FIA Forum: Sydney 2023

7 June 2023 • 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM AEST • Sydney, Australia
FIA is pleased to return to Sydney on 7 June 2023 for our regional forum where our panels of distinguished speakers will discuss major market themes, trends and issues facing the exchange-traded derivatives industry in Australia.
Online registration is closed





14:00 – 14:40
Registration with Welcome Refreshments at the Exchange Square


14:40 – 14:45
Acknowledgment of Country
  • Allan McGregor, Senior Manager, Rates, Markets, ASX
Sydney 2023 WTC


14:45 – 15:45
Panel Session #1: Impact of Market Disruptions on Australia’s Derivatives Industry

Recently we have witnessed unprecedented changes in all facets of the global exchange-traded industry, from execution to brokerage to clearing.  Volatility and market conditions are constantly being tested. What do these external developments mean? Our panelists from across a diverse range of industry participants will discuss how this will affect the Australian markets.


  • Bill Herder, Head of Asia-Pacific, FIA


  • Russell Beattie, Managing Director & Head of Asia-Pacific, CME Group 
  • Mezhgan Qabool, Head of Market Development and Sales APAC and Middle East, Eurex
  • Nick​ Scarf, Chief Operating Officer, Marex Australia Pty Ltd
  • Andrew Stewart, Executive Director & Global Head of Futures, Macquarie Group
  • Fiona Tramontana, General Manager Rates, Markets, ASX
Sydney 2023 Panel 2



15:45 – 16:25
Networking Coffee Break


16:25 – 17:25
Panel Session #2: Managing Clearing Risks in a Dynamic Global Environment

There have been several developments in the clearing space in response to global, commercial, and regulatory factors.  Some of the discussion topics are on capital efficiency, margin optimization and cybersecurity. The panel of industry leaders will discuss the changing nature of clearing services and how this impacts the Australian market.     


  • Yeo Tze Min, Head of Legal & Policy APAC, FIA


  • Nathan Bourne, Senior Executive Leader, Market Infrastructure, Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • Dale Rayner, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons
  • David Stinson, Executive Director Prime Financial Services, J.P.Morgan
  • Candice Trevenna, Head of Derivatives Clearing Services, ASX
  • Paul Wylie, Head of Risk, Asia-Pacific, LCH Ltd.
Sydney 2023 Panel 2
Closing Remarks
  • Ben Jackson, General Manager, Market Operations, Markets, ASX
Sydney 2023 CR


17:30 – 18:30
Cocktail Reception in Exchange Square


Event Ends
Exchange Square
18 Bridge Street
Sydney, NSW 2000