Asset Servicing Expert
Global Head of Front Office Solutions
John Turney is a Senior Vice President and Global Head of Northern Trust's Front Office Solutions (FOS) business. John leads teams across the United States and Ireland delivering software and services that empower asset owners to efficiently evaluate portfolios, acquire better insights and mitigate operational risk to power investment decisions. John is responsible for overall business strategy, working closely with cross-functional colleagues to lead the continued, global expansion of FOS.
Before moving to FOS, John served as Global Head of Northern Trust's Global Foreign Exchange (GFX) business, leading client service and dealing teams in Chicago, London, Seoul, Singapore and Sydney. He worked closely with partners in GFX and across Northern Trust's Corporate & Institutional Services business to coordinate the development, delivery and sale of FX services to institutional clients, and the management of the related risk. John has held a number of positions within the GFX and Global Fund Services (GFS) businesses. Most recently, John was Global Head of Outsourced FX, managing the CompleteFX and Passive Currency Overlay businesses, Northern Trust's outsourced FX transaction processing and execution service and passive currency hedging service respectively. John has also worked in Northern Trust's Global Fund Services (GFS) group where he led the development and launch of CompleteFX. He has also worked in GFX Sales, with a focus on business and product development and has managed institutional client relationships. John has previously served as a Vice President of Luminous Capital, now a division of First Republic Investment Management. While at Luminous, John worked closely with one of the firm's founding partners managing a portion of the firm's then $6bn in assets across various liquid and illiquid strategies. Prior to his employment with Luminous Capital, John held various positions with Northern Trust in GFX Sales and in his first position at the company within Operations & Technology.
John received a Bachelor of Science in International Political Economy from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
Formerly completed the NFA's Swaps Proficiency Requirements and registered as an Associated Person (AP) of Northern Trust's Swap Dealer. Former Series 65 Licensed Professional.
John has previously served on the board of the Global Foreign Exchange Division (GFXD) of the GFMA.