Teresa Heitsenrether is a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank and a member of its management committee. She is the Global Head of Securities Services, leading a business that provides the world’s largest companies and institutions with Custody, Fund Administration and Accounting, Hedge Fund, Information and Operations Services. J.P. Morgan has $27 trillion in client assets under custody.
Previously, Teresa was J.P. Morgan’s Global Head of Prime Brokerage & Equity Financing, overseeing the firm’s financing, clearing, safekeeping, capital introduction and consulting services for hedge funds. Under her leadership, the business experienced substantial international growth and record revenues and profits.
Teresa has been with J.P. Morgan throughout her career and over time assumed increasing responsibilities across a variety of businesses including Global Funding & Liquidity Management, Fixed Income Sales and Repo Financing.
Among other accolades, Teresa has been recognized as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker, one of the 30 to Shape the Future by Global Custodian, one of the 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds by The Financial Journal and one of the 100 Most Influential Women in the EMEA region by Financial News. In 2009, she was elected to the Academy of Women Leaders by the YWCA of New York City.
Teresa earned a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science from Fordham University.