Michael J. Karpik

Executive Vice President, Head of Europe, Middle East & Africa
Michael J. Karpik

Michael is Head of EMEA and an Executive Vice President for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation and a global leader in asset management. He has overall responsibility for our asset management business in the EMEA region and is a member of SSGA's Executive Management Group. In his capacity as Head of EMEA, he serves as Chairman & CEO for SSGA Limited (UK) and SSGA France as well as Chairman for SSGA Ireland Limited. He is also a board member of SSGA Managed Pension Funds, State Street Unit Trust Management, Windwise Qualified Funds Plc and SSGA Liquidity Funds Plc.

Prior to this appointment and since 2009, Michael was Head of Investments for EMEA as well as Head of UK, Middle East and Ireland. Michael relocated to London in 1999 and has held previous management positions in operations, product development and our Global Cash Investment group. He is a 30 year industry veteran and a 19 year veteran of SSGA.

Michael has a BS in Finance from Gannon University and is a CFA Charterholder.


  • Years At SSGA : 19
  • Industry Start Date : 1987
  • College : Gannon University

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