Chief Operating Officer
John Owen is Chief Operating Officer of Stifel Europe, overseeing all infrastructure for our business in Europe. He joined the firm in 2014. Mr. Owen started his career with Andersen Consulting and then worked for both UBS and Bankers Trust in the 1990s before becoming one of the founding partners of Capco, a successful global financial service consultancy. When Capco was sold to Symphony, a private equity firm, Mr. Owen became Global Chief Operating Officer of ING’s Wholesale Bank. He went on to the Matrix Group where he was Group Chief Operating Officer and FD, playing a key role in running the business, including the structuring of new ventures. Mr. Owen has an MSc Mechanical Engineering (honors) from Edinburgh University.