Mr Julien Martin joined HKEX in late August 2015 and serves as the Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) Product Development of HKEX, and the General Manager of Bond Connect Company Limited, a joint venture established by China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS) and HKEX.
Mr Martin is one of the architects that led to the launch of Bond Connect in July 2017, delivering policy breakthroughs and market efficiencies in pre-trade admission, trading and settlement for the China interbank bond market. In addition, He is leading key initiatives in the fixed income and currency business for both cash and derivatives space, steering a number of major initiatives across the organisation on the development of mutual market access, platform and product solutions.
Prior to joining HKEX, Mr Martin was Head of RMB Competence Centre, Managing Director and Deputy Head of Fixed Income China at BNP Paribas, and played a key role in establishing its presence in Mainland China and pioneering the development of RMB derivatives and flow products in its global platform amid the RMB internationalisation. He has over 18 years of banking and finance experience, with over 12 years spent between Shanghai and Hong Kong. Mr Martin is an Asian financial market, fixed income and foreign exchange expert. He is fluent in English, French and Mandarin.
Mr Martin holds a master of business administration (MBA) degree from ESSEC Business School, Paris.