Head of Digital Custody and Payment, Managing Director, State Street Digital
Swen Werner is the Head of Digital Custody and Payments at State Street Digital, the business division focusing on digital assets and technologies including cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currency, blockchain, and tokenization. He is responsible for designing new products, leveraging different emerging technologies, including distributed ledger technologies and engagement with industry partners to design industry-leading service and operating models.
Swen has been working in the financial services industry for over 15 years and has held senior roles in Europe, the United States and Asia with J.P. Morgan, Deutsche Bank and Deutsche Börse, focusing on product management for custody, clearing and collateral management. Swen has and continues to be actively engaged in regulatory and industry developments affecting the securities services environment and was selected by Global Custodian magazine in December 2019 to be one of “30 names who will shape the future of securities services.”
Swen holds an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) from the Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) in London.