Jim Turnbull – Associate Director – DCM Local Currency and Capital Markets, EBRD

Jim Turnbull is the Associate Director- Debt Capital Market for the Local Currency and Capital Markets (LC2) Team.  He also co-ordinates LC2 Team activities in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey and the Balkans. He has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking, pensions investment and funds management having managed both debt and equity portfolios. He has also managed foreign exchange, derivatives and treasury exposures in both emerging and developed markets. His team manages over 100 technical assistance projects targeting capital market development in EBRD Countries of Operations.

Jim led the project team that created and developed the AsianBondsOnline fixed income portal for the Asian Development Bank in 2003. He has significant “in-country” expertise as team leader for a large number of capital markets technical assistance projects internationally for several international financial institutions.

Jim has written extensively on the technical aspects of local capital market development in emerging markets and financial stability and has a B.Com from University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.