Full Name
Ian Pledger
Job Title
Global Head of BNYM Market Management Team
BNY Mellon
Speaker Bio
Ian Pledger is currently the Regional Head of BNYM Global Network Management Team for the African and Americas region, where he is responsible for managing and maintaining over 50 custody relationships in 25+ Markets, with assets under custody in excess of $30+ Trillion.

Throughout his tenure with BNY Mellon, Ian has held various roles within the organization, most recently as Global Head of Network Management for the Depositary Receipts business. Prior to that he has held several product related positions including the DR Product and Innovation Manager responsible for the global strategy, development, business intelligence and market and product advice. He has a detailed knowledge of global operations during his time as the Operations, Risk, and Control manager, overseeing a team responsible for the daily support of the DR business, cash and stock reconciliations, settlement issues and corporate events including proxies.

Ian has 20+ years’ experience working in the financial industry in London. Before joining BNY Mellon in 2006, Ian maintained an extensive career with JPMorgan Chase where he held various positions such as Globe-clear Operations Manager and Head of the EMEA Depositary Receipt Product Development group.

Ian has earned a CISI Level 3 certificate in investments as well as a UK IR Society Certification. In 2010, he obtained his Lean Six Sigma green belt
Ian Pledger