Northern Trust appoints head of investment risk

Northern Trust appoints head of investment risk

Investment manager Northern Trust has named a new head of investment risk and analytical services for the Asia Pacific.


Simon Willcox, who joined Northern Trust in 2002, has been appointed as head of investment risk and analytical services for the Asia Pacific.

Mr Willcox will be responsible for leading the delivery of technology, reporting and consulting services for institutional investors and asset managers in the region.

Northern Trust head of Asia Pacific William Mak said: “The [investment risk and analytical services (IRAS)] products and services have been a key differentiator for us in the region and I am confident that Simon’s experience and leadership will ensure the continued success of our business in Asia Pacific.”

"We see an increasing trend among sophisticated institutional investors in Asia Pacific looking for compliance analyst services and performance solutions," Fiona Horsewill, Northern Trust global head of product and IRAS added.

“Under Simon’s regional leadership, Northern Trust is committed to continuing to provide solutions to clients investing across the spectrum of asset classes, and in particular the alternative asset classes."

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