Financial News - Rising Stars of Trading and Technology
8 September 2014
Geoffroy Vander Linden, head of post-trade business development, Trax, MarketAxess (Age 38)
Belgian-born Vander Linden joined electronic fixed-income operator MarketAxess in 2013 following its acquisition of post-trade reporting service Xtrakter from Euroclear. The acquisition was part of MarketAxess’s strategy to benefit from a push by regulators for increased transparency in bond trading. Vander Linden is now driving these efforts for the firm and was promoted in May 2014 to head of business development for Trax, the renamed Xtrakter business. He was recently accepted onto the European Securities and Market Authority’s Market Data Reporting Working Group, which is an advisory body that aims to help develop the technical standards and guidelines for both Emir and Mifid II, Vander Linden is an avid swimmer who has competed in numerous triathlons.
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