Anna Paglia

Anna Paglia
Executive Vice President, Chief Business Officer for State Street Global Advisors

Anna Paglia is executive vice president and chief business officer for State Street Global Advisors. As chief business officer, she is responsible for developing long-term growth strategies for its major businesses across global ETFs, index, cash and defined contribution; increasing the firm’s overall competitive positioning; and delivering investment exposures and tailored solutions to its clients. Anna is also a member of the State Street Global Advisors’ Executive Management Group.

Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors in 2024, Anna was Managing Director, Global Head of ETFs, Indexed Strategies, SMAs and Models at Invesco Ltd. In this role, she was responsible for managing the operations and setting forth the global growth and commercialization strategy for Invesco’s ETFs and indexed business. Before joining Invesco, Anna was a partner in the investment management group at K&L Gates LLP and served as fund counsel and counsel to the independent directors for a number of mutual funds and ETFs. Prior to K&L Gates LLP, she was in-house counsel at Barclays Global Investors in London, where she contributed to the European expansion and cross-listings of the iShares ETFs.

Anna has provided thought leadership to the ETF industry since 2000 and has worked toward ETF innovation in both Europe and the United States.

Anna earned a Juris Doctor from L.U.I.S.S. Law School in Rome, a law school certificate from Kingston University School of Law in London, and a Master of Laws from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois and New York.