Please see some of our speakers from last year, and stay tuned for 2019 updates.
Mark Naisbitt is a banking and financial services consultant specialising in Trading / Risk system implementations and OTC Derivative reform.
Mark has just left HSBC in Hong Kong where he was responsible for the OTC Derivative product and successful implementation of a Calypso Client Clearing platform. Mark also represented HSBC on the User Committee of HKEx OTC Clear as well as managing relationships with LCH, CME, SGX and JSCC.
Previously Mark led a number of major programmes / projects including new exchange memberships at LCH, JSCC and HKEx. Mark also led the launch of Brevan Howard, as well as major programmes at organisations like European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (London), Merrill Lynch (New York), The World Bank (Washington DC), HKEx (Hong Kong) and SGX (Singapore). He has extensive experience with multiple system vendors including Calypso, Murex and Finastra.
Having worked in in the UK, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia Mark have extensive experience of multiple business cultures.
Senior Financial Risk Adviser
Nick Horn joined Suncorp Group in August 2016 as Senior Financial Risk Adviser, providing advice on investment assets, capital and liquidity as it applies to Stress Testing.
Prior to this Mr Horn spent 6 years at QIC, departing as Manager of the Independent Investment Risk & Compliance function. At QIC, he co-led the business response to global derivative reforms. Mr Horn has been an active adviser to regulators & industry associations on the design and impacts of derivative reform.
Mr Horn’s prior roles include Asset & Liability Management Specialist, Fund of Fund Equity Portfolio Manager, Derivatives Trader & Financial Advisor.
Managing Director, Global Head of Sales
Karl is Managing Director, Global Head of Sales for CloudMargin, the first web-based collateral and margin management solution and winner of more than a dozen awards for its innovation and best-in-class technology. With an extensive background in the non-cleared OTC derivatives industry, Karl joined CloudMargin in September 2015, heading the firm’s sales and business development initiatives globally.
Karl previously worked at JPMorgan Chase for 18 years in both London and Hong Kong, where he held regional and global sales roles in the collateral management and clearing businesses.
Executive Director - Pricing, Capital & Valuation Adjustments - Institutional Banking & Markets
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
With over 30 years in Financial Markets (the past nearly 22 years at CBA), Peter has a broad product skill set within Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange markets. Much of this time has been running trading books in a number of currencies in these markets, with the last 20 years focused on derivatives markets - especially interest rate and cross currency swaps. More recently, over the past 5 years Peter has been involved in the setup and running of CBA’s OTC Clearing business at both ASX and LCH, and currently sits on the SwapClear Default Management Group at LCH. He has also been involved in Project teams tasked at implementation of Regulatory Variation Margin at CBA, and currently implementation of bi-lateral Initial Margin for uncleared derivatives due for CBA on 1st Sept this year.
Chief Risk Officer
Regional Australia Bank
Campbell Nicoll is the chief risk officer at Regional Australia Bank, having over 15 years of experience in both credit risk management and operational risk management. Campbell brings a balanced approach to risk management given his background in both risk management and corporate banking. Prior to his role at Regional Australia Bank, Campbell's roles within the financial sector includes general manager positions at ASB Bank (New Zealand) and the CRO role at the Bank of South Pacific (Fiji).
Head of Multi Asset, Multi Asset Investments
BT Investment Management
Michael joined BTIM in August 2017 and leads the Multi Asset Investments team. Michael has over 20 years’ investment management and consulting experience and joined BTIM from First State Super, where he was Head of Investment Strategy since January 2014. In this role, Michael was responsible for the establishment of an active asset allocation process and led the Fund’s Investment Strategy Team. Prior to this appointment, Michael was Head of Diversified Strategies at Perpetual for over five years, with portfolio management responsibilities for the manager’s range of diversified funds. Michael’s prior experience includes over 10 years in consulting roles at Watson Wyatt (now Willis Towers Watson) and NSP Buck.
Chief Investment Officer
Henrik is the co-founder and CIO of Apollo Capital, Australia’s premier crypto fund. Henrik has over 17 years of experience in global financial markets, with almost a decade on Wall Street. Henrik has extensive experience across three continents as a quantitative analyst, senior research analyst and in institutional equity sales. Henrik holds a Master of Science in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and a Master of Science in business administration and economics from Stockholm University. He is a CFA charterholder.
Global Head of Research
National Australia Bank
Peter is Global Head of Research in the Global Markets area of National Australia Bank. His team has specialist researchers across the world covering different economies, interest rate, and currency markets. Peter has worked as an economist and researcher for more than two decades, starting out with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Peter is an Adjunct Fellow at Macquarie University’s Applied Finance school and has a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of London.