Sinead Colton Grant is Chief Investment Officer of BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Prior to this role, she led the Investor Solutions institutional franchise which develops customized investment portfolios across public and private markets. Sinead joined BNY Mellon Wealth Management in 2020 as Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Head of Equities, with responsibility for the Large Cap Equity investment group, the Equity Trading team and the Capital Markets Group. She chaired the Equity Strategy Committee and was Vice Chair of the Investment Policy Committee. Previously, she was Head of Global Investment and Product Strategy for Mellon, BNY Mellon Investment Management’s North American investment firm, and served on the Senior Leadership team, the Investment Risk Committee, and the Environmental, Social & Governance Investing Committee.
Prior to her role at Mellon, Sinead served as Managing Director of Investment Strategy for the Multi-Asset Client Solutions group at BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors in London, where she designed tailored investment solutions for institutional and wealth management clients in the UK and Europe. Earlier in her career, Sinead held portfolio management roles at JP Morgan Investment Management, and was a founding partner and Head of Portfolio Management at Lee Overlay Partners, a macro investment boutique.
Sinead earned an MSc in Finance from London Business School and a BBS in Finance from Dublin City University in Ireland. She has been recognized over multiple years by Irish America magazine as one of the Wall Street 50, which celebrates the contributions of Irish American and Irish born leaders in the financial industry.