Managing Director, Head of Electronic Trading and Market Structure EMEA at BlackRock
Daniel Mayston, PhD, FRM, is a Managing Director and senior investment professional at BlackRock. He is Head of Market Structure and Electronic Trading in BlackRock's Global Trading organization in Europe. He also takes the reports of the Market Structure and Trading Research teams globally. Dr. Mayston is responsible for overseeing electronic trading initiatives, adapting the trading platform in the light of market structure evolution, and delivering execution research across all asset classes. His role's mandate includes strengthening the role of quantitative data, liquidity modelling and technology in the trading process to drive execution performance. Dr. Mayston provides thought leadership on liquidity and liquidity risk for the firm. He represents BlackRock externally on various industry bodies and at conferences to advocate for trading and market structure solutions in the interest of the end investor.