Isabel Schmidt

Product Management, Direct Clearing and Asset Account Services, BNY Mellon Treasury Services

Isabel Schmidt

Co-Head of Payments Products, BNY Mellon

About Isabel


Isabel Schmidt is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience in global cash management driving strategic planning and business development, product and market management and risk and regulatory management. She has a strong track record of driving change and generating sustainable bottom line contributions and proven experience building and managing diverse, highly motivated and results oriented teams.


Isabel is currently responsible for BNY Mellon’s Direct Clearing and Asset Account Services products. In this capacity, she shapes and executes the product strategy for our USD, EUR and GBP clearing services to our domestic and global clients and our banking and cash management services for NBFIs. Isabel and her team drive market and industry engagement related to major transformation initiatives affecting our clients in the coming years in the cross-border payment space to ensure alignment with BNY Mellon’s strategic objectives.


Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Isabel was most recently responsible for leading Deutsche Bank’s Product Management function for all Cash Management products in the Americas and previously held a number of senior positions at Deutsche Bank covering Product Management and Business Line Leadership roles in Cash Management and Global Clearing.

Session Featuring Isabel:

3:00 - 3:45 PM EDT

Location: Conference Stage 1 (CS1)


A New Era for Payment Investigations


About 5% of cross-border payments encounter some sort of friction before they reach their destination, resulting in manual interventions that cost the industry upwards of $2 billion per year. But help is on the way. The introduction of rich and structured data in cross-border payments opens up a unique opportunity to bring more efficiency to exceptions management.Standardized market practices and central orchestration to increase automation and streamline processes are on the horizon. Hear from our panel of banks and vendors about the benefits this transformation is set to bring.