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Caroline Higgins

Head of Global Fund Services, Asia Pacific

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Caroline Higgins is the Head of Global Fund Services, Asia Pacific at Northern Trust. She is responsible for overseeing the business’ services to global investment managers including fund administration, depositary, global custody, transfer agency, investment operations outsourcing and data solutions supporting a range of complex investment strategies across the full spectrum of asset classes.


Caroline joined Northern Trust in 2016, was most recently head of Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. An adaptive leader, she led the branch through the pandemic, geopolitical and macroeconomic environments, establishing the Hong Kong Taskforce to provide steadfast support to our partners, their families and our clients.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Caroline held senior leadership, product and client management positions within Asia, Europe and Australia working at Brown Brother Harriman (BBH), State Street, RBC Global Services, UBS Brinson and Citibank.

Caroline represents Northern Trust across various industry groups and associations and is SFC licensed to support our Hong Kong business.