Vlad Khandros is a Managing Director and Global Head of Market Structure and Liquidity Strategy at UBS, based in New York. Vlad's responsibilities include automated trading solutions, strategic investments and tactical divestitures for UBS. He is Vice Chair of the SIFMA Equity Markets & Trading Committee, advisor to MEMX, and is on the board of the UBS Americas Inc. Political Action Committee (PAC).
Prior to joining UBS in 2011, Vlad was Global Co-Head of Corporate Strategy at Liquidnet. At Liquidnet he was responsible for business development including M&A and strategic partnerships, global market structure, and government relations.
Vlad was ranked a Rising Star of Finance in 2011 in Forbes Magazine’s 30 under 30 list, a Rising Star of Finance in 2017 in Business Insider's 35 under 35 list, and is part of the Institute of International Finance’s Future Leaders Class of 2019.
He has helped create companies and served on boards of companies that resulted in successful exits outside of the office as well. He serves on the boards of such non-profit organizations as the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village (ASYV), a youth village empowering orphans in Rwanda, and Stay Pawsitive, Inc., an animal welfare charity. He received the POTUS Volunteer Service Award from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation for his work with the American Red Cross.