Elizabeth Canning

Chief Operating Officer, Pershing Limited
BNY Mellon | Pershing

Elizabeth Canning is the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Executive Committee for Pershing Limited at BNY Mellon | Pershing. Elizabeth has functional responsibility for Client Service Delivery, Product Solutions, and the Quality Management Office.

Prior to joining the firm in December 2011, Elizabeth held senior compliance roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Private Client and Morgan Stanley; in her early career, she was an equity sales person at Wood Mackenzie.

Elizabeth acts as a company Director for Pershing Holdings (UK) Limited, Pershing Limited, Pershing Securities Limited, BNY Mellon Pershing Trustees Limited, Pershing Securities International Limited and Pershing (Channel Islands) Limited and is a member of BNY Mellon's WIN (Women’s Initiative Network) and HEART (Helping Each Ability by Respecting and Teaching) groups.

In addition, Elizabeth is the chair for Providence Row, a homeless charity based in the East End of London. Elizabeth earned a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in History from the University of London.