Valentino Wotton

Managing Director and General Manager, Institutional Trade Processing

Valentino (Val) Wotton is Managing Director and General Manager of DTCC’s Institutional Trade Processing (ITP), where he oversees the firm’s global middle-office trade processing solutions including ALERT, CTM and Settlement Instruction Manager. Working closely with market participants, industry organizations and his peers, Val focuses on growing businesses, enhancing services, and delivering increased value to international clients, enabling them to meet evolving operational and regulatory compliance demands such as the move to T+1 in the US and accelerated settlement globally.

Additionally, Val is the Regional Administrative Manager for DTCC EMEA, and Chairman of the DTCC EMEA Operating Committee. In this role, he oversees employee engagement, corporate social responsibility, DTCC brand awareness and the execution of a variety of employee initiatives. He is also the Executive Sponsor of DTCC’s Women’s Initiative for Networking and Success (WINS) Employee Resource Group.

Prior to this role, Val was Managing Director of Product Development and Strategy, Repository and Derivatives Services, where he was responsible for overseeing the firm’s Global Trade Repository (GTR) service, DTCC Report Hub and Trade Information Warehouse (TIW). Within this role, Val led efforts to identify opportunities to enhance services to meet the needs of the firm’s global client base while supporting DTCC’s goals and continued focus on automation, standardization and client experience.

Before DTCC, Val served as Global Head of Markets, Post-Trade Services and Europe Markets Operations at Barclays, with oversight for all post-trade processing including U.S. and internal securities settlement and asset servicing. There, he was responsible for the implementation of a strategic global operational model to provide improved post-trade service capabilities to clients and internal businesses as well as the design and delivery of an enhanced strategic architecture to achieve automation, process improvement and risk management objectives. Val also was co-chair of Barclays Multigenerational Network. Previously, Val held several senior roles at Citigroup.

During his career, Val has served on several Boards and Committees, including DTCC’s Deriv/SERV Board, LCH OTC Deriv Net, and the International Swaps & Derivatives Organization’s (ISDA) Market Infrastructure & Technology Committee (MITOC). Val holds a Bachelor of Law (with French) degree from Nottingham Trent University.