Global Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability Leader Diversity Advisory Board Member,Toyota Motor North America
Jyoti Chopra is an award-winning diversity, inclusion and sustainability leader. She was most recently Head of Global Citizenship and Sustainability and Chief Diversity Officer for BNY Mellon. Ms. Chopra was responsible for leading the company’s comprehensive award-winning diversity and inclusion program and promoting a culture of inclusion that created pathways for the continued recruitment, development and advancement of a diverse workforce. Her responsibilities included overseeing BNY Mellon’s diversity strategy and execution, leading gender initiatives and employee resource groups, advancing internal diversity training and hiring, and serving on the company’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Council. She was a member of BNY Mellon’s Global Operating Committee, and served on the boards of the BNY Mellon Foundation and the BNY Mellon Foundation of South Western Pennsylvania.
Previously, Ms. Chopra served as the global leader for communications and public relations at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, where she was responsible for external relations, executive and internal communications. In 2011, she spearheaded the development of Deloitte’s first global diversity report. Her earlier roles included Merrill Lynch as Managing Director and head of communications for the Americas and Global Bank and as head of the Multicultural Group at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management. Her career also spanned being a writer and media consultant who covered human development and issues affecting women and children at the United Nations.
Ms. Chopra, who is from London, holds a BA Honors degree in Journalism from New York University. She holds an MBA with distinction from the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her board roles include the Princeton YWCA and the Princeton Healthcare System. She is a member of the Diversity Advisory Board for Toyota Motor North America and serves on the Global Talent and Diversity Council for the Asia Society.