Ali Sheikh awarded hedge fund post at Northern Trust

Northern Trust has named Ali Sheikh as its Hong Kong-based head of hedge fund services, Asia Pacific. He will be responsible for leading Northern Trust’s Hedge Fund Services business across the Asia-Pacific region, reporting to Peter Sanchez, Global Head of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services.

“We are pleased that Ali will be leading our Hedge Fund Services Business in Asia-Pacific,” said Sanchez. “With record assets of US$5.3 billion raised in Asia, the hedge fund industry continues to evolve with service demands. Northern Trust understands the challenges and is uniquely positioned to cater to industry movements.”

Sheikh joined Northern Trust in 2011 as a part of Northern Trust’s acquisition of Omnium LLC from Citadel, where he began working in 2008. Most recently, he played a leading role as senior relationship manager for Northern Trust’s Hedge Fund Services Business in New York.