Kyle Brandon is Managing Director, Director of Derivatives Policy. In that role, Ms. Brandon leads SIFMA’s swap dealer-focused workstreams covering ongoing and emerging policy development and regulatory advocacy, including on Title VII rulemaking, implementation and compliance issues, as well as addressing Swap Dealer/SBS Dealer business practice issues.
Prior to joining SIFMA, Ms. Brandon was co-founder and portfolio manager at Moscow-based Orion Capital Advisors. Previously she worked in macro and emerging markets at US-based hedge funds and on the dealer side in fixed income and derivatives.
Ms. Brandon is a board member of Women in Financial Market (WIFM), formerly Women in Derivatives, a nonprofit organization with a mission is to connect, elevate, and advance women across the global financial markets ecosystem, driving change through education and mentorship, and creating meaningful connections.
Ms. Brandon holds a BA in Japan studies from Cornell University and an MA in International Economics from the School of Advanced International Studies at The Johns Hopkins University.