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Daniel Gamba, CFA

President, Asset Management

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Daniel is President of Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM), one of the world’s largest investment managers with approximately $1 trillion of assets under management. NTAM provides investment management solutions across all major asset classes and management styles – indexing, factor-based, systematic, fundamental and multi-manager – delivered in a variety of global vehicles in an effort to help investors realize their most important goals.

As president, Daniel is responsible for investment performance, delivering world-class investment solutions and services for NTAM clients, developing long-term business strategies, cultivating strategic relationships and developing talented investment professionals. Daniel is also a member of Northern Trust Corporation’s Management Group in Chicago.

Daniel brings more than 25 years of investment management experience and a track record of success in developing global business strategies, innovative investment solutions and diverse talent. He joined Northern Trust in 2023 from BlackRock, where he was co-head of fundamental equities and a member of the firm’s Global Operating, Portfolio Management Group Executive and Human Capital committees.

During his 22-year tenure at BlackRock and Barclays (BGI), he led investment, distribution, and product teams. Previous leadership roles include Global Head of Active Equities Product Strategy; co-head of iShares US and head of Americas Institutional; and CEO of the Latin America & Caribbean business where he led the building of a business of $50 billion in six years.

With a deeply rooted passion for diversity, equity and inclusion, Daniel believes better outcomes are achieved when people, experiences and diverse perspectives are prioritized. During his career he has helped to advance DEI by cultivating diverse workspaces, establishing BlackRock’s Somos Latinx & Allies Employee, and volunteering with organizations that inspire, elevate and empower diverse leaders.

Daniel is a CFA® charterholder and past Chair of the Board of Governors for the CFA Institute, the 190,000-global member association that serves investment management professionals. He has served as a Board Director for the Council of Urban Professionals, whose mission is to connect, empower and mobilize the next generation of diverse business and civic leaders. Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Catholic University in Peru and an MBA in finance and economics from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, where he served on the Board of its Alumni Association.


NTAM assets under management were $1.18 trillion as of December 31, 2023. Northern Trust Asset Management is composed of Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K., NT Global Advisors, Inc., 50 South Capital Advisors, LLC, Northern Trust Asset Management Australia Pty Ltd, and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.

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