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Jake Weaver, CFAHead of Equity Index Management


About Jake

Jake Weaver is the head of equity index management for Northern Trust Asset Management, responsible for the global equity index and tax advantaged equity portfolio management teams. He is also the chair of the Northern Trust Proxy Committee and a member of the Asset Management Risk Committee and Sustainable Investment Council.

Prior to rejoining the global equity team in Chicago in 2010, Jake was the head of international indexing in the London office, overseeing a team of portfolio managers investing in various international indexes. Prior to this role, Jake spent six years as a portfolio manager focused on tax advantaged equity and various quantitative strategies including Quality Small Cap Core.

Jake received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in finance and organizational behavior. He is a CFA® charterholder and a Certified Public Accountant, and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.
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