Catherine has had a distinguished multi decade career in Financial Services, Fintech and Commodities. She currently is an Advisor and Board Member to numerous startups and mature businesses, bringing expertise in business and strategic growth, innovation, talent development, regulatory affairs, and more. Prior to this, Catherine was the CEO of Pefin, the world’s first AI financial advisor, and before Pefin, she was the Managing Director and Head of Commodity Derivatives, Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets Sales and Trading for the Americas at BNP Paribas, and was Chief Marketing Officer of J.P. Morgan, as well as many other roles.
Catherine has won numerous accolades, including ‘Most Influential Woman in European Investment Banking’ in 2012 and being one of the ‘100 Most Influential Women in European Financial Markets in 2010 and 2011. A long-time champion of diversity, she has also served on the J.P. Morgan Investment Banking Inclusive Leadership Council as well as on the J.P. Morgan Chase Diversity Council. Service to the community has always been a priority for Catherine, and she has worked with a number of significant non-profit organizations, such as being on the board of Part of the Solution (POTS) in the Bronx, New York.
Catherine has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from Texas A&M University, and a master’s degree in Economics from Brown University. She lives in New York with her husband and has three sons and one beautiful grand daughter!