Chief Financial Officer
and Global Head of Strategy
of State Street Global Advisors
Keith Crawford is Chief Financial Officer and Global Head of Strategy of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation and a global leader in asset management. He is also a member of the Executive Management Group.
Mr. Crawford joined SSGA after 12 years with State Street's Corporate Division, most recently as global head of Corporate Advisory Services with oversight for global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, including divestitures, joint ventures and minority investments. He managed and executed financial M&A transactions such as Intesa, Bank of Ireland Asset Management and Complementa.
Prior to joining State Street, Mr. Crawford worked at Ernst & Young LLP, where he led an M&A team that performed due diligence for financial and strategic buyers seeking investment opportunities in various industries.
Mr. Crawford is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in accounting from the University of Connecticut and an MS in finance from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).