Edward GlynManaging Director, Head of Global Markets at Calastone
Edward Glyn joined the talented management team at Calastone in January 2014 to lead global client strategy. Calastone is the largest global funds network, connecting the world’s leading financial organisations. Our mission is to help the asset management industry transform by creating innovative new ways to automate and digitalise the global investment funds marketplace, reducing frictional costs and lowering operational risk to the benefit of all. Through this, we generate the opportunity for the industry to deliver greater value back to the end investor. Over 2,600 clients in 47 countries and territories benefit from Calastone’s services, processing £200 billion of investment value each month. Mr Glyn has spent the last 20 years leading teams and delivering game-changing, high value corporate deals in funds distribution, securities servicing and financial technology. He has particular expertise in platform distribution, securities market infrastructures and the asset management sector, together with their associated technologies. Prior to joining Calastone, Mr Glyn spent nine years at SWIFT, most recently heading up the 100m transaction funds business across EMEA and leading the regional sales team managing SWIFT’s investment management, custody and asset servicing offerings. Before SWIFT, Mr Glyn spent a number of years in key commercial and strategic roles at Investia - former parent of JPMorgan FundsHub, ERI Bancaire, Thomson Financial and Tajan. Outside of various business interests, and a busy family life with three young children, Mr Glyn also collects rare watches and scotch whisky. He is heavily involved in the charity sector and acts as a trustee or board member for several charitable organisations.