Hazel McNeilage

Retired Head of EMEA, Northern Trust Asset Management

Hazel McNeilage was Head of EMEA for Northern Trust’s Asset Management business and served as a member of the company’s global and international management teams.

She held various executive roles in global investment management at Principal Financial including Global Head of Distribution and Head of International Investments and she was part of the executive team that successfully navigated the business through the financial crisis. Earlier in her career, Hazel served as Head of Investment Consulting for Asia Pacific with Towers Perrin. She currently serves on the boards of Reinsurance Group of America and Scholarship America. Hazel is a Fellow of both the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (UK) and the Institute of Actuaries of Australia. She earned certificates from Carnegie Mellon University and Harvard University in cyber security, a certificate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in artificial intelligence, a certificate in Climate Change and Sustainability from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and she is a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. McNeilage earned a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from the University of Lancaster, England.