Americas Head of Regulatory Affairs and Executive Director and Global Head of Clearance & Settlement, IHS Markit
Salman Banaei is Americas Head of Regulatory Affairs and Executive Director and Global Head of Clearance & Settlement, IHS Markit
Since 2016, Mr. Banaei has been a key member of IHS Markit's
blockchain initiatives team and in June 2020 took over its
leadership as Global Head of Clearance & Settlement. He has
also served as Americas Head of Regulatory Affairs since 2014.
Before joining IHS Markit, Mr. Banaei served at the U.S. Commodity
Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) where he most recently served as
Senior Counsel and Policy Adviser to CFTC Commissioner Bart
Chilton. Mr. Banaei is a member of the CFTC's Market Risk Advisory
Committee and the District of Columbia's Financial Services
Innovation Council. Mr. Banaei holds degrees from the IFP School
(École Nationale Supérieure du Pétrole et des Moteurs), Colorado
School of Mines, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and
University of Virginia.