Valentino (Val) Wotton is Managing Director and General Manager of DTCC’s Institutional Trade
Processing (ITP), where he oversees the firm’s global middle-office trade processing solutions including
ALERT, CTM and Settlement Instruction Manager. Working closely with market participants, industry
organizations and his peers, Val focuses on growing businesses, enhancing services, and delivering
increased value to international clients, enabling them to meet evolving operational and regulatory
compliance demands such as the move to T+1 in the US and accelerated settlement globally.
Additionally, Val is the Regional Administrative Manager for DTCC EMEA, and Chairman of the DTCC
EMEA Operating Committee. In this role, he oversees employee engagement, corporate social
responsibility, DTCC brand awareness and the execution of a variety of employee initiatives. He is also the
Executive Sponsor of DTCC’s Women’s Initiative for Networking and Success (WINS) Employee Resource
Prior to this role, Val was Managing Director of Product Development and Strategy, Repository and
Derivatives Services, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s Global Trade Repository (GTR)
service, DTCC Report Hub and Trade Information Warehouse (TIW). Within this role, Val led efforts to
identify opportunities to enhance services to meet the needs of the firm’s global client base while supporting
DTCC’s goals and continued focus on automation, standardization and client experience.
Before DTCC, Val served as Global Head of Markets, Post-Trade Services and Europe Markets Operations
at Barclays, with oversight for all post-trade processing including U.S. and internal securities settlement and
asset servicing. There, he was responsible for the implementation of a strategic global operational model to
provide improved post-trade service capabilities to clients and internal businesses as well as the design and
delivery of an enhanced strategic architecture to achieve automation, process improvement and risk
management objectives. Val also was co-chair of Barclays Multigenerational Network. Previously, Val held
several senior roles at Citigroup.
During his career, Val has served on several Boards and Committees, including DTCC’s Deriv/SERV
Board, LCH OTC Deriv Net, and the International Swaps & Derivatives Organization’s (ISDA) Market
Infrastructure & Technology Committee (MITOC). Val holds a Bachelor of Law (with French) degree from
Nottingham Trent University.