Simplify your information management with a consolidated and centralised view
The dedicated GFO group has an in-depth understanding of the unique needs of families and the family offices and advisors who serve them. Our global custody solution focuses on quality and capability, delivering processing efficiencies and scale in major and emerging markets.
Many of our wealthiest families have assets which are spread across the globe with a variety of asset managers. Maintaining and controlling those assets can be an arduous and time consuming task. Working with a global custody provider gives you greater control and security, as well as comprehensive, consolidated reporting of all assets.
We take care of the detail, actively tracking balances and transactions, monitoring provider reports and fees. As one of the top global custody providers in the world, Northern Trust delivers a range of services:
Lesley started her career with the Treasury of Royal Bank of Scotland before joining Northern Trust’s asset management business in 1995 to establish a portfolio management capability outside of the United States. After the successful establishment of this function she then worked with international clients on their global investment and securities lending needs.
She specialises in working with ultra-high net worth global families and their advisors on a vast range of different aspects to managing family wealth. She works with some of the leading global experts on tax and legal matters with special attention on establishing trusts, Private Trust Companies (PTCs) and Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs). Her experience includes helping families establish efficiency, governance and succession planning within family businesses, property, art and landed estates. She has been instrumental in the establishment of new family offices as well as providing ongoing strategic solutions to those with long standing offices.
Lesley has a M.A. degree with Honours in Accountancy and Economics, from the University of Dundee, Scotland, and is IMC qualified.
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