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Gerard Van Leusden

Head of Sales, EMEA Asset Management at Northern Trust Asset Management


Bio: Gerard van Leusden is Head of Sales in the EMEA region. Gerard joined Northern Trust Asset Management in June 2010. Working from the Amsterdam office with the Northern Trust teams in the local markets, Gerard was initially responsible for the Benelux region, and later also the Nordics. Gerard's current role includes responsibility for the EMEA sales team. Gerard and his team are working with Asset owners and Asset Aggregators.

Gerard brings a wealth of experience from his previous role at Blackrock (previously Barclays Global Investors) where he worked for almost 5 years in the Financial Institutions Group. He focused on both the Institutional products, as well as the development of iShares in the Benelux region, from both a sales and marketing perspective. Prior to this, Gerard worked at Euronext Amsterdam, responsible for the Institutional Investors team for 5 years. Before that, he worked two years at a local Asset Manager, Delta Holding, based in Amsterdam, as a portfolio manager and as a trader of International Equities at Rabobank in Utrecht.

Gerard comments: "Diversity is imperative to our success, it gives us an edge because we can see more of the world."
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