The Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) advises the Commission on matters relating to evolving market structures and movement of risk across clearinghouses, exchanges, intermediaries, market makers and end-users. It examines systemic issues that threaten the stability of the derivatives markets and other financial markets, and makes recommendations on how to improve market structure and mitigate risk. Members include representatives of clearinghouses, exchanges, intermediaries, market makers, end-users, academia, and regulators.
Commissioner Kristin N. Johnson sponsors the MRAC. Tamika Bent, Chief Counsel to Commissioner Johnson, serves as the Designated Federal Officer and Peter Janowski, Interim Senior Counsel, Division of Enforcement, serves as the Alternate Designated Federal Officer.
|FMX Futures Exchange, L.P.
|President and Global Head of Fenics Rates
|International Swaps and Derivatives Association
|Senior Counsel, Market Transitions & Head of Benchmark Reform
|Managing Director, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy
|Clinical Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Finance and Co-Director of the Stern Volatility and Risk Institute
|Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
|Vice President and Head of Financial Markets Group
|Managing Director and Head of Innovation for the Global Markets Division
|Head of Quantitative Research and Investments
|Alicia Crighton (Chair)
|Futures Industry Association
|Chair of the Board of Directors
|Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation
|Managing Director and Group Chief Risk Officer
|National Futures Association
|Senior Vice President-Market Regulation
|Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law
|FIA Principal Traders Group
|Head of Public Policy and Market Structure at DRW
|Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC
|Chief Corporate Counsel, MGEX Clearing
|London Stock Exchange Group
|Chief Risk Officer, LCH Ltd
|Federal Home Loan Banks
|Senior Vice President and Director of Business Operations for Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
|Nodal Exchange, LLC
|President and Chief Operating Officer
|Managing Director and Head of Market Structure
|Bloomberg SEF LLC
|Commodity Markets Council
|General Counsel, Vitol
|Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
|Foreign Exchange Professionals Association
|FalconX Bravo Inc.
|Deputy General Counsel
|Virtu Financial, Inc.
|Managing Director and Head of Regulatory Affairs
|Head of Risk Oversight for ICE Clear Netherlands, and Chief Risk Officer for the North American Clearinghouses
|Americans for Financial Reform
|Senior Policy Analyst
|Institute of International Finance
|Managing Director, Digital Finance
|JPMorgan Chase & Co.
|Managing Director, Global Head of Central Counterparty Credit Risk and Strategy
|Director, Public Citizen Energy Program
|CME Group Inc.
|Managing Director and Global Head of Clearing and Post-Trade Services
|Liem Sioe Liong / First Pacific Company Professor, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, and department chair at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
- Central Counterparty (CCP) Risk and Governance
Name Entity Representing Title Alessandro Cocco (Co-Chair) Regular Government Employee Senior Policy Advisor Ruth Arnould Bank of America Managing Director and Associate General Counsel Dr. Richard Berner Clinical Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Finance and Co-Director of the Stern Volatility and Risk Institute Lee Betsill CME Group Managing Director and Chief Risk Officer Juan Blackwell Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Head of Credit & Counterparty Risk Management Alicia Crighton Futures Industry Association Global Co-Head of Futures and Head of OTC and Prime Clearing Businesses, Goldman Sachs Chris Edmonds (Co-Chair) Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. Chief Development Officer Joseph Garelick BlackRock Vice President of Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group Reginald Griffith Louis Dreyfus Company Global Head of Regulatory Compliance Graham Harper Futures Industry Association – Principal Traders Group Head of Public Policy and Market Structure at DRW David Horner London Stock Exchange Group Chief Risk Officer Demetri Karousos Nodal Exchange, LLC President and COO Tim McHenry National Futures Association Senior Vice President Rajalakshmi Ramanath J.P. Morgan Executive Director, CCP Credit and Risk Strategy Paolo Saguato George Mason University Associate Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School Dmitrij Senko Eurex Clearing AG Chief Risk Officer
- Climate-Related Market Risk
Membership for this Subcommittee is currently under review.
- Interest Rate Benchmark Reform
Member Primary Representative Position Title American Financial Exchange, LLC Dr. Richard L. Sandor Chairman and Chief Executive Officer AQR Capital Management Richard Grant Global Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs Barclays Tyler Wellensiek Managing Director and Head of Official and Financial Institutions Rates Sales BlackRock Jack Hattem Deputy CIO, BlackRock Obsidian Fund BNP Paribas Simon Winn Managing Director - Head of America's IBOR TransitionOffice Capital One Thomas Feil Senior Vice President and Treasurer Chatham Financial Robert Mangrelli Director, Global Real Estate Hedging and Capital Markets Citadel Stephen Berger Managing Director and Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy Citigroup Biswarup Chatterjee Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation, Markets & Securities Services CME Group Agha Mirza Managing Director and Global Head of Interest Rate Products CoBank ACB James Shanahan Vice President - Financial Regulatory Compliance Deborah North Partner, Allen & Overy LLP Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Annette Hunter Senior Vice President and Director of Accounting Operations Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Rei Shinozuka Director of Capital Markets Research Federal Reserve Bank of New York Nathanial Wuerffel Senior Vice President Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation ("Freddie Mac") Ameez Nanjee Vice President, Asset Liability Management Goldman Sachs Guillaume Helie Head of Client Structuring & Solutions for Interest Rates HSBC Neil Middleton US CRO, GBM and CMB and CRO, US Swap Dealer ICE Benchmark Administration Timothy J. Bowler President International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. Ann Battle Assitant General Counsel, Head of Benchmark Reform JP Morgan Marnie Rosenberg Managing Director and Global Head of Clearinghouse Risk & Strategy LCH Limited David Horner Chief Risk Officer MetLife Joseph Demetrick Managing Director Morgan Stanley Thomas Wipf* Vice Chairman, Institutional Securities Nomura Global Financial Products, Inc. Angie Karna Managing Director, Legal Department Pacific nvestment Management Company, LLC ("PIMCO") Nadia Zakir Executive Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer & Global Head of Compliance Prudential Chris McAlister Managing Director, Global Head of Derivatives Trading The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Gregg Rapaport Managing Director, Repository and Derivatives Services TriOptima Vikash Rughani Business Manager Tradeweb Scott Zucker Chief Administrative Officer Vanguard Dr. Sam Priyadarshi Principal, Global Head of Portfolio Risk and Derivatives, Fixed Income Group Virtu Financial Craig Messinger Vice Chairman Wells Fargo Eric S. Lashner Senior Counsel, Derivatives and FX Section
* - Subcommittee Chairman
- Future of Finance
Membership for this Subcommittee is currently under review.
- Market Structure
Name Entity Representing Title Ann Battle (Co-Chair) International Swaps and Derivatives Association Senior Counsel, Market Transitions & Head of Benchmark Reform Stephen Berger Citadel, LLC Managing Director, Global Head of Government & Regulatory Policy Dr. Richard Berner Clinical Professor of Management Practice in the Department of Finance and Co-Director of the Stern Volatility and Risk Institute David Bowman Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Senior Associate Director Biswarup Chatterjee (Co-Chair) Citigroup Managing Director and Head of Innovation for the Global Markets Division Neil Constable Fidelity Head of Quantitative Research and Investments Tim Cuddihy Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation Managing Director and Group Chief Risk Officer Edward Dasso National Futures Association Senior Vice President-Market Regulation Samantha DeZur BlackRock Managing Director, Global Public Policy Group Reginald Griffith Louis Dreyfus Company Global Head of Regulatory Compliance Jennifer Han Managed Funds Association Chief Counsel and Head of Global Regulatory Affairs Graham Harper Futures Industry Association Principal Traders Group Head of Public Policy and Market Structure at DRW David Horner London Stock Exchange Group Chief Risk Officer Elisabeth Kirby Tradeweb Markets Managing Director and Head of Market Structure Derek Kleinbauer Bloomberg SEF LLC President Ernie W. Kohnke Commodity Markets Council General Counsel, Vitol Andrew Nash Managing Director and Head of Regulatory Affairs Morgan Stanley Ashwini Panse Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. Head of Risk Oversight for ICE Clear Netherlands, and Chief Risk Officer for the North American Clearinghouses Marnie Rosenberg Managing Director, Global Head of Central Counterparty Credit Risk and Strategy JPMorgan Chase & Co. Guy Rowcliffe OSTTRA Co-CEO and Chief Commercial Officer Tyson Slocum Public Citizen Director, Public Citizen Energy Program Nathaniel Wuerffel The Bank of New York Mellon Head of Market Structure Huan Zhang Nodal Clear, LLC Chief Risk Officer
Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee SOFR First Recommendation (MRAC Approved July 13, 2021)
CCP Risk and Governance Subcommittee DCO Stress Testing and Liquidity Discussion Paper (MRAC Approved July 13, 2021)
CCP Risk and Governance Subcommittee DCO Capital and Skin in the Game Discussion Paper (MRAC Approved July 13, 2021)
Market Structure Subcommittee Recommendations Regarding the MAT Process (MRAC Approved February 23, 2021)
Market Structure Subcommittee Recommendations Regarding the Swap Dealer Landscape (MRAC Approved February 23, 2021)
CCP Risk and Governance Subcommittee Recommendations on CCP Governance (MRAC Approved February 23, 2021)
CCP Risk and Governance Subcommittee Discussion Paper on Best Practices in CCP Margin Methodologies (MRAC Approved February 23, 2021)Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee Report on CCP Discounting Table Top Exercise (MRAC Approved July 21, 2020)
Interest Rate Benchmark Reform Subcommittee Recommendations on Plain English IBOR Disclosures (MRAC Approved September 9, 2019)
CCP Risk Management Subcommittee Recommendations on Enhancing CCPs’ Preparedness for the Default of a Significant Clearing Member (MRAC Approved November 17, 2016)