Speaker Bios

Jason Xavier

Head of EMEA Capital Markets, Franklin Templeton Investments

Jason Xavier is Head of EMEA Capital Markets for Franklin Templeton Investments. The Capital Markets team works closely with investors, broker-dealers and market makers to ensure efficient primary and secondary market trading for all Franklin ETFs.  His responsibilities include working with European liquidity providers to foster healthy creation and redemption processes and on-screen markets, as well as partnering with Franklin European sales specialists to discuss ETF trading and structure directly with clients.

Mr. Xavier has over 16 years of experience in ETF, Index and portfolio strategies.  Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in the summer of 2017, Mr. Xavier headed the Capital Markets team at ETF Securities based in London.   His experience prior to ETF Securities includes running the ETF capital markets function at HSBC Asset management and multi-asset index structuring at Goldman Sachs, Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank.  

Jason holds a BEng in Electrical Engineering and an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Imperial College London