Chris Baker is the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) of State Street Global Advisors and State Street Global Advisors Funds Management, Inc. As CCO, he is responsible for implementing a compliance program that adheres to global regulations and supports the firm’s business functions and legal entities. His objective is to promote a culture of risk excellence by fostering integrity-based decisions making, proactive regulatory risk mitigation, and strong partnership across the three lines of defense. Chris is a member of the State Street Global Advisors’ Executive Management Group and the Senior Leadership Team.
Chris has over twenty years of experience as a Compliance professional in the finance industry, with more than seventeen years focused in asset management. Prior to assuming his current role at State Street Global Advisors in February 2018, Chris was the Senior Compliance Officer (SCO) for Alternative Investment Solutions, Sector Solutions and Global Marketing at State Street. In these roles, Chris was responsible for establishing a global compliance program for a large fund administrator that provides services to hedge fund, private equity, and real estate firms. Chris initially joined State Street Global Advisors Compliance in 2010 and managed the Global Investment and Marketing Compliance teams until 2015. Chris started his career at MFS Investment Management in 1998 managing compliance for specialized products and performing security valuation oversight.
Chris received his Bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College and his MBA from Boston University’s Questrom School of Business.
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