Management Team

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Simon Thomas

Simon Thomas

Chairman

Simon is considered to be one of the leading experts on the global securities services industry.

He started his career with Coopers & Lybrand as a chartered accountant, and spent four years with S.G. Warburg before spending five years with KPMG Management Consultants managing the securities and investment consultancy business. Prior to co-founding Thomas Murray IDS and its predecessor company Thomas Murray he spent three years as an Executive Director of Davis International Banking Consultants, specialising in strategic bank consulting and primary research into the banking industry.

sthomas@ds.thomasmurray.com

Nick Bradley

Nick Bradley

Managing Director

Prior to joining Thomas Murray IDS, Nick was a Managing Director with Standard & Poor’s from 1993 to 2006 where he was European Practice Leader for the Fund Ratings & Research Group and Standard & Poor’s Governance Services. He is responsible for global institutional client relationship management and services delivered to that client base.

Prior to Standard & Poor’s, Nick held a number of progressively senior corporate and investment banking positions with leading international banks including Lloyds Bank, BancBoston, Bank of America and Credit Agricole.

nbradley@ids.thomasmurray.com

Brian Ward

Brian Ward

Director

Brian joined Thomas Murray IDS in 2007 and has overall responsibility for the Thomas Murray IDS analyst team and delivery of the various reporting modules. Previously, Brian spent over twenty-five years in all areas of the back and middle offices for the Prudential’s investment management subsidiary, including the management of a number of the operational teams including foreign exchange settlements. Most recently Brian worked for State Street Investment Manager Solutions where he was engaged in middle office outsourcing delivery.

bward@ids.thomasmurray.com

Stephen Merry

Stephen Merry

Director

Steve joined Thomas Murray in 2002, initially interning with the company for a year while reading Business Studies and Finance in Bristol. He was soon appointed a Consultant and then Managing Consultant in the company's Advisory Services division and now serves as an a Director of Thomas Murray IDS as of 2014. He runs selection processes for custodians, fund administrators, depositories, and derivative clearing brokers, in addition to many other bespoke consulting engagements, on behalf of institutional clients globally.

smerry@ids.thomasmurray.com

Asia Pacific

Brian Keogh

Brian Keogh

Director

Brian joined Thomas Murray IDS in March 2015 and acts as the representative for Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining Thomas Murray IDS, Brian was General Manager - Sales, Relationships and Financial Market Services within the Products and Markets division at NAB based in Australia. Brian then relocated to New York, again with NAB, where he spent 15 months overseeing the banking relationships for some of the largest global custodians in the world including Bank of New York Mellon, Citibank, Northern Trust and Brown Brothers Harriman.

bkeogh@ids.thomasmurray.com

Adam Zani

Adam Zani

Director

Adam joined Thomas Murray IDS in March 2015 and acts as the representative for Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining Thomas Murray IDS Adam’s last role with NAB was leading some of the most complicated relationships in NAB’s portfolio including fund managers, insurance companies and superannuation funds. Through these relationships he had active involvement with all of the major custodians in Australia, including JP Morgan, Citibank, Northern Trust, State Street and BNP Paribas dealing with the entire custody chain from the safety and security of the fund’s assets including day-to-day operations through to unit pricing and the completion of financial statements.

azani@ids.thomasmurray.com

North America

Janet Wynn

Janet Wynn

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Janet joined Thomas Murray IDS in March 2013 and is the client representative for North America.

Previously, Janet worked as a Managing Director at DTCC from 2001 through 2012, where she co-founded the Deriv/SERV trade matching and confirmation service for OTC derivatives, as well as the original Trade Information Warehouse for CDS contracts. Janet was also an active member of SIFMA's AMF (Asset Manager Forum) Steering Committee, a group dedicated to giving an industry voice to the operations concerns of the buy side. From 2008, Janet led relationship management for the Settlement and Asset Services businesses at DTCC, as well as overseeing the international clients.

Janet also worked for Chase Manhattan Bank, Bankers Trust Company, and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in a variety of strategy, product, and operations management roles in wholesale securities and payments. She is a regular speaker at derivative and asset servicing industry conferences for more than 15 years and holds degrees from Oberlin College, M.I.T., as well as an MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business.

jwynn@ids.thomasmurray.com