Michael Karpik is an executive vice president and head of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the investment management arm of State Street Corporation and a global leader in asset management. He is Chairman of the Board for SSGA Limited (UK) and a member of the UK Oversight Committee, SSGA's Executive Management Group and serves on a number of operating entity and fund company Boards for SSGA.
Prior to this appointment and since 2009, Mr. Karpik was head of investments for EMEA as well as head of UK, the Middle East and Ireland. He moved to London in 1999 and held previous management positions in operations, product development and our Global Cash Investment group. He is a 28-year industry veteran and a 17-year veteran of SSGA.
Mr. Karpik has a Bachelor of Science in finance from Gannon University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).