Northern Trust selected Daniel F. Lindley to fill the role of Managing Director, Global Family & Private Investment Offices Group — EMEA and APAC.
In his new role, Lindley will manage the expansion of Northern Trust’s business with family and private investment offices in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific Region, and will have operational oversight of the group’s activities in London and Guernsey. Lindley will also continue in his role as Chief Fiduciary Officer for Northern Trust’s Guernsey trust company, Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Guernsey) Limited.
Lindley will report to J. Jeffery Kauffman, Chief Executive Officer, Global Family & Private Investment Offices. He will work closely with Caroline Devlin, Director of International Solutions on business strategy and expansion. Charlotte Denton, Managing Director, London, and Lesley Hodgson, Managing Director, Guernsey, will report to Lindley.
“Northern Trust is well positioned to grow its family and private investment office services in Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific Region given our outstanding capabilities in asset servicing and fiduciary management,” Kauffman said. “New and existing clients will benefit from Dan’s insightful leadership and deep expertise in these areas.”
Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, Lindley was managing director and trust counsel at U.S. Trust Company of Delaware. He was also responsible for the national development of U.S. Trust’s Delaware trust business.
Lindley spent 25 years in private law practice in Delaware, beginning his career in 1975 with Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP and later as a partner in the Delaware offices of Duane Morris LLP and Reed Smith LLP. During that time, he assisted institutional clients with fiduciary product development and fiduciary litigation, as well as the enactment of Delaware legislation dealing with fiduciary law. In that role, he was the principal author in 1997 of the Qualified Dispositions in Trust Act, Delaware’s asset protection trust statute, and the 1995 legislation repealing Delaware’s Rule Against Perpetuities.
Lindley holds a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, from Williams College. Admitted to the bars of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware and the United States Supreme Court, Lindley is a member of the Asset Protection Planning Committee of the Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Estate Planning Council of Delaware, and the Estates and Trusts Section of the Delaware State Bar Association. Lindley is Chairman of the Executive Board of the Blood Bank of Delmarva, Inc. Source
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