Northern Trust has appointed Karen Hamilton as Vice President and Product Development Manager for its European Global Fund Services (GFS) Business. Based in London, Hamilton Karen will primarily be focused on developing new products and services for UK and continental European investment managers. She reports to Mark Schoen, Vice President, Head of Product Development, Europe.
Hamilton’s appointment follows Northern Trust’s recent entry into the UK fund accounting arena.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Hamilton was Project Manager at Mellon European Fund Services. She has also held several senior fund management administration positions at F & C Management Ltd.
“I am delighted to be joining the Product Development team at such an exciting time for Northern Trust,” says Hamilton. “This is a great opportunity for me as Northern Trust builds its fund accounting business in the UK, expands its global outsourcing franchise, and develops new, leading edge products for its clients.”
“Karen brings with her exceptional expertise and experience from the investment management administration environment,” adds Schoen. “Her appointment to our growing product development team indicates our ongoing commitment to develop effective and innovative products and solutions for our clients in the UK and across continental Europe.”