Waters Europe

Waters Europe Launching Summer 2019

Beatriz Martin

UK CEO and Global COO

UBS Investment Bank

Beatriz Martin Jimenez, Global Chief Operating Officer, UBS Investment Bank and UK Chief Executive, UBS AG (London Branch and UBS Limited)

Beatriz has been the Global Chief Operating Officer for UBS Investment Bank since 2015. She also held the position of UK Chief Operating Officer from 2014 until 2018 when she was appointed UK Chief Executive for UBS AG London Branch and UBS Limited. Beatriz joined UBS in 2012 as the Chief of Staff to the CEO of the Investment Bank. Before joining UBS, she held positions at Morgan Stanley covering Solutions Sales and as Head of European Fixed Income Banks Solutions in Europe. Between 2004 and 2009 she was MD and Head of Iberia Fixed Income Sales. She is fluent in Spanish, German and English.  

  • Beatriz Martin has overseen a number of technology milestones that the investment bank has achieved during the course of 2018, chief among which is its UBS Flow toolchain.
  • Other key developments Martín mentions include the firm's relationship with Microsoft Azure and the creation of UBS' Cloud Business Office.
  • Martín has three primary objectives: to develop the firm's cloud-native digital solutions on Microsoft Azure; to capitalize on its collaboration with industry peers and fintech partners around smart contracts and communications; and increase the use of container-based technologies
  • Cannot think of another woman in the industry who is CEO of a tier-one investment bank. Therefore, by definition, she is unique.
Patrick Maes

Group CTO Head of Strategy, Architecture and Transformation

Credit Suisse

Patrick is an executive with over 30 years of experience in banking, advanced technology, architecture and management consulting. Patrick is responsible for the CTO  Strategy and Architecture function within Credit Suisse. Before Credit Suisse, Patrick was Groups CTO and Head of Strategy & Planning for the COO division within Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). He has worked with many companies across Europe, Asia, Australia and North America, including Bankers Trust, WIT Capital, Rabobank, AXA, IBM and HCL Technologies. Patrick has a Doctorandus degree in Applied Economics, Master in Financial Sciences  and a Postgraduate in Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Sciences. He is an Enterprise Professor at the Engineering School of Melbourne University.

Waters Europe will bring together the brightest minds across Capital Markets

You will leave Waters Europe with:

  • Implementable examples of AI/ML technology, moving from theory to reality.
  • Advice on lowering operating cost, improving efficiency and embracing innovation
  • The current and future outlook on the regulatory environment
  • Up to date information on blockchain, alternative data and Cloud


Customise your event experience

Dedicated streams and sessions covering Women in Technology, Technology innovation: how it can drive profits and reduce costs, AI, Using regulation as an opportunity to maximise efficiency, Alternative data, Centralising new technologies - working with startups and Cloud and Data Quality


Curated by the experts

Backing of 16 Advisory Board members from leading financial firms including ING, Schroders, Northern Trust, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, CITI, JP Morgan Asset Management, Deutsche Bank and UBS alongside our editorial team.


Networking made easy

With clever networking badge technology, our meeting app and an immersive exhibition area, your 5 networking breaks will be full of new contacts and old friends.








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from investment banks, asset managers and regulators



networking and learning opportunities


The audience

Should you be attending Waters Europe? If you are in one of these industries, we think you should!

Take a look at who attends and which senior professionals you may be able to meet at our 2019 event.


Waters Europe Floorplan

Blendology - Interactive Badge Technology

At our event we will be using Blendology to provide oneTap networking through our conference badges. This technology makes it easy for you to exchange your contact information - a online business card!

You will be able to use it to exchange minimum contact information (Name, Job title and Company name) When you access your profile, you will have the opportunity to add additional contact information, for example photo and mobile phone number, directly or from LinkedIn.

Making networking easy!