Murray Roos is group head, capital markets at the London Stock Exchange. He joined the exchange in that role, as well as joining its executive committee, on April 1, 2020. He reports to chief executive David Schwimmer. Roos is responsible for LSEG’s global capital markets business across primary and secondary markets. He succeeded Raffaele Jerusalmi, who stepped down as group director, capital markets.
Roos was previously Citigroup’s global co-head of equities and securities services, along with Dan Keegan, taking over the role in 2016. Before that, he led global equity sales and trading at Citigroup. He also led the multi-asset structuring group.
Prior to joining Citigroup in 2015, Roos spent a decade at Deutsche Bank, holding a number of senior roles including EMEA head of equities, head of emerging markets equities and global head of prime finance. He began his career as a derivatives trader in South Africa.
Before working in equities trading, Roos was a chemical engineer. During his previous career he was known for falling into a vat of anti-foaming agent and having to be pulled out.
Roos holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cape Town in Chemical Engineering.
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