John R. Siena is Senior Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific Legal at Brown Brothers Harriman.
John has 27 years of experience in the financial services industry and re-joined BBH in 2014 from Bank of New York Mellon where he was Head of External and Regulatory Affairs, EMEA. Between 2005 and 2011 he was BBH’s Director of Legal Operations, EMEA. Before joining BBH, he was Senior Legal Counsel for Northern Trust’s investment management businesses, ex-U.S. Prior to 2000, he was Senior Attorney for Northern Trust’s custody and investment management businesses in the U.S.
John participates actively in many industry groups and currently chairs the Europe Committee of the Association of Global Custodians (AGC).
He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (BA in European History) and the University of Virginia School of Law (Juris Doctorate).