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Manuel Baptista

Associate Director at Institutional Shareholder Services


Manuel Baptista has 22 years of professional experience, including 18 years in securities services. He joined Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) in 2006 to create an Account Management team dedicated to servicing European Custodian Banks. He subsequently moved to Sales in 2011, where he is responsible for sales to Custodian Banks, Prime Brokers, and other asset services providers in EMEA. Since December 2016 Manuel is also the Head of ISS’ Brussels office.

Prior to joining ISS, Manuel held positions in Operations, Communications, and Sub-custodian Network Management at Euroclear and at the Bank of New York. His professional experience outside the securities services business included project management and consulting missions to the European Commission in the area of e-government. Manuel holds a Master’s degree in Political Science, a postgraduate degree in B-to-B Marketing, and an Executive Masters in Management from Solvay Business School.