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 Corporate Governance and Global Proxy Voting as well as the Company Stock Group, which manages fiduciary transactions and company stock investments, including company stock ownership and 401K plans. In addition, Ms. Blake is a member of the SSGA Fiduciary Committee, the Investment Committee, and the IT Steering Committee. Ms. Blake also serves as a member of SSGA’s Executive Management Group.
Prior to her current role, Ms. Blake 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.
Ms. Blake holds her Master of Business Administration in finance from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. She also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analyst Society. Ms. Blake also serves on various index advisory boards and committees.