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Asset Management Expert Biography

Colin Robertson

Colin Robertson

Managing Director, Fixed Income

Colin A. Robertson is an Executive Vice President at Northern Trust in Chicago. Colin is the Managing Director of Fixed Income for Northern Trust Asset Management with responsibility for more than $300 billion in fixed income assets. Colin is responsible for overseeing fixed income investments for individual and institutional investment management accounts at Northern Trust as well as for Northern Funds and Northern Institutional Funds. Through his leadership managing interest-rate sensitive and credit-sensitive fixed income portfolios, Northern Trust has built a world-class fixed income team, investment process and products.

Prior to joining Northern Trust as a Senior Vice President in July 1999, Colin worked for Mellon Financial Corporation where he was the Chief Investment Officer of securities lending cash reinvestment. At the same time, Colin was a senior manager representing investment activities for Mellon Capital Management and The Boston Company. Prior to Mellon Financial, Colin managed short/intermediate portfolios and funds for Harris Investment Management. In addition, he has 7 years of experience as a sell-side trader of mortgages, Treasuries, asset-backed, corporate, agency and various other fixed-income asset types across the entire yield curve spectrum.

Colin is a board member and trustee of the LaGrange, Illinois Firemen's Pension Fund, and a board member and vice president of the LaGrange, Illinois Policemen's Pension Fund.  In addition, Colin is a board member of the American Bankers Association Investment Advisory Committee.

Colin received a B.S. in business from Indiana University and an MBA in finance/international management from the Kellogg Graduate School at Northwestern University.

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