PostTrade 360° Nordic 2024

4–5 Sept 2024 | Stockholm, Sweden

Mark Croxon


Thames Bench Ltd

London, United Kingdom

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Gain Consensus | Drive Momentum | Independent | Objective | Practitioner Led | Market Structure Consultancy


Mark helps financial industry clients to meet the challenges of lowering costs, improving efficiency, optimising financial resources, and creating sustainable returns. He has a particular interest in leading industry working groups of peer competitors to gain consensus and to create momentum towards creating standards of best practice and adoption of innovative solutions.

Mark has nearly 30 years’ experience in the financial industry having worked in derivatives, prime brokerage and clearing at JPMorgan, Dresdner Bank, Barclays, HSBC and Nomura. In these roles, he often worked on the development of new businesses such as FX Prime Brokerage, Cross-Product Margining, and OTC Derivative Intermediation. Post-financial crisis he worked closely with regulators and market infrastructure providers to develop a derivatives client clearing business at Nomura. 

Before establishing himself as an independent consultant Mark spent two and a half years as European Head of Regulatory and Market Structure Strategy leading Bloomberg’s MiFID II commercial and technological programme.

Mark is a graduate of Cardiff University holding a BSc Econ (Hons) in Banking and Finance and an MSc Econ in International Economics Banking and Finance.

My organisation

Thames Bench is an independent market structure consultancy established in 2018 to work with complex, diverse, cross-industry working groups to identify and address common challenges.

Our range of services include voice-of-company, -client, and -industry surveys to assist with strategy development, leading to chairing and programme management of the development and adoption of network solutions.

Thames Bench has worked with a range of clients including:

Bank Consortia
Financial Market Infrastructure Providers
Trade Associations
Fintech Solution Providers
Data Providers

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Speaker sessions (1)

Thursday, 5 September 2024

14:00 - 14:40

Intraday liquidity management, part 2: The investor-side and corporate view

Location:Room C1, Level 2
  • Collateral and liquidity
  • Technology
  • Sourcing and procurement

From the UK gilt crisis of 2022 to the impact of the US’ move to T+1 on European markets, liquidity has been a topic on everyone’s mind in recent years. How can the buy-side be better equipped for liquidity risks? The investors and corporates weigh in.