Executive Management

Elena Carnicero - Chief Executive Officer

Elena Carnicero joined REGIS-TR as CEO in February 2014. She held the position of Deputy General Manager of Iberclear (REGIS-TR Shareholder) for seven years after having spent sixteen years working for MEFF (BME Group) in various managerial positions including Director of Marketing, Director of Markets and Institute. Prior to her time within the BME Group, Elena worked for La Caixa as an Account Manager and at Société Générale both as an Asset Manager and also in managerial roles.  She holds a degree in Economics from Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).

Irene Mermigidis – Co Managing Director

Irene Mermigidis is joint Managing Director of REGIS-TR. She was previously Managing Director of Link Up Markets, the joint venture between 10 Central Securities Depositories (CSDs) to improve efficiency and reduce costs of post-trade processing of cross-border securities transactions. She has been an active participant in a number of internal and external forums covering topics such as market standards and infrastructures, business reengineering and pricing and was a Board Member of the ALMUS, Luxembourg’s Community of SWIFT Users. Prior to Clearstream, Irene worked for the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Schlumberger Limited in a number of roles both in finance and lending operations. She has a University degree in Economic and Political Science from the Catholic University of Mons (FUCAM), Belgium and an MBA from Solvay Business School, Belgium.

David Retana – Co Managing Director

David Retana is joint Managing Director of REGIS-TR. He joined the company in 2011 as Head of the Project Office after having headed up the Market Surveillance Department at MEFF (Spanish Derivatives Exchange) for more than 9 years. David joined the BME Group in March 2000 as a futures and options trader at the MEFF front-desk. He holds a degree in Finance from San Pablo CEU University, Spain, and a Master of Quality Audit from Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), Spain.