Emily Portney


Emily H. Portney has been Chief Financial Officer of BNY Mellon since July 2020. In this role, she is responsible for global financial strategy and finance functions, including controllership, business CFO teams, treasury, capital management, tax, corporate development, investor relations, procurement and real estate. Prior to this role, Ms. Portney was Head of Asset Servicing, Americas for BNY Mellon from October 2018 to July 2020. In that role, she oversaw the business unit that provides investment administration, and operational and technology solutions to alternative investment managers, asset managers, asset owners, insurance companies, banks and broker-dealers.  Ms. Portney was Chief Financial Officer of Barclays International from September 2016 to September 2018, 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. From April 2016 to August 2016, she served as North America Chief Financial Officer for Visa, Inc. Prior to that, from June 1993 to January 2016, Ms. Portney worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co., serving in various senior roles including Global Head of Clearing, Collateral Management, and Execution; Chief Financial Officer of Equities and Prime Services; and Chief Operating Officer of Futures and Options. Ms. Portney previously served on the Board of Directors of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).  Ms. Portney received a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University.

Ms. Portney brings leadership experience from a number of financial institutions. Ms. Portney also has in-depth experience relating to clearing operations and strategies and the requirements of operating a firm in a highly regulated industry.

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