State Street Announces Winners of 2017 UK Institutional Press Awards

Friday, November 24, 2017 9:22 am EST



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"We congratulate all shortlisted journalists and winners"

London, 16 November, 2017 – State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT), announced today the winners of its 16th annual State Street UK Institutional Press Awards in recognition of outstanding performance in institutional financial services reporting. 

Launched in 2002, the State Street UK Institutional Press Awards was the first of its kind. Building on the success of previous years, the 2017 awards honour the contributions of journalists covering institutional investment, pensions, and investor services and technology themes in the past year.
Entries were judged by an independent panel of industry professionals led by Julian Marr, editor of Professional Adviser and Padraig Floyd, a veteran financial journalist. The two lead judges were supported by respected figures from the European financial services industry including Malcolm McLean, OBE, from Barnett Waddingham; CNBC Anchor, Karen Tso; Lindsay Tomlinson, KPMG public interest committee member; and freelance journalists Gill Wadsworth and Lynn Strongin Dodds.

The journalists were honoured at a luncheon in London hosted by Rajen Shah, executive vice president and head of Global Markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “We congratulate all shortlisted journalists and winners,” said Shah. “With more than 150 entries submitted this year, the awards continue to recognize great journalism and acknowledge the vital role that the press plays in providing information and a platform for education and debate.”  

Winners and Shortlists:

1. Journalist of the Year - Pensions issues:

  • Stephanie Baxter, Professional Pensions [Winner]
  • Daniel Rzasa, HFM Week [Shortlisted]
  • Elizabeth Pfeuti, Financial News [Shortlisted]

2. Journalist of the Year - Regulatory issues:

  • Paul Amery, Freelancer [Winner]
  • Sam Kerr, Global Capital [Shortlisted]
  • Mark Cobley, Financial News [Shortlisted]

3. Journalist of the Year - Investment:

  • Carlos Martin Tornero, Responsible Investor [Winner]
  • Carlo Svaluto Moreolo, Investment & Pensions Europe [Shortlisted]
  • Attracta Mooney, FTfm [Shortlisted]

4. Journalist of the Year - Investor Services & Technology:

  • Dan Barnes, The Desk [Winner]
  • Robert Van Egghen, Ignites Europe [Shortlisted]
  • Carlos Martin Tornero, Responsible Investor [Shortlisted]

5. Journalist of the Year - Alternatives:

  • Mark Cobley, Financial News [Winner]
  • Chris Flood, FTfm [Shortlisted]
  • Mattieu Favas, Agri Investor [Shortlisted]

6. Journalist of the Year - Passive investment / Indexing (including ETFs):

  • Mark Cobley, Financial News [Winner]
  • Chris Newlands, Financial News [Shortlisted]
  • Paul Amery, Freelance [Shortlisted]

7. Journalist of the Year - Data & Innovation:

  • Ian Allison, International Business Times UK [Winner]
  • Luke Clancy, [Shortlisted]
  • John Detrixhe, Quartz [Shortlisted]
  • Neil Ainger, Freelance [Shortlisted]

8. Journalist of the Year - Diversity & Inclusion

  • Elizabeth Pfeuti, Financial News [Winner]
  • Jonathan Watkins, Global Custodian [Shortlisted]
  • Emma Newlands, The Scotsman [Shortlisted]

9. Breaking News Journalist of the Year:

  • Elizabeth Pfeuti, Financial News [Winner]
  • Mark Cobley, Financial News [Shortlisted]
  • Chris Newlands, Financial News [Shortlisted]

10. Award for Best Newcomer:

  • Tabatha Kinder, Financial News [Winner]
  • James Phillips, Professional Pensions [Shortlisted]
  • Robert Van Egghen, Ignites Europe [Shortlisted]

11. Award for Best Editorial Comment:

  • Mark Cobley, Financial News [Winner]
  • Chris Newlands, Financial News [Shortlisted]
  • Elizabeth Pfeuti, Financial News [Shortlisted]

12. Outstanding Contribution to Institutional Journalism 2017:

  • Jonathan Stapleton, Professional Pensions [Winner]


About State Street Corporation

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors, including investment servicing, investment management and investment research and trading. With $32.1 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $2.7 trillion* in assets under management as of September 30, 2017, State Street operates in more than 100 geographic markets worldwide, including the US, Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, visit State Street’s website at

* AUM reflects approx. $36 billion (as of September 30, 2017) with respect to which State Street Global Advisors Fund Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) serves as marketing agent; SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.


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