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Gunjan Chauhan


Gunjan is a Senior Managing Director at State Street Global Advisors, Global Head of Capital Markets and Strategic Partners for the SPDR ETF Business, and a member of SSGA's Senior Leadership Team and Executive Management Group.

Gunjan is responsible for defining and leading the strategic direction of our Capital Markets and Strategic Partnership teams globally, focussed on optimising the ETF ecosystem and maximizing the value of our relationships with our most strategic partners to drive growth and support of our global ETF business. Working in partnership with investors, market-makers, broker-dealers, exchanges, Index partners, technology providers and ley Strategic Partner firms, Gunjan brings strong knowledge across the Capital Markets landscape with a focus on deepening relationships across the ETF Ecosystem.

Prior to joining the SPDR business in September 2019, Gunjan was Head of SSGA's Cash Business EMEA & APAC, part of a global team running cash investments totalling $350bn for corporate and institutional clients including hedge- and sovereign wealth funds. In this role she was responsible for all client-facing activities including sales, strategy, operations and services on behalf of the firm's cash management in EMEA & APAC.

Before joining SSGA, Gunjan was at the Royal Bank of Scotland, where she served in a variety of client-facing roles over the course of the past 10 years, which include Prime Brokerage and Structured Credit.

Most recently she was the EMEA Head of Credit & Treasury Markets. In this role, she was responsible for leading a team, primarily focused on financial institutions and corporate clients investing in short duration fixed income products in both the secured and unsecured space. A passionate believer in mentoring, Gunjan is a Professional Mentor at Cass Business School, as well as supporting The Brokerages Momentum programme, a unique cross-firm mentoring scheme designed to foster the advancement of female leadership talent and create impact with diverse undergraduate talent aiming for a future career in the banking industry.

Gunjan graduated with her B.A (hons) in 2003 from University College London and earned her MBA from Cass Business School in 2013.