Lynn Blake is an executive vice president of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) and CIO of Global Equity Beta Solutions. In this capacity, she oversees a team of 70 portfolio managers globally, and more than 1,600 portfolios with assets in excess of $1.4 trillion across all equity index and smart beta strategies. She also oversees SSGA's ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship Team as well as the Company Stock Group which manages fiduciary transactions and company stock investments, including company stock ownership and 401K plans. In addition, she is a member of the SSGA Fiduciary Committee, the Investment Committee, and the IT Steering Committee. Lynn also serves as a member of SSGA's Executive Management Group.
Prior to her current role, Lynn was head of non-US markets of passive equities, responsible for overseeing the management of all non-US equity index strategies, as well as serving as portfolio manager for several equity index portfolios. She joined SSGA in 1987.
Lynn has a Master of Business Administration in finance from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor of Science from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analyst Society. Lynn serves on the Board for the Posse Foundation Boston, a non-profit organization that partners with top colleges and universities to recruit and sustain outstanding young leaders from diverse backgrounds. She also is a member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's (SASB) Investment Advisory Group and serves on various index advisory boards