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Barry Hadingham featured on the front cover interview of The Trade Derivatives in 2013, discussing the widespread reforms affecting the
OTC derivatives market.
At the time, US central clearing rules were just coming into play, while
Europe was still drafting its own proposals. Three years down the line and
not a lot has changed.
Hadingham joined Aviva in 2005 and was appointed head of deriva-
tives and counterparty risk at Aviva Investors in 2010.
He is also derivatives officer for the UK business at Aviva Investors
the UK-based asset manager with assets under management of £246
During his interview in 2013 Hadingham explained that Aviva started to
increase its derivatives activity shortly after he joined.
“Around 2006, we started to ramp up our activities in derivatives to
ensure we could support what our fund managers needed to do on behalf
of clients. The majority of what we do is in the interest rate, inflation and
Those three mentioned areas of derivatives have been affected the
most by incoming regulatory reforms, which will introduce mandatory cen-
tral clearing requirements for them.
Hadingham has spent years working in derivatives-related roles across
the industry within banking, insurance and asset management.
At Aviva, he has been heading up the asset manager’s work on meet-
ing derivatives requirements under the European Markets Infrastructure
Regulation (EMIR), along with the equivalent Dodd-Frank regulation in
Hadingham is a chartered management accountant and a member of
the Association of Chartered Management Accountants (ACMA). n
Head of derivatives and