Lynn S. Blake

Executive Vice President, CIO, Global Equity Beta Solutions
Lynn S. Blake

Lynn is an Executive Vice President of State Street Global Advisors and CIO of Global Equity Beta Solutions. In this capacity, she oversees a team of 80 portfolio managers and analysts globally, and more than 1,400 portfolios with assets in excess of $1.4 trillion across all equity index and smart beta strategies. She also oversees State Street Global Advisors' ESG Investments and Asset Stewardship Team as well as the Company Stock Group which manages fiduciary transactions and company stock investments, including company stock ownership and 401K plans. In addition, she is a Director of the State Street Global Advisors Trust Company and member of the State Street Global Advisors Fiduciary and Conduct Committee and the Investment Committee. Lynn also serves as a member of State Street Global Advisors' Executive Management Group.

Prior to her current role, Lynn was head of non-US markets of passive equities, responsible for overseeing the management of all non-US equity index strategies, as well as serving as portfolio manager for several equity index portfolios. She joined State Street Global Advisors in 1987.

Lynn has a Master of Business Administration in finance from Northeastern University, and a Bachelor of Science from the Boston College Carroll School of Management. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the Boston Security Analyst Society. Lynn serves on the Board for the Posse Foundation Boston, a non-profit organization that partners with top colleges and universities to recruit and sustain outstanding young leaders from diverse backgrounds. She also is a member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's (SASB) Investment Advisory Group and serves on various index advisory boards.


  • Years At SSGA : 36
  • Industry Start Date : 1987
  • College : Northeastern University

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