Peter Serenita is the Group Chief Data Officer at HSBC. In this role, he is responsible for the data management practice across all businesses and global functions at HSBC focusing on improving data consistency across the firm. He is responsible for the development of the HSBC Data Vision and Strategy and leads the Group Data Strategy Board consisting of the CDOs and COOs of each of the Global Businesses and Global Functions.
Previously, Peter was the Chief Data Officer for Global Banking and Markets at HSBC and in this role he was responsible for improving the consistency of data across the GBM locations and product areas with particular focus on Entity (Client) data. He was the executive sponsor of two global change programs, the global entity (client) data management program and the global trading account data strategy across Global Banking and Markets, as well as responsible for the global entity and trading account ‘run the bank’ operations.
Before joining HSBC, Peter was a 28-year veteran of JPMorgan having held several key positions in business and information technology. He was the Global Head of Pricing Operations and the Global Head of Market Data Service Vendor Management at JPMorgan’s Worldwide Securities Services. Previously, he was the Chief Data Officer for Worldwide Securities Services responsible for the development of information and technology practices to fully integrate data across the Worldwide Securities Services businesses and the firm.
He served as head of Global Reference Data Services for the Shared Technology and Operations group at JPMorgan, overseeing reference data for the wholesale portion of the firm, which includes the Investment Bank, Private Bank, Commercial Bank, Treasury and Security Services and Investment Management. He helped consolidate technology platforms to converge data from disparate sources resulting in improved data quality and reduced cost. He also consolidated and restructured the reference data operations teams into a dual-hub model resulting in improvements in information quality, controls, operational efficiency and a significant reduction in costs.
Previously, he was Chair of the JPMorgan Enterprise Architecture Board, which established cross-business consistency and better integration across the firm of architecture standards and design methodology. He has also served as Chief Architect of Finance and Corporate Risk, Head of Corporate Risk Application Development and Head of Foreign Exchange Application Development.
Mr. Serenita holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from New York University.