Operating Committee

The Operating Committee - also consisting of representatives of the sponsor firms - is tasked to propose, launch and manage ISSA's work projects and to support the planning of ISSA events:


Bill Hodash (Chair)


Managing Director, Enterprise Data Management, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)

Jyi-chen Chueh (Vice-Chair)


Executive Director, Head of Custody Services, Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore

Laurence Caron-Habib


Head of public affairs, BNP Paribas Securities Services

Andrew Smith


CRO, Client Service Delivery, Risk Department, BNY Mellon




Heiko Zimmermann


Head Operations Custody & Transfers, Credit Suisse AG

Bruce Butterill


ACSDA Executive Director / Depósito Central de Valores de Chile (DCV)

Emma Johnson


Director, Securities Services Market Advocacy, Deutsche Bank AG

An Mestdagh


Director, Product Management Europe, Euroclear Bank SA/NV

Roland Chai


Group Risk Officer, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd.

Paul Ellis


Global Head of Regulatory Product Development, HSBC Securities Services, HSBC Bank plc

Irene Mermigidis


Managing Director, REGIS-TR

Urs Sauer


Senior Business Development Manager, SIX Securities & Exchanges

Juliette Kennel


Head of Securities & FX, SWIFT

Sonia Paston-Bedingfeld


Executive Director, Group Network Management – EMEA Network and Market Infrastructure Management, UBS Business Solutions AG

Josef Landolt



Colin Parry


ISSA CEO-elect

Urs Staehli


ISSA Secretary


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