SSgA Appoints Head of Active Australian Equities

March 14, 2011 ( - State Street Global Advisors, the investment management business of State Street Corporation, has appointed Olivia Engel, as head of Active Australian Equities.

In her role, Engel will work collaboratively with SSgA’s Advanced Research Center and portfolio management teams. She reports to Marc Reinganum, global head of Active Equities, Developed Markets.  

According to a press release, Engel joins SSgA from GMO Australia, where she spent eight years, most recently as a senior portfolio manager responsible for the management of all Australian equity portfolios.Engel spent the past 14 years in active quantitative investing, beginning at Commonwealth Investment Management and Colonial First State prior to GMO Australia.  

Engel holds a BComm and BEc from Australian National University.