Jay Cox is managing director and head of emerging markets sales and trading. Mr. Cox joined Cowen in 2016 as part of the acquisition of various businesses from CRT Capital, where he served as head of global emerging markets sales and trading since 2009. Prior to CRT, he was a senior emerging markets trader at Citigroup and before that ran the emerging markets and Asia credit trading businesses at RBS/Greenwich Capital and Merrill Lynch for North America and Western Europe.
Mr. Cox spent the early part of his career as a fixed income trader and assistant portfolio manager for a major institutional investor where he specialized in corporate and sovereign debt trading. He is a graduate of Marquette University and earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.