Meet our chairperson... Joe Duffy

Joe Duffy is Head of Global Client Management Europe for BNY Mellon. He is also Country Executive for BNY Mellon in Ireland, Deputy CEO of BNY Mellon’s European Bank and Co-Chair of BNY Mellon’s Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) Employee Resource Group in EMEA. As Head of Global Client Management Europe, Joe leads a team of client executives aligned around industry segments and European markets, who are responsible for BNY Mellon’s most significant client relationships in Europe. Beyond BNY Mellon, he is Chair of the IFSC Ireland Council.

Joe started his career with PwC in 1988 and remained with the firm for nine years. He holds a Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.


5 minutes with Joe Duffy…

  1. Describe yourself in three words

  2. What have you found most beneficial about being a member of the alumni network?
    Reconnecting with people that I’ve not seen in years, sharing stories / experiences, maintaining a healthy sense of perspective.

  3. What is the funniest memory you have from your time with PwC?
    An audit senior falling down a set of stairs in a B&B, while travelling up the stairs, and taking the banisters with him (and losing the race to the top of the stairs!)

  4. What advice would you give your 21 year old self (career or otherwise)?
    Be inquisitive, go global, be patient.

  5. Tea or coffee?