New ISSA OC Member – Nasdaq

Magnús Kristinn Ásgeirsson – Managing Director Nasdaq CSD in Iceland and Head of
Business Development Nasdaq CSD – has taken on the role as Nasdaq’s representative at the ISSA Operating Committee (OC).

Magnús has 15 years‘ experience within the financial services industry. He joined Nasdaq Iceland in 2007 and became responsible for legal coordination within the surveillance department of Nasdaq Iceland and later transitioned to work as a Senior Surveillance Analyst in Nasdaq‘s Market Surveillance in the Nordics. From the beginning of 2011 Magnus headed legal and compliance support towards Nasdaq‘s regulated entities in Iceland, Nasdaq Iceland (stock exchange) and Nasdaq CSD Iceland (Central Securities Depository, CSD). At the beginning of 2018 Magnus took over the role of CEO of Nasdaq CSD Iceland and coordinated the project which led to the merger and consolidation of Nasdaq CSD Iceland and Nasdaq CSD, which secured Nasdaq CSD Iceland‘s compliance with the EU CSDR regulation.

We welcome Magnús to the ISSA OC and are delighted that he has taken on the role.