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Craig Blackbourn

EMEA Head of Transition Management

Craig Blackbourn is a Senior Vice President and EMEA Head of Transition Management. Craig is charged with the long-term strategy of the group, client management and day-to-day operations.

Craig has extensive transition management experience, joining Northern Trust in December 2016 from Nomura (formerly Lehman Brothers) where he was head of transition management in EMEA and Asia excluding Japan. Prior to this, Craig spent  two years at BNP Paribas Securities Services. In the 12 years previous to joining BNP Paribas, Craig held a number of managerial roles within various functions for the Deutsche Bank Group, including Global Custody and Asset Management, from which the firm offered transition management services to institutional investors.

Overall, Craig has more than 23 years of industry experience and 17 years’ experience in the transition management arena, where he has overseen the execution of some of the most complex events undertaken in the industry.