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How electronification of the
FX market has evolved?
How electronification of the FX market has evolved? 

Adoption of electronic FX trading has increased significantly in recent years with the electronification of the market driven by three factors: regulation, transparency and efficiency. 

As a result, during Covid-19 and the market disruption it enable the FX markets to continue to operate smoothly and concerns about important decisions being conducted outside the usual business environment have decreased. 

Join Refinitiv for this complimentary webinar and hear from Refinitiv experts on the latest challenges impacting the FX market. 

Key topics include the following: 

  • Electronification of the market – what has changed? 
  • How emerging markets are evolving and their challenges?
  • The benefits of streamlining FX price distribution through electronic platforms

The discussion part of the webinar will be a prerecorded session. It will follow by a live Q&A session hosted by Nigel Fuller and Chowvit Hazarika from Refinitiv.
Event info
Format:  On-demand webinar
Duration:  1 Hour
Nigel Fuller Proposition Sales Director, FX Trading, Asia, Refinitiv
Nigel is responsible for sales strategy and execution for the Refinitiv FX trading services in Asia Pacific, comprising trading venues, desktop information and trading tools, and data-feed solutions.

Since joining Reuters UK in 1996, Nigel has worked in various sales roles in London, Tokyo and Singapore. He has been based in Asia since 2000 and responsible for the FX transactions business since 2006.

Nigel holds a BSc from the University of East Anglia, UK and an MA from the University of Essex, UK.
Chowvit Hazarika Regional Proposition Sales Director, Refinitiv
Chowvit has worked in the financial technology solutions market for 25 years. He started his stint with Reuters in 1999 in Mumbai and has done multiple roles in Reuters, Thomson Reuters, Refinitiv and LSEG over the last 22 years in Asia covering electronic trading solutions in FX and other asset classes. He is responsible for the Electronic Trading proposition in Asia and is based in Singapore.
Thomas Heberer Sales Strategy & Execution Director, Electronic Trading, Refinitiv
Thomas Heberer started his career in 1989 at Dresdner Bank trading foreign currency bonds. After his move to Reuters AG in 1993, he worked in various marketing and business development roles with focus analytic products and risk management systems. He functioned as a global business liaison between Reuters and Tiboc Finance in Palo Alto CA during the years 2000 - 2003. His focus back then were Exchange infrastructure, OMS and Business Process Management in financial markets. Thomas returned to Germany to manage and run market sales specialist teams in various geographical and product portfolios within Europe till 2010. That turned in summer 2010 into the European responsibility for sales strategy around electronic trading & EMS solutions which turned over the years into Business Development and currently the global Sales Strategy and Execution responsibility for FX eTrading solutions.
Bart Joris Head of FX Sell-Side Trading, Refinitiv
Bart heads up Refinitiv’s FX Sell-Side Trading Proposition Management, globally responsible for Refinitiv’s FX Trading, Conversational Dealing, Electronic Trading, and Post-trade as they pertain to the sell-side trading business. Bart joined Refinitv in December 2014 as Proposition Manager for Electronic Trading. In this role, he led the conceptual reshaping of the Electronic Trading offering from a distribution engine towards a full end-to-end automated dealing room for FX and MM.

Before joining Refinitiv, Bart worked for ING Bank, globally coordinated the e-business, leading the Electronic Trading offering from concept to global implementation and operations (across asset classes, pricing, hedging, aggregations, transaction cost analysis, and algorithmic trading). Prior to that, Bart also worked in Treasury Front Offices in ING Bank, where he had roles in FX sales, FX and interest rate derivatives sales, and FX options trading, covering almost the entire suite of asset classes.
Haishan Zhang Director for Electronic Trading (ET), Refinitiv
Haishan is responsible for defining and driving a vision and global proposition for ET from design, features and business requirements to differentiate and innovate to address the FX e-Commerce needs of the banks globally. In Nov 2013, Haishan joined Thomson Reuters as Product Manager to lead the pricing and auto-hedging design and workflow in the Electronic Trading (ET) Transformation Program. In the beginning of 2017 Haishan took the role of proposition manager to plan ET roadmap and drive the proposition from end-to-end development on feature specification based on prioritization and feedback from FX market participants. Haishan initially started at Reuters in April 2005 as senior Client Service Specialist for Reuters Electronic Trading (previously RET). In 2008, she took a product manager role in the Post Trade Services for taking the ownership of all product management activities of Thomson Reuters Trade Notification (TRTN). Between Nov 2011 and Oct 2013, Haishan held a couple of roles as Senior Project Manager at Ullink for delivering a global front-office trading solution for Equities, Futures & Options, as well as at Caplin for FX trading product. Prior to 2005, Haishan worked in Nomura International as a Back Office settlement system specialist and responsible for trade processing workflow for the bank. Haishan had also worked as a technical specialist in global settlement system Gloss at ADP Wilco International in her early career. Haishan graduated from the University of Bath with a Master degree in Computer Science and from the University of Keele with a BA degree in Business.


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