Godfried De Vidts was appointed Director of European Affairs for NEX (then ICAP) in 2006.He advises on European financial and political issues and leads NEX’s relationship with the European Commission and Parliament. In addition, he maintains regular contact with all of the European Central Banks and Treasuries. He works closely with NEX's businesses on product development and other key issues across Europe. Godfried is a recognised authority in the development of the European financial services industry and holds a number of industry positions. Prior to joining NEX Godfried was in charge of global liquidity and collateral management at a major European bank.