Harshika Patel

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Private Bank & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong
JP Morgan

Harshika Patel is the Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Asia and the Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan in Hong Kong. As Chair of J.P. Morgan’s Asia Pacific DEI Council, she also helps to lead the strategy for the firm’s diversity and inclusion initiatives in the region.

Harshika is also Chair of the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association, the leading financial industry association focused on developing regional capital markets.

Prior to leading the Private Bank in the region, Harshika served as the Asia Pacific Head of Strategy for J.P. Morgan. In this role, she was responsible for driving and implementing the firm’s strategy across its 17 operating markets in Asia Pacific.

In 2013, Harshika joined J.P. Morgan as a Managing Director based in Singapore to lead the Asia Commodities Sales and Structuring business and the Electronic Sales business, delivering electronic trading services across macro products to institutional clients.

Harshika has over three decades of experience in financial services. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, Harshika was at Barclays Capital for 10 years where she held a variety of roles including Deputy Treasurer for Barclays Capital, and Global Chief Operating Officer for the Commodities business. She was previously a Senior Manager in the Financial Services Practice at Deloitte London providing assurance and advisory services to global financial institutions.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Accounting from Manchester University and is an ICAEW qualified Chartered Accountant.

Harshika resides in Hong Kong with her husband and two children.