Amsterdam 2022 Derivatives Forum
Derivatives Forum

Derivatives Forum Amsterdam 2022

Derivatives Forum Amsterdam is back on 11 October. Join us!

We are pleased to invite you to our annual Derivatives Forum Amsterdam, co-hosted with ABN AMRO Clearing Bank and sponsored by Optiver.

Are you looking for new ideas to manage the new normal? Under the current geo-graphical pressure, where are energy markets and the sustainability principles heading? How can you manage funding & financing requirements and discover new trading opportunities via CCP cleared repos? What is the new role of liquidity providers in the changing market structure? Where are the new opportunities in volatility? We will focus on these four topics – Ask, discuss, and find answers at the Derivatives Forum Amsterdam, 11 October. 

The Derivatives Forum Amsterdam 2022 is an in-person event: register now to take full advantage of exclusive networking opportunities with your peers.


Rebecca Healey, Managing Partner, Redlap Consulting Ltd., will lead you through the day.

09:30 - 10:30


10:30 - 10:40

  • Welcome
    • Jan Bart de Boer, Chief Commercial Officer, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank
    • Matthias Graulich, Global Head of Fixed Income, Funding & Financing Strategy and Development of Deutsche Börse AG and Member of the Executive Board of Eurex Clearing AG

10:40 - 10:55

Keynote: Investing in hot air: about instruments available for playing in harmony

  • Harold de Boer, Head of R&D and Managing Director, Transtrend 

10:55 - 11:40

Panel: Energy markets and the sustainability transition are under pressure, what can we expect in the coming years?

  • What are current challenges and the mid-term perspective?
  • Should governments (further) intervene in the energy market? Can we expect a stricter regulatory regime for energy players?
  • Are energy’s high and volatile prices likely to speed up or delay the sustainability transition?
  • What else can financial markets do to support the transition to a sustainable market?


  • Rebecca Healey, Managing Partner, Redlap Consulting Ltd. 


  • Matthijs Geneste, Senior Supervisor, Autoriteit Financiële Markten
  • Nick Kounis, Head Financial Markets & Sustainability Research, ABN AMRO Bank
  • Anje Stiers, Head of EU Representation Office, EEX 
  • Stefan Globig, Head of Marketing, LEAG

11:40 - 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 - 12:15 

Keynote: The clearing member, the critical layer

  • Frederik Ten Veen, Chief Risk Officer, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank  

12:15 - 13:00

Panel: Manage funding & financing requirements and discover new trading opportunities through CCP cleared repos

The cleared repo market has seen a steady incline in volumes. What drives this interest in this market and what are your use cases to enter the cleared repo space? What benefits can be expected through CCP cleared repo market access for buy-side?


  • Alexander Jacobs, Head of OTC Clearing, ABN AMRO Clearing Bank


  • Koen Marrée, Senior Trader, APG
  • Frank Odendall, Head of Securities Financing Product & Business Development, Eurex

13:00 - 14:00

Networking & Lunch

14:00 - 14:15

Keynote: Passive Liquidity Protection. A market structure journey to a level playing field.

  • Jonas Ullmann, Chief Operating Officer, Eurex  

14:15 - 15:00

Panel: New role of liquidity providers in the changing market structure

One of the clear advantages of on-screen visual (passive) liquidity in the orderbook is its ability to be accessible by all participants and its ability to attract interest. This panel will delve into the issue how to best diversify this liquidity pool while maintaining a fair and orderly market and how changing dynamics between off-book and on-screen markets may further drive changes in market structure.


  • Piebe Teeboom, Secretary general, FIA European Principal Trading Association


  • Lotte De Vos, Head of European Market Structure, Optiver
  • Martin Polak, Chief Operating Officer, All Options 
  • Jonas Ullmann, Chief Operating Officer, Eurex 
  • Cathal Hardiman, Head of Direct Counterparty Trading Europe, IMC

15:00 - 15:40

Coffee break

15:40 - 16:20

Panel: Cross-asset volatility at year's end

  • Inflation, rate hikes and recession fears continue to keep cross-asset volatility elevated.
  • Where are the smart hedging opportunities?
  • What other volatility trades are working right now?


  • Andreas Schmidt, Equity Derivatives Specialist, Bloomberg  


  • Hugo Bernaldo De Quiros, Senior Cross Asset Trader, Optiver
  • Gerlof De Vrij, Managing Partner, Capstone
  • Wilrik Sinia, Founding Partner & Director, Mint Tower Capital Management

16:20 - 16:25

Closing remarks

16:25 - 17:30

Networking drinks