Managing Director and Head of MarkitSERV, IHS MarkitJohn Stewart is Managing Director and Head of MarkitSERV, the derivatives and FX trade processing business at IHS Markit.
He is responsible for product development, commercial strategy and partnerships to advance MarkitSERV’s leadership position OTC derivatives and FX markets.
MarkitSERV is a multi asset class service for the management of trade confirmation, clearing and regulatory reporting. It also offers a comprehensive suite of FX software. More than 2,500 firms use MarkitSERV and the network it provides to improve efficiency, reduce risk in OTC derivatives and FX operations and connect with counterparties, clearinghouses and trade repositories.
Previously, John was co-head of the Risk and Regulatory Compliance Solutions businesses at IHS Markit, responsible for managing strategic initiatives, product and business development in product lines including KYC, KY3P, Counterparty Manager and Tax Solutions.
He joined IHS Markit in 2016, after many years in institutional and investment banking. Over 11 years at UBS, he held multiple positions including from global head of investment banking operations and chief data officer. He also served as UBS’ UK group COO with a specialization in complex change management and operational leadership. Earlier in his career, John worked at JPM Morgan for 11 years in multiple operations and technology roles in derivatives and securities businesses in London and New York. John is a Chartered Accountant and holds a masters in history from Oxford.
- Financial Services
- Financial Trading
- Legal Risk
- Taxation Risk
- Operational Risk