Speakers

David Anderson, FIA

David Anderson, FIA

Program Director, FISD/Atradia

David Anderson is a well know market data consultant on both sides of the Atlantic. He has worked in the market data industry since 1984 - including roles with Telerate, Bishopsgate Systems and he spent nearly 13 years with Reuters culminating in various global marketing roles; predominantly working on market data systems (e.g. Triarch and RMDS). Since 2002 David has been operating Atradia (www.atradia.com), a management consultancy practice focused on the market data industry. He has been quoted commenting on the market data industry in major publications such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the International Herald Tribune, Business Week and many others. David speaks on the subject of market data at conferences and has moderated a wide variety of industry panel sessions. He edited the respected annual ‘IMD Reference’ book between 2003 and 2009 and most recently he has been very closely involved with the new SIIA/FISD initiative to create a professional certification program for market and reference data practitioners. David also acts as a Program Director for a variety of other FISD activities.

Michelle Ansell

Michelle Ansell

Global Head of Market Data, Macquarie

Conrad Ball

Conrad Ball

Vendor Manager, Legal & General Investments Management

Shaun Baskett

Shaun Baskett

Director Index Sales, Cboe Europe

Shaun Baskett has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry with a background in equity Derivatives and Indexing. Shaun is currently the Director of Index Sales for Cboe Europe, the largest stock exchange in Europe. In his role, which he has held since the beginning of 2017, Shaun oversees sales and marketing efforts for the company’s index products. Bats launched its index business in June 2016 and is bringing choice and competition to the European index market through its suite of products. Prior to joining Cboe, Shaun worked in Index sales for Deutsche Boerse, as well as roles at the London Stock Exchange and OM Group. Shaun has also had several roles in Investment banks including as a sales trader at JP Morgan and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Shaun holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Mike Bournes

Mike Bournes

Head of Business Development, Euronext

Mike has around 20 years’ experience in the market data industry and is currently Head of Business Development for Market Data within the Information Services division at Euronext. He previously spent 10 years at London Stock Exchange managing business development and vendor relationship teams and has also held sales and product management positions at Telekurs, RBS and Ballintrae.

Graham Downie

Graham Downie

Senior Relationship Manager, Aberdeen Standard Investments

Chris Grant

Chris Grant

VP -- Market Data, OTC Markets

Chris Grant is a Vice President managing the product development, distribution, and sales of market data to broker-dealers, financial institutions, and third-party data aggregators. He is responsible for building and implementing new tools, data sets, and products. Prior to working in market data, Chris worked in Corporate Services and was instrumental in launching OTCQX, OTCQB, and Pink Markets. Chris graduated from Wheaton College with a degree in International Relations.

Keiren  Harris

Keiren Harris

Director, Data Compliance LLC

Keiren has been advising institutional clients and exchanges on their market data and trading platform strategies, policies, and requirements for over 20 years. Providing specialised advice and exclusive research to clients, Keiren’s consulting is based on proven best practice principles to review and analyse information requirements and data flow into the business, across the business, and from the business to the marketplace. The result has been DataContent is successfully expanding its client base and global footprint. Keiren is based in Hong Kong.

Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Head of Product Management, Market Data Services, HSBC Securities Services

Chris joined HSBC Securities Services in August 2006 and is the Head of Product Management, Market Data Services. Chris was previously at Threadneedle Investments where he was Head of Investment Information Services. Before then he was a Director at UBS managing the business content aspects of their data management programme. Chris started work in the city with Laurie, Milbank stockbrokers, in their futures and options operations team, continuing with Chase Manhattan for a further ten years, culminating in three years as head of the equity derivatives middle office. He was also manager of OTC derivative client valuations at Bankers Trust. Chris is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment

Nick Merritt, FIA

Nick Merritt, FIA

Program Director, FISD

Nick joined FISD in May 2007 and works with members focused on anti-piracy of market data, data provider contract licenses and policies as well as communication among participants in the market data industry. In addition, he serves as the primary point of contact for the Data Vendor Constituent Group and the Index Forum Group. Prior to joining FISD Nick was employed with the American Bankers Association from 2002-2007 and with The NASDAQ Stock Market from 1987 – 2001 where he served as Senior Director Issuer Services. Nick holds a BA from The University of Mississippi and an MBA from The George Washington University.

Kevin Morgan

Kevin Morgan

Consultant, Independent

Kevin Morgan was most recently at HSBC and was responsible for Market Data across the bank at a group level. Previous to the Market Data role, Kevin was Head of Data Operations with teams in Bangalore and Kuala Lumpur. Prior to HSBC, Kevin worked for Reuters/Thomson Reuters and has held a number of senior management positions in London and Exeter. In his last role as Global Head of Market Data, Kevin’s responsibilities included the maintenance of TR real time exchange data and reference data from over 300 exchanges globally. His team of 350 Market Analysts were based in six locations: Exeter, Bangalore, Singapore and New York, China and Poland. Kevin was also the Site Head for the TR office in Exeter, Devon. Prior to joining Reuters, Kevin worked on the Equities desks of a number of Banks/Brokers in the City of London including Citibank and Lehman Brothers. Kevin holds a Masters degree in Management from the University of Exeter’s School of Business and Economics, and is married with 4 children.

Claire Pannell

Claire Pannell

Head of Data Vendor Management, Legal & General Investment Management

Sam Rushton

Sam Rushton

Sr Product Specialist - Index License Manager, MDSL

Sam manages the implementation of the newer products in MDSL’s FinTech division, in particular the Index License Manager and Application Compliance Manager. Over the last decade he has been involved in software product management, support and solution deployments across a number of investment banks and asset managers. His area of interest is how software can be used to improve process automation, user experience and reporting outputs in the world of benchmark/index management, compliance and licensing. Sam holds a BSc and MRes from Imperial College, University of London.

Michael Woodman

Michael Woodman

Head of Radianz, BT