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Val Wotton

Val Wotton

Val Wotton

Val Wotton is Managing Director of Product Development and Strategy, Repository and Derivatives Services at DTCC where he is responsible for overseeing the firm’s multi award-winning Global Trade Repository (GTR) service, DTCC Report Hub and Trade Information Warehouse (TIW). Within this role, Val leads efforts to identify opportunities to enhance the services to meet the evolving operational and regulatory compliance needs of DTCC’s global client base as well as helps the firm to innovate around the core principles of automation, standardization and utilization.

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 execution of a variety of employee initiatives. He is also the Executive Sponsor of DTCC’s Women’s Initiative for Networking and Success (WINS).

Prior to joining DTCC, Val served as Global Head of Markets Post Trade Services and Europe Markets Operations at Barclays, with oversight for derivatives, securities, futures and clearing. There, he was responsible for the implementation of a strategic global operational model to provide improved 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, Wotton 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. Val holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Nottingham Trent University.


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