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Sylvain Agar

I am Head of International Financial Institutions, based in London with over 16 years of experience.

I was previously at Allspring where I led the Financial Institutions team across the international business since 2018.

I spent 10 years at Janus Henderson in London and Paris. My roles included Head of Institutional EMEA ex-UK responsible for building and developing the EMEA-ex UK Institutional sales team and business post merger between Janus and Henderson, Head of Financial Institutions EMEA at Janus Capital International leading the distribution team and Sales Director, French speaking Europe responsible for developing sales activities with key Financial Institutions and Institutional clients in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Monaco.

I started my career as Business Development Associate and Investment Marketing Manager at the London based alternative asset manager, TriAlpha Investment Advisors.

Originally from France, I hold a Master in Management from the EM Normandie in France and a BA Honours Business Administration from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. Before receiving an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico, USA, I studied and worked in China and Taiwan.

Making a difference at the leadership level embracing LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace and parents returning to work after taking parental leave are part of important initiatives to support diversity and bring the best in people.

I am fluent in French, English, Spanish and conversational in Mandarin.

I am married and became father in 2022.

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