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Our emphasis on asset safekeeping, automation, straight-through processing, accuracy and timeliness reduces risk, enhances efficiency, minimizes cost and enhances transparency for family offices, private investment/trust companies and foundations.
Belinda Aspinall is the Head of Client Advisory of the Global Family and Private Investment Offices Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is based in London.
Prior to joining the GFO group, Belinda was CEO of Northern Trust Channel Islands, where she was responsible for the Banking, Fund Administration and Fiduciary business.
From 2012, Belinda was based in Stockholm, where she was responsible for all asset servicing and asset management business activity across Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Belinda joined Northern Trust in 2005 as a senior relationship Manager responsible for a range of UK, Irish and Guernsey domiciled fund managers. In 2007 she assumed the role as head of a team of global fund services relationship managers in the UK which services global asset managers, insurance funds and in-house managed pension scheme clients.
Belinda has over 26 years of industry experience in a wide range of operational and client-facing roles. She began her career with JPMorgan Chase, Luxembourg before moving to London as a senior relationship manager in 2000.
Chris Morrissey is the Global Practice Lead of Asset Servicing for Northern Trust's Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group. She oversees a client service team of 50 financial services professionals that deliver and implement services to meet the unique needs of the wealthiest families and their private investment offices. Chris and her teams coordinate closely with our asset servicing partners in the U.S. and EMEA to help drive best practices and develop efficiencies throughout all of GFO.
Prior to this role, Chris served as Practice Chief Administrator Officer for the Institutional Investors Group (IIG) - Americas within Corporate & Institutional Services. She managed the infrastructure teams which include the business process analyst team, fee centralization team, fee analysis team and account manager team. In this role, Chris was responsible for developing and implementing a variety of initiatives that streamline processes and enhance productivity.
Previously, Chris has worked in the Toronto office as a Division Manager and a Relationship Manager. Prior to Toronto, Chris managed a team of Account Managers in the Not for Profit segment, working to deliver quality service and unrivaled client satisfaction as well as to develop new and innovative ideas to enhance our long-term relationships.
Chris spent the first 15 years of her Northern Trust career in our Operations groups. During her tenure in Operations, she was a Division Manager over several groups including Corporate Transitions, the Florida Trust Conversion and Client Valuation Reporting.
Chris received a B.S. degree from Miami University and an M.B.A. degree from DePaul University.