Executive Vice President and Global Head of Securities Finance
BNY Mellon Markets
James is Executive Vice President of BNY Mellon and Head of Securities Finance for Markets. James holds responsibility for providing overall strategic direction and leveraging the program’s extensive world-wide network and robust product capabilities.
For more than twenty years James has held leadership positions with an emphasis on core Securities Finance disciplines, including Trading and Product Development.Most recently, James was head of BNY Mellon’s Global Securities Lending group and prior to that he served as Chief Operating Officer for Securities Lending with responsibility that included coordinating operations, interfacing on risk identification and compliance, improving best practices, enhancing operating efficiency, and directing trading and product strategy. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, James was Senior Vice President and Head of Capital Markets at CIBC Mellon, a joint venture between the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and BNY Mellon. He provided overall leadership for the company’s Capital Markets business, which included Global Securities Lending, Treasury and Cash Management. James was also a member of the company’s Executive Management Committee and chaired the Asset/Liability Committee. James earned a Masters in Business Administration at Queen’s University.