London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)
As Chief Representative of LSEG’s China office, Mr Edwards is responsible for developing the London Stock Exchange's business in China, spending a majority of his time working with companies, advisors and regulators in the region interested in London Stock Exchange Group’s markets. Jon and his teams in London, Hong Kong and Beijing work to promote both Main Market and AIM listings and work with companies to increase their profile among London’s investment community. Prior to taking up his post in Beijing, Jon was co-head of Emerging Markets, looking after business development activities in Russia, CIS & Asia Pacific.
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 over 17 years of experience working with international companies in the natural resources, consumer products, real estate and TMT sectors.