Nicholas is the Director of International Index Equity at Northern Trust and is responsible for index portfolio management in the United States, EMEA and Asia. Prior to this role, Nicholas was the Head of the Index Equity team based in London and was responsible for EMEA’s valuable institutional index equity business of index funds and segregated portfolios.
Nicholas joined Northern Trust in 2006 as a Portfolio Manager responsible for the management of a variety of index equity portfolios for large institutional clients, sub-advisory clients, and index funds, as well as joint responsibility for the management of several global enhanced equity mandates.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Nicholas was at State Street Global Advisors, initially in the operations department focusing on Risk Control and Transitions. He joined their global structured products group in 2002 where he was primarily responsible for the management of index portfolios and asset allocation across their pooled funds range.
Nicholas is a CFA® charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute. Nicholas also earned a Masters of Engineering in civil engineering with architecture from the University of Leeds.
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