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Danielle Henderson

Head of Market Advocacy and Innovation Research, Asia Pacific

Danielle Henderson is a Senior Vice President and Head of Market Advocacy and Innovation Research for Asia Pacific, Northern Trust, based in Sydney. Danielle leads interaction with key industry bodies, regulators and governments to positively influence market changes in line with the organisation's strategic direction. The function also supports new opportunities to accelerate profitable business growth while promoting the next-generation enterprise operating models for clients.

Danielle has over 20 years' experience within the financial services industry which includes experience across the global securities and market infrastructure sectors delivering post-trade services to large and complex clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has a strong focus on commercial strategy, emerging technology and innovation.

Danielle has acted as an independent consultant, advocating for market infrastructure development for the Australian securities industry. She was previously general manager for the Australian Securities Exchange's (ASX) clearing services where she led product and service innovation in response to regulatory change and competition reform. She was responsible for the market-wide move to T+2 settlements. Danielle also held a number of senior roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and BNP Paribas where she ran relationship management and service functions in international prime brokerage.

She has expertise in regulated market businesses and managing capital and risk. Danielle holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Melbourne and a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Degree from the University of Sydney.