Director, Capital Markets Strategy, Swift
Charifa El Otmani is part of the Capital Markets Strategy team at Swift, responsible for defining and driving the company vision for Securities and FX. Since 15 years at Swift, Charifa has held a variety of roles, working on market infrastructure initiatives with the Eurosystem, DTCC and others and more recently, as Head of Global Payments Innovation (gpi) EMEA, leading efforts to establish a new norm for cross-border payments.
Prior to Swift, she worked at The Bank of New York Mellon, in the Custody business, before moving to Accenture and BNP Paribas. Charifa holds a Master degree in Financial Markets, specialised in the management of financial market operations.