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Meet the Dane that controls the Nasdaq bells all over Europe

3 February 2022
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3 February 2022
17:30 – 20:30
22 Bishopsgate, #18th floor
United Kingdom
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Business casual
Members - £5 Non-members - £15

Join us as Bjørn Sibbern walks us through the time of being a student at Copenhagen Business School to one day lead NASDAQ Stock exchanges all over Europe. 

In this presentation, Bjørn Sibbern shares his take on a successful international career and what it means to be Dane abroad and how this may be an advantage – while sharing some of those learnings he met on his way. 

Bjørn Sibbern is a modern and accommodating leader. His recipe for a successful career is simple: ‘Love what you do, hold onto yourself and be ready to sacrifice along the way

This event is organised in partnership with Djøf and Nasdaq. There are very limited number of tickets available so if you are interested please do not hesitate to sign up. 

Priority booking for members

We look very much forward to seeing you at the event.

Djøf London invites you to wine, beer and canapes following the presentation.

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Bjørn Sibbern: Executive Vice President and President European Markets

Bjørn Sibbern is President of European Markets. In this role, he works closely across all of Nasdaq’s European Markets teams to deepen the relationships between Nasdaq and institutional and main street investors, broker dealers and regulators in the region.  

With over a decade of experience at Nasdaq, Bjørn has emerged as an influential leader within Nasdaq and the broader industry. Prior to his current role as President, European Markets, he was Executive Vice President for Global Information Services (GIS), based in New York City. He has also previously led Nasdaq’s Global Commodities business, while also serving as President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen Exchange.   

In an earlier role, Bjørn managed the company’s Nordic Cash Equities and Derivatives Markets. Bjørn’s proven track record in business-building and his ability to foster and grow valuable client relationships positions Nasdaq to further evolve its European business through best-in-class industry partnership and collaboration, product development, and geographic expansion to deliver greater value for all clients.

Bjørn brings experience from both sides of the transaction business as he has held leading positions at Nordic broker firms and covered diverse leading positions at the Nordic exchanges. 

Before joining the company, Bjørn was Head of Trading at Stocknet Norway and CEO at E*TRADE Bank Denmark. While President of the Nasdaq Copenhagen exchange, Bjørn also served on the board of the Committee for Corporate Governance under the Danish Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs. 

Bjørn holds an Executive MBA, a Diploma in Business Administration and an MSc in Economics & Business Administration and Law from Copenhagen Business School.

Geeta Gerardo Vij: Vice President, Business Development at Nasdaq

Geeta Gerardo Vij serves as Vice President in Nasdaq Business Development for Asset Managers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as part of its eVestment business, which focuses on helping Asset Managers grow their assets through Institutional Investors. Geeta received her Master’s Degree from Copenhagen Business School with a concentration in Strategic Business Development and Foreign Direct Investments, and also holds a degree from the University of the Arts (London) in Fashion with Business.
Geeta sits on the Djøf London board and is part of the Women in Nasdaq Committee for Inclusion and Belonging.
In her free time, Geeta  enjoys travel, dancing and film production.

Djøf members should register here: https://www.djoef.dk/kurser-og-arrangementer/s-oe-gning-alle-aktiviteter/aktiviteter/m-oe-d-danskeren-der-styrer-klokken-p-aa–europas-nasdaqb-oe-rser.aspx?activityId=24743

17:30 Arrival and networking
18:00 Fireside chat with Bjorn Sibbern, Executive Vice President and President European Markets, moderated by Geeta Vij, senior specialist, Nasdaq
18:45Open Q&A
19:00Networking and refreshments