Head of interest rate products for CME Group in EMEA
Prior to joining CME Group in 2015 Mark Rogerson had more than 20 years of experience trading in fixed income derivatives most recently heading the Scandinavian and Swiss trading desk at Deutsche Bank and previously at JP Morgan. Rogerson’s role at CME Group focuses on executing the company’s international growth strategy in rates with emphasis on refining and delivering exchange traded and OTC product to the EMEA region. Mark holds a BSc in Economics and Computing from London School of Economics and Political Science.
Deputy treasurer and head of funding at EBRD
Isabelle Laurent spent 13 years in London and Hong Kong in treasury, fixed income origination, and swaps trading and marketing with Swiss Bank Corporation, Nomura and NatWest Markets where she was Director of Debt and Derivatives Marketing. She joined EBRD in 1997 as Deputy Head of the Treasury Funding team, and was promoted to Deputy Treasurer and Head of Funding in 2003. In addition to overseeing EBRD’s issuance in the capital markets and investor relations, Isabelle also focuses on capital markets development in EBRD’s countries of operations and sustainable finance.
Senior director, ICMA
Katie Kelly advises and represents market practitioners (particularly, issuers) on regulatory issues, market practice and transaction execution in the debt capital markets. Recently, she has been working on the transition from Libor to risk-free rates (RFRs) and is active in the various associated working groups of the Sterling RFR Working Group, with a focus on the adoption of Sonia as the new sterling RFR, and the transition of legacy instruments. Kelly established and continues to nurture the ICMA Women’s Network, along with colleagues.
Head of european syndicate at RBC Capital Markets
Anthony Tobin has more than 15 years’ experience within European debt capital markets syndicate across a broad range of credit and rates products. Historically a financials specialist, Tobin has expertise in executing a range of currencies, asset classes and transaction structures from ABS and covered bonds through to deeply subordinated bank, insurance and corporate hybrid instruments alongside high-profile liability management trades. Tobin has worked for a number of global banking institutions and joined RBCCM in July 2013.
Head of European debt capital markets at Royal Bank of Canada
Sean Taor has more than 30 years of capital markets experience, joining RBC in 2010 as head of public sector DCM and appointed head of European DCM in 2011. Taor’s spent 18 years at Barclays and has been involved in the underwriting of more than US$1trn of syndicated fixed income transactions across SSA, corporate and FIG issuance. He represents RBC on several industry market practice committees. He also sits on several RBC operating committees and is executive sponsor of RBC’s Employee Resource Group.
Senior manager of funding team at Santander UK
Martin McKinney is an experienced funding manager having worked in banking, treasury, structured finance, risk management and derivatives. Santander UK has been at the forefront of Libor transition and was one of the first issuers to access the Sonia covered bond market in 2018. More recently McKinney was a key part of the team that created the groundbreaking consent solicitation process for Santander’s residential securitisation platform, Holmes - which is the first step in managing Santander UK’s Libor exposure ahead of Libor cessation.
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