Steven Meier is an executive vice president and the global cash chief investment officer of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA). Mr. Meier, who joined SSGA in 2003, has more than 27 years of experience in the global cash and fixed income markets. Previously, he headed the firm's North American cash and securities lending cash collateral portfolio management activities.
Prior to joining SSGA, Mr. Meier was a senior managing director in State Street's Global Markets division, responsible for developing its global fixed income business. He also served as chief operating officer of State Street's electronic bond trading subsidiary, Advanced Auctions LLC, and was a member of its European subsidiary's board of directors. He received extensive capital markets experience and held senior positions in trading and investment banking in New York and London while working for Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse First Boston for nearly 12 years. He also served on TradeWeb LLC's executive board while head of CSFB's global electronic trading unit. In addition, he was a senior global bond portfolio manager with Oppenheimer Capital, and a member of its fixed income strategy group.
Mr. Meier is a member of SSGA's executive management group, senior management group and investment committee. He has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, is a certified Financial Risk Manager; and is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society, the Association for Investment Management and Research, and the Global Association of Risk Professionals.
He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Hofstra University, a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University's Graduate School of Business and an Advanced Certificate of Investment Management from the London Business School.