Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Strategy
Akash Shah is a Senior Executive Vice President of BNY Mellon and the company’s Head of Strategy. He is also a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Reporting to BNY Mellon's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Shah is responsible for helping BNY Mellon develop and implement its long-term objectives, shape external partnerships and alliances, and respond to the increasingly dynamic financial services ecosystem. He also oversees the firm’s global marketing function, helping to drive a dynamic, client-focused strategy across all of BNY Mellon.
Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Mr. Shah was a partner at McKinsey & Company. He has over twelve years of experience advising leading financial institutions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. He co-led McKinsey’s Capital Markets & Investment Banking practice and authored multiple reports on the firm’s perspectives on the future structure of the wholesale banking industry.
Mr. Shah is on the board of the literary journal The Paris Review. He is a graduate of Yale University.