Emily Portney leads the client management, sales and service teams for BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing globally. She also oversees the Americas region for the business, which encompasses the U.S., Latin America and Canada. Asset Servicing delivers investment administration, operational and technology solutions to alternative investment managers, asset managers, asset owners, insurance companies, banks and broker-dealers.
Portney was previously Chief Financial Officer for Barclays International, where she helped to establish the non-ring-fenced bank, and led a global organization spanning the Corporate and Investment Bank, the Private Bank, and the Cards and Payments businesses. She joined Barclays from Visa where she was the CFO of North America.
Prior to Visa, she spent 22 years at JP Morgan where she was the Global Head of Clearing and Collateral Management, a brokerage unit that provided agency execution, clearing, and collateral management services across derivatives and securities markets worldwide. Portney started with JP Morgan in 1993 and performed various roles over the course of her career, including the CFO of Equities and Prime Services.
Portney serves on the Board of Directors for MarketAxess. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.