Head of Capital Markets
James Maund joined KraneShares as head of Capital Markets in January 2020. James has more than 15 years of experience in ETF trading and capital markets.
Prior to joining KraneShares, James was a vice president in the Institutional ETF Group / ETF Capital Markets Group at State Street Global Advisors. He has extensive connectivity within the ETF trading ecosystem including market makers, brokers, and exchanges. He is a seasoned speaker at industry events, conferences, and forums on topics related to ETFs, liquidity, options, equity market structure, and trading.
Prior to State Street, James was an ETF trader at Goldman Sachs & Co. His primary responsibility was as a specialist/market maker for Exchange Traded Funds on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, and later on the American Stock Exchange and in the firm’s Index Arbitrage group.
James earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. He holds FINRA series 7, 63, and 55 licenses.