Chief Executive
International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

Martin Scheck took up his position as Chief Executive of ICMA in August 2009, shortly after the association sold its markets services business (including TRAX). He has steered ICMA successfully towards a renewed focus on its membership services and core activities and has overseen the setting up of representative offices in Hong Kong and Paris to support ICMA’s growing membership.

He was a Board member of ICMA for five years prior to being Chief Executive and also chaired its Audit, Compliance and Governance Committee.

Previously he was Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income at UBS investment Bank, Zurich from 2001 to 2009 and before this Head of Debt Capital Markets for Switzerland at UBS from 1999.

From 1987 to 1999 Mr. Scheck held a number of senior roles at Swiss Bank Corporation in London, Zurich and the USA, including: Head of Debt Capital Markets for North America, Executive Director of the Capital Markets Team and Director of Equity Capital Markets.

Mr. Scheck is a qualified UK Chartered Accountant and worked at KPMG in London from 1980 to 1986.