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Technology & Operations

The Technology and Operations Division focuses on regional and global technology and security policy, best practice and member education.


The Division is led by a Committee of senior Technology and Operations leaders from AFME board member firms. The Committee seeks to help its members achieve greater efficiency and manage risk more effectively by:

  • Driving collaboration across the technology and business operations of member firms;
  • Directing advocacy at policy makers, regulators and government engaged in technology policy development;
  • Partnering with other trade associations with common interests around technology and operations;
  • Managing execution of cross-industry change impacting technology and operations.
Our priorities
The Division is focused on four priority areas:

  • Operational Resilience and Cybersecurity: Working towards a globally consistent regulatory frameworks that are principles and risk-based, enabling members to implement effective controls to increase resilience within the financial sector.
  • New Technologies: Advocating for a regulatory framework that promotes innovation, is compatible with the efficient development and implementation of new technologies by members and ensures a level playing field with new market entrants
  • Data: Working to achieve increased access and standardisation of data that can support the digital transformation of the financial sector
  • Strategic initiatives: Providing thought leadership on emerging trends shaping the digital finance landscape
The Technology and Operations Committee is supported by a wide range of technical working groups that deliver against the objectives of each priority area.
Key Documents





Andrew Harvey

Managing Director, Europe, Global FX

Ian Waterworth

Director, Technology and Operations

Fiona Willis

Associate Director, CCA and Tech & Ops

Elise Soucie

Associate Director, Technology & Operations

Marcus Corry

Associate Director, Technology & Operations