Filippo Gori (2019 Annual)
Chairman, ASIFMA; Deputy CEO, Asia Pacific, Head of Banking, Asia Pacific, CEO, Hong Kong
As Deputy CEO of J.P. Morgan, Asia Pacific, Filippo plays a key role in developing and overseeing strategy and operations for all of the firm’s businesses across 17 markets in the region. Filippo was appointed to this position in January 2019.
Filippo has also served since October 2018 as the CEO for Hong Kong, which is home to the firm’s Asia Pacific headquarters. In this capacity, Filippo is focused on ensuring strong local governance, coordination and controls – as well as employee and community engagement – across all of the company’s lines of business.
As the head of Banking for Asia Pacific, Filippo leads the Investment Banking and Corporate Banking businesses in the region which offer a complete range of strategic banking services to help clients – ranging from corporations to governments, banks and investors – to achieve their goals.
Filippo is a member of the firm’s Global Corporate & Investment Bank Management Committee, Asia Pacific Management Committee and is also Chief Executive of JPMorgan Chase Bank NA Hong Kong Branch. Filippo has served as Chairman of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) since September 2018.
Prior to his appointment as head of Banking in February 2019, Filippo was the Asia Pacific head of Sales & Marketing for Markets & Investor Services for six years. In this role, he led an integrated client sales and marketing team across the firm’s global Equities, Fixed Income, Futures & Options, Commodities, Investor Services and Investor Client Management businesses in the region. He was also responsible for the Debt Capital Markets business in the region excluding Australia and Japan.
Filippo is based in Hong Kong where he has lived with his wife and two children since 2013. He was hired by J.P. Morgan at the end of 1999 as a graduate and worked in various Europe-focused roles in London and Milan within the firm’s Investment Bank and Asset Management businesses in the earlier stages of his career.
Filippo is fluent in both English and Italian. He holds a Master of Science in Economics (Honours) from Bocconi University and his thesis in Economic History was published in 1999.