SGSS strengthens its Coverage, Marketing and Solutions team

SGSS has appointed Matthew Davey as Managing Director and Head of Business Solutions to reinforce its service offering for institutional investors, asset managers, financial intermediaries and corporates.

Based in Paris, he reports to Christophe Baurand, Global Head of Coverage, Marketing and Solutions.

Matthew Davey is responsible for expanding SGSS’ service offering across all market, product and client segments. He will work closely with the global product engineering team to ensure that clients and prospects benefit from agile and innovative business solutions which support their evolving organisational models and changing regulatory framework.

His appointment is effective immediately.

“Matthew Davey’s broad experience in the securities services industry will greatly contribute to identifying and assessing the ever-changing needs of our clients in order to ensure that our services are continually aligned with their requirements,” confirms Christophe Baurand. “Our aim is to simplify our clients’ lives by supporting their development in an increasingly complex and competitive financial landscape with the best business solutions possible.”


Matthew Davey has over 25 years of experience in senior management positions within the securities services industry.

Matthew Davey began his career as a business analyst at J.P. Morgan (previously Morgan Guaranty Trust Co.). He joined State Street Bank & Trust in 1996 to hold various positions in relationship management and investment operations outsourcing, both in Europe and the US. In 2007 he returned to J.P. Morgan to manage custody products for the UK pension fund segment, before heading up complex deal and programme management for UK asset managers. Matthew Davey went on to coordinate bid management at HSBC in 2011 and was later appointed head of consultant relations for the EMEA region. In 2014 he was appointed Senior Vice President and Head of Asset Manager client relations for the UKMEA region at State Street Bank & Trust, before leaving the bank in 2016.

In 2013, Matthew Davey was a member of the Outsourcing Working Group Steering Committee and was the lead author for the group’s report into outsourcing oversight considerations for asset managers. He also contributed to its recent Addendum, which was published in November 2016.

Matthew Davey holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Pathobiology with Chemistry from Reading University.