Ann Prendergast

Ann Prendergast
Executive Vice President, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa for State Street Global Advisors

Ann Prendergast is executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region for State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street. She is a member of the State Street Global Advisors Operating Group and chairs the EMEA Executive Committee.

In her role, Ann has responsibility for spearheading the firm’s growth aspirations in EMEA and providing oversight for our broader activities in the region. She brings deep knowledge and understanding of our business to her role, having spent more than two decades of her career with State Street Global Advisors.

Previously, Ann was chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors Europe Ltd, the entity with responsibility for State Street Global Advisors European Union businesses. Earlier, she led the sales and marketing team for the Irish market, having joined the organization in 2000.

Prior to joining us, Ann worked for the Bank of Ireland Group in both their fund administration and private banking divisions.

Ann holds a degree in business studies from the University of Limerick, is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is a Certified Investment Fund Director (CIFD).