Nikolay Arnaudov is a Senior Policy Officer at the Market and Data Department at ESMA. He is working for ESMA since January 2013 where he has been fully dedicated to trade repositories in all the different aspects such as policy work, registration and supervision, as well as supervisory convergence. He led ESMA’s work on Level 2 measures under SFTR and is currently coordinating the ESMA’s Repositories Task Force.

Prior to working at ESMA, Nikolay worked at the Chairman’s Office at the Spanish CNMV with particular focus on market infrastructures. Before that he worked at the Directorate General Internal Affairs at Banco de España.  Nikolay has a degree in Business Administration by Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. He is interested in derivatives, SFTs, regtech, financial stability, behavioral finance, market infrastructures and geopolitics.