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Katie Pries

President & CEO, Northern Trust Company Canada

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Katie Pries is President & CEO of The Northern Trust Company Canada and serves as a member of the Corporation’s Canadian Management Committee and Canadian Board. Northern Trust is a leading provider of asset servicing, investment management, banking and related services to institutional clients worldwide including but not limited to: sovereign wealth funds; corporate and public pension funds; investment management firms; insurance companies; foundations; endowments; healthcare organizations; financial institutions; and, other supranational organizations.

Katie recently served as a Chief Risk Officer for Corporate and Institutional Services business unit and The Northern Trust Canada Legal Entity as well as Northern Trust Global Services.

In this role, Katie also served as a Director on The Northern Trust Company International Banking Company (TNTIBC) Board.

Prior to joining Risk Management, Katie served as the Managing Executive of Client Service for the asset management business of Northern Trust. In this capacity, Katie was responsible for leading overall client service delivery, including service model and execution of client activities for the Institutional, Wealth, and third party business channels.

Prior to joining the asset management business, Katie served as a lead relationship advisor and advocate for large corporate client entities. Specifically, her responsibilities included: Fostering client/Northern relationship and fielding potential cross-sell opportunities; documenting and complying with client-specific procedures; managing specific client issues and ensuring resolution to the client’s satisfaction.

Katie joined Northern Trust as a financial reporting analyst in the operations department.


Katie's Insight & Research

The rise of ESG investing has caused a paradigm shift in the industry. Standardization and data automation will play an integral role in ESG reporting, thus driving transparency and informed decision-making.

Surveying the global regulatory landscape for investors.

Amidst the global pandemic, it is more important than ever not to lose focus on the progress and continuous steps necessary to promote gender equality in the financial services industry.