Brian Ruane

Executive Vice President, BNY Mellon

Brian Ruane is a member of the Executive Committee for Pershing, a BNY Mellon company and Pershing Limited and a member of BNY Mellon’s Senior Leadership Team. Brian is responsible for BNY Mellon’s Broker-Dealer Services and strategic enterprise-level relationship management for the Banks and Broker-Dealers and the Alternative Asset Managers market segments. Brian is a member of the Board of Promontory Interfinancial Network.

Previously, Brian was the chief executive officer of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services. This included hedge fund and private equity administration and prime custody, securities clearance, collateral management and derivatives servicing. He was previously co-head of Pershing Prime Services and Derivative Clearing. Brian was also head of Global Client Management in North America with responsibility for hedge fund and ’40 Act investment managers, real estate firms, insurance companies, corporations, endowments, foundations and U.S. asset managers. Brian previously served on The Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Committee on The Future of The U.S. Government Securities Markets.

Brian is a member of The Advisory Board of The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business in Ireland and The Frank G. Zarb School of Business, New York.

Brian is a graduate of The Chartered Association of Certified Accountants in the UK and Ireland and received his Master of Business Administration degree in International Banking and Finance from Zarb School of Business in New York.