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Pete is an Executive Vice President and a member of Northern Trust’s Management Group in Chicago. Pete currently serves as the President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing.

Penelope is Chief Strategy Officer for Asset Servicing, the business unit dedicated to managing, administering and servicing investment portfolios for sophisticated global asset owners and asset managers.

Global Executive, Securities Services - Global Head of Market Advocacy & Innovation Research

Toby is an Executive Vice President and Head of Global Fund Services International, which provides depositary, custody, fund administration and middle office outsourcing services to over 200 asset management clients of the bank.

Dan Houlihan is Executive Vice President and Head of Northern Trust Asset Servicing - Americas, a leading provider of custody, banking, fund administration, investor servicing and outsourced solutions.

William Mak is Head of the Asia Pacific Region for Northern Trust. In this role, he is responsible for the growth and development of the asset servicing and asset management businesses that serve institutional clients.

Teresa Parker is president for EMEA, responsible for Northern Trust’s business and regulatory affairs in the region. Teresa also sits on Northern Trust Corporation’s Management Group.

Peter is an Executive Vice President at the Northern Trust Company and Head of Northern Trust Alternative Fund and Omnium Business Services (NTAFOBS), providing an array of integrated middle and back office administration solutions.

Mike Vardas is the Global Head of Northern Trust Capital Markets, which provides trading and execution services on behalf of institutional clients, including securities lending, brokerage and transition management services.

Meet Our Experts


Robert joined Northern Trust in September 2013 as head of Regulatory Services, Product Solutions Group, EMEA.

Mark is head of the UK for Northern Trust’s institutional investor business and has a 35-year background in the management and administration of retirement assets.

Clive is a member of the Northern Trust European Management Committee and Head of Global Fund Services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Craig Blackbourn is a Senior Vice President and EMEA Head of Transition Management. Craig is charged with the long-term strategy of the group, client management and day-to-day operations.

Ryan is a Senior Vice President at The Northern Trust Company, Chicago and Head of the Global Fund Services (GFS) Relationship Management Team in North America.

Sascha is a Senior Vice President and Head of Distribution Support at Northern Trust. She has over 20 years' experience working in a number of global organisations, including Morgan Stanley and RBC, and has developed her practice across a variety of product management, strategy and client facing roles.

As the Head of Insurance Solutions, Chris leads all aspects of Northern Trust’s relationships with insurance companies, including their insurance asset bases, as well as their defined benefit and defined contribution plans.

Kimberly Evans is an Executive Vice President at Northern Trust in Alternative Fund Services. She is the North America Head of Private Capital Administration — a fast growing segment for the firm.

Guy Gibson is Global Head of Institutional Brokerage for Northern Trust Capital Markets. Guy co-founded Aviate Global LLP (acquired by Northern Trust in May 2016) in 2007.

Caroline Higgins is a Senior Vice President, responsible for Global Fund Services Asia, based in Hong Kong. This includes the Investment Operations Outsourcing (IOO), Fund Administration and Client Service teams.

Nadia V. Ivanova is an Executive Vice President responsible for the Asset Servicing Business Services group. The group comprises of four practices; Derivatives, Alternatives, Client Valuation Reporting (CVR) and Investment Risk and Analytical Services (IRAS).

Steve Locke is a Senior Vice President and Digital Risk Officer. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, his organization ensures the confidentiality, availability, integrity and resiliency of Northern Trust Information Technology.

Marc Mallett is the Director of Strategy for Asset Servicing, Americas at Northern Trust. Marc has more than 20 years of experience in financial services consulting, technology and operations.

Barb is the Head of Client Solutions Consulting and the Product Lead for the Data and Digital product teams. For over 30 years Barb has held multiple roles within the Technology group focused on client delivery and asset servicing applications.

Melanie joined Northern Trust in January 2017, charged with creating a new line of business within asset servicing centered on meeting the operational and technology needs of complex asset allocators across the globe.

Katie Pries is President & CEO of The Northern Trust Company Canada.

Lisa Shea is a Senior Vice President in Northern Trust’s North American Fund Governance Solutions group. Lisa focuses on supporting asset manager clients in regulatory and distribution matters.

John Turney is Head of Global Foreign Exchange at Northern Trust Capital Markets.

Peter leads Northern Trust’s Institutional Investor Group (IIG) in its Asset Servicing business unit. Peter’s team services Northern Trust’s largest corporate, not-for-profit and public fund clients.