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Kendall Park

Lead Lawyer – Initial Margin Project

Westpac Banking Corporation

Kendall Park is a derivatives lawyer at Westpac Banking Corporation where she leads a team of lawyers implementing initial margin for uncleared OTC derivatives. She has a background in multijurisdictional derivatives regulation and has experience working at major banks locally and internationally. She has a deep insight into margin regulation for uncleared OTC derivatives and a focus on partnering with businesses to provide practical solutions. Her derivatives expertise includes ISDA documentation, repos, structured products, financial markets transactions and strong derivative products knowledge.

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Ben Watson

Maroon Analytics Australia

CEO

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Lubomir Slavtchev

Director, Collateral Trading Markets

National Australia Bank

Experienced risk manager with a passion for driving profitability and desk capability to achieve superior financial outcomes, meet regulatory requirements and improve operational efficiency. 5+ year track record in prudent risk management ranging across exotic credit derivatives, short end cash and futures books. Skilled at interpreting both domestic and international regulatory directives in the derivatives market and at ensuring the business not only remains compliant but also thrives (NCCD Initial Margin – CPS 226, Large Exposures – APS 221). Able to adapt to diverse areas within markets by bringing deep experience in Excel, C# programming and SQL.