Biographies

Sudha Datta: Worked as Head of Operations with Sovereign Wealth fund Abu Dhabi  Investment Authority (ADIA) where he was responsible for custody, securities lending and investment operations for over 20 years. He is an associate of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and the chartered Institute for Securities & Investments in the U.K. Sudha recently received the “industry Legend Award” from Global Custodian magazine. He is an independent consultant and advises asset managers, family investment offices, pension funds, endowment funds and credit unions.

Jim Harris: Securities industry professional with over 40 years Finance experience in both the UK and Canada. Jim headed Global Custody and UK Settlements teams in his career with a UK Bank. A change advocate, he is responsible for both the creation and implementation of the Continuous Risk Assessment Model at RBC. Having joined the Network Management team at RBC in London in 1994 he moved to Canada in 2010 to help establish the Americas hub in Toronto and has served twice as the Chair of the Association of Global Custodians largest ongoing committee, the Depository Information Gathering Project.