Will Leahey

Head of Regulatory Compliance BetaNXT

An industry advocate and regulatory expert, Will oversees the regulated services BetaNXT provides its clients, including compliance with financial operations and non-financial regulatory reporting rules. Will facilitates discussions regarding complex regulatory changes and shepherds BetaNXT’s delivery of large regulatory projects (e.g., the move to T+1 and the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT), as a member of the CAT Advisory Committee). He engages with regulators and industry groups on behalf of BetaNXT’s clients, particularly as it relates to retail and wealth management operations and technology.

Previously, Will was a Staff Advisor at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), where he led the industry’s move to T+2. Prior to SIFMA, Will was a financial industry regulator at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where he designed and implemented new surveillances to monitor a decentralizing and automating market structure. This vast experience informs his leadership role at BetaNXT.