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August 28, 2023

From Analyst to Transfer Agency: Mary Anthony

When Mary Anthony joined Northern Trust, she never realized how much training and mentorship was available to her and how this support structure would shape her career.

A career that began as an Analyst for our Transfer Agency team has now blossomed to a process trainer role which she is excelling in.

Mary's story is one of how curiosity, determination and flexibility can go a long way to helping one establish themselves within a large organization.

Name – Mary Anthony

Role – Senior Training Consultant

Office – Northern Trust Bangalore

Why did you end up at Northern Trust?

I heard about Northern Trust through my cousin, who referred me here. When I got to know about the company’s culture and values, I knew I had to be a part of Northern Trust.

What have you learnt from your time at Northern Trust so far?

There are opportunities given all the time. It is how we utilise it makes a huge difference. Being resilient, consistent and flexible helps you grow along with the company.

Best parts about life at Northern Trust

Put simply, the culture and the people here.

What do you do day in day out

I’m a process trainer and in my role I deliver induction trainings on a monthly basis and additional training as per the client requirements. I support my clients with new curriculum creations, module development and training need analysis.

Your favourite part about working at Northern Trust?

The learning opportunities and the mentorship programmes. The opportunities are truly endless.

What do you want to achieve next at Northern Trust?

There is a lot in the pipeline. Right now I would like to upskill myself at designing eLearning and learner-centric courses.

What has surprised you most about your journey at Northern Trust so far?

The total support and the all-round encouragement I have received to focus on my aspirations and build a brand for myself.

What advice would you have for someone looking to join Northern Trust?

Come with an open mind, there are a lot of opportunities to learn and grow here. There are platforms and resources available in Northern Trust to learn, explore and upskill yourself.


Tell us about the career development, skill development and training opportunities you have received at Northern Trust?

I joined Northern Trust as an Analyst for Transfer Agency (TA). There was a lot to learn and the in-house training and the support helped me build my knowledge and profile within TA.

I’m a very curious person by nature and love to learn new things and experiment with how we can do things differently. My managers understood that and gave me the freedom to explore.

Eventually, when I wanted to try for a training role, they gave me a platform to try it on a secondment basis, and then when I knew this is what I wanted to do, I was given the opportunity to move from an operations role to a full-time training role.

My learning never stopped throughout my career here. Even now, as a trainer with multiple years of training experience, there is so much still to learn. I’m grateful for all the platforms that are available in Northern Trust, to help me grow as a professional and a person, like mentorship programmes, in-house training, vendor training and options to attend conferences and so on.

Fast Facts

o            Hometown: Born and raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

o            Current home: Bengaluru, Karnataka

o            Favourite pastime: I listen to lot of music and audiobooks.

o            Comfort food: Dal and Rice, anytime!

o            What are you watching right now: The Law According to Lidia Poet

o            What are you reading right now: The Power of Your Subconscious Mind 

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