Gerard van Leusden
Director, Institutional Business Continental Europe
Gerard van Leusden is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust focusing on Continental European Sales and Client Service. He joined NTGI in June 2010 and will be working from the Amsterdam office with the NT teams in the local markets.
Gerard brings a wealth of experience from his previous role at Blackrock (previously Barclays Global Investors) where he worked for almost 5 years in the Financial Institutions Group. He focused on both the Institutional products, as well as the development of iShares in the Benelux region, from both a sales and marketing perspective.
Prior to this, Gerard worked at Euronext Amsterdam, responsible for the Institutional Investors team for 5 years. Before that, he worked two years at a local Asset Manager, Delta Holding, based in Amsterdam, as a portfolio manager. He started his career as a trader of International Equities at Rabobank in Utrecht.
Gerard earned his B.A. in Business Management from the Hogeschool van Utrecht in 1998. In his role at Northern Trust, Gerard is primarily focusing on the Continental European market and his main responsibilities are to raise the profile of Northern Trust’s asset management capabilities amongst institutional investors in the Benelux, Switzerland and Nordic region and to develop and maintain the asset management relationships in these markets.