Mr. Hildebrand is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive and Operating Committees, and oversees BlackRock’s largest institutional client relationships in EMEA and Asia Pacific.
Until January 2012, he served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). In that capacity, he was 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). He has also served as a Senior Visiting Fellow at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government. 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. He began his professional career at the World Economic Forum in Geneva.
In 2011, Mr. Hildebrand received the Central Banker of the Year, Europe, Award from The Banker. Mr. Hildebrand is a member of the Group of Thirty and an Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford. He serves on the International Advisory Board of the Blavatnik School of Government.
Mr. Hildebrand earned a BA from the University of Toronto in 1988, an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva in 1990, and a DPhil from the University of Oxford in 1994.