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Gunilla Hellqvist

Senior Vice President, European Market Services

Gunilla Hellqvist is Senior Vice President and Head of European Market Operations, Economic and Statistical Research, PMO and Post Trade. Her responsibilities include overseeing the business operations for Nasdaq’s European exchanges, Project portfolio management, Reporting, Research and Statistics reporting and Operations of the Baltic and Icelandic Exchanges and the European Central Securities Depository Business. Prior to this, she led Market Operations for Nasdaq in a global role.

Gunilla has been with Nasdaq since the merger and joined OMX in 1995. During the consolidation of the Nordic exchanges and later the merger between NASDAQ and OMX, Gunilla was responsible for integrating all operations units. She was also responsible for establishing Nasdaq’s Business Operational Center in Vilnius.

With more than 25 years of experience in the financial markets, Gunilla has vast experience in business and product development, fixed income and trading operations. She has held various positions with listed companies and at The Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank. Gunilla serves on the board of Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Copenhagen AB and Nasdaq Vilnius Services. 

Gunilla holds a Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Linköping and an Executive Master of Business Administration.