Mike butler

Mike Butler
Executive Vice President, Chief Resiliency Officer and UK and Ireland Chief Information Technology Officer

Mike Butler is executive vice president and chief resiliency officer at State Street, as well as United Kingdom and Ireland chief information technology officer. He is responsible for the ongoing evolution of our global resiliency framework, and all IT mechanisms and networks that support the business operations of our London branch and other UK and Ireland entities, including in relation to business continuity, cybersecurity systems and technology.

Mike is member of the Global Technology Services leadership team, as well as the UK management team, playing a pivotal role in ensuring the firm’s overall approach, current position, response, and plans associated with complex operational resilience.

He is a 25-year veteran of the financial services industry, with experience leading multiple transformation programs, supporting location strategy and changes to working practices, and building and operating global Service Management functions.

Mike joins us from Santander UK, where he was the Chief Resilience and Control Officer, responsible for all controls governance and assurance while delivering the implementation of the Operational Resilience and regulatory policy programs. Prior to that, Mike was the Head of Transformation and the COO for the Chief Security Office at Barclays Bank and the Group Head of Operational Resilience working with all lines of business and legal entities as well as their external stakeholders including global regulators.

He is passionate about his people, and a champion of talent management, including diversity and inclusion, neurodiversity, and military veterans’ development.

Mike has a degree in geology with geophysics from Imperial College London and in his spare time enjoys building custom motorcycles, listening and playing music and spending time with his young family.