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.
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Northern Trust Asset Management, EMEA and APAC, Wayne is responsible for the continued growth and development of Northern Trust's investment business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Wayne also serves as Chief Investment Officer of international markets, as a Director of Japan, K.K. and is a member of the corporation's European Management Committee, which oversees all Northern Trust businesses in the EMEA region.
Before joining Northern Trust in 1999 as Director of Global Fixed Income, Wayne worked for ABN AMRO Bank and Hambros Bank, where he managed multi-instrument trading books and used foreign exchange and interest rate derivative markets to extract relative value opportunities. He has more than 20 years of experience as a portfolio manager, proprietary trader and market maker within multi-instrument, multi-currency environments.