Head of Capital Markets, Asia-Pacific
Mark Snowdon is Senior Vice President and Head of Capital Markets, Asia Pacific, at Northern Trust's regional head office in Singapore. Capital Markets encompasses brokerage, foreign exchange, securities lending and transition management services, and has businesses in Hong Kong, Seoul, Singapore and Sydney. Mark’s role includes a mandate to pursue the strategic alignment, growth and development of these businesses within the Asia-Pacific region.
Previously, Mark was responsible for client servicing and business development across Asia Pacific for Northern Trust’s securities lending business. This included relationships with global complex clients such as governments, sovereigns, central bank entities, pension funds, insurance companies and investment managers.
Mark has worked in the asset and financial servicing industry since 1990, and has been at Northern Trust since 2010. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mark was an Executive Director at J.P. Morgan UK, responsible for the EMEA custody growth business and the global M&A strategy of the asset servicing business.
Before that, Mark was Head of Institutional Sales for The Bank of New York in EMEA, prior to which he was Head of Global Account Management at Clearstream the ICSD. He started his career at Barclays PLC in corporate banking and asset servicing.
During his career Mark has worked in business management, client and sales management, product, operations, network management and risk/credit.
Mark is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and has a BSc in Management from Aston University in Birmingham, UK.