Wayne Hughes

BNP Paribas

Head of Digital Assets, Securities Services

Wayne Hughes is Head of Digital Assets at the Securities Services business of BNP Paribas. In his role, Wayne works closely with stakeholders from all domains, and with the CIB and Securities Services Digital teams, to collectively drive our strategy and client offering with regards to Digital Assets.

Wayne was previously the Head of Data and Digital for Financial Intermediaries & Corporates of Securities Services, BNP Paribas, defining the short and long term roadmap of the bank’s digital strategy. He also managed the bank’s digital initiatives from a product perspective, looking for opportunities to enhance service quality and develop new businesses leveraging digital. Wayne has more than 25 years of experience in the securities post-trade industry.

He joined JP Morgan in 1994 within the IT department of their securities services business, and then transferred with this business to Paribas / BNP Paribas. He has held numerous management roles as Head of Product and Project teams in Spain, Head of Operations and IT in Spain, and Head of Retail Outsourcing.

Wayne is a graduate of Asbury University.