Bruce Butterill is an independent Capital Market Infrastructure consultant focusing on engagements in the areas of business strategy, new product development, operational integration, risk management and pricing strategy. Bruce is also the Executive Director of the Americas’ Central Securities Depository Association (ACSDA).
In recent years he has worked on engagements with Securities Depositories, Clearing Corporations and Stock Exchanges in 13 countries.
Prior to becoming a consultant Bruce spent 19 years with CDS, the Canadian Depository for Securities, where at various times was the senior executive responsible for national operations and the product management/development functions. During that period his responsibilities included the development and management of business line strategies for both the domestic and international business, he led the merger negotiations and operational integration of Canada’s two depositories, managed the most advanced functionality and highest volume depository linkage in the world (CDS – DTCC) and was project sponsor, resource manager and steering committee member for the successful $50 million development of the National Clearing and Depository System (CDSX) implemented in 2003.
Bruce also served as CDS’s representative to CCP12 (The Central Counterparties Association) and ACSDA, the Americas Central Securities Depository Association where he also served as President from 2003 to 2005.
He has been an independent member of the Risk Committees of CCDC and Deceval since 2007 and he makes his home in Bogotá, Colombia.