Nej D’jelal is a Managing Director and Head of EMEA Electronic Equities Product at Barclays

As co-head of the Electronic Equities business in EMEA, Nej’s responsibilities include product development and supervision of electronic trading.

Nej serves as chair of the EMEA Equities Best Execution Committee and represents Barclays on the Securities Trading Committee of AFME and as co-chair of Plato Partnership.

Nej joined Barclays in August 2012 from Goldman Sachs where he served as Executive Director. During his 6 years at Goldman his role included product development and algorithmic trading. He started his career in 2002 as an Analyst / Programmer at IT consultancy Logica.

Nej graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a Bsc in Business with Manufacturing Systems and Msc in Computer Science.

Mike Bellaro, Managing Director | Global Head of Equities and Listed Derivatives Trading

Mike Bellaro is global head of equity trading for Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM). He joined DeAM in 1988 with seven years of industry experience.

Prior to his current role, he was head of equity, derivative and passive & active FX trading for DeAM in Frankfurt. Previously, he managed the US equity and derivative trading operations for DeAM in New York.

Prior to this Bellaro served as a managing director in the equity trading department at Scudder Kemper Investments (acquired by Deutsche Bank), where he was heading international trading at the firm.

Bellaro started his career as an international arbitrage trader at Paine Webber, working both in New York and London. He is a Member of the Advisory Board for TradeTech DACH, TradeTech FX and International TraderForum.

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