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Nicolai Lakjer

Senior Specialist - Derivatives & Collateral, PFA Asset Management, Denmark



Started in Nordea Asset Management (NAM) Derivatives operations in 2017. Main areas have been collateral management for bilateral OTC and Margin for Cleared OTC Derivatives and ETD. Have been part of implementing and running Initial Margin phase 2, Independent amount for Equity Swaps, cleared rates/credits, Brexit moves to EU27 entities for execution/clearing brokers and predicting margin calls.

Joined PAM 2020 to be main driver for the Initial Margin Phase 5 (including TriParty Repo) and to have a general focus on improving the STP rate in the OTC settlement process as well as collateral management including the dispute handling. Furthermore, a cooperation with the liquidity team with focus on tools for pre/post optimization of collateral.