Michael has a dual responsibility as Chief Representative in NTGS Abu Dhabi representative office as well as for sales and marketing efforts in the Middle East and Africa for Northern Trusts Corporate & Institutional Services. Within these roles Michael is responsible for the ongoing strategic development of Northern Trust's activities in the Middle East and Africa.
Michael has 18 years of financial services experience within global custody, including operations, client services and relationship management in the US, UK and Middle East. Michael has been focused on the Middle East since 1997.
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, the New York Society of Security Analysis. He is also a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst.