Chair of Asia Pacific, BlackRock
Geraldine Buckingham, Senior Managing Director, is BlackRock’s Chair and Head of Asia Pacific and a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. She is responsible for all business activities in the region, which includes Greater China, Japan, Australasia, Southeast Asia, India and Korea. Dr. Buckingham previously served as BlackRock’s Global Head of Corporate Strategy. She was named to Fortune Magazine and Crain’s New York Business’ “40 Under 40” lists for 2017.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Dr. Buckingham was a partner with McKinsey & Company’s financial services practice based in New York. She worked primarily with large global asset managers with additional experience in wealth management and private equity, as well as functional expertise in strategy and organization.
Dr. Buckingham received the Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University, where she earned a Master of Philosophy degree in Comparative Social Policy. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from Monash University.