Our clients are our central focus, giving you the freedom to focus on what really matters. Service, Expertise and Integrity are the core foundations of the Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group's client relationship strategy.
Belinda is the Regional Head of the Global Family and Private Investment Offices Group in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is based in London.
Prior to joining the GFO group, Belinda was CEO of Northern Trust Channel Islands, where she was responsible for the Banking, Fund Administration and Fiduciary business.
From 2012, Belinda was based in Stockholm, where she was responsible for all asset servicing and asset management business activity across Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Belinda joined Northern Trust in 2005 as a senior relationship Manager responsible for a range of UK, Irish and Guernsey domiciled fund managers. In 2007 she assumed the role as head of a team of global fund services relationship managers in the UK which services global asset managers, insurance funds and in-house managed pension scheme clients.
Belinda has over 26 years of industry experience in a wide range of operational and client-facing roles. She began her career with JPMorgan Chase, Luxembourg before moving to London as a senior relationship manager in 2000.
Dino De Vita
Dino De Vita is a Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, West Region, in the Global Family & Private Investment Offices (GFO) group. He is responsible for an integrated team of specialists who deliver banking, investment and wealth transfer solutions within an exceptional asset servicing framework.
Most recently, Dino was the Regional President of the Pacific Northwest region based in Seattle. In this role, Dino was responsible for the investment management, trust and estate planning, private and business banking and financial consulting business for clients across the Pacific Northwest.
Dino also previously served as the Private Client Service Segment Leader responsible for leading strategy development and execution nationally. Prior to his role as Segment Leader, he served as Managing Director within the Wealth Management group. He was responsible for the supervision of a group of interdisciplinary professionals who manage the financial needs for individuals and families.
Dino earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and economics from Ripon College in Wisconsin. He received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in December 2012. He is a CFA charter holder and an active member of the CFA Institute.
Brian Donovan is a Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director, East Region, in the Global Family & Private Investment Office (GFO) group at the Northern Trust Company. He is responsible for an integrated team of specialists who deliver banking, investment and wealth transfer solutions within an exceptional asset servicing framework. Most recently, Brian was a Managing Wealth Advisor in the East Region. Brian was involved with the evaluation, design and oversight of clients' total financial plan, including asset allocation, investment program design, implementation and rebalancing; tax issues, cash flow and debt management, retirement planning; compensation and benefit plan analysis, stock option planning, asset protection, family education, insurance design, legacy issues, charitable intentions and overall estate planning.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, Brian was most recently a Senior Manager in Ernst & Young's Personal Financial Services Group. As a result, Brian has significant experience with tax and wealth planning and transfer tax matters affecting entrepreneurs, executives and wealthy individuals and families. He has worked with numerous families to develop state-of–the–art wealth maximization plans through the use of family controlled entities, effective gift and estate planning, income tax planning, stock option planning and charitable planning. His professional experience also includes 4 years in the Trusts and Estate practice of Day Pitney law firm and over 5 years with Arthur Andersen, and a related entity, WTAS, Inc.
Brian graduated from Suffolk University Law School and received his Master of Laws in Estate Planning from the University of Miami School of Law. Brian is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Michael Weiland is a Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director in the Global Family & Private Investment Office team at the Northern Trust Company. He is responsible for an integrated team of specialists who deliver banking, investment and wealth transfer solutions within an exceptional asset servicing framework.
Michael has more than 19 years of fiduciary relationship management experience working with U.S. and international families of extraordinary wealth. As a relationship manager, Michael has administered complex wealth transfer strategies for families and their family offices. These sophisticated plans frequently utilize multiple entities, employ third party investment consultants or multiple investment manager programs, and require complex investment reporting across a multiple entity structure.
Prior to his current role, Michael was a Managing Director with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A in Chicago.
Michael received his degree in History and Economics from the University of Illinois and a Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Michael is a member of the Chicago Estate Planning Counsel, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Professional Advisory Committee for the Chicago Community Trust. Michael is a frequent guest lecturer on estates and trusts at a local university.