Last updated: 11:25 / Tuesday, 30 September 2014
EMEA Region

Northern Trust Announces Leadership Changes to Global Family Office Group

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Northern Trust Announces Leadership Changes to Global Family Office Group
  • Lesley Hodgson appointed as Senior Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • She will report to Daniel Lindley, managing director of GFO for EMEA
  • Average assets under custody per client in this division are in excess of US$850 million

Northern Trust has appointed Lesley Hodgson as senior director of its Global Family and Private Investment Offices (GFO) group in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Based in London, Hodgson will manage the client service teams in both London and Guernsey and will also support business development across the region. She will report to Daniel Lindley, managing director of GFO for EMEA.

Hodgson, who joined Northern Trust in 1995, was most recently managing director of Northern Trust’s GFO business in Guernsey where she was responsible for oversight of client servicing and fiduciary and asset administration in the context of Northern Trust's offshore client offering.

“Lesley has been instrumental in developing our Guernsey business and we are pleased to appoint her to this broader role,” said Lindley. “Through the structuring of her new role we not only maximize efficiencies and best practices across our Guernsey and London offices, but ensure we are well positioned for future growth.”

The GFO group is a boutique practice within Northern Trust’s Wealth Management business. Established over 30 years ago, it provides customised solutions to ultra-high net worth families, their family offices and private investment offices. It currently provides asset servicing, fiduciary, investment advisory and credit services to more than 375 families and their family offices across the globe, with average assets under custody per client in excess of US$850 million.

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