Asset Servicing Expert
Head of Global Strategic Solutions
Gary is Head of Global Strategic Solutions for Northern Trust's asset servicing business.
Gary works to ensure Northern Trust’s solutions remain closely aligned with the requirements of clients around the world, with particular focus on the key factors driving their decision-making and the challenges facing investors – both now and in the future.
In his role, he meets regularly with leaders of sophisticated investment organisations, including chief investment officers and chief executive officers of asset owners with complex investments and senior executives at global asset managers.
Gary is a regular author of Northern Trust thought leadership including The Weekender, his weekly perspective on global market developments and their potential broader implications.
He also writes Outside-in Thinking, a series sharing ideas on the evolution of the asset servicing industry and how it can design solutions that help bring clients closer to achieving their objectives.
Prior to taking up his current role, Gary was Global Head of Integrated Trading Solutions, Northern Trust’s outsourced trading service. He joined Northern Trust in May 2016 with the acquisition of brokerage firm Aviate Global, where he was the co-founder and responsible for its Thematic Research offering.
Gary has a Law Degree from Victoria University in New Zealand and a degree in Social and Political Science from Cambridge University in the UK. Prior to founding Aviate Global in 2007, Gary worked at Merrill Lynch in London in Equity Sales. He is also a registered representative with the FCA and FINRA and holds his Series 17 and 63 license.