John Falk’s prime expertise is in the securities post trade space from working in the global securities market infrastructure area over the last 20 years. This experience has been with securities settlement systems for Central Securities Depositories, Stock Exchanges, Central Counterparties, Brokers, Investment Managers, Custodians and software suppliers to the securities industry.
Before becoming a consultant with Bourse Consult, John worked at SWIFT for 20 years, leading many major initiatives for SWIFT involving the securities industry worldwide, as well as running commercial teams in Eastern Europe, Russia, CIS and Africa. He started at SWIFT helping define SWIFT’s initial securities strategy in the early 1990’s. John is also a regular presenter and moderator at many industry conferences.
Prior to SWIFT, John Falk ran his own consultancy for 5 years providing advisory services for an asset management software supplier, an online office supply dealership network and a Formula 1 marketing group. He also co-ran Softbridge Capital Markets, a software house creating analytical products for Eurobond and Swaps supplied to investment banks and while working at ADP Network Services introduced cash & treasury management services for European banks.