Hazel M. McNeilage was most recently Regional Managing Director, EMEA, for Northern Trust Corporation’s Asset Management division (NTAM). Hazel, who joined NTAM in 2015, was responsible for the company’s business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and was a Director of Northern Trust Global Investment Ltd.
From 2012 to 2015, prior to joining Northern Trust, Hazel held a variety of roles with London-based Northill Capital Partners, including interim CEO for one of Northill’s affiliates. Prior to that, she spent two years as Head of Funds Management for QIC, a major sovereign wealth fund based in Brisbane, Australia.
Previously, Hazel was with Principal Global Investors, the asset management subsidiary of Principal Financial Group, from 2001 to 2009, during which she served in leadership positions around the world and served on several of the company’s boards. Before joining PFG, Hazel spent more than a decade in global positions with Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson), including a three-year term on its board of directors.
Hazel received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Lancaster, England, with majors in Mathematics, Economics, and Operations Research. She is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, and a Board Leadership Fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors (U.S.).
Hazel was named to RGA’s board in 2018.