Adam Ryan

Adam Ryan

Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Alternatives and Head of Diversified Strategies, Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions

Adam Ryan, Managing Director, is the Chief Investment Officer of Multi-Alternatives within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group. As CIO, Adam is responsible for leading investment management and strategy for multi-alternative portfolios across a wide range of liquid and illiquid alternative investments. As Head of the Diversified Strategies team, he and his team manage a number of benchmark and outcome-oriented mandates for retail and institutional clients around the world.


Mr. Ryan's service with the firm dates back to 1999, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. He was previously Head of Fixed Income for MLIM's Private Client business before developing and managing diversified multi-asset portfolios for both private and institutional clients.


Mr. Ryan earned a BA degree with honours in engineering from Cambridge University in 1991.


Adam’s interests include the challenge of managing dynamic and diverse portfolios, leading a team of dynamic and diverse individuals, and he enjoys mountain biking in his spare time.


Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) meets client demand for active asset allocation strategies and whole portfolio solutions through funds, outsourcing institutional mandates (OCIO), model portfolios, and more. MASS draws on the toolkit of BlackRock's index, factor, and alpha-seeking capabilities to deliver cutting-edge insights and precise investment outcomes.