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/ CEO, Value Exchange

Barney has worked for over 15 years in the Asian post-trade space: launching and transforming some of Asia’s largest custody and cash businesses to the point of market leadership. Until 2018. he led Standard Chartered Ban k’s custody business in Asia and prior to that he launched BNP Paribas custody business in Asia (where he worked for 8 years as Head of Client Development. Asia).

Throughout Barney’s career, he has focused on market structure and connectivity as a key theme. Having helped to launch clearing and back-office outsourcing solutions in  Asia­ Pacific. He has since worked with regulators, global exchanges, clearing houses, brokers, and investors to ensure that new technologies (such as DLT. Al and others) can be smoothly deployed as players reach for ever-improving levels of efficiency.

In parallel, a continuing theme throughout his time in Asia has been China -where Barney has witnessed and led many elements of RMB ‘s internationalisation journey from its beginning. As Chair of the HKEx Custodian Council and the Bond Connect working group. Barnaby led the market’s (successful) efforts to gain international adoption for the range of Hong Kong – China Connect initiatives. particularly in the UCITS arena. In parallel. as a business head for one of Hong Kong’s largest custodian and FX banks. Barnaby has spent over 10 years acting as a bridge between global regulators. Chinese market infrastructures and international investors – to make the China access story accessible and actionable for investors around the world.

This connectivity continues at # theValueExchange, where Barnaby’s attention is now focused on delivering actionable, statistical insights on key market dynamics. Leveraging unique benchmarking and insight technologies. Barnaby is now helping market participants to make the right decisions and giving sales organizations the data and tools they need to maximize their revenues in changing times.