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Justin Chapman

Global Head of Market Advocacy & Innovation Research at Northern Trust


Justin Chapman leads Northern Trust’s Market Advocacy & Innovation Research organization. He provides strategic leadership with respect to innovation, financial technology and regulation.  This involves researching and framing new market and technology innovations to drive profitable business growth and operational efficiencies. He also coordinates Northern Trust’s key industry associations and regulatory engagements aligned to the bank’s strategic innovation initiatives.

With 30 years in the securities industry, he has a diverse background covering the following roles; Equity Trading, Head of Trade Architecture, Global Head of Strategic Implementation, Global Head of Change Management, Global Head of Fixed Income Operations, Global Head of Tax Operations, Head of Industry Marketing, Head of Product Development and Sales, Head of Operations Asset Servicing.

Justin was recently named ‘Person of the Year’ at the Global Custodian’s ‘Leaders in Custody’ Awards 2017, reflecting his and Northern Trust’s keen focus on technology and innovation.