The Global Custodian Forum 2019

  |  The Waldorf Hilton   |  

10.30am Registration

11.00am Welcome Remarks

11.15am – 12.00pm How to achieve operational efficiency

What is driving transformation of operation models, and what options are there for the buy-side to overcome efficiency challenges?

Paul Miller, partner, Catalyst (moderator)
Paul Baybutt, senior product manager, fund services, HSBC Securities Services
Phillip Chapple, chief operating officer, Monterone Partners
Mack Gill, chief operating officer, Torstone Technology
David Weaire, head of operations, Investec Asset Management

12.00pm – 12.45pm What can securities services providers bring to the front-office?

Why are securities services providers looking to expand into the front-office, and what benefits can clients gain from using a single provider for their entire front-to-back office?

Joe Parsons, deputy editor, Global Custodian (moderator)
Richard Dodds, SVP, head of platform solutions, State Street
Gavin Lavelle, managing director, EMEA, Charles River Development
Gary Paulin, global head of integrated trading solutions, Northern Trust
Mike Tumilty, global chief operating officer, Standard Life Aberdeen

12.45pm – 2.00pm Lunch

2.00pm – 2.30pm Making ESG securities services mainstream

With ESG strategies becoming more widely used by pension funds and asset managers, are securities services providers keeping up?

Jonathan Watkins, managing editor, Global Custodian (moderator)
Bill Prew, CEO, Indos Financial
Fraser Priestley, managing director of global risk solutions, EMEA, BNY Mellon
Paul Sinthuont, analyst, Aite Group

2.30pm – 3.15pm – Bringing blockchain to life

How is blockchain adoption progressing throughout the securities services industry? Will custodians have to fundamentally change their model in a post-blockchain world?

Barnaby Nelson, independent, former head of securities services Greater China and North Asia, Standard Chartered (moderator)
Campbell Brierley, chief innovation officer, Calastone
Demi Derem, general manager, Investor Communication Solutions International, Broadridge Financial Solutions
Dominic Longman, chief product officer and co-founder, Trustology
Thorsten Peisl, CEO, RISE Financial Technologies 

3.15pm – 3.45pm Coffee break

3.45pm – 4.30pm Is tokenisation a threat or an opportunity to custodians?

Tokenisation is revolutionising the way assets are traded, but is the potential for tokenising securities a threat or an opportunity to custodians?


Monica Summerville, head of FinTech research and TABB UK (moderator)
VJ Angelo, CEO, London Derivatives Exchange
Teana Baker-Taylor, executive director, Global Digital Finance
Glen Fernandes, group strategy, Euroclear
Swen Werner, managing director, digital product development and innovation, State Street