Big city lights
Photo by Oleg Balashov
View from the colonnade of Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Photo by EGRA
Saint-Petersburg in the evening. Palace Square
Photo by Sergey Louks
Peterhof Palace. Fountains
Photo by Sergey Louks
Sunset in Saint-Petersburg
Photo by Sergey Louks


Merriman Alex

Alex Merriman has been handling the external regulatory affairs for SIX Securities Services, the post-trading arm of SIX, the Swiss exchange group, since joining them in Zürich in October 2010. He is a member of the European CSD Association’s Public Policy Working Group and the Swiss Bankers Association’s EMIR User Group. After graduating from Trinity College, Oxford, Alex’s early career was spent at the Bank of England, where he specialized in EU financial services issues, as well as an extensive spell as a banking supervisor. Over the last decade or so, he has increasingly focused on market infrastructure and financial market issues, also chairing the European Banking Federation’s Clearing & Settlement Working Group, and being present in the European Commission’s advisory groups lifting the Giovannini Barriers and implementing the Code of Conduct for market infrastructures.

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