Sjoerd Leenart is the Global Head of Corporate Banking, a group that is responsible for managing the relationship with JP Morgan’s largest Corporate, Financial Institutions and Public Sector clients in North America, EMEA, Asia/Pacific and Latin America.
Until last year, he was also the Regional Head for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA). In this capacity, he represented J.P. Morgan’s global platform across all business lines and works with coverage teams and clients across the Corporate and Investment Bank and Asset Management.
Mr. Leenart has been at J.P. Morgan for over two decades and gained experience in a variety of roles across the firm. He led the European High Grade bond syndicate desk until 2022 and then became co-head of Western European Debt Capital Markets. In 2006 he was named co-head of CEEMEA Debt Capital Markets, Sales and Derivatives Marketing and added Latin America to his responsibilities in 2009. He was appointed Senior Country Officer for the Middle East and North Africa region in 2011 and expanded his responsibilities to Turkey and Africa in early 2014. He was named Regional Head for CEEMEA in 2017.
Mr. Leenart holds a degree in Economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (The Netherlands).