Javier de Frutos
Javier de Frutos is the Chairman of the Commission on Financial Reporting of the European Federation of Financial Analysts' Societies (EFFAS) and a member of the Spanish Society of Financial Analysts representing European analysts. Javier was a member of the board of EFRAG at inception and is a member of the Users' panel. He is also a former member of the Capital Markets Advisory Committee of the IASB.
Mr. de Frutos has extensive experience in global financial markets. He has worked for more than twenty years in investment banking for BBVA and participated in large private and public offerings and corporate transactions in Europe, North and Latin America. He has been responsible for the bank's international principal investments and serves on the board of several funds and portfolio companies.
He started his career at The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd., in New York working as a credit analyst before joining BNP Paribas, formerly Beta Capital, in Madrid in 1987 as head of research for Iberian equities.
Javier de Frutos is a graduate from the University of Madrid (Universidad Complutense) and earned a Master's degree in Economics from New York University. Javier is a regular lecturer on international financial reporting issues.