Ms. Serafini was appointed as a non-executive Director of Euroclear plc in February 2018.
Hester Serafini is President and COO of ICE Clear U.S., a wholly-owned clearing house of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE). Ms. Serafini oversees all technology, operations and financial functions at the clearing house, which maintains offices in New York and Chicago.
Prior to joining ICE in March 2016, Ms. Serafini was European Head of OTC Clearing and Intermediation at J.P. Morgan, where she led the OTC clearing and intermediation business for credit, FX and rates derivatives in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Ms. Serafini started her career in finance at Goldman Sachs in 1996 where she held several positions, including Chief Risk Officer of the Equities Division, Chief Risk Officer of Fixed Income Prime Brokerage and U.S. Head of the Structured Equity-Linked
Notes business. At Goldman Sachs, she was also a member of the firm-wide and equities risk committees as well as the global compliance and control committee.
Ms. Serafini holds a PhD in Mathematics from the Courant Institute at New York University and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.