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Experienced Emily Harris Joins Transcend as a Product Specialist

New York, NY; June 15, 2023 – Transcend, a leading provider of liquidity, funding, and collateral optimization solutions has appointed Emily Harris as a Product Specialist, based out of the United Kingdom. In this role, Emily will focus on leading Transcend’s securities finance product development efforts and growing the firm’s global footprint, particularly in Europe & Asia.

“As Transcend continues to grow in EMEA, adding a talented individual with deep industry knowledge like Emily, will enhance our client’s experience and product,” said Todd Hodgin, Global head of Product at Transcend. “Emily will be instrumental in supporting our clients in EMEA and working with them to drive product enhancements from an EMEA perspective while working with our global product teams on broad-based initiatives.”

Emily has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, having held key roles at other leading dealers and fintech firms. Prior to this, she was a senior product manager at Equilend Spire and, before that, at Trading Apps for over five years. Earlier in her career, Emily was a vice president for European cash and collateral analytics with Barclays Investment Bank. This was preceded by an 11-year tenure at UBS Investment Bank, where she covered equities, derivatives, and finance trading.

“I’m excited to join such a dynamic and skilled team,” explained Emily. “The new role will bring together the opportunity to utilize and expand upon knowledge I’ve built in previous roles, as well as the prospect of working with a rapidly expanding client base – some familiar, some new.”

With the industry looking for ever more advanced solutions to optimize collateral across venues to save valuable financial and operational resources it’s imperative to have forward-looking people with deep knowledge of the marketplace. Transcend is excited to have Emily join the expanding London team as we continue to address our client’s optimization needs.


Transcend is on a mission to help global market participants achieve next-level performance results through innovative solutions that enhance liquidity, funding, and collateral decisions. With a growing roster of world-class banks, broker-dealers, asset managers, and custodians as clients, the firm is quickly becoming the gold standard for inventory analytics, optimization, and automation within a business line or across the enterprise.

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