Global Diversity and Inclusion Council

Dinesh Deo

Chief Executive Officer, BNY Mellon India

BNY Mellon India is a strategic growth center for BNY Mellon, and now delivers a wide range of multi-sector financial services processes for all of the company's investment management and investment servicing businesses to a global client base across more than 100 markets worldwide. In this capacity, Dinesh serves on BNY Mellon's Operating Committee in addition to the Asia Pacific Operating Committee. Dinesh also serves on the Board of Directors for BNY Mellon India's legal entity.

Prior to assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon India in May 2011, Dinesh was the Chief Operating Officer for BNY Mellon India. He joined the company's Pune operations in November 2004 and has played a key role in the location's evolution and success. In his role as COO, Dinesh was responsible for operations and strategy for all businesses in Pune, including Asset Servicing (UK Transfer Agency, Securities Operations including CIBC Mellon, Fund Accounting, Performance and Risk Analytics), Financial Markets and Treasury Services (Corporate Trust, Alternative Investment Services, Treasury Services), Wealth Management, Asset Management and business partner groups (Finance Operations and GAMO). He was also responsible for the transition function, which involves project management of any new function moving to Pune.

Dinesh is the chairman of the 'Utopia' people strategy initiative that focuses on employee development, inclusive environment and larger employee engagement initiatives. More recently, he joined the company's Global Diversity and Inclusion Council.

Previously, Dinesh spent nearly eight years with General Electric in multiple businesses including its finance center of excellence in Delhi, India. While at GE, he served as operations leader for one of the largest capital services business managing strategies and service delivery processes across Europe and the U.S.

Dinesh is a qualified chartered accountant and cost accountant. He is a certified Green Belt in Six Sigma Quality and obtained his bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Pune.