Finding Opportunities in Standards

Karla McKenna, chair of three industry identifier and standards groups, leads on LEI and ISO 20022 adoption

Karla Mckenna
Karla McKenna, director of market practice and standards, Citi

Karla McKenna, director of market practice and standards at Citi, currently also wears leadership hats at three different standards organizations -- the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF), where she is head of standards; the ISO Technical Committee for Financial Services (ISO/TC 68) and the Securities Market Practice Group (SMPG), both of which she chairs.

"We want to look at the situation this industry has found itself in-- where a lot of resources need to go for mandatory update