Philipp Hildebrand, Vice Chairman, is a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee. He leads and oversees the activities of the BlackRock Investment Institute, which connects BlackRock’s portfolio managers to one another, generates investment insights, and disseminates them to clients.
Mr. Hildebrand joined BlackRock in October 2012 and previously served as chairman of the firm’s Multi-Asset Strategies business. Before coming to BlackRock, he served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB) until January 2012. In that capacity, he was also a Director of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), the Swiss Governor of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB), of which the Leaders of the G20 appointed him Vice Chairman, in November 2011.
Previously, Mr. Hildebrand served as Chief Investment Officer of a Swiss private bank and as a partner of Moore Capital Management in London. Between 2006 and 2009, he served as a member of the Strategic Committee of the French Debt Management Office.
Mr. Hildebrand is a member of the Group of Thirty and an Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and he sits on the International Advisory Board of Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government.
Mr. Hildebrand earned a BA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford.