Kris Walesby is the Sydney-based CEO of ETF Securities. Kris has more than a decade’s experience in the ETF industry and was previously based in London, where his roles in the ETF industry there gave him a broad perspective on the development of ETF products in European markets. Kris joined ETF Securities from Invesco Powershares, where he was Head of Capital Markets for Europe with responsibilities for distribution. Before that he worked at a number of ETF and asset management firms including ETF Securities, Deutsche Bank and BlackRock. Kris can discuss trends in global and Australian ETF markets, how ETFs can be used in SMSF portfolios, the growth of smart beta ETFs and any other topical issues affecting the development of ETFs.