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Craig Blackbourn

Global Head of Portfolio Solutions

Craig Blackbourn is a Senior Vice President and Global Head of our Portfolio Solutions offering at Northern Trust, providing institutional investors with a range of services including Interim Exposure, Portfolio Risk Analysis, Cashflow Implementation and Transition Management. Craig is charged with the long-term strategy of the offering, client management and day-to-day oversight for the business operations. Craig has extensive transition management experience, joining Northern Trust in December 2016 from Nomura (formerly Lehman Brothers) where he was head of transition management in EMEA and Asia excluding Japan, since 2007.

Prior to this, Craig spent two years at BNP Paribas Securities Services. In the 10 years previous to joining BNP Paribas, Craig held a number of managerial roles within various functions for the Deutsche Bank Group, including Global Custody and Asset Management, from which the firm offered transition management services to institutional investors globally. Overall, Craig has more than 28 years of industry experience and 23 years’ experience in the transition management arena, where he has overseen the execution of some of the most complex events undertaken in the industry.