Roy Salamé was most recently Managing Director, Head of Global Investment Opportunities Group at JP Morgan Private Bank. The Global Investment Opportunities Group advises some of the JP Morgan’s most sophisticated clients, including ultra-high-net worth individuals and family offices, on opportunistic investment ideas and provides select clients with access to the firm’s investment resources.
As MD and Head of GIO, Roy was responsible for managing over 100 investment and credit professionals covering over 1,000 clients from five global offices. His previous position with the firm was Vice Chairman of Global Commodities, a post he held from 2008-2016. In this role, Roy was responsible for senior commodities client relationships. Prior to his tenure with JP Morgan, Roy spent nearly 14 years at Goldman Sachs.
Roy’s philanthropic and advisory work is expansive, including support for community organizations and education, as well the arts and sciences. He currently serves on the board of Cultural Vistas, a nonprofit exchange organization promoting global understanding and collaboration among individuals and institutions. Roy is a strong supporter of The Global Fund for Children and Part of The Solution, both of which focus on helping underprivileged children and individuals build a strong foundation for themselves and ultimately attain their educational and life goals. He also supports the Bruce Museum of Arts and Science in Greenwich, Connecticut.
His expertise in the energy sector led him to be invited to join the Energy Advisory Committee of the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC, and serves on the board of B*Cured, where he was previously Vice Chairman. B*cured is an organization that raises funds for brain cancer awareness and research grants.
Roy is a proud alumnus of George Washington University, where he earned an MBA in Finance and Investment and BA in Economics. He has continued to support his alma mater through numerous initiatives.