Marie Dzanis, Head of Asset Management, Northern Trust Asset Management

Marie Dzanis, CIMA® is the Executive Vice President and Head of Asset Management in EMEA responsible for the end to end asset management business including governance, strategy, operations, portfolio management, product business development and talent of Northern Trust Asset Management.

Marie is the CEO of Northern Trust Global Investment, LTD (UK) and sits on the boards of Northern Trust Global Funds, PLC; Northern Trust Fund Managers (Ireland) Limited, Northern Trust Investment Funds and FlexShares ETF ICAV Funds. Marie serves on several Executive, business and risk committees globally for Northern Trust Asset Management including the Northern Trust Asset Management Executive Committee and EMEA cross-business.

Joining Northern Trust in 2011, Marie held executive positions at iShares/Blackrock, JPMorgan Asset Management and Smith Barney. Marie’s comprehensive business acumen highlights driving diverse and profitable growth in businesses. Her multifaceted career began as a financial advisor and subsequently includes experience in securities lending, trading, product development, sales management and P&L management.

As a recognized industry leader and media contributor, Marie has been celebrated as “100 Most Influential Women in European Finance” from Financial News (2021) “Women to Watch” from Investment News (2017) and “Top Women in Asset Management” award by Money Management Executive( 2015). Marie sits on the of the Board of Directors of the Investment Association in the UK (IAUK), is the Chair for the IAUK Financial, Audit and Risk Committee, is a member of the prestigious C200, the Irish Association of Investment Management,  Irish Funds, and Women in ETFs.  Additionally, Marie is on the women’s board of the University of Chicago Cancer Foundation, Advisory Board for BlinkNow Charitable Foundation and is a producer for the Maggie Doyne documentary called “Love Letters to my Children.”  Marie has a BA in Political Theory from the Catholic University of America in Washington DC and is a Certified Investment Management Analyst®.