Filippo Santilli joined BNY Mellon as head of global liquidity services for APAC in August 2009, expanding the Liquidity DIRECT business across the region. He is currently head of sales and relationship management for global collateral services, covering margin segregation, tri-party repo, securities lending, collateralised loans and collateral upgrades. Mr. Santilli worked for Morgan Stanley Investment Management in Luxembourg from 1999 to 2005 as head of client services. He then moved to London and joined Lehman Brothers Asset Management in its start-up liquidity funds business, eventually spearheading efforts in Asia by moving to Hong Kong in 2007. Mr. Santilli has a laurea in economics from LUISS University, Rome, and a master of science in international business and finance from European Academic Consortium, Netherlands and France.