Global Head of GlobalLink
Martine Bond is an Executive Vice President at State Street responsible for GlobalLink - a suite of market-leading e-trading platforms, technology, data and workflow solutions from State Street’s Global Markets division. It comprises market-leading electronic trading platforms across the foreign exchange (FX) and money market fund asset classes, including Currenex®, FX Connect®, and FundConnect® .
Prior to joining State Street, Martine worked at Morgan Stanley, where she ran the FX Prime Brokerage and Clearing businesses, and the FX Gateway multi-manager investment portal. Martine was the global COO for the Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets business, where she was responsible for developing and implementing key strategic business growth opportunities for the business. From 2004 to 2009, Martine led the FX Prime Brokerage business for JPMorgan where she was responsible for developing and executing core product strategies for alternative clients. Between 2000 and 2004, she managed the European Equities Client Management team.
Martine studied business management at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.
Global Head of GlobalLink Execution Services
David Newns is a Senior Managing director at State Street and global head of GlobalLink Execution services. In his role he is responsible for Currenex and FX Connect, GlobalLink’s core execution and trading platform businesses.
Previously, Mr. Newns was Global Head of Currenex and SwapEx and prior to this held the roles of Chief Operating Officer for State Street Global Exchange Trading & Clearing and State Street eExchange EMEA. He has more than 16 years of experience in the eFX industry, having joined Currenex in 2001 as a founding member of Currenex’s London operation.
Prior to joining Currenex, David held several positions in technical services at MicroStrategy, a leading global provider of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence.
David holds a Master of Arts in Theology and Religious Studies from Cambridge University, UK.
Chief Technology Officer for State Street GlobalLink
Aman Thind is a Senior Managing Director and CTO of GlobalLink which is the Enterprise Applications arm of State Street that owns market leading applications Currenex®, FX Connect®, Fund Connect®, TradeNeXus℠, BestX®.
Prior to this, he was the Co-Founder and CTO for BestX, a trading analytics platform started in 2016 which quickly became the industry standard for best execution analytics which was acquired by State Street in 2018. Before co-founding BestX, Mr. Thind held management and engineering positions at large financial and software institutions including Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Fidelity Investments and Adobe.
Mr. Thind has more than 20 years of industry experience, including deep expertise in low latency trading technologies, large scale distributed systems and trading user interfaces.
Global head of FX Connect & head of Execution Services North America
Ms. Doherty is an FX industry veteran, who has been serving as Global Head of FX Connect since October 2017, prior to that she worked as the Global Chief Operating Officer (COO) and North American Head of GlobalLink, the suite of market-leading e-trading platforms, technology, data and work flow solutions from State Street, including FX Connect and Currenex.
Previously, she worked for many years at Currenex, in various roles including the Head of Corporate Sales and European COO. Prior to Currenex, Beverley held various positions at Reuters Limited and IBM United Kingdom Limited.
Beverley holds an honors degree from the University of Exeter and during her career has secured further qualifications from the Charted Institute of Marketing and Securities & Futures Authority.
Brian Kelly, CFA
Global Head of Product
Brian Kelly has served as the Global Head of Product Management for Currenex since early 2018. He joined State Street in 2006, working in the SSGM Strategy and Business Development Group.
Following State Street’s acquisition of Currenex in 2007, Brian was offered the opportunity to come to New York and work on the build out of a new Fixed Income Trading Platform, GovEx. Prior to assuming the role of Global Head of Currenex Product Management, Brian focused primarily on internal and strategic partnership opportunities involving the expansion of Currenex technology into other asset classes.
Brian is a graduate of the Boston College Carroll School of Management with a Bachelor of Science degree, and a double major in Finance and Economics. He also earned an MBA from the Boston College Carroll School of Management, with a concentration in Finance. In 2009 Brian attained the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He served as the State Street representative to the Board of Directors for Eris Exchange LLC between 2016 and 2018.