Rick Lacaille is executive vice president and global chief investment officer (CIO) of State Street Global Advisors. He is also a member of the firm's Executive Management Group. In his role as CIO, Rick is responsible for all investment management activity at State Street Global Advisors, including research and trading.
Prior to his current role, Rick was head of global active equities, and previously European CIO. Before joining State Street Global Advisors in 2000, he held a wide variety of posts in quantitative fund management and research at Gartmore Investment Management, including periods as Head of Quantitative Research and Head of Structured Equities.
Rick has a BSc (Hons) in Operational Research from Lancaster University and MSc in Econometrics from London Guildhall University.
Rick is a member of the FTSE Russell Policy Advisory Board, the MSCI Editorial Advisory Board and the Asset Management Committee of the Investment Association. He is a regular writer and broadcaster on investment issues and speaks frequently at industry conferences.