Manisha Kimmel

Manisha Kimmel will serve as Senior Policy Advisor for Regulatory Reporting to Chairman Jay Clayton.  In this role, Manisha coordinates the SEC’s oversight of the self-regulatory organizations’ (SROs) creation and implementation of the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT).  Manisha joined the SEC from Refinitiv, where she served as Head of Regulatory and Compliance, Wealth Management.  In addition, Ms. Kimmel served as the chair of the Advisory Committee for CAT NMS LLC, a diverse group of industry experts that offers advice to SROs on technical specifications, reporting functionality, and other matters relating to the CAT.  She has previously been a member of the SEC’s Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee (EMSAC) where she chaired the Customer Issues Subcommittee.  Prior to her time at Refinitiv, Ms. Kimmel served as Managing Director of the Financial Information Forum, where she worked with broker dealers, exchanges, and vendors on issues involving regulatory and market data technology issues.  She has also held positions at Jordan & Jordan and Automatic Data Processing. Ms. Kimmel earned her B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and her B.S. in Engineering from Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.