Jonathan Joseph-Horne has joined SMBC in London as head of export and agency finance for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (Emea) region.

Joseph-Horne will work within the bank’s global trade finance department, reporting to Emea regional head John Turnbull.

Horne was most recently executive director at RBS debt capital markets, where he was responsible for the bank’s commodity monetisation product. Before this, he worked within RBS’s structured trade finance team within project and export finance.

SMBC’s trade finance department is managed by co-general managers, Toshio Ishizuka, based in London and Eli Hassine, based in New York.