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James Rippey

Chief Risk Officer, EMEA at Northern Trust


Bio: James is the Chief Risk Officer for Northern Trust Asset Management's EMEA and APAC regions. He is responsible for ensuring that the independent Compliance and Risk Management functions provide enterprise-wide governance, oversight and business support.

To maintain independence of the second line responsibilities, James reports to the Asset Management Global Chief Risk Officer whilst having local reporting into the EMEA CEO.

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2019, James held the position of Chief Operating Officer at Nikko Asset Management and served as a Managing Director on the EMEA Board. Within his previous role, James maintained responsibility for Risk Management as well as some first line functions. James has worked within the financial services sector for 20 years, with previous financial experience gained working at Nikko Asset Management, Henderson Global Investors, Cofunds and Investec Bank.

James is a member of the Institute of Operational Risk (IOR), Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and the Business Continuity Institute (BCI)."

He comments: "Being part of Northern Trust, I have truly experienced an organisation that encourages its employees to stand proud and promote compassion. These values are part of everyday life and rooted deep within the firm's DNA".