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Gunilla Hellqvist

Senior Vice President, European Operations

Gunilla Hellqvist is Senior Vice President and Head of European Operations. Her responsibilities include oversight of the business operations for Nasdaq's European exchanges, clearing and custody services. Prior to this she led Market Operations for Nasdaq.

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 the integration of all operations units. 

With more than 25 years of experience from the financial markets, Gunilla has vast experience from 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 Broker Services and on the board of FSPOS, The group for private-public co-operation in the financial sector. She holds a Degree of Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Linköping and an executive Master of Business Administration.