Meet Our ETF Servicing Team

Our specialists are available to discuss your specific needs.

Brian Brennan
Vice President and ETF Product Specialist, Americas 
Brian’s role includes overseeing the ETF product strategy and roadmap for our ETF platform, TotalETF®, as well as the prioritization of capital and technology resources, and industry outreach. Brian joined State Street in 2018. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Loyola University in Maryland.

 

Ciarán Fitzpatrick
Managing Director and Head of ETF Servicing, Europe 
With more than 18 years’ experience in financial services, Ciarán is focused on aligning our ETF strategy with current and future market enhancements in Europe, as well as working directly with our clients and the industry on product and regulatory change. A frequent contributor to ETF industry publications, Ciarán was listed by ETF Stream as one of the 30 Most Influential People from Europe’s ETF Industry in 2020.

 

Ahmed Ibrahim
Assistant Vice President, Head of ETF Servicing - APAC  
With 15 years’ industry experience, Ahmed has spent the last 12 years working on ETFs. At State Street, Ahmed manages our ETF team in Australia. In addition, he assists existing clients in APAC on expanding their ETF products and also works with new clients who are looking to get into the ETF space.

 

Frank Koudelka
Senior Vice President and Global ETF Product Specialist 
With a relentless commitment to innovation, supporting clients in a changing industry, upholding best practices and staying closely connected to the industry ecosystem, Frank is responsible for establishing the strategic direction for ETF servicing across State Street. He also assists with new client onboarding and driving our ETF product and technology strategy. Frank has been with State Street for 18 years and has 34 years’ experience in the financial services industry.

 

Jeffrey Sardinha
Managing Director and Head of ETF Bridge Team, North America 
Head of our ETF Bridge Team, Jeffrey helps our clients design and implement tailored operating models to manage and launch ETFs. Jeffrey is also responsible for managing our ETF onboarding teams in North America. As part of the ETF Bridge Team, he continues to support our ETF clients post-launch as an extension of their team. He has been focused on ETFs at State Street for 16 years.