Sven Kasper is senior vice president and EMEA head of Regulatory, Industry and Government Affairs at State Street. He is responsible for European regulatory and government relations, as well as policy development across all of our businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). As part of his role, he monitors policy, legislative and regulatory developments in the EMEA region, provides updates and analyses and engages with stakeholders on issues of importance to State Street and its clients.
His team also manages our pan-European regulatory change program, which coordinates impact assessments of key EU regulatory initiatives and supports relevant implementation work across the firm. On behalf of State Street, Sven also actively participates in and engages with relevant industry associations.
Prior to taking up his role at State Street in April 2010, Sven was head of EU Public Affairs, Funds at Prudential plc in London representing the company’s position in asset management-related issues. Sven started his career at UBS both in Zurich and in London where he was Associate Director for European Government Affairs.
He graduated from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland from which he also holds a doctorate in international affairs. A German national, Sven is married and the father of one daughter.