Thomas Krantz

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Thomas Krantz
Occupation Senior Advisor
Employer Thomas Murray
Location London
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Thomas Krantz is secretary general of the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE).[1] He has been with the Federation since 1997.

He has also served on the International Federation of Accountants’ (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group since 2002, and in conjunction with his work on financial information, he served a term as Chairman of the Advisory Board for XBRL International.[2]


Before coming to WFE, Krantz worked as an institutional investment advisor and head of the sales team at the Banque de Gestion Privée/Crédit Agricole group in Paris. Prior to that, he was a stockbroker and head of the sales/trading table at the Dresdner Bank group’s Paris office. He also worked at Arthur Young in Paris as an auditor and consultant in the financial services sector.

From 1986-88, Krantz managed central bank monetary reserves deposited at the Bank for International Settlements in Basle, Switzerland, along with the bank’s own capital invested in multi-currency Treasury instruments. He worked at Chase Manhattan Bank in New York and Paris in country risk evaluation and in corporate banking for trading and commodity companies.[3]

Krantz has also served as the chairman of the board of XBRL International.[4]


John Lothian News Interview


  1. World Federation of Exchanges Opens Market. Trading
  2. Thomas Krantz. ICSA 2010.
  3. Speakers. FISD.
  4. Press Release. XBRL.
World Federation of Exchanges - Former Employees