Miles O'Connor

Senior Managing Director, Head of Institutional, EMEA
Miles  O'Connor

Miles is a Senior Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors, and head of the EMEA Institutional Client Group (ICG), leading the strategic direction and growth of the institutional business for clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Miles oversees the Sales and Relationship Management functions across the region and leads initiatives related to product development and driving business opportunities in both the pre- and post-retirement worlds. Miles is a member of the firm's Executive Management Group.

Miles has more than thirty-five years of experience in financial services with a focus on institutional sales and distribution. Miles joined State Street Global Advisors at the beginning of 2018, having most recently combined running his own investment management consulting business with serving as chairman and non-executive director for Unigestion (UK) Ltd.

Prior to Unigestion, Miles held several senior roles at Schroders Investment Management ltd. including head of EMEA Institutional, head of UK Institutional and CEO of Schroders NewFinance Capital.

Before joining Schroders, Miles held senior distribution roles at Barclays Global Investors and at Bank of America Investment Management. He began his career at Coutts & Co in their global security services division.


  • Years At SSGA : 2

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