Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Sarah Youngwood serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Nasdaq. With more than 25 years of leadership experience in corporate finance, financial reporting, and investor relations, Sarah leads a global team responsible for Corporate Finance, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, Investor Relations, ESG Reporting, Procurement, Real Estate, Facilities, and Security.
Sarah joined Nasdaq from UBS Group, where she served as Chief Financial Officer and Group Executive Board member. In her role, Sarah led a global team of 3,500 people across Finance, Treasury and M&A, and played a key role in modernizing the bank’s infrastructure as well as the acquisition of Credit Suisse.
Prior to UBS, Sarah spent more than two decades at JPMorgan Chase in a number of executive roles, including Chief Financial Officer for the Consumer and Community Banking and Global Technology businesses, Head of Investor Relations, and Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group.
Sarah holds a combined undergraduate and Master’s Degree in Finance and Business from ESCP Business School. Since 2018, she has also served as an Advisory Board Member of Wall Street Women’s Alliance.