Head of Securities Markets & Standards, APAC

As Head of Securities Markets, Mr Kech is responsible for SWIFT’s strategy, product offering and go-to-market approach in the Asia Pacific for the securities customer segment, which includes brokers, asset managers, custodians and securities market infrastructure (Exchanges/CCPs/CSDs).

Mr Kech is also Head of Standards, APAC leading a team of business analysts supporting the implementation of SWIFT, ISO 15022 and ISO 20022 standards for securities, trade finance, treasury and payment processes.

Prior to SWIFT, Mr Kech worked for the Bank of New York in Brussels and as a freelance translator.