Edwin Chan joins Northern Trust Alternative Fund business

Northern Trust  has hired Edwin Chan to spearhead sales across the alternatives fund sectors in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Reporting to John Grundy, institutional sales manager for Northern Trust’s Corporate & Institutional Services (C&IS) business in EMEA, Chan, will focus on further accelerating the growth of  specialist alternative asset servicing capabilities across private equity, real estate, infrastructure, renewable energy and debt funds.

“We are delighted to announce Chan’s appointment as we continue to expand our capabilities and our leadership in our alternatives business, which supports over US$1 trillion in assets on behalf of global asset managers and asset owners,” said Clive Bellows, head of  Global Fund Services for EMEA. “His experience and expertise is impressive; and combined with Northern Trust’s forward looking strategy and cutting edge capabilities, will enable us to provide innovative solutions for our sophisticated client base.”

Chan joined Northern Trust from SS&C GlobeOp where he was a senior director in business development. Prior to this he held various senior positions at HSBC in Hong Kong, Citi in Bermuda, Wells Fargo and Black River Asset Management in the UK. He has more than eighteen years of industry experience having qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC in London.