State Street Global Advisors has appointed Kathleen Gallagher as head of ETF model portfolios for the EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. She will be responsible for bringing institutional products from Street Global Advisors to the intermediary market primarily through managed ETF portfolios.
Gallagher, based in London, has worked for State Street Global Advisors’ ETF division since August 2016, where she was previously managing director. Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors, she spent five years as a consultant at various financial firms focusing on cross-asset-class investments. These included Blackrock and Barclays Global Investors. She worked there first as asset allocation strategist and later as head of Investment Strategy Department within the iShares Solution team. In both roles, she was responsible for research and development of cross-asset class solutions, including the managed ETF portfolios.