David Suetens

Executive Vice President
and International Chief Risk Officer

David Suetens
David Suetens

David Suetens

David Suetens is an executive vice president and international chief risk officer for State Street Corporation with responsibility for leading the company’s risk management function internationally. 

Mr. Suetens joined State Street in May 2012 from ING Investment Management Europe where he served as chief risk officer and a board member. Previously he served as the global head of Compliance, Legal and Risk Management for ABN AMRO Asset Management and was a member of the management team. He continued in this role with Fortis Investments after the separation from ABN AMRO Group. 

Mr. Suetens also served as chair of several SICAV boards in Luxembourg. In 1998, he joined ABN AMRO, where he held various senior global positions within ABN AMRO Bank in both London and Amsterdam including chief risk officer, Transaction Banking. Prior to ABN AMRO, he was a product manager with EUROCLEAR for tri-party collateral management services. Mr. Suetens started his career with Bank Brussels Lambert in Brussels.

Mr. Suetens holds a Faculty of Law – Juris Doctor from the Catholic University Leuven and a degree in investment advice from St Aloysius University in Brussels. He holds a master’s degree in international banking law and finance from Boston University School of Law.