John Bradley

Chief Operating Officer at Year Up

John Bradley joined Year Up as Chief Operating Officer in July 2015, after serving as a member of our National Board of Directors and chair of its Human Capital Committee for six years. Before joining Year Up, John served as the Global Head of Human Resources at UBS AG and was based in Switzerland upon joining them in 2009. He provided global support to businesses whose employee base comprised about 60,000 staff. Prior to taking this role at UBS  John served as Chief Human Resources Officer at JPMorgan Chase and was a member of the firm’s Operating and Executive Committees. John joined the predecessor firm, JPMorgan, in 1983, and held various human resources positions supporting areas such as Investment Banking and Technology & Operations and leading functions such as Employee Relations and Compensation & Benefits. He was also an HR executive for JPMorgan Chase’s operations in Europe and Asia, and was based in London for a period of time.

He has served as Non-Executive Director of the London-based Coalition Development Corporation and was formerly the Board Chair of INROADS/NYC. He also was a member of the South Orange/Maplewood, NJ Board of Education from 1991 to 1997, and served as its Chair from 1992-1994.

John completed his undergraduate work at Cornell University, earning a B.S. from Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations.

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