The Federation is headed by a President, Christian Katz, CEO of SIX Swiss Exchange and assisted by two Vice Presidents, Martin Reck, Managing Director in charge of cash markets at Deutsche Boerse and Mark MacGann, Senior Vice-President, Head of Government Affairs and Public Advocacy at NYSE Euronext . (Click here for details of past Presidents).
The Federation's members meet once or twice each year in the General Assembly where the main strategic issues are debated and decisions made. Each full member has voting rights. Observer members can participate in the discussions. The Federation also has a Board composed of maximum 12 members which meets regularly.
The Federation's central co-ordinating body is the Management Committee, which meets three or four times a year. Every member exchange is represented on this Committee, which is chaired by Ian Cornwall, Director, Head Market Structure, SIX Swiss Exchange and the Vice Chair is Niels Tomm, Head of the Representative Office Brussels within Deutsche Börse Groups Market Policy & European Public Affairs section.
(Click here for details of past Management Committee Chairs)
Reporting to the Management Committee are the Equity Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect cash equity markets (including primary and secondary markets as well as clearing and settlement), the Derivatives Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect derivative markets (including primary and secondary markets as well as clearing and settlement) and the Fixed Income Committee which covers all regulatory initiatives that might affect fixed income markets. In addition, the Economics and Statistics Committee reports to the Managment Committee.