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Charles Hatami

Global Head of Financial Markets Advisory and Financial Institutions Group
Charles Hatami
Global Head of Financial Markets Advisory and Financial Institutions Group

Charles Hatami, Managing Director, is the Global Head of BlackRock's Financial Markets Advisory and Global Head of the Financial Institutions Group. These two groups provide a wide range of asset management, portfolio construction, analytics and advisory services for our clients, which include banks, insurance companies, official institutions, and other financial intermediaries. Mr. Hatami is a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee, Human Capital Committee and Global Client Counsel.

 

Prior to joining BlackRock in New York in 2010, Mr. Hatami served as the Managing Partner of Xeryus Capital Management, a boutique global macro hedge fund he founded in London, UK. Previously, he worked at Banco Itau in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he helped execute fixed income arbitrage strategies for the bank's principal investment area. Prior to that, he worked as a research analyst at a hedge fund in NYC and in risk management at BNP Paribas in Frankfurt, Germany.

 

Mr. Hatami serves as a member of the Executive Council of the International Insurance Society, a global forum for all insurance industry stakeholders. Mr. Hatami also serves as an Advisory Board member of the MIT Golub Center for Finance & Policy.

 

Mr. Hatami earned an MBA degree with concentration in finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, and an MSc. in Financial Engineering, with honors, from Leonardo Da Vinci Engineering School in Paris, France.