Mr. Jay-Michael Baslow brings to the Board a variety of banking experience acquired during the past four decades. Mr. Baslow spent the last 16 years of his career in Risk Management at J.P. Morgan covering a range of sectors. Prior to his 2019 retirement, he was the Head of EMEA Risk Management for the bank’s Wealth Management organization and the Chief Risk Officer of J.P. Morgan International Bank Ltd, its London-based private bank. Prior to that, Mr. Baslow worked in Credit Risk Management, covering a variety of corporate and financial sectors and EMEA regions, including over three years based in Dubai as the Head of MENA Credit Risk and then returning to London as the Head of EMEA Emerging Markets Credit Risk.
During the late 1990s, Mr Baslow was an investment banking client executive at Chase Securities, covering global telecommunications operators and equipment manufacturers from the bank’s New York headquarters. Mr Baslow started his career with Chemical Bank in the 1980s, first as a technologist and then as a real estate investment banking analyst.
In addition to his banking experience, Mr. Baslow was a strategy consultant in the Media & Telecoms industry at Booz Allen & Hamilton; co-founded Frictionless Commerce Incorporated, a strategic sourcing software startup in Cambridge, MA, where he was Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board; and was the Associate Dean for Resource Development at Harvard Medical School, overseeing the major gifts and planned giving operations.Mr. Baslow received a BA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School.