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Global Markets Professional

Global Markets Professional


This woman is an experienced Global Markets professional with proven track record of operational delivery of complex global technology change programmes across Fixed Income, Rates and FX. Successfully built and led Front to Back teams to deliver technology solutions to business problems and process deficiencies in Capital Markets.


July 2020- present – Sabbatical

Mar. 2015- June 2020 – Bank, London, United Kingdom

Mar. 2015- June 2020 –  Managing Director, Head of Global Markets Division (GMD) Technology & Process Group – Reporting to GMD COO, Heads of Trading & Sales. Promoted to MD in 2016. Member of GMD top 100 team.

Head of Global Markets Front-office change team covering Rates, Credit, FX and Sales to design and deliver trading & risk management systems and technology solutions for traders, salespersons and clients.

Owned and managed a multi-million €, multi-year GMD technology change strategy, roadmap and budget.

Responsible for Business Architecture, Technology strategy & programme planning, management and delivery for GMD covering a portfolio of trading, risk & sales technology change programmes across FIC.

Responsible for organizing and managing the governance around change strategy and implementation with Co-CEOs, GMD CEO, GMD COO, business heads, heads of Market Risk, Operations and IT.

Responsible for defining target architecture for GMD & Capital Markets covering front office, Ops & risk.

Sponsor Co. member of FRTB, & FCA programmes including assessing impact on GMD operating model, GaaS and advising on adjustments required to thrive in a post FCA & MIFID II landscape.

Designed new eCommerce and IT Operating Model in collaboration with IT head including putting in place a new eBusiness IT organization across CTB (build and release) & RTB (support).

Designed and implemented a new governance framework for GMD – GIT engagement including Change Approval Boards, Production performance KPIs, SLAs, Incident Management Process and move to Agile.

Management committee member (top 100 globally) with GMD COO Office responsibilities in the UK.

GMD representative at forums with top management / board members and heads of Support Functions and chair of key cross-functional Governance Forum. Represented employer at AFME Tech. & Ops Committee.

Built and led a multi-disciplinary team by recruiting in key talent in Cash Rates, Repo, FX, FRTB, MIFID II and Pricing Service.

Successes include: Design of new TOM for GMD IT programme, Delivery of Repos and Sec Lending into new Platform, rollout of IRD G10 & global Rates and Non-Linear trading desks (Swaps, Cross Asset, LTFX, EM) & FX trading desks (EM, FWDs & Swaps) to a new global system, successful rollout of a new FX OMS, Automation of workflows and Risk approach for Asset Managers Programme, implementation of new eCommerce setup, Change delivery, Governance & Monitoring, Pricing Service for Global Markets, New Structured Products system rollout & FX O compute improvements.

Delivered improved performance, higher STP rates, single source of pricing, greater production stability and financial transparency from technology.

Delivered new product capabilities with resultant NBI increase, increased levels of automation X3, faster trade booking & processing X10, reduced op risk & IT incidents, better Quality of Service & support.

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