Christopher E. Vella

Manager's Spotlight:

Christopher E. Vella, CFA®, CIO

Northern Multi-Manager Emerging Markets Equity Fund
Northern Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Fund
Northern Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund
Northern Multi-Manager High Yield Opportunity Fund
Northern Multi-Manager International Equity Fund
Northern Multi-Manager Large Cap Fund
Northern Multi-Manager Mid Cap Fund
Northern Multi-Manager Small Cap Fund

With Northern Trust Since 2004

 
 

 

Christopher E. Vella, CFA®, is Chief Investment Officer with responsibility for manager research and portfolio construction processes across Northern Trust's market segments. He is responsible for the global manager research platform, consisting of approximately $60B in assets across 200 investment strategies. He manages a team of approximately 25 investment professionals across all traditional asset classes. The team covers all external manager relationships on behalf of Northern Trust's private and institutional clientele.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Vella was a founding member of Goldman Sach's external manager business which consists of institutional and private client assets. While at Goldman, he managed the international and emerging markets equity team. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Vella spent close to 6 years at SEI Investments working primarily on international equity and emerging markets equity manager research. He has over 17 years of manager research experience.

Mr. Vella graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Lehigh University with a B.S. in finance and a minor in applied mathematics. He is an active CFA® charterholder.

 

 
 

Northern Multi-Manager Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Northern Multi-Manager Global Listed Infrastructure Fund

Northern Multi-Manager Global Real Estate Fund

Northern Multi-Manager High Yield Opportunity Fund

Northern Multi-Manager International Equity Fund

Northern Multi-Manager Large Cap Fund

Northern Multi-Manager Mid Cap Fund

Northern Multi-Manager Small Cap Fund