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:


Irene Mermigidis (Chair)


Executive Vice President, Managing Director, REGIS-TR

Laurence Caron-Habib


Head of public affairs, BNP Paribas Securities Services

Andrew Smith


Managing Director, Head of Risk, EMEA Asset Servicing, BNY Mellon

Brian Crabtree


Director Markets and Securities – DCC, Citibank

Heiko Zimmermann


Director Custody & Transfers, Credit Suisse AG



Deutsche Bank AG

Edwin De Pauw


Director, Product Management, Euroclear SA/NV

Henry Raschen


HSBC Securities Services, Head of Regulatory Engagement, HSBC Securities Services, HSBC Bank plc

Hannah Elson


Executive Manager, Investor Services, J.P. Morgan

Leigh Cleasby


Head of Shared Services Operations EMEA, Nomura International plc

Nino Ciganovic


Managing Director, Head Client Support, Member Management Committee, SIX Securities Services AG

Jyi-chen Chueh


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

Juliette Kennel


Head of Market Infrastructures, SWIFT

Bill Hodash


Managing Director, Business Development, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC)

Sonia Paston-Bedingfeld


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

Josef Landolt


ISSA Chief Executive Officer

Urs Staehli


ISSA Secretary


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