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 a Managing Director for Northern Trust Asset Management. John leads the Global Institutional Sales and Consultant Relations Teams. John brings 25 years of experience in business strategy, product innovation, thought leadership and sales/marketing serving institutional investors.
Previously John was Managing Director, EMEA based in London. He was 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.
Before joining Northern Trust in 2002, John was Director of Relationship Management and the Fixed Income Product Manager for TimesSquare Capital Management in New York. Previously, he was with Credit Suisse Asset Management where he was Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Relationship Management and a member of the insurance investment management sales team.
John is a Director for Northern Trust Global Investments, Ltd (London) and The Northern Trust Company of Saudi Arabia.