Executive Vice President and Head of EMEA, State Street Global Advisors
Cuan Coulter is executive vice president and head of EMEA at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). In this role, he is responsible for coordinating SSGA’s entire EMEA business, leading the preparation for regulatory change in Europe, and acting as SSGA’s primary interface with regulators and governing boards.
Cuan joined State Street in July 2008 when he took on the role of head of North American compliance at SSGA. In April 2009, he became SSGA’s global chief compliance officer. While at SSGA, he was also a member of their Executive Management Group, the business unit’s most senior strategy and policy-making team. In January 2011, he took on the role of State Street’s chief compliance officer. In June 2017, he transitioned back over to SSGA as the head of EMEA.
Prior to joining State Street, Cuan was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), in their investment management industry group. Based in PwC’s Boston office, his clients included several large, complex, U.S.-based financial institutions. Prior to joining PwC’s Boston office in 1999, he was based in PwC’s Johannesburg office where he joined the firm in December 1995.
Cuan has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a Chartered Accountant (South Africa).