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Bethany Netzel serves as CME Group’s Managing Director responsible for Global Security, Operational Resilience, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Crisis Management, Vendor Risk Management, Operational Risk and Compliance Management. She specializes in developing comprehensive global programs, implementing leading practices and change and ensuring compliance within the shifting regulatory landscape.

Netzel has worked in the financial sector since 1998 and has been focused in the trading arena since 2002. Prior to joining CME Group, she served as Chief of Staff to the COO in BP’s Natural Gas and Power (NAGP) Trading organization.

Netzel represents CME Group on the Executive Committee, Policy Committee, Joint Exercise Committee and the International Committee for the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC), the Risk Committee for the Analysis and Resilience Center for Systemic Risk (ARC), the Business Resilience Committee and led the TriSector playbook creation for the Financial Services – Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC) and is a long-term Board Member of
ChicagoFirst. She also participates on SIFMA’s Business Continuity and the Market Response Committee and has participated in a CPM-IOSCO initiative around International Information Sharing.

She earned a bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and an MBA from Loyola University Chicago and was the recipient of the World Federation of Exchanges Women Leader Award in 2021.