Professor Ron Berndsen is the senior independent non-executive director of LCH Ltd and SA and chairs the LCH Risk Committees. He is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Quantoz Payments, a blockchain company. He is also attached to the Tilburg School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University as Professor of Financial Market Infrastructures.
Ron is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Financial Market Infrastructures.
The author has been active in the field of payments and market infrastructures for 20 years. He was Head of the Oversight Department and Head of the Market Infrastructures Policy Department at De Nederlandsche Bank. Ron also served as a member on the Market Infrastructure Board at the European Central Bank and as member of the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures at the Bank of International Settlements. He also co-chaired the FSB Group on Cross-Border Crisis Management for Financial Market Infrastructures and was a member of the oversight committees of CLS, EuroCCP, Euroclear, LCH, SWIFT and TARGET2.
He was awarded a doctorate of Tilburg University in 1992 for his PhD thesis in Economics and Artificial Intelligence.