Robert Walker
Robert Walker
Global Head of Asset Stewardship Strategy
State Street Global Advisors

Robert and his colleagues are responsible for developing our stewardship strategy for fixed income, as well as leading our efforts around client-focused activities including client engagement (thought leadership), requests for proposal (RFPs), and due diligence questionnaires (DDQs). Prior to joining SSGA in 2017, Robert was a Director for Social and Governance research at HSBC Bank plc where he lead coverage on ESG issues. Previous financial service roles also include head of Governance research for equity broker Kepler Cheuvreux, and Stewardship Services Manager Europe for GO Investment Partners. During his career, Robert has been ranked in the Extel survey, ranking #1 in 2017, 2015, 2014 & 2013 for governance equity research. Robert holds a BA (Hons) degree in History & Politics from Queen Mary University of London.