Executive Director, Global CIB & EMEA Head of Advancing Black Leaders
Tia is the Global Corporate & Investment Bank and EMEA Head of Advancing Black Leaders (ABL) for JP Morgan, responsible for leading and driving the ABL strategy supporting managers in attracting, developing, retaining and advancing black talent at the firm. Tia also contributes to the broader Diversity and Inclusion agenda for JP Morgan.
Prior to her current role, Tia was an Executive Director and Assistant General Counsel in JP Morgan’s Legal Department, providing strategic legal counsel to the Corporate & Investment Bank. Tia has over 20 years’ experience specialising in domestic and cross border investment banking both as a lawyer and on the trading floor as a cross asset-class structurer of financial products.
A diversity champion, Tia is a founding member of the Black Leadership Forum, a group of senior black heritage officers based in the EMEA offices of JP Morgan, who work in support of the ABL global initiative. Tia is also a leader in the Culture and Conduct program run by the Legal department and is regularly invited to speak on the topic for various JPMorgan groups.
Tia joined JP Morgan in 2012 from Morgan Stanley where she was an Executive Director in the Financial Engineering Group, an Executive Director and Head of the EMEA Equity Derivatives legal execution team, and prior to this a Vice President in the Markets practice within legal. Tia worked at Morgan Stanley in both their London office and New York office for 10 years. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Tia was a lawyer at Clifford Chance’s New York office where she worked in the Derivatives and Capital Markets team, with a focus on Latin America.
Tia received her J.D. from Columbia University School of Law and her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley.
Tia currently lives in Clapham, South London, with her husband and two children.