A.J. Harper

Head of Sustainable Finance, ETFs and Asset Managers - Euroclear

A.J. is Head of Sustainable Finance, ETFs and Asset Managers at Euroclear. 

He and his team have responsibility globally for Group Strategy and Product Expansion to build the company's ESG Marketplace, drive iETF business growth and manage an impactful dialogue in its relationships with top asset managers. A.J. is the business sponsor for the company's ESG investment and partnership with Greenomy, the award-winning SaaS regtech platform that digitised taxonomy alignment reporting.

A.J. was the CEO and Co-Founder of Axial, the first Fintech to process SMAs in Asia Pacific. A.J. was previously CEO of Managed Investments for BNY Mellon APAC where he built the company’s global wealth platform from scratch. He also worked at Nomura as Managing Director of Asset Management Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was President of Managed Account Solutions for Pershing LLC, including its investment advisor Lockwood. A.J. served on the 10-person executive team that operated and then sold PNC Financial Services’ GIS global custodian to BNY Mellon for $2.7B.

A.J. began his career at Federated Investors, product-managing fixed-income funds as well as business launches in Germany and Ireland.