Americas (ex-Canada) Regional Equities Finance Trading Head
BNY Mellon Markets
Richard is a Managing Director and the Americas (ex-Canada) regional trading head for equities finance at BNY Mellon based in New York. His role includes the strategic development of the U.S. and international trading platform.
He began his career in securities lending at Royal Bank of Scotland in London. After holding numerous positions of increasing responsibility at Royal Bank, he joined PaineWebber in London to head the company’s Collateral Management department and later moved to New York to develop the company’s international trading desk in the U.S. Following the PaineWebber/UBS merger, Richard accepted a role on their International Equity Finance team as Executive Director. In 2009, Richard joined JP Morgan as Executive Director and Head of the International Hedge Fund Demand Product. He attended the University of Central Lancashire and earned a BA with Honors in Business Studies. He currently holds his Series 7 license, and previously held the Series 63 license.