Richard joined Bloomberg in September 2015 in an industry and regulatory relations role in Global Data. This role includes advocacy for Bloomberg’s Open Symbology initiatives, covering instrument and entity identifiers. Richard also undertakes industry and regulatory outreach on the data aspects of Bloomberg’s services related to regulatory driven initiatives.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Richard spent 20 years with the financial messaging and standards body – SWIFT, where he held a variety of roles in sales and marketing. He led initiatives with EU and other regulators to raise awareness of the operational impacts of regulation, including strengthening the regulatory recognition of financial messaging and reference data standards. This involved a particular focus on the promotion of the ISO 20022 financial messaging standard to EU regulatory bodies. Pre SWIFT Richard held product management roles with a leading global custodian for four years, and before that with the London Stock Exchange.
Some typical areas of discussion are likely to include:
General challenges of managing Reference Data
- Maintaining a central data library
- Organisational /strategic change
- Managing impact on operational risk
- do we have the standards we need
Topical Reference Data challenges
- New Asset types – crypto and digital
- Current Regulatory reporting challenges
- OTC derivatives challenges
Data Forum Member Involvement
The Data Forum invites participation and discussion between members and invited guests who have an interest in Market and Reference Data. The forum will aim to deliver education, communication, and information for the advancement the International Capital Markets.
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