Asset Management Expert Biography

 
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John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

John M. McCareins, CAIA, CIMA

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Asset Management
 

John leads Northern Trust’s Asset Management business across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives an oversees investment strategy, relationship management and sales teams based in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Australia, as well as global equity portfolio management and dealing from Hong Kong.   John serves on Northern Trust's APAC Business Resource Council, Global Business Leadership Council, Global ESG Council, and the APAC Strategic Philanthropic Committee.

 

John previously was the head of the Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) practice focused on Retirement Assets within Northern Trust’s Multi-Manager Solutions group. He led a team that oversaw multi-asset programmes with more than US$60 billion in assets for asset owners globally. John’s previous experience also includes client relationship management with Northern Trust and mutual fund and sub-advisory product development at T. Rowe Price.

 

John earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Northwestern University. John is a holder of the right to use the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation and has attained the Certified Investment Management Analyst designation. He is also an Accredited Asset Management Specialist designee and a Certified Treasury Professional designee.

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