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Faster Forward

Faster Forward brings you stories, insights, and lessons learned from leaders and innovators that are transforming their industries

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Faster Forward from Northern Trust

Our industry is rapidly evolving, every day there are innovations in technology, emerging trends and new ideas being brought to the forefront. It can be overwhelming to navigate through all of the noise. Faster Forward helps you stay ahead of the curve. Our guests share experiences and insights that are helping them move their organizations faster forward, and discuss how you can do the same.

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OUR GUEST

David Tait

Chief Executive Officer, World Gold Council

During his 35 years in the financial services industry, David has worked for a variety of highly regarded firms, most recently as Global Head of Fixed Income Macro Products at Credit Suisse. Prior to that he held senior trading roles at both Credit Suisse and UBS Investment Bank.

David began his career trading at Goldman Sachs, and then moved to Credit Suisse before building considerable asset management experience as a Partner at Bluecrest Capital.

He is a member of the Financial Markets Standards Board (FMSB) Advisory Council and chairs FMSB's Precious Metals Working Group.

David is also a major supporter of the NSPCC and has raised over £1.5 million by summiting Mount Everest on five occasions. He was the first person to traverse Everest from the North to South in 2007. He is an ex-trustee, Chair of the Rebuilding Childhoods Board and was awarded an MBE by the Queen for his services to the charity.

His life story has been made into the Julian Jarrold directed motion picture “Sulphur and White” starring Anna Friel, Dougray Scott, Mark Stanley and Emily Beecham. The Royal Premier was February 2020 and the proceeds will benefit the NSPCC.

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