Executive Vice President, Head of State Street Global Markets, Asia Pacific
Michele Hardeman is an executive vice president and head of State Street Global Markets, Asia Pacific.
She joined State Street in 1998 and was head of foreign exchange sales for Australia prior to her move to Boston in 2011, where she accepted the position of head of foreign exchange sales for the Americas. Michele became global head of foreign exchange sales in 2015.
Michele has more than 20 years of experience in currency sales trading. Prior to joining State Street, she worked in similar roles at Barclays Bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Royal Bank and Societe Generale Group.
Before moving into financial markets, Michele held roles as a government policy advisor based in Perth and a psychologist working with intellectually handicapped children and their families. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in psychology from the University of Western Australia as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Psychology (Coun) from Curtin University.