Ann Prendergast, Country Head, State Street Global Advisors

Ann Prendergast is a Managing Director and Head of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) Ireland. Joining SSGA Ireland as a relationship manager in 2000, Ann subsequently became head of this area in 2010, with responsibility for managing the firm’s engagement activities with a client base that includes pension schemes, charities, corporate and intermediaries. Ann was appointed Head of SSGA Ireland in July 2017.

Prior to joining SSGA Ireland, 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 a director of the Irish Association of Pension Funds and is on the Board of the National Gallery of Ireland.