Federica Mazzucato is the global head of execution and clearing services at UBS. She is responsible for the bank’s exchange-traded derivatives business across execution and clearing, OTC clearing and FX prime services. She currently represents UBS in the global board of the Futures Industry Association.
She chaired the UBS Investment Bank Swiss Diversity and Inclusion Committee for seven years.
Mazzucato also contributed towards the current FX Global Code of Conduct as one of the two Swiss representatives under the Swiss National Bank’s sponsorship.
Mazzucato began her career as a particle physicist conducting research at CERN and teaching physics at the University of Geneva.
She began her career in finance in 2003 when she joined UBS in market risk control. She moved to the front office in 2010 and held various positions in emerging markets trading and FX. In 2014, she was appointed global head of FX prime services. In 2018 her role was expanded to include UBS’s exchange-traded derivatives and OTC clearing business.
From 2014-2020, she was the chair of the Swiss Investment Bank Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Before joining UBS, Mazzucato served as Assistant Professor and European Centre for Nuclear Research (CERN) Research Associate at University of Geneva (2000-2002).
Mazzucato holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics from University of Padova and CERN.
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