John Ward

John Ward, Managing Director, Pershing

Managing Director,


John Ward is a Managing Director and a Senior Relationship Manager for the Global Client Relationships group at Pershing, a BNY Mellon company. He is responsible for global relationship management and new business development, a role he has held for more than 20 years. In addition, John manages Pershing Securities Singapore Pte Ltd and Pershing Securities Australia Limited and is on the Board of Directors of both entities. John is also on the Board of Directors for Pershing Securities Canada Limited. He is a member of Pershing’s Business Acceptance and Review Committee, Suspicious Activity and Regulatory Oversight Committee and the Senior Risk Management Committee, as well as the BNY Mellon Latin America Management Committee.

John brings more than 25 years of financial experience. Prior to joining Pershing in 1993, he was with the London office of Brown Brothers Harriman, where he served in several account management and operational roles, completed the firm’s management training program and served as a manager in the firm’s custody administration area. He completed the Securities Industry Institute® program, sponsored by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.