Northern Trust offers cross-border pooling to multinational pension funds and investment managers around the world. We have the practical experience implementing, operating, and servicing both tax and non-tax-transparent vehicles.
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As sales manager, Gwyn Koepke is responsible for new business development in the large corporate market in North America. She is also lead salesperson for cross-border pooling for multinationals and investment advisors based in the North American region.
Prior to re-joining Northern Trust in 2007, Gwyn was a macroeconomist with the International Affairs bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, DC. She was the staff desk officer responsible for U.S.-China economic policy and capital markets development. She also held positions formulating U.S. policy toward the Asian Development Bank and managing a team of economists evaluating the lending and assistance programs of the multilateral development banks. Prior to Treasury, Gwyn worked for Enron as a manager in the Research Department evaluating risk of international capital investment and conducting economic forecasts and analysis.
During her first 13 years at Northern Trust, Gwyn managed the international product management team responsible for all aspects of the institutional custody product development process from concept to product roll-out. Gwyn spent three years in the London branch starting up the group of specialists responsible for on-line reporting of portfolio information for clients and fund managers in the UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Michael E. Blake, CFA
Mike leads Northern Trust’s business development efforts on behalf of the Global Fund Services and Insurance segments in North America. He is focused on delivering solutions to North American investment managers and insurance companies on behalf of their global custody, fund administration, and investment operations outsourcing needs on a global basis.
Mike began his career at Northern Trust in 1989 in Worldwide Operations and Technology serving the Large Corporate ERISA and institutional market segments. He spent several years away from Northern Trust consulting to retirement plan sponsors, developing and marketing enterprise level asset allocation and client servicing solutions for trust and retirement plan providers. Mike returned to Northern Trust in 2005.
Mike received a BS in Business Administration from Marquette University and an MBA from Loyola University of Chicago. Mike is a CFA charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Chicago.
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