Leonardo Calcagno, BNY Mellon

Leonardo Calcagno Leonardo is a securities finance professional with over 19 years’ experience in the securities industry, mostly in collateral management, securities lending and repo. Leonardo is Sales and Relationship Manager at BNY Mellon Securities Finance in the EMEA team, where he has responsibility for specific clients and sales opportunities across the whole securities finance suite of products. Before he began working at BNY Mellon, Leonardo spent eight years in Brussels at Euroclear Bank in various securities finance roles including business development and product.  Prior to this, Leonardo worked within the European Commission as project officer for development projects in CIS countries. Leo has extensive experience with both the buy and sell side of the market, vendors and industry bodies, and has contributed to industry press and event panels.



Redefining the Asset Management operating model: a roundtable discussion with the CEOs of leading European Asset Management Associations

The global Asset Management is facing a number of key challenges including increasing fee and margin compression, an ever increasing winner-take-all phenomenon, accompanied by digital innovation. Delivering innovative products to respond to macroeconomic factors, demographic changes, growing focus on the environmental and sustainability agenda:

How should the sector respond to these challenges?



A European regulatory outlook

An interview with ESMA & EFAMA


Minding the gap - Diversity in Asset Management

The case for diversity is clear. Efforts are underway to improve representation in the Asset Management industry.

What does that mean for the organisation and for the performance of the business? Does gender diversity also bring benefits to end investors?


Entering the millenial era- the changing face of European Asset Management

Global cross-border Asset Managers discuss 30 years in the making to today’s AM world, the ”next generation of Asset Management”  and the evolving operating models.


Dispelling the Myths of Securities Lending for UCITS Funds

Securities Lending (“SecLending”) is a big business . Leading Asset Servicers have been providing this service to the fund industry for many years, yet it still remains an unspoken topic. So, where do UCITS funds sit in this industry?

A roundtable discussion with the full spectrum of the securities lending value chain, focusing on UCITS structures and their participation in securities lending programmes  

  • Leonardo Calcagno

    Leonardo Calcagno Vice President - Securities Finance Sales and Relationship Management Team, Markets BNY Mellon

  • Arnaud Fransioli

    Arnaud Fransioli Head of Agency Sales EMEA & Securities Finance Sales Société Générale