Brian Ruane, BNY Mellon Presents “Pandemic Stress Test: U.S. Government Securities Clearance & Repo

Join Hofstra's Center for International Financial Services and Markets in the Frank G. Zarb School of Business for a virtual event featuring Brian Ruane, CEO of Government Securities Services (GSS) at BNY Mellon, on Wednesday, October 28th at 6 pm

Ruane will discuss his white paper, "The Pandemic Stress Test: US Government Securities Clearance & Repo: Examining the resiliency of repo and securities settlement during COVID-19."  

The event is open to all members of the Hofstra community. There is no fee, but registration is required. 

About Brian Ruane

Brian Ruane is the Chief Executive Officer of BNY Mellon Government Securities Services Corp. and Clearance & Collateral Management and is a member of both the BNY Mellon and Pershing Executive Committees. He is also responsible for client-relationship teams serving banks, broker-dealers, investment advisors and alternative asset managers. Brian is the executive sponsor for GENEDGE, a BNY Mellon employee resource group.

He was a key voice on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Tri-Party Repo

Infrastructure Reform Task Force, which drove system changes designed to ensure that the tri-party repo market functions effectively and efficiently. He also served on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Working Committee on The Future of the U.S. Government Securities Markets in 2004.

Prior to his current role, Brian was CEO of Pershing Prime Services and CEO of BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services business. He also served on the Board of Directors and Audit & Risk Committee of The Bank of New York Mellon SA/NV, Belgium, from 2008 to 2014.

Brian is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board of Hofstra University’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business, from which he received an MBA in International Finance. Brian is also a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is FINRA Series 7, 24, 63 and 66 licensed.


Wednesday, October 28, 2020



Hofstra University Virtual Event
Offered online
Hempstead, NY 11549-1000


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