Jim Turnbull

Senior Advisor
Local Currency & Capital Markets, EBRD

Jim Turnbull joined EBRD in 2011 as the Senior Capital Markets Advisor for the Local Currency and Capital Markets (LC2) Initiative and co-ordinates LC2 Team activities in Russia, Turkey, Romania and the Balkans. He has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking and funds management covering debt and equity funds management, foreign exchange, fixed income, derivatives and treasury management in both emerging and developed markets.

Jim led the project team that created and developed the AsianBondsOnline fixed income portal for the Asian Development Bank. He has significant “in-country” expertise having acted as team leader for a number of capital markets technical assistance projects for several international financial institutions including the implementation of the Capital Markets Development Master Plan in Thailand, and other development assignments in the Philippines, Vietnam and Serbia.

Jim has written several technical papers on 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.