Sheldon W. Woldt is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company and its Head of the Middle East. In this role he is responsible for leading Northern Trust’s continued growth in the region, working with regional management and drawing on its asset servicing, asset management and wealth management expertise to achieve this. Sheldon also works with sales and relationship managers to support their focus on client satisfaction, risk management and on bringing new ideas to clients.
Sheldon brings a wide variety of experience to his role including banking operations management, financial analysis instructor, and as relationship manager in commercial lending, treasury management, investment management and global custody. He has worked with a wide variety of entities including large corporations in various industries, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, and investment managers. Prior to relocating to the Middle East, Sheldon managed a team of relationship managers serving large corporations and before that he managed the Global Fund Services Practice, servicing investment managers around the world and their commingled fund products.
Woldt holds a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, an M.M. degree in Finance and Marketing from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, is a Certified Cash Manager and a CFA charterholder.
Woldt is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and a member of the Board of Directors for the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Suzuki-Orff School for Young Musicians.
John Krieg, CFA, CAIA, is Managing Director of Northern Trust Asset Management, EMEA. John is responsible for the development and implementation of the overall vision and strategy of the EMEA investment business whilst leading the regional business development and client service teams.
Prior to this role, John was Director of Global Product Management and Development where he was responsible for investment product management across Northern Trust Asset Management’s fixed income, equity and manager of managers investment product lines. His responsibilities included product development, innovation, pricing and delivery.
Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2002, John was Director of Relationship Management and the Fixed Income Product Manager for TimesSquare Capital Management in New York. John managed client relationships and served as a product specialist. Previously, he was with Credit Suisse Asset Management and BEA Associates where he was Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Relationship Management and a member of the insurance investment management sales team. John began his career with Hewitt Associates and Towers Perrin.
John holds an MBA from DePaul University, Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in finance from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He is a CFA® charterholder and holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 registrations. John is a member of the CFA Society of the UK and, the New York Society of Security Analysis. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.