Senior Managing Director
Phil McGowan is senior managing director of State Street’s Private Equity and Real Estate Fund Administration and Corporate Administration Services in Europe, a business with US$161 billion in assets under administration. In this role, he is responsible for strategy, business performance and operations, as well as 600 employees in seven locations. In 2011, Mr. McGowan led the successful integration of Mourant International Finance Administration into State Street’s European Alternative Investment Solutions business.
Mr. McGowan’s career spans some 20 years of offshore fund administration and custody experience in North America and Europe, 16 years of which were with Investors Bank and Trust (IBT). He first joined State Street in 2007 through the acquisition of IBT, where he had been managing director of the Irish business for six years. In 2009 he became chief operating officer of HFX Capital in Ireland, and rejoined State Street in 2010.
Mr. McGowan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of New Hampshire.