Robert Sim current role is Head of Treasury & Securities Lending for ABN AMRO Clearing, which specializes in the execution, clearing, funding and risk management of professional trading groups, such as market makers and high frequency traders. Robert is responsible for maximizing the internal use of assets as well as looking at the most efficient uses of collateral for the Treasury & Lending desks. Robert started out in listed equity derivatives which lead to various risk roles specializing in derivatives market risk. Having spent 5 years at Commonwealth Bank, he then moved to Macquarie Bank where he worked for another 5 years in both risk management and front office derivatives sales roles. Robert then joined ABN AMRO in Singapore in 2009 within the Risk Management team, before moving to the current position to set up the securities lending desk for APAC. Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Econ & Fin) from University of Western Sydney along with a Masters of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.