People: Jonathan Little

Jonathan Little

Founding Partner, Northill Capital LLP*

Prior to founding Northill in November 2010, Jonathan (Jon) was Vice Chairman, BNY Mellon Asset Management & Member of The Bank of New York Mellon's Global Executive Committee. Jon joined Mellon (later BNY Mellon) in 2000 and was latterly Head of BNY Mellon's International Asset Management Business and was responsible for all non-US asset management businesses.

From January 2007 to December 2008 he was also Chairman of The Dreyfus Corporation in New York, a BNYM subsidiary and one of America's largest and oldest mutual fund companies. Prior to this Jon was VP, Head of International Funds & European Sub-advisory at JP Morgan Investment management and held other positions notably at Fidelity Investments, UK where he was a UK Business Development Director.

In recognition of his success at BNY Mellon Global, Investor Magazine voted him 'Senior Industry Executive of the Year' in 2009. In 2008 FTSE Global markets named him one of its "20/20 Leaders who have driven their business forward in the last 12 months" and in 2010 he was named one of The Financial News FN100 'Most influential people in European Capital Markets'. Jon was educated at Oxford Brookes University and has the Chartered Insurance Institute, Financial Planning Certificate. He also has the Investment Management Certificate from CFA UK where he sat on the advisory panel.

* Northill Capital is an independently managed asset management business. Although entities associated with the Bertarelli family are major investors in Northill, alongside the executive partners of the business, members of the family do not sit on any Northill boards or otherwise have any role in the day to day management of the business.