cash are in focus. Repo related improvements of collateral fluidity, scarcity and settlement efficiency are the key drivers in the above-mentioned projects. 

Gaspard Bonin
Deputy Global Head of Derivatives Execution & Clearing, BNP Paribas
Thomas Book
Member of the Executive Board, Trading & Clearing, Deutsche Börse

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Thomas Book is one of the pioneers in the field of electronic trading. Having joined Deutsche Börse Group in 1995, he was part of the team that rolled out DTB‘s remote membership concept across Europe and the US.

Eric Böss
Managing Director and Global Head of Trading, Allianz Global Investors

Eric is a Managing Director and Global Head of Trading at Allianz Global Investors, a position he took up in 2016. Eric started his career in 1994 covering reporting tasks for derivatives. Since 1996 he is trading fixed income, equity and commodity derivatives. In 2007, Eric has been promoted to Global Head of Derivatives at Allianz Global Investors.

Bernhard Brunner
Partner, finccam

Dr. Bernhard Brunner is Partner at finccam GmbH where he is designing and managing risk premia and risk management strategies. Before that he was Managing Director at Allianz Global Investors and as CIO he was responsible for Multi Asset Alternatives & Hedging strategies.

Fabrizio Campelli
Member of the Management Board and Head of the Corporate Bank and Investment Bank, Deutsche Bank

Fabrizio Campelli has been responsible for the Corporate Bank and Investment Bank on the Management Board since May 2021. He joined the board in November 2019 in his former role of Chief Transformation Officer, responsible for transformation and Human Resources. In August 2021 he took on additional responsibility at Management Board level for Deutsche Bank in the UK and Ireland (UKI).

Amy Caruso
Head of Collateral Initiatives, ISDA

Amy Caruso is the Head of Collateral Initiatives at ISDA where she is responsible for developing and delivering a transformational strategy for collateral management, including facilitating innovation and compliance while driving standardization and efficiency.

Marcelo Carvalho
CCP Chief Risk Officer, B3

Since 2021 he is responsible for the CCP risk management at B3. Before that he was responsible for risk modeling, with responsibility for CCP risk measure methodology. He joined B3 (BM&FBovespa) in 2015. Between 2010 and 2015, he was CRO at Polo Capital, where he also acted as co-portfolio manager of a quantitative fund (2014-15).

Antonio Celeste
Director, Sustainable Product Management, Qontigo

Antonio Celeste, Director, Sustainable Product Management at Qontigo, which was created through a merger of Axioma, STOXX and DAX by the Deutsche Börse Group. With over 16 years of experience in the ESG industry, Antonio is responsible for development and enhancement of STOXX and DAX’s suite of sustainable indices.

Roland Chai
EVP & Head of Marketplace Technology, Nasdaq

Roland Chai is Executive Vice President and leads Nasdaq’s Marketplace Technology business, which comprises purpose-built products to meet the technology needs of marketplace infrastructure clients. 

Alex Chatfield
Equity Index Options Trader, Optiver

Alex Chatfield joined Optiver in 2019 as an equity index options trader. Alex currently sits within Optiver's macro trading team where he trades global equity index volatility. In his role, Alex analyses macro catalysts and identifies dislocations across Optiver's various market making desks to better warehouse risk across regions.

Oliver Deutscher
Head of Department Money Market, Collateral Management and SFT Trading, DZ Bank

Oliver joined the Treasury department at DZ BANK end of 2000. He has held various responsible roles i.e. as project and collateral asset manager, implementing DZ BANK’s collateral management processes, strategies and collateral trading desk.

Matt Fernley
Head of Research, Westbeck Capital & MD of Battery Materials Review

Matt Fernley is Head of Research for Westbeck Capital Management’s Volta Energy Transition Fund and also Editor of Battery Materials Review, a monthly newsletter which covers the battery and battery materials industry, and is co-presenter of the Recharge podcast. Matt has spent over 20 years as an equity and commodity analyst.

Aude Filippi
Director Sustainability Markets, EEX
Joschka Fischer
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice-Chancellor of Germany

The former Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (1998–2005) led the Green Party in its first participation in government, on both the state (Hesse) and federal levels. From 2006 to 2007, Mr Fischer held a professorship at Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (USA). Mr Fischer is a founding partner of Joschka Fischer & Company.

Teo Floor
CEO of CCP12, The Global Association of Central Counterparties

Teo FLOOR is the CEO of The Global Association of Central Counterparties – CCP12, since October 2020. Previously, Teo worked for Eurex Clearing from 2008 to 2020 in various risk and strategy roles. Teo holds a MSci in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Bath, and a BSci in Joint Mathematics and Computer Science from Imperial College.

Frank Gast
Managing Director and Member of the Management Board, Eurex Repo

Frank is Managing Director and Member of the Executive Board of Eurex Repo since 2013.

He is in charge of the FIC Derivatives and Repo Sales Team Europe at EUREX. In his position Frank has a leading role in further integrating and developing the fixed income products at EUREX across Repo, OTC & listed derivatives and FX for both, trading and clearing.

Jamie Gavin
Head of OTC Prime Clearing – EMEA, Societe Generale

Jamie Gavin joined Societe Generale Prime Services in 2014 and manages OTC Prime Brokerage Clearing services in EMEA, including Cleared OTC, FXPB and Fixed Income PB. Jamie has worked within financial services for over 25 years. He worked at Goldman Sachs for 10 years and more recently he worked at Morgan Stanley for 9 years before joining Societe Generale.

Jeremy Grant
Freelance writer and Editor

Jeremy Grant is a freelance writer and editor, combining 25 years in global journalism at the Financial Times and Reuters with experience producing top-flight content and thought leadership at consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Matthias Graulich
Member of the Executive Board, Eurex Clearing

Matthias Graulich took responsibility for Fixed Income, Funding & Financing Strategy and Development of Deutsche Börse AG in September 2018 and is a Member of the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG since August 2014.

Per Haga
Global Head of PDS Product, Barclays

Per Haga is a Director at Barclays and Global Head of Prime Derivatives Services Product based in London. Mr. Haga joined Barclays in 2009 and has worked in a variety of roles within the clearing business focusing on client solutions and product development covering both the execution and clearing platforms.

Jie Hayes
Founder, Songbird Capital

Jie has over two decades of experience in institutional investment management, having worked at Citi Alternative Investments as Vice President of Investment Management and Portfolio Risk Management. 

Rebecca Healey
Managing Partner, Redlap Consulting

Rebecca is considered to be a leading industry voice on market structure, regulatory reform, and financial services technology.

Natacha Hilger
Managing Director, Relationship Manager European Debt Management Offices, Deutsche Bank

After a short business induction course to the broader bank, Natacha started in 1995 as a Trader in Deutsche Bank’s Global Markets division. Since then she covered several asset classes as a trader in Frankfurt and London, such as Money Market Derivatives, Floating Rate Notes (Corporates, SSA, Financials), EUR T-bills and EUR Government Bonds.

Andy Hill
Senior Director, Market Practice and Regulatory Policy International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Andy Hill is a Senior Director and Deputy Head of ICMA’s Market Practice and Regulatory Policy team, where he oversees globally the association’s work on fixed income secondary markets, as well as repo and collateral markets.

Andy has authored numerous reports on bond and repo market structure and development, with a particular focus on regulatory impacts.

Christoph Hock
Head of Multi-Asset Trading, Union Investment

Christoph Hock is Head of Multi-Asset Trading at Union Investment. He joined Union in 2014 and, with his team, is responsible for all trading activities associated with portfolio management of cash equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, listed and OTC derivatives, fund and ETF business and securities lending.

David Holcombe
Head of Product: FX Futures & FX Clearing, 360T

David Holcombe is Head of Product, FX Futures & Clearing at 360T Deutsche Boerse Group. 

Christoph Holthaus
Global Head of Listed Derivatives, Fund Execution and Money Markets EMEA, Investment Operations, DWS
David Horner
Chief Risk Officer, LCH

David Horner is the Chief Risk Officer of LCH Ltd, the UK clearing house which operates the SwapClear, RepoClear, EquityClear and ForexClear services. LCH Ltd is part of the London Stock Exchange Group. Mr Horner joined LSEG in May 2014 as the Head of Risk for the SwapClear service. 

Luke Jeffs
Managing Editor, Global Investor Group

Luke has been a financial journalist for 25 years. Most recently, he has been the managing editor of Global Investor Group, formed by the merger of Futures and Options World (FOW) and Global Investor in 2018. Before becoming managing editor of Global Investor Group, Luke was the editor of FOW, having joined Euromoney in late 2013.

Paul Jiganti
Managing Director, Head of Business Development & Market Structure Strategy, IMC

Paul is the Managing Director of Business Development & Market Structure Strategy, and is responsible for facilitating IMC’s options business expansion by building new partnerships and emerging into new areas. 

Dan Johnson
Futures & Derivatives Clearing Treasurer - EMEA & ASIA, J.P. Morgan

Dan has spent the majority of the past 20yrs working for J.P. Morgan in the Treasury function within the Futures & Derivatives Clearing business. Oversight of Risk, Liquidity & Collateral Management have been constant throughout and more recently has extended into the evolution of Digital Assets and how new technology can be introduced and benefit the industry. 

Sarah Jourdan
Managing Director at J.P. Morgan – EU Treasurer

Sarah Jourdan is the Treasurer for J.P. Morgan’s primary subsidiary in the European Union, J.P. Morgan SE. She is responsible for managing the funding, liquidity and structural interest rate risk exposures of JPMSE. Sarah started her career with JP Morgan in 2007 when she joined CIB Markets (Global Credit Trading).

Radi Khasawneh
Derivatives Editor, Global Investor Group

Radi started his career more than 15 years ago at Euromoney covering structured credit before moving to Risk as a senior staff writer covering derivatives markets, as well as stints at Dow Jones and Bloomberg. He is also an experienced analyst having covered fixed income at Tabb Group, a market structure research firm, and as the head of capital markets research at Boston Consulting Group.

Matthias Knab
CEO, Opalesque

Opalesque founder Matthias Knab is an internationally recognized and highly connected expert on hedge funds and alternative investments with three decades of experience in information technology, consulting and finance. 

Fritzi Köhler-Geib
Chief Economist, KfW

Dr Fritzi Köhler-Geib has more than 17 years of experience at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and in the financial sector, most recently in the position of Lead Economist for Central America at the World Bank (2017–2019). The focus of her economic policy work and economic research lies in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Marko Kolanovic
Chief Global Markets Strategist & Co-Head of Global Research, J.P. Morgan

Marko Kolanovic is the Chief Global Markets Strategist for J.P. Morgan. His team is responsible for Asset Allocation, Cross-Asset research, Equity Strategy, Derivatives and Quantitative Strategy, as well as AI/Big Data research. His team currently holds a number of top rankings in the Institutional Investor surveys in the US, Asia and Europe.

Vasileios Koutsoulis
Executive Director – Fixed Income Index and Derivatives Product Specialist - EMEA, MSCI

Mr. Koutsoulis is responsible for the Index Derivatives and Fixed income Index product business in EMEA. He is driving and coordinating all relationships with exchanges in EMEA to maximize the growth of MSCI linked listed futures and options, and exchange partnerships of all kinds.

Daniel Kutschker
Head of Multi Asset, LBBW AM

Daniel Kutschker holds a degree in business administration and started his career as a fund manager in 1999 at Deka Investment. In 2002 he moved to W&W Asset Management, before joining LBBW Asset Management in 2006, where he manages both mutual and institiutional multi asset funds. He is the lead portfolio manager of the biggest multi asset mutual fund at LBBW AM, LBBW Multi Global.

Rochak Lamba
Head of Innovation for Financial Services, North America, Google Cloud

Rochak is the Google Cloud lead for innovation for financial services institutions in North America within Google’s professional services organization. Rochak is responsible for linking Google’s products and solutions with emergent challenges faced by the industry.

Ross Lancaster
Head of Research, Acuiti

Ross Lancaster is head of research at Acuiti, where he is responsible for providing content to sell-side, proprietary trading and cryptocurrency derivatives networks. Before joining Acuiti, he worked as a financial journalist covering securitisation a IFR and edited the derivatives and corporate bond sections at GlobalCapital, as well as reporting on European leveraged finance.

Matti Leppälä
Secretary General, CEO, PensionsEurope

Matti is a member and was the chair and vice-Chair in 2013-2018 of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of EU supervisory authority EIOPA, a member of the European Commission’s High Level Group of Experts on Pensions 2018 – 2019 and the chair of the World Pension Alliance 2018 – 2019.

Magnus Linder
Portfolio Optimization & Derivatives Trading, Swedbank Robur

Magnus Linder is responsible for equity and derivative trading at Swedbank Robur. He joined the firm in 2011. Magnus is responsible for derivatives and delta one trading and has also worked closely with Nasdaq and Eurex regarding the launch of ESG derivatives. Prior to Swedbank Robur, he worked at Nasdaq OMX and Carnegie Investment Bank. 

Piotr Listwoń
Vice- President, Polish Power Exchange

Graduate of the Faculty of Strategic Management of the School of Management (POU/Oxford Brookes University), where he also obtained an MBA. Mr Listwoń has many years of experience in the trading and clearing of commodity futures markets, financial instruments and international transactions carried out as part of the European electricity market coupling mechanism.

Klaus Löber
Chair of the CCP Supervisory Committee, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)

Klaus Löber is the first Chair of the ESMA CCP Supervisory Committee (CCP SC). His areas of responsibility encompass the tasks attribute by EMIR to the CCP SC, in particular the enhancement of supervisory convergence and ensuring a resilient CCP landscape in the EU as well the monitoring and management of the risk that CCPs established in third countries may pose to the EU.

Ian Lomas
Head of FX Futures Trading, Société Générale

Ian Lomas has been with Société Générale for over 15 years trading and market-making FX futures. He runs the bank’s specialised FX futures trading team in London. His group offer liquidity in FX blocks, EFPs and EFRPs across all the major global exchanges. SG continue to stand with today’s hosts as committed partners in this product space since printing their first FX Futures block on Eurex back in 2019. 

Axel Lomholt
Chief Product Officer, Indices & Benchmarks, Qontigo

As Qontigo’s Chief Product Officer, Indices & Benchmarks, Axel Lomholt is responsible for the STOXX and DAX index portfolio. Prior to joining Qontigo, Axel served as Head of Product and Program Management for Asia, where he led several large-scale business initiatives across the region. Earlier at Vanguard, he served as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Asia.

Martin Lück
Investment Strategist, BlackRock

Dr. Martin Lück is BlackRock‘s Chief Investment Strategist for the German-speaking region and Eastern Europe. In this role, he serves as the firm’s main spokesperson regarding macro and investment topics. In close cooperation with colleagues from all over the world, he works on delivering the variety and depth of BlackRock’s investment analysis to clients in the region.

Elena Marchidann
Vice President - Equity and Index Products Design, Eurex

Elena works as a product manager at Eurex in London. She has over 20 years’ experience in exchanges and CCPs. Her focus is on launching new derivatives aimed at replicating OTC swaps. She was instrumental in the futurization of EURO STOXX 50 index swaps as listed TRF. Elena holds an MBA from Hult International Business School in USA and is a CFA Charterholder. 

Davide Masi
Fixed Income ETD Product Design, Eurex

Davide joined Eurex’s Fixed Income Product Development team in 2018. In his role, Davide is responsible for product research and development across linear rates and index. He is responsible for managing the development and the introduction of new listed derivatives on Eurex exchange.

Sabine Mauderer
Member of the Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank

Dr. Sabine Mauderer has been Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank since September 2018. She is responsible for the Directorates Human Resources, Procure-ment and Markets, which includes the implementation of monetary policy.

Kristen Mierzwa
Director, Head of Digital Assets, FTSE Russell

Kristen joined FTSE Russell, in March 2008 to focus on the relationships with Exchange Traded Product providers. She has been involved in business development and the design of complex bespoke indices for asset managers throughout her tenure. She began working on FTSE Russell’s Digital Asset initiative in 2019 by leading the partnership with Digital Asset Research.

Will Mitting
Founder and Managing Director, Acuiti

Will is the founder and managing director of, the management intelligence platform for the derivatives market. Acuiti helps senior executives across the global derivatives market make decisions by providing proprietary insights and indepth analysis of market trends.

Erik Müller
CEO, Eurex Clearing

Erik Müller, CEO of Eurex Clearing AG, has over 20 years of experience in Capital Markets and is a member of the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing since April 2013. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland, represents Eurex on the CFTC Global Markets Advisory Committee and serves on the Board of Directors of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

Marco Murgida
Head Markets Sales, Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.

Marco Murgida is an Italian national, born in Switzerland in 1969.

Marco Murgida, Head Markets Sales at Julius Baer, is a senior executive with longstanding and in-depth experience of financial markets, covering everything from forex, structured products and equities to hedge funds on the trading as well as on the sales side.

Neil Murphy
triResolve Business Manager, OSTTRA

Neil joined triResolve in early 2016 to help them develop and launch their new margining service, triResolve Margin. With a long history in collateral, combining the perspectives of both practitioner and software provider, he is well placed to advise on ways to achieve regulatory compliance and operational excellence. 

Serge Nussbaumer
CEO, Payoff
Scott O'Malia

Scott O’Malia  is Chief Executive Officer of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), a position he has held since August 2014. At ISDA, Mr. O’Malia has led the Association’s drive to promote safe and efficient markets, and develop industry standards and legal documentation.

Frank Odendall
Head of Securities Financing Product & Business Development, Eurex

Frank heads the Fixed Income Funding and Financing (FIFF) Securities Financing Product & Business Development and as such is responsible for the development and distribution of CCP cleared repo solutions for sell- & buy-side entities. Frank had various roles within Eurex Exchange’s listed and OTC IRS derivatives product development in Singapore and London.

Michael Peters
CEO, Eurex

Michael Peters is CEO of Eurex Frankfurt AG since July 2020. He has been a member of the Executive Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG since 2006 and had been Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG since February 2016. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland.

Jens Quiram
Global Co-Head FIC Derivatives & Repo Sales, Eurex

Jens Quiram has been co-leading the FIC Derivatives & Repo Sales team since 2022, following the integration of FX Derivatives into the cross-product Sales organization of Eurex. In addition to this role, Jens manages the Client Solutions team as part of the Eurex Global Sales organization.

Imène Rahmouni-Rousseau
Director General of Market Operations, European Central Bank

Imène is the Director General of Market Operations at the ECB, in charge of implementing the single monetary policy for the euro area, together with the National Central Banks of the Eurosystem. Her responsibilities include lending operations and collateral, asset purchase programmes, and foreign exchange reserve management, as well as market monitoring and intelligence.

Florian Reibis
Head of Portfolio Management Structured Products, HSBC Asset Management Deutschland

Florian Reibis is Head of Portfolio Management Structured Products at HSBC Asset Management in Düsseldorf. He is working in the financial industry since 2003. Florian is responsible for the management and development of derivative based strategies.

Juan Reig Mascarell
Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Juan Reig Mascarell is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan. Juan currently runs Global Credit Solutions and Credit Exotics Trading as well as European Credit Trading. Juan has been working at J.P. Morgan for the last 24 years where he has performed a number of roles within the Global Credit Trading organization. Juan holds a Bachelor Degree on Business Administration from the University of Valencia.

Katja Renner
FIC Derivatives & Repo Sales, Eurex Repo

Katja joined the Eurex FIC Derivatives & Repo Sales team at the beginning of 2019 with focus on Repo. She has more than two decades of experience in the finance industry where she started life as a Fixed Income repo trader before moving into the Equity finance & funding world at Citigroup London. With joining Eurex she has played an important role in developing market share in UK, Spain and Portugal.

Thomas Richter
Chief Executive Officer, German Investment Funds Association BVI

Thomas Richter was born on 8 June 1966 in Ansbach. He studied law and French in France and Augsburg, worked for a law firm in Toronto and is a certified stock exchange trader and investment analyst DVFA/CEFA. From 1995 to 1998, Thomas Richter worked at Deutsche Börse AG and then in managerial positions at DWS until 2007.

Steffen Riediger
Director Business Development Power & Global Commodity Markets, EEX

Steffen Riediger is a Director at European Energy Exchange (EEX) and is in charge of the Business Development unit. In his position, Steffen has a leading role in developing commodity markets around the globe and expanding EEX’s flagship energy trading platform. He joined EEX Group in 2010.

Thilo Rossberg
Head of Fixed Income, Currency & Commodity Markets, LBBW

Thilo Roßberg is a Managing Director and Head of FICC Markets at Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, and oversees SSA Bond, Government Bond, Rates, FX and Commodity trading.

Thilo Roßberg joined LBBW in 2006 as a Rates Exotics Trader, before he took over the responsibility for the Rates Structuring activities. He was announced Head of Interest Rate Derivatives Trading in 2014.

Randolf Roth
Member of the Executive Board, Eurex

In April 2016, Randolf Roth was appointed to the Executive Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG where he is responsible for Equity & Index Derivatives. He is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland since July 2016. Until February 2016 Randolf Roth served as CEO two related companies: Zimory GmbH and Deutsche Börse Cloud Exchange AG.

Florian Rothenberg
Senior Analyst, ICIS

Florian is Senior Analyst in the Energy Analytics Team at ICIS. He advises and informs carbon market compliance players, the financial and public sector on fundamental developments and scenarios of the changing energy and carbon market landscape in Europe. He is an expert on the European Emission Trading System (EU ETS) and its interaction with the energy complex in its transition to net-zero.

Andreas Schmidt
Equity Derivatives Application Specialist, Bloomberg
Philipp Schultze
Head of Equity and Index Sales EMEA, Eurex

Philipp Schultze is heading the European Equity&Index Derivatives Sales team at Eurex. Previously he was working for more than 15 years within the financial industry in equity derivatives trading and sales. He holds a bachelor of applied science from the ZHAW School of Management and Law in Zurich and the diploma as a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA). 

Christina Sell
Chief Sustainability Officer Trading & Clearing, Deutsche Börse

Christina started her career at Deutsche Börse 2001. Before her promotion as Chief Sustainability Officer Trading & Clearing she headed different teams in the exchange and clearing organization. She believes that collaboration, openness and endurance are the required to tackle major challenges. The sustainable transformation is one of them.

Romain Sellem
Structured Solutions, Bofa Securities

Romain Sellem joined Bank of America in Paris in 2021 to develop the marketing of structured solutions, with a focus on securitized products & quantitative investments strategies. Prior his role at BofA, Romain spent most part of his career in London where he had similar roles and responsibilities within RBC, JP Morgan and Lehman Brothers.

Dmitrij Senko
Member of the Executive Board, Eurex Clearing

Dmitrij Senko is Chief Risk Officer of Eurex Clearing AG and has been a member of the Executive Board since July 2019. Senko joined Eurex Clearing in 2010 and since then he has played an important role in developing the Risk Management department.

Nataliya Shybanova
Head of Investor Solutions & Relations, AQUIS Capital

Nataliya Shybanova joined AQUIS Capital as Head of Investor Solutions & Relations with focus on ESG integration for Next Gen investment products in 2022. For this role she brings experience from structured products and asset management. At AQUIS, she is responsible of the unique and first kind in the world fund of sustainable hedge funds.

Natasha Sibley
Fund Manager, Janus Henderson Investors

Natasha Sibley is a Fund Manager in the Multi-Strategy team at Janus Henderson. Her focus is on derivatives trading strategies including convertible bond arbitrage, volatility, correlation and delta one opportunities. Natasha graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics as well as a MMath mathematics degree from the University of Oxford. 

Phil Simons
Global Head of Sales, Fixed Income Derivatives Funding & Financing, Eurex

Philip Simons has 30 years experience in the financial industry where he started life as a swaps trader before moving into the clearing world, initially heading up the clearing business at UBS followed by Cargill. Philip later moved into the custody and collateral management space at J.P.Morgan before joining Deutsche Börse Group.

Nick Solinger
President & CEO, FIA Tech
Michaël Soued
Head of Aggregate and Multi Asset Total Return, Ostrum Asset Management

Michaël has more than 25 years of experience in the financial sector. He joined the AM industry in 1998 as a bond portfolio manager, then as head of fixed income and currency. In 2009, Michael was responsible for aggregate management.

Joel Stainton
Head of EMEA Futures & Options and OTC Clearing, BofA Securities
Gijs Stroink
Global Director Corporate Hedgers, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank

Civil engineering background with over 20 years’ experience in commodities within ABN AMRO. From relationship management in trade and commodity finance to being the global head of the commodity repo desk. Moved to ABN AMRO Clearing 3 years ago being globally responsible for the Corporate Hedger segment providing execution, clearing, physical settlement and repo financing services to our clients.

Goya Subramanian
Managing Director, Co-Head of EU Rates Trading J.P. Morgan

Goya joined J.P. Morgan in 2002 in London. Between 2003-2015, he held a variety of Rates trading roles, including exotics & hybrids trading and GBP swap market maker. He has managed the inflation desk since 2015 , becoming co-head of EU rates trading in 2021. Goya also runs the structured rates trading business for J.P. Morgan globally.

Robert Switzer
Senior Equity Derivatives Sales Trader, Susquehanna

Robert is a Senior Equity Derivatives Sales Trader at Susquehanna. He has been at the firm for over 7 years, covering their Institutional Client Base across Europe.

Laetitia Teuber
Managing Director, Société Générale
Stefan Thomsen
Multi-Asset Trading Desk, Union Investment

Stefan Thomsen is a senior derivatives trader at Union Investment. He is responsible for trading listed and OTC derivatives across the various asset classes of equities, bonds, foreign exchange and commodities.

Florian Toncar
Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance Germany
Thomas Uhm
Global Crypto Institutional Sales & Trading, Jane Street

Thomas Uhm is a part of Jane Street's Global Crypto Institutional Sales & Trading team. In this role, Tom coordinates activity between the crypto asset trading desk and external parties. He focuses on issue related to strategy, infrastructure, education and execution for both crypto-focused and traditional financial firms.

Jonas Ullmann
Member of the Executive Board, Eurex

In July 2020, Jonas Ullmann was appointed to the Executive Board of Eurex Frankfurt AG where he is responsible for Trading Design & Delivery and acts as Chief Operating Officer within Eurex Frankfurt AG. Since November 2021 he is also a member of the Management Board of Eurex Deutschland.

Norbert van Veldhuizen
Head of Equity Index Product, EMEA, FTSE Russell

Norbert van Veldhuizen is Head of Equity Index Product, EMEA at FTSE Russell. He is responsible for developing and managing FTSE Russell market capitalization equity indexes as well as alternatively weighted and factor indexes. Norbert joined FTSE Russell in 2021 from BlackRock, where he spent over 13 years in various roles.

Hitendra Varsani
Managing Director and Global Head of Factor and Derivative Solutions Research, MSCI

Hitendra D Varsani is a Managing Director and Global Head of Factor and Derivative Solutions Research at MSCI with 20 years of industry experience based in London. At MSCI, Hitendra has been responsible for innovative research and product development of factor, ESG and Climate indexes in equities and fixed income.

Max Verheijen
Director Financial Markets, Cardano

Max Verheijen has held several positions at successful risk management company Cardano, most recently as Director advising clients and institutions on the implementation of risk management solutions in financial markets. Max is responsible for managing and coaching of staff, introduction of new products and implementation of new rules and regulations.

Kristen Wallander
Senior Sustainability Analyst, Swedbank Robur

Kristin Wallander currently works as a Senior Sustainability Analyst at Swedbank Robur. Swedbank Robur is one of Scandinavia’s largest mutual fund managers. Kristin is the team leader for sustainability analysis for Swedbank Robur’s active equity funds.

Dominic Webb
Reporter, Responsible Investor

Dominic is a reporter for the UK-based ESG and sustainable investment news publication Responsible Investor, writing about sustainability in fixed income, as well as EU and UK regulatory issues and investment stewardship.

Melanie Weber
Head of Derivatives Clearing Design, Eurex Clearing

Since 2009 I am working for Eurex Clearing in the area of Clearing Design. In this role I am responsible for a wide range of initiatives to develop clearing solutions for listed and OTC derivatives.

Before joining Eurex Clearing I had the opportunity to work for international investment firms in different middle and back office positions.

Thomas Weinberg
Head of Trading & Issuing Business, Bundesrepublik Deutschland Finanzagentur

Mr. Weinberg is the Head of Trading & Issuing Business at Bundesrepublik Deutschland Finanzagentur GmbH since 2001. Before joining Bundesrepublik Deutschland Finanzagentur GmbH, Mr. Weinberg worked for the Financial Markets division, as Asset & Liability Management, International Capital Markets and Head of Money Markets and FX at Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau, from 1990-2001.

Annette Weisbach
Correspondent Germany, CNBC

Annette Weisbach is a Frankfurt-based reporter for CNBC covering Germany and the ECB with more than 10 years’ experience in business news. As a trained economist and former investment banker she also covers international events and the occasional European summit. 

Shuo Wu
Global Head of FX Forward eTrading, Deutsche Bank

Shuo Wu heads the FX Forward Electronic Trading business at Deutsche Bank. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank in 2019, he held similar roles at Citi and JP Morgan. In his current role, he is responsible for designing and developing algorithmic strategies in the FX Forward space to improve customer experience and bolster Deutsche Bank's relationships with key clients and venues.

Rafael Zanatta
Equity & Index Sales EMEA, Eurex

Rafael is part of the Eurex Equity& Index derivatives sales team in London managing sell-side relationships.

He has over 12 years of experience within the financial industry having held most recently the position of Head of Business Development and Capital Markets at ETC Group. A cryptocurrency ETP Issuer.

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