Global Meets Local – Top 50 Executives Regional Executives Heading International Companies
Rank: #50

Emmanuel Laurina

Sector: Banking
Company: State Street Global Advisors
Designation: CEO, Middle East and Africa
Nationality: Belgian
Headquarters: United States
Local Headquarters: U.A.E.
Laurina heads the Middle East and Africa region but also oversees Central Asia. In 2019, he achieved 50% gender diversity in the regional team. Laurina has worked to expand SSGA’s operations, opening a new office in Riyadh in August 2020. Under his leadership, SSGA signed the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Declaration issued by ADGM in 2019. Laurina is a member of the company’s senior leadership team, EMEA’s executive management team, and EMEA’s diversity and inclusion committee.