John Trundle is Chief Executive Officer of Euroclear UK & Ireland (EUI), the Central Securities Depository. EUI operates the CREST system which is a reliable, low risk and efficient securities settlement system for the UK and Ireland. EUI also offers other services notably for collateral management and transactions in the funds industry.
Previously, Mr Trundle was Chief Risk Officer of the Euroclear group and an executive director of Euroclear Bank.
He began his career with the Bank of England first as an economist, later as private secretary to the Governor, and then as head of the Market Infrastructure Division (with responsibility for the oversight of payment systems) and Business Continuity Division.
He was also the UK member of the Basel Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS), where he chaired the group which produced the Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems in 2001.
He is Chairman of the FCA Markets Practitioner Panel; a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures, the SWIFT Institute Advisory Committee, the World Bank’s G25 Panel of Experts on financial market infrastructure and a member of the advisory board of the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange (IBDE). He is also chairman of the City-based charity, Blind in Business.
Mr. Trundle holds an MBA from the London Business School (UK) and an economics degree from Cambridge University.