Director Government Relations, APAC
Jean-Remi Lopez is the Director of Government Relations for Asia Pacific at DTCC. Based in Hong Kong and appointed to head the government relations function for the region in January 2016, he is responsible for sharing the company's expertise with regulators and policymakers as well as managing the firm’s engagement with government officials and financial market authorities. He informs the company strategy on changes in policy, regulation, and market structure in APAC jurisdictions. His remit also includes working with the Industry Relations group to engage regional industry bodies and infrastructure providers to affirm DTCC’s unwavering commitment to improving the stability of the regional and global financial markets.
Remi joined DTCC in July 2012 from SunGard (now FIS) Capital Markets division, where he led its Asia Pacific post-trade presales group. Prior to SunGard, he worked on global fixed income OTC derivatives operations at BNP Paribas and at the international division of S.D. Indeval, Mexico’s central securities depository.
He is a graduate of the TRIUM Executive MBA (jointly awarded by NYU Stern, LSE, and HEC Paris). He also has a Master’s Degree in European Studies and International Affairs from Pantheon-Sorbonne University, and postgraduate degrees from various institutions including Harvard, Reading, and Hong Kong universities
In recognition of the longstanding support and continuous contribution to the financial services industry in Hong Kong, Remi was admitted as a fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI) in November 2014.
With over 40 years of experience, DTCC is the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry. From operating facilities, data centers and offices in 16 countries, DTCC, through its subsidiaries, automates, centralizes, and standardizes the post-trade processing of financial transactions, mitigating risk, increasing transparency and driving efficiency for thousands of broker/dealers, custodian banks and asset managers worldwide. User owned and industry governed, the firm simplifies the complexities of clearing, settlement, asset servicing, data management and information services across asset classes, bringing increased security and soundness to the financial markets. In 2015, DTCC’s subsidiaries processed securities transactions valued at more than US$1.5 quadrillion. Its depository provides custody and asset servicing for securities issues from over 130 countries and territories valued at US$45.4 trillion. DTCC’s global trade repository maintains approximately 40 million open OTC positions and processes roughly 280 million messages a week. To learn more, visit us at www.dtcc.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.