Sherry Madera

CFA, SVP, Public Policy & Government Affairs, Mastercard Chair, Future of Sustainable Data Alliance

As SVP Public Policy for Mastercard, Sherry leads on identifying trends and issues that are a priority for governments, industry and regulators to which Mastercard can constructively contribute. Sherry speaks regularly in global forums on topics including sustainable finance, FinTech, international trade, data policy, and geopolitics.

Sherry Madera is Chair of Future of Sustainable Data Alliance (FoSDA) a global organization focused on supporting data requirements to drive success in sustainable finance. FoSDA engages regulators, governments and industry through creating

collaborative platforms, report publication, recommendations and issue identification.

Previously, Sherry joined LSEG via Refinitiv as the Chief Industry and Government Affairs Officer in March 2019 from City of London where she was Economic Ambassador to Asia and Special Advisor. Sherry is a unique combination of ex- investment banker and ex-diplomat.

Previously, as Minister-Counsellor at the British Embassy in Beijing, Sherry was responsible for promoting trade and investment between the UK and China. She led on topics including RMB internationalisation, the Belt and Road Initiative and green finance. Her executive experience includes entrepreneurship in the telecoms sector and corporate finance dealmaking with CIBC in Toronto.

Sherry holds various leadership roles including a position as a Non-Executive Director at London Stock Exchange Listed Sondrel Limited, Non-Executive/Council member at the University of Nottingham, Advisory Board member of Hong Kong Cyberport, and Chair of International at IBDE (International Business & Diplomatic Exchange).