EVP and President, European Market Services, Nasdaq
Roland Chai is EVP and President of European Market Services at Nasdaq. In this role, he leads Nasdaq´s multi-asset trading, clearing, listings, and market services businesses across Europe. Mr. Chai also serves as Chairman of the Nasdaq Clearing Board and as a member of the ISSA Board. Previously, Mr. Chai led Nasdaq’s Marketplace Technology business; he joined Nasdaq in the role of Global Chief Risk Officer in 2020.
Prior to that, Mr. Chai served as Group Risk Officer and Head of Post Trade at the Hong Kong Exchange, where he oversaw clearing and risk management functions across the four HKEX central counterparties and equities central securities depository as well as the exchange’s market surveillance. Prior to that, he served as Head of Equities at LCH. Clearnet Ltd covering pan-European Equities and Equity Derivatives clearing. Mr. Chai also previously served as Product Development Manager at the Australian Securities Exchange.
Mr. Chai is an Exchange Director on OCC’s Board of Directors.