Marc Delbaere is Global Head of Corporates and Trade at SWIFT, offering common banking solutions to over 2000 corporate groups worldwide as well as providing the industry foundation for interbank and corporate to bank communication in documentary trade. Previously, Marc was Head of MyStandards at SWIFT, a role in which he imagined, initiated, launched and grew MyStandards into the central financial services industry platform for standards management and customer onboarding. Marc joined SWIFT in 2008 as Head of Standards Strategy and Architecture from IBM where he worked for 13 years. While at IBM, he was in charge of the IBM Industry Models portfolio, an intellectual property offering at the crossroads of business and IT. Marc studied Business Engineering at Solvay Business School and received a post graduate degree in Actuarial Sciences - stochastic finance from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).