ISLA Announces Fredrik Carstens to Join the Team

LONDON, Thursday 13 January 2022 – The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA), a leading industry trade association representing the common interests of securities lending and financing market participants across EMEA, is delighted to announce that Fredrik Carstens has joined ISLA as a Public Affairs Advisor.

Based in Munich, Germany, Fredrik will engage with all industry stakeholders supporting ISLA’s work in the EMEA region. The focus is to further develop the relationship with market regulators and policy makers in Europe advocating the role of securities lending in the financial markets. Fredrik will work closely with member firms and industry organisations supporting their needs and requirements in developing the industry.

Fredrik brings with him over 30 years of financial markets experience working both in trading and in senior sales roles in the securities lending industry with JP Morgan, Dresdner Bank and most recently as Global Head of Sales and Client Relationships at Deutsche Bank in London.

As the Association continues to focus on a number of key advocacy and regulatory streams across Europe with its members, regulators, policymakers and other industry stakeholders, this additional hire will further bolster those efforts and provide the necessary support to do more.

Adrian Dale, Head of Regulation, Digital & Market Practice, ISLA commented, “With 2022 already showing signs of being a busy year, I very much welcome Fredrik to ISLA. His considerable Securities Lending knowledge will I’m sure be a major benefit to the Association and our members.”

“I am delighted to welcome Fredrik to the team. He brings with him a wealth of experience in our markets that will prove invaluable as we develop further our business across Europe”, said Andrew Dyson, CEO, ISLA.

Fredrik started at ISLA on 4 January 2022.

Learn more about the ISLA Team.

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The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) is a leading industry association, representing the common interests of securities lending and financing market participants globally. Its diverse membership of over 170 members includes institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers and service providers.

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