Claire Meier is a Senior Analyst in Fixed Income at Northern Trust Asset Management, responsible for global sovereign and agency research. She also plays a key role in asset allocation decisions working closely with the chief strategist and chief economist.

Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2011, she was a research analyst at Allstate Investments, LLC focusing on both emerging and developed sovereign markets.

Claire earned a B.A. in government and Portuguese Brazilian Studies from Smith College and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from the School for International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. She studied in Sao Paul, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentine during her undergraduate degree.  She was also a Fulbright Scholar in Uruguay in 2001 investigating the role of the state in small business promotion.  During her time in Uruguay she volunteered extensively with Endeavor Uruguay, helping entrepreneurs expand their businesses through mentorship.

Claire is a founding board member of One Refugee Child.  She leads program development, helping supply items and activities to displaced children in Lebanon, Turkey and Greece. One Refugee Child has raised over $150,000 since November 2015 and is a registered charity in the US.

Claire is married and has two children. She is originally from the US but now calls North London home.