The desert race series is considered by TIME Magazine as one of the top 10 endurance competitions in the world, but this didn’t put off Bryan Murphy, global head of intermediaries client coverage at Citi. Here, Murphy takes us through his epic adventures through the Atacama, Gobi and Namibian deserts and a gruelling final leg in Antarctica.
After 25 years in financial services, Andrew Pitts-Tucker made the move of a lifetime out of the sector to focus on his passion for wildlife conservation in Africa. Andrew tells his tale of charity work, face-offs with poachers and applying lessons learnt from financial services to make a real difference in the country and how it inspired his move back to securities services to focus on ESG.
More people have been to space than have completed the 777 endurance race - 7 marathons in 7 continents in 7 days - but Scott Coey, formerly of BNY Mellon, stepped up to the challenge. He talks us through the epic adventure that took him through extreme conditions as he was spurred on by a great cause.
Welcome to GC Stories, the podcast which tells incredible tales from familiar voices in the securities services industry. In this inaugural episode, we speak with Pat Sanderson, head of global client coverage in the UK at RBC I&TS, and formerly a professional rugby player.
Sibos 2019 in London saw several key announcements from securities services providers over the deployment of APIs, AI and DLT.
SmartStream deploys new technologies allowing business users to reconcile complex sets of data in seconds.
The roll out of uncleared initial margin rules has now reached the buy-side with phase 4 firms coming into scope in September 2019.
New service will enable collateral administration desks to stay current with changes in the market and regulations.
Deutsche Bank moves reconciliation services to SmartStream to further improve processing and reduce costs.