Executive Vice President
and country head for State Street and its affiliates in Luxembourg
David Suetens is an executive vice president and is the country head for State Street and its affiliates in Luxembourg and is the managing director of State Street Bank in Luxembourg. In this role, he is responsible for the business strategy and governance, and is the chair of the management board. Prior to his current role, he was international chief risk officer for State Street and was responsible for leading the company’s risk management function internationally. David is a member of the Supervisory Board of State Street Bank International GmbH, supervised by the ECB and chairs a key sub committee.
David 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 board member for ABN AMRO Asset Management and was responsible for Compliance, Legal and Risk Management. He 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. Prior to ABN AMRO, he was a product manager with EUROCLEAR for tri-party collateral management services.
David 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 also holds a master’s degree in international banking law and finance from Boston University School of Law. He has spoken widely on risk and business topics at financial industry conferences.