Kara Kennedy

Custody Product Manager, Director BNY Mellon

Kara is responsible for custody strategy & execution, including FinTech engagement and emerging technology.

From 2013 to early 2018, Kara was responsible for product development and innovation in BNY Mellon’s Depositary Receipts business. Kara joined BNY Mellon from Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), where she was Category Manager for their actively managed equity unit trust range.  Previously, Kara worked as a product manager for the London Stock Exchange with responsibility for Fixed Income, ETFs, Depositary Receipts and secondary market trading platforms. 

Kara holds an MA in Politics from the University of Edinburgh and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment Management.  She lives in south London with her husband and daughter. 

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