Ann PrendergastHead of Europe at State Street Global Advisors
Ann Prendergast is a Senior Managing Director and Head of State Street Global Advisors Europe Ltd. In her role, Ann has responsibility for SSGA’s business in the European Union which includes portfolio management, distribution, product development, fund management and operations. This business operates from 2 investment centres and a number of distribution branches.
Prior to this role, Ann was Head of State Street Global Advisors Ireland. She joined the organisation as a relationship manager in 2000 and became head of this area in 2010, with responsibility for managing the firm’s engagement activities with a diverse client base.
Previously Ann worked with the Bank of Ireland Group in both their fund administration and private banking divisions.
Ann holds a Business Studies Degree from the University of Limerick and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is Chairperson of the Irish Association of Pension Funds and is on the Board of the National Gallery of Ireland.