Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer
State Street Global Advisors
Anna Paglia is an executive vice president and chief business officer of (at) State Street Global Advisors. In this role, Anna is responsible for developing a longer-term growth strategy for the major businesses across global ETFs, index, cash and defined contribution, increasing the firm’s overall competitive positioning and delivery of investment exposures and tailored solutions for its clients. Anna is also a member of the Executive Management Group.
Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors, 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 exchanged-traded funds (ETFs) and indexed business. Anna joined Invesco in 2010. Before joining Invesco, she 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 US.
Anna earned a JD from L.U.I.S.S. Law School in Rome, a law school certificate from Kingston University School of Law in London and an LLM from Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago. She is admitted to practice law in Illinois and New York.