Chief Currency Strategist
Head of the BNY Mellon Markets Strategy Team
Simon Derrick is a managing director of BNY Mellon and is head of the BNY Mellon Markets Strategy team. Simon established the team more than 10 years ago, and has guided its development into a preeminent center of excellence within BNY Mellon. His insights and commentaries have made him an indispensable source for financial journalists around the world, and his frequent on-air appearances have made him a fixture on electronic news outlets.
Prior to heading up the BNY Mellon Markets Strategy team, Simon managed The Bank of New York's European FX sales team for four years. Previously, he worked in sales and proprietary trading roles at Midland Bank (now part of HSBC), Banque Indosuez (now part of Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank) and Citibank. He is an honors graduate in geography from University College London.