Jason VanPraagh 

Co-Founder & Partner, Northcross Capital

 

Jason Van Praagh is a Co-Founder and Partner at Northcross Capital and has over 25 years of experience in the global short-term interest rate markets. Northcross was established in London in 2005 and currently manages circa $8 billion in assets through the range of repo-backed commercial paper programs.  
Prior to Northcross Capital he was Managing Director, Global Head of Treasury Sales with Rabobank International. Jason’s role encompassed global responsibility for customer relationship management, product distribution, research and client advisory services. Before this, Jason was the Head of Short-term Interest Rate Markets for Rabobank International – London branch. Jason also represented Rabobank on a variety of industry bodies during his 7 years with the firm. 
Before joining Rabobank Jason spent 4 years in the Money Market/Repo division of Deutsche Bank AG. This included postings in Singapore as Head of Money Market/Repo, Tokyo as Co-head of Repo and London as Repo dealer. Prior to this he worked for the Australia & New Zealand Banking Group in his home city of Melbourne, Australia.

Grant Davies

Head of Sales EMEA - EquiLend

Grant is Head of Sales EMEA for EquiLend, the Securities Finance platform

 

Grants career has primarily been within securities finance focussed on Collateral, SBL & Repo products across Equities and Fixed Income. Over 25-year career in financial markets began at Lehman Brothers trading delta one products to leading sales teams within JPMorgan and Blackrock in recent years providing him with broad understanding of clients’ needs and the positive impact of technology solutions.

EquiLend's services are designed to increase efficiency and automation in the global securities finance marketplace. From our global trading platform (NGT) and our Post-Trade Suite, to our market data (DataLend) and EquiLend Clearing Services businesses, our products deliver global access to liquidity, scalability and reduced risk.

 

Dina Noelle

Investor Relations and Business Development Manager - Northcross Capital

 

Dina Noelle has over 25 years of experience in repo, securities financing and treasury markets. Dina is currently the Investor Relations Manager at Northcross Capital.  Prior to joining Northcross in 2012 Dina was with Rabobank International in London for 10 years, most recently as Head of Treasury Sales – Europe, and Global Head of Central Bank Sales. This role encompassed client relationship management, distribution development and product sales for Money Market Deposits, CD’s, CP, ABCP, Repo, Securities Lending, Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate Derivatives. Prior to this Dina worked in trading and sales in the Money Market/Repo arena at Swiss Bank Corporation in Sydney and at Goldman Sachs in London, NY and Frankfurt.

Ina Budh Raja

EMEA Head of Product & Strategy Securities Finance and Markets ESG

Ina is responsible for EMEA Securities Finance Product & Strategy and Markets ESG at Bank of New York Mellon, covering regulatory strategy, including ESG product development for Securities Finance and is chair of BNYM’s global Markets ESG working group.  Ina joined BNYM in 2018 from the State Street Bank & Trust Securities Finance business, where she was Head of Regulatory Affairs, EMEA.  Prior to that Ina was Managing Counsel for State Street’s Securities Finance business in EMEA and previously, derivatives & securities finance legal counsel supporting the equity finance and money markets desks at Deutsche Bank AG, London.  Ina leads the Women in Securities Finance London network and is a Director on the ISLA Board and co-chairs the ISLA ESG SteerCo, she is a member of the Bank of England Money Markets Committee, the Bank of England Securities Lending Committee and is co-chair of the Bank of England Money Markets Code sub-committee. 

Sejal Amin

Head of Events, Marketing & Communications at the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA).

 

In collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, Sej’s responsible for managing and implementing the Association’s strategy around its various messaging conduits, including publications, website, social media channels and numerous conferences and regional events. These platforms allow the Association to truly showcase much of its legal, regulatory and advocacy work across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Sejal has over 15 years of sales and account management in the financial technology industry (including asset management and securities lending), gained primarily during her time at Data Explorers (now S&P Global), where she supported their small but growing securities lending client base in Europe. She went on to become one of their most senior and successful account directors globally before their acquisition in 2011.

 

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