Claudine Gallagher is Head of Human Resources for CIB Americas. She is responsible for leading overall human resources strategy and reinforcing the firm’s values in all aspects of the employee lifecycle. She oversees employee relations, talent acquisition, leadership and development, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, compensation and benefits, and HR operations.
Claudine simultaneously serves as Chief Conduct and Controls Officer for BNP Paribas USA and CIB Americas and is responsible for developing and deploying a strong conduct and permanent control framework across non-financial risks. She is a member of the CIB Americas Executive Committee.
Claudine was with the Bank from 1995 to 2001 in Paris, Brussels and New York, where she was responsible for the strategic development of the Bank’s European custody and clearing business.
She then worked at JP Morgan for 10 years in a variety of senior management roles. In her most recent role, she was global head of Depositary Receipts, a position she had held since 2006.
Claudine returned to BNP Paribas in 2012 as Head of North America for Securities Services, later becoming Head of the Americas for the business. She was responsible for the strategic development of the region, spearheading its client and product development, as well as its marketing initiatives.
She has been honored by American Banker for the past five consecutive years as one of the ’25 Most Powerful Women in Finance.’ Claudine is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts in French Literature and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance.