Deputy Head, Equity Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange Group


Mr Edwards is responsible for developing the London Stock Exchange’s business in Russia and the CIS. One aspect of his work is facilitating communication between the City investment community and the CIS countries. Jon is a frequent traveller to Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine and has also organized conferences in London to promote CIS companies to the investor community in the UK. Mr Edwards studied at Columbia University where he received his BA degree in Russian studies and joint JD/MBA degree in business and law. He joined the London Stock Exchange in August 2003, before which he worked on private equity transactions for Incepta Ventures UK Limited, Delta Capital and BNP-Invest. Mr Edwards has more than fifteen years of experience working with CIS companies in the natural resources, consumer products, real estate and TMT sectors.


Session 6 - Funding mining and development projects in Central Asia