Aleda Anderson, COO, Principal Global Investors (EU) Limited

Aleda is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer for Principal Global Investors (EU) Limited.

Prior to relocating to Ireland from the United States in 2018, she was Director of Strategy & Operations at Edge Asset Management, a specialised investment boutique within Principal Global Investors located in Seattle, WA.

Aleda has been in the investment industry for over 30 years and prior to joining Principal, she held various positions at Charles Schwab in San Francisco, CA including Vice President and General Manager, Asset Management Strategic Alliances, and Vice President Distribution Services for Schwab Funds and Laudus Funds. Earlier in her career, she was with Franklin Templeton in San Mateo, CA.