Clairine Chan

Clairine Chan | J.P. Morgan

Clairine Chan

Clairine began her career as a software engineer at Bloomberg L.P. in New York City, after graduating with a double degree in Actuarial Mathematics and Economics from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

She moved to London to further her career and ambitions to explore the world. She has worked for several years in financial software development, then as a solutions architect, before moving into product management.

She was recruited into J.P. Morgan Chase into a senior leadership role to work on the modernisation strategy for the Athena Platform as a product manager. Athena is the main platform used by thousands of developers and is the primary trade and risk management system across all Investment Banking businesses globally. Athena is at the forefront of JPMC’s strategy to modernising applications and infrastructure through automation, toolchain and cloud technology adoption. In her role as a product manager, Clairine is driving the modernisation of Athena through the development of new trading applications, through analysis of the runtime platform for the migration to the cloud, and through engaging a community of developers to learn about the platform.

In addition, Clairine has co-led Girls in Tech London as Managing Director of the chapter for three years. The organisation aims to educate, encourage, and empower girls and women in pursuing STEM degrees and longer term careers in Technology.  Deeply passionate about making an impact in the world, Clairine has devoted years to leading, mentoring and supporting the growth of a community of girls and women, through organising free events, conferences and panels that feature female leaders in Technology. She cares deeply about social causes and has played a leadership role in growing the Girls in Tech London community and continues to strive to make an impact in the local community, as well as globally.