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Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
May 19, 2017

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Roiston Fernandez

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Jersey City

New Jersey 07306


Mobile: +1 551 *** ****


A Financial IT Industry professional with a keen interest in the “leading edge” of technology, strives for perfection, with over 25 years’ experience in leading and managing mission-critical, high-value, strategic IT programs & projects, with proficiency in managing client-facing roles. Proven experience in managing mission critical and multifaceted projects, including Electronic Trading Systems, Convergent Billing Systems, Banking Solutions, Airline Operations, Integrated ERP Implementations, Turn-Key Enterprise Service Provider Networks / Infrastructure, and Data Center & Network Operation Center (NOC's). This experience is reinforced with post-graduate management qualifications, and professional qualifications in project management, Information and Communication Technology. Specific skills include account management, process driven Program / Project Management (Waterfall, Agile / Scrum), IS/IT strategy formulation, business process formulation, business requirements specification, organisational studies, IT/IS system design / development (SDLC), managing large projects / operational teams, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills, and team building. Experience

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) /MillenniumIT (Jun ‘07 – to date) Senior Program Manager / Account Manager, Americas – (LSEG) (Sept 2013 – to date) Head of Delivery / Project Director - Post Trade (LSEG) (Apr 2011 – Aug 2013) Senior Project Manager / Account Manager for ICAP North America (Feb 2009 – Mar 2011) Senior Project Manager / Account Manage for American Stock Exchange (Jun 2007 – Feb 2009) MillenniumIT (MIT) is a fully owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), and leader in providing cutting edge IT solutions to the capital markets industry. MIT has implemented its Exchange Trading Platforms

(Equity, Fixed income and Derivatives), Surveillance, Smart Order Router (SOR), Ticker Plant, Depository and Post Trade Products in exchanges in Europe, North & South America, Africa, Middle East, Far East and ASIA. Achievements

Senior Program Manager / Account Manager – Americas:

Successfully managed the Millennium Exchange / SOR implementation at Peruvian Stock Exchange

(BVL Lima) from project initiation to go live.

Currently engaged in deploying the Millennium Exchange suite of products at Argentina Stock Exchange, which went live in February 2017.

Initiated new sales opportunities with existing clients in Americas.

Responsible for managing the existing client accounts in North and South America. Head of Delivery / Project Director – Millennium Post Trade:

Successfully managed the delivery / launch of a real time Clearing and Settlement System (Millennium NewClear) at Austrian Clearing House (OEKB Austria).

Managed Ghana Stock Exchange Central Depository/ Clearing and Settlement system upgrade.

Managed the Mongolian Stock Exchange Central Depository System (CDS) implementation. Page 2 of 3

Senior Project Manager / Account Manager – ICAP North America

Successfully managed the Millennium Exchange Fixed Income System Upgrade (IEB Mortgagees and Agencies upgrade) at ICAP Electronic Brokering (IEB) from inception to successful launch.

Managed the new Business Requirements (Change requests) at ICAP Voice Brokering System.

Responsible for Exchange System Operation support and managing the onsite teams for both Electronic and Voice Trading platforms.

Senior Project Manager / Account Manager – American Stock Exchange (AMEX)

Part of the success story of American Stock Exchange (AMEX) Electronic Trading Platform implementation / launch.

Managed the new Business requirements (post go live system changes), and the onsite Operations / Business support teams until AMEX merger with New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). MillenniumIT – Sri Lanka (Jan ’00 to May ’07)

(Company owned by Citi Group, HSBC UK and Sri Lankan Fund Managers) Head of Project Management - (PMO) (Jan 2006 – May 2007) Senior Project Manager / Project Manager (Oct 2000 – Dec 2005) Millennium ESP is the Value added re-seller / distributor for Sun Microsystems (USA), Cisco Systems (USA), Oracle Corporation (USA), IBM, and Finacle Banking Solutions (Infosys), and is actively engaged in providing Banking Applications, Telecom billing Solutions, Turnkey Enterprise Service Provider Networks, Data Center and Network Operation Center (NOC) solutions.

Managed Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) upgrade, Kenya Stock Exchange Central Depository System implementation and Mauritius Stock Exchange changes (new business requirements).

Managed implementations of Sri Lanka Telecom Billing Mediation system (HW infrastructure and Billing Application porting), Broadband fiber data network / rollout client services, VoIP

Project Manager for Sri Lankan Airlines Voice over ATM (Backup voice over ATM data network) and entire HW / network infrastructure for the Air Line applications.

Handled HW / SW projects at Dialog Telecom, Suntel, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), Forbes and Walkers amongst other cooperate clients of Millennium ESP. GULF COMPUTERS LLC - Dubai, U.A.E (May ’98 – May ’00) Project Manager (Jan 1999 – May 2000)

Team Manager / Senior Systems Analyst (May 1998 – Jan 1999) Gulf Computers is an ISO 9001 certified computer Consultancy in UAE with a branch network covering Europe, United States, Middle East, and India. Gulf Computers is a leading Turnkey Software Service provider on multiple platforms and a value added re-seller for SUN Microsystems, Cisco Systems, and ORACLE. My achievements include successful implementation of client projects at Emirates Airlines, Abu Dhabi Investments Authority (ADIA), Governments of Dubai, Schlumberger Plc. UK, and Bank of Abu Dhabi. EDNA Group of Companies – Sri Lanka (Jan ‘94 – May ’98) Group IT Manager (Mar 1996 – May 1998)

Manager Data Processing (Jan 1994 – Mar 1996)

EDNA Group is one of the largest diversified multinational groups of companies in Sri Lanka comprising of more than 20 member companies with over 4,000 employees actively involved in manufacturing and assembly, Trading, Imports, Exports, and Plantation Management. I replaced the in-house developed accounting, sales and inventory system with fully integrated multi company ERP (IMAS-400) system, and enhanced the existing applications, connectivity and communication network / Page 3 of 3

infrastructure for overall efficiency and cost reduction of the group. I was overall in charge of the management and operations of the IT division of the group, which comprised IBM AS400’s (with peer to peer connectivity), and integrated branch LAN’s running business applications with connectivity to central ERP System for MIS consolidation at head office.

COLOMBO COMMERCIAL COMPANY (ENG.) - Sri Lanka Aug ’92 - Jan ‘94 Manager Data Processing

Colombo Commercial Company (Engineers) Group is one of the leading British engineering and machinery companies with the largest Metal Foundry in Sri Lanka. I played a vital role in improving the existing systems for efficiency / control and management of the Data Processing function of the group, comprising in-house developed engineering applications on multiple platforms (IMB S/36, UNISYS, and PC LAN’s) with FAMAS ERP system for MIS consolidation. MOOSAJEES LIMITED – Sri Lanka Aug ’91 - Aug ‘92

Manager Data Processing

Moosajees Limited is a diversified group with multi national joint venture subsidiaries actively involved in Manufacturing, Trading, Imports, Exports, Hotel Management, Real Estate Development, Stock Brokering, and Finance Services.

I successfully managed the Data Processing Systems on Burroughs Mainframe computer running COBOL / C++ application developed in-house.

IBM Sri Lanka / IBM Business Partner (Apr ‘85– Aug ’91) Manager Systems Engineering Services (Jan ’91 - Aug ’91) Manager Turnkey Solutions (Jun ’89 - Jan ’91)

Senior Systems Analyst (Jan ’88 - Jun ’89)

Systems Analyst/Programmer (Nov ’86 - Jan ’88)

Programmer (Oct ’85 - Nov ’86)

I worked at IBM Sri Lanka and at an IBM Business Partner and Authorized Application Specialist for IBM mid- range systems (IBM S/36, S/38, AS/400, and RS/6000). I was involved in system design, development & testing, training, providing turnkey solutions, managing development teams, engineering services, and bureau services work.

Professional Qualifications

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – USA (2004– 2005).

Higher Level Diploma in Computer Systems Design and Software Engineering (with System Design Project) –Sri Lanka (1984 – 1985).

Chartered IT Professional of British Computer Society (MBCS CITP) - (2006).

Diploma in Business Administration and Marketing – Sri Lanka.

Project Management Training (PMI, PMI-ACP, Scrum Alliance) in Sri Lanka, India, Dubai, UK, Australia and USA.

Training on Systems Analysis & Design, Project Management, Programming Languages (RPG II, RPG-400, RPG/ILE, COBOL, BASIC), Data Base Management Systems (DB2, DB2-400, Oracle), Operating Systems (SSP, OS/400, AIX UNIX), Command / Control Language (JCL, OCL, CL) and Specialized management training at IBM Training Centers (Sri Lanka and Singapore).

Approximately more than 50 training courses / certifications in Sri Lanka, Dubai-UAE, Singapore, London and USA covering Programming Languages, Oracle DBMS, CISCO Systems / networks, Systems Analysis and Design, Web Design, and numerous management training pertaining to Communication and Information Technology.

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