LONDON, Friday 5 January 2024 – 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 Alistair Griffiths has recently joined ISLA as Director – Business Development.
In this newly created post, Alistair will be responsible for strengthening relationships with ISLA’s current member firms, developing member services and strategic partnerships to enhance ISLA’s membership offering as well as identifying new growth opportunities across the securities finance landscape and associated markets. With over 180 member firms, including institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers, and service providers, he will lead on enhancing the member experience, driving ISLA’s value proposition, and supporting the continued expansion of the Association’s profile and reach.
Alistair brings extensive experience in securities lending from both a buy and sell side perspective. Before joining ISLA, Alistair was Director of EMEA Sales at Baton where he was responsible for growing Baton’s solutions in the region. Prior to Baton, Alistair built experience across financial services, working at some of the largest and most respected institutions in the world including Bank of New York Mellon, BlackRock, and UBS.
ISLA CEO, Andrew Dyson commented, “I am delighted to welcome Alistair to ISLA. This new role highlights our ambition to ensure our services meet the needs of our ever-growing membership and Alistair’s in-depth strategic view of the market, broad network, and innovative mindset will be integral to this ambition and to the organisation’s long-term success.”
Alistair started at ISLA in January 2024.
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 180 members includes institutional investors, asset managers, custodial banks, prime brokers, and service providers.
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