Marcello Topa

Marcello Topa

Director - EMEA Market Policy and Strategy, Citi

Marcello is responsible for Market Policy and Strategy within Citi’s EMEA Securities Services team. He covers Citi’s external representation in various European trade associations and regulatory fora in the securities post-trading industry (primarily as Chairman of EBF’s “Post Trade Working Group” and as member of AFME’s “Post Trade Executive Committee”). Marcello’s expertise at Citi spans over 25 years in multiple roles within Direct Custody and Clearing (sales, product management and risk management). He is member of the ECB’s “Advisory Group on Market Infrastructures for Securities and Collateral” (AMI-SeCo), member of the T2S “Harmonisation Steering Group” (HSG) and of the Collateral Management Harmonisation Task Force (CMH-TF), and chairman of the T2S “DCP Group” (DCPG). In March 2016 he was appointed by the European Commission as member of the “European Post-Trade Forum” (EPTF).

Fintech Business cases: cooperation & experimentation

Room B

Many firms and initiatives already enrich the financial industry but the need for harmonised reporting frameworks are growing. How are banks using the fintech tools at their disposal? And what kind of collaboration models are in place between financial institutions in Europe?

Case Studies