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Guy co-founded the institutional equity brokerage Aviate Global LLP (which was acquired by Northern Trust in 2016) in 2007.
A member of Northern Trust Securities’ senior leadership team, Guy is responsible principally for trading and distribution. He manages Northern Trust Securities’ sales, trading and operations teams in London, Hong Kong and Sydney.
Prior to founding Aviate, he worked at Credit Suisse, Salomon Brothers and Citi Group. Guy has a degree in International Business Management and Finance from Massey University in New Zealand.
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