Frank Will is Global Head of Covered Bond Research at HSBC in Düsseldorf. Before joining HSBC he was Head of Covered Bond/Supra & Agency Research at a global investment bank in London for almost nine years. Before that, Frank spent five years as a senior bank analyst for a German bank in London, covering the major European and US banks as well as various covered bond markets. He is a regular speaker at conferences, chairman of the ECBC Working Group on Legislation and member of a number of ECBC and Association of German Pfandbrief Banks working groups. He is also one of the authors of the ECBC Fact Book on Covered Bonds. Frank graduated in business administration and holds a PhD in economics.