Principal State Street Global Advisors
Laura Aarnio is a Principal at State Street Global Advisors. As a Senior ESG Analyst on the SSgA Corporate Governance and Global Proxy Voting team, she is responsible for company and sector specific research and engagement on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues across SSgA's global investment strategies. Laura previously worked at Newton Investment Management in London, where she was responsible for Newton's thematic research linked to ESG issues, proxy voting and integration of responsible investment into Newton's investment process. Prior to Newton, Laura worked at PIRC where she was involved with providing corporate governance and ESG engagement services to the Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF).
Laura holds a MA in Economics and Modern History from University of St. Andrews and a MSc from London School of Economics.