Scott Petruska is a senior international product advisor for Silicon Valley Banks’ global financial services group, based in Boston, MA. He advises clients on currency hedging strategies and helps them with other aspects of global banking. In addition, he regularly writes articles on topics covering the global markets, conducts client seminars and webinars, and speaks at regional financial conferences.
Petruska has over 25 years experience in the currency and interest rate markets, and has lived and worked in Boston, Chicago, New York City, Singapore and Tokyo. Prior to joining SVB in 2009, he worked at several large international financial institutions, including National Westminster Bank, Irving Trust, Bank of New York, State Street Bank and Commerce Bank. He has been a trader, product developer, research/analyst, salesperson and advisor.
Petruska has been awarded several professional designations, including the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CMT (Certified Market Technician). He earned his undergraduate degree in Finance & Banking from the University of Wisconsin.