Regional Head of Equity Finance
BNY Mellon Markets
Richard is the Regional Head of Equity Finance Americas (excluding Canada) based in New York. His role also includes the strategic development of the U.S. and international trading platforms.
He began his career in securities lending at Royal Bank of Scotland in London. After holding numerous positions of increasing responsibility at Royal Bank, joined PaineWebber in London to head the company’s Collateral Management department and later developed the company’s international trading desk in the US. Following the PaineWebber/UBS merger, he moved to New York accepting a role on their International Equity Finance team as Executive Director. In 2009, Richard became Executive Director and Co-Head of the International Product at JP Morgan. He joined BNY Mellon in 2012.
Richard attended the University of Central Lancashire and earned a BA with Honors in Business Studies. He holds his Series 7 and formerly held a 63 license.