James (Jim) Hraska
James (Jim) Hraska is Managing Director, Clearing Agencies Services at DTCC. Within this role, he is responsible for the Fixed Income clearing agency product group, overseeing all of FICC's products and services. He also leads FICC's efforts in identifying and delivering new value-added initiatives such as expanding buy-side participation in FICC clearing services as well as implementing product and process enhancements to further increase efficiency and reduce risk across the industry.
Before DTCC, Jim was at Barclays, where he most recently served as Global Director of Product Management, specializing in financing and structural reform. He has over 30 years of experience in the securities industry with deep knowledge in fixed income and equity financing, fixed income and equity derivatives, financial engineering, reinsurance, structured credit products, futures, and global clearance and custody.
He is a long-standing member of SIFMA, where he has served as the Government Operations Chair and as a participant in numerous working groups. Jim served as a member of the Treasury Market Practices Group (TMPG) from the group's inception through September 2016, supporting integrity and efficiency in the treasury, agency debt, and agency MBS markets. He was also a senior member of the Fed's Tri-party Reform Task Force, which was responsible for the platform's risk and liquidity improvements over recent years.
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