Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong

Managing Director
Foreign Exchange Sales and Relationship Management
BNY Mellon Markets


Melanie heads the development of new business across the foreign exchange (FX) product suite. After starting and leading the FX sales business in Asia for over six years, Melanie repatriated back to New York in 2013 and has since led two different team initiatives. The latest being in alignment with the BNY Mellon Markets Leadership team.

While in Asia, Melanie led BNY Mellon’s FX team to take the top ranking in the Global Investor’s 2012 FX Survey as the best FX provider in Asia (Overall & Real Money weighted). This was a milestone and a ‘first’ for BNY Mellon in Asia.

Melanie is on the BNY Mellon Markets Sales Leadership Team and has been a member of the Sales and Revenue Council, and was previously on the BNY Mellon Global Markets Leadership Team. She is also on the lead committee for ‘Women of Global Markets’. While in APAC, Melanie also participated in the APAC Operating Committee. Prior to becoming a senior sales professional, Melanie traded currencies (CHF, JPY and JPYCrosses) at BNY Mellon for nine years.  Before joining BNY Mellon, Melanie was the Financial Manager and Assistant Controller at Liberty Brokerage, a Government Securities Broker Dealer in New York.

Melanie holds an Undergraduate and Graduate Degree from New York University. Melanie was selected by Global Finance Magazine’s ‘Who’s Who in foreign exchange 2011’ and was included in ‘Who’s Who among American Women Professionals’ for three consecutive years. She was also selected as one of the “2012 Professional Women of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Women.

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