Diversity is an imperative — and together, we are all accountable for our culture of respect, equity and inclusion. J.P. Morgan is working to drive a diverse and inclusive culture for our employees and our business. Everything has to start at home – leaving no stone unturned, we’re looking at our diverse recruiting practices, training, our products and services, and supplier diversity. Partnering with Women in Data helps us work towards closing the gender gap and increasing diversity in data careers. This enables us to bring the very best ideas to the forefront while continuing to drive innovation across all areas of our business.
Allie Gillon-Livesey is Head of Strategic Partnerships in the Chief Data & Analytics Office (CDAO) at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB). In this role, her team is responsible for setting the strategy for external partnerships – enterprise agreements, investments, acquisitions – with relevant Data & Analytics companies. Allie has been with J.P. Morgan since 2014 and was recently promoted to Executive Director. Throughout her tenure, she has gained experience across multiple teams and several lines of business – giving her a broad understanding of how external Data & Analytics solutions could be relevant to different parts of the bank.
Formerly, Allie was the Global Data & Analytics Lead on the Digital Innovation team. The team combines strategy, thought leadership and execution to shape the CIB digital agenda and FinTech investment portfolio.
During the earlier part of her career, Allie spent two years on the CIB Strategy team, which supports the CEO of J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank. During this time, she worked on numerous projects including the creation of an AI Research Lab at the bank. This project impelled her to further her interest in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning; and she impulsively applied to Imperial College London to study a part-time Masters in Business Analytics. Looking back, Allie believes she would never have made the decision if she had considered the two years of studying whilst working ahead. The best advice she ever received was to not overthink career choices.
As a champion of diversity both within J.P. Morgan and the external community, Allie sits on the CIB CDAO Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Council and is a mentor for J.P. Morgan’s Women on the Move initiative. In 2020, Allie and three other colleagues pioneered employee-led change to address some of the root causes for a lack of diversity in Financial Services. Allie continues to be passionate about effecting change by solving for the root cause, including encouraging girls to code and choose a career in technology, data and analytics.
Nicole began her career at J.P. Morgan in 2003. She started in the firm’s Sydney office before moving to London, Hong Kong and now Singapore. Throughout that time, she has worked in both Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) and the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB). This experience working across lines of business helped her understand how the bank operates across different markets and regions.
After working as the APAC Business Controls Head for Securities Services, Nicole was given the opportunity to lead the APAC Chief Data Office. This has been a unique career experience, since it allowed Nicole to establish a new team, a rare opportunity when working for a large bank. In this role she is focused on driving data strategy and governance, which supports both safeguarding data and the growth agenda in CIB, whilst ensuring the firm remains compliant with our regulatory obligations.
Nicole is a strong believer in realizing the value of data and has represented J.P. Morgan to talk about data quality at several client events. She is a member of a number of Asia’s leading industry bodies helping to drive consensus, advocating solutions and effecting change on a number of key data–related initiatives.
Having had some inspiring mentors early on in her career, Nicole is always looking to support junior employees. Pushing mentees out of their comfort zone and helping them tackle new challenges is an experience Nicole finds rewarding in her own career. She is passionate about developing high-performing, diverse talent and future leaders of the firm, and finds time to personally coach, inspire and sponsor women at all levels.
Investments in data and analytics are changing our industry and the way we work. Today, our data and analytics teams, led by top experts in the field, are helping serve our customers and clients with greater depth, sophistication and innovation. Our team of experts in data and analytics sit at the intersection of data science, research and innovation to solve the most pressing financial problems. We create solutions to help our customers and clients achieve their financial goals, improve their experiences and protect their information. Whether working with big data, top analytics tools, artificial intelligence, machine learning models or robotics, our teams collaborate using cutting-edge technology to drive real world impact and solutions. By innovating and investing in our people and tool sets, we’re able to maximize our employees’ skills by removing the manual work out of day-to-day processes and simplifying tasks to save time.
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $32 trillion of assets under custody and $709 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.