Nadine Chakar

Nadine Chakar
Head of State Street DigitalSM

Nadine Chakar is executive vice president and head of State Street DigitalSM, our newest division focused on digital assets and technologies, encompassing the setup of a new integrated business and operating model to support clients’ entire digital investment cycle from pre-trade, trade and post-trade, as well as other initiatives designed to enhance the client experience. Previously, Nadine served as executive vice president and head of State Street Global Markets. In this role, she oversaw all aspects of State Street Global Markets’ trading, product and operations platform, helping to drive successful client solutions. 

Nadine has more than 30 years of experience in global wealth and asset management. Most recently, she served as the global head of operations for the Global Wealth and Asset Management Division at Manulife. Nadine was also an executive sponsor of Manulife’s Global Wealth and Asset Management’s Global Optimization Program. Prior to Manulife, Nadine led the Global Asset Servicing teams for BNY Mellon as the global head of Financial Institutions and head of eCommerce Strategy and Research and Financial Markets Infrastructure.

Nadine is executive sponsor for our Sustainability Employee Network, which focuses on raising awareness of sustainability issues and devise solutions to the world's pressing environmental problems.

Nadine holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and finance from Boston University. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Boston Medical Center and is a member of the Institute of International Finance where she is a member of the Digital Finance Steering Committee.

In both 2020 and 2021, Nadine was named as one of American Banker’s Most Powerful Women in Finance.