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David Gibbon, CFA

David Gibbon, CFA

Managing Director, Factor-Based Strategies Group

David Gibbon, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of Investment Strategy in EMEA for the BlackRock's Factor-Based Strategies Group, driving business development for the firm's smart beta and factor-based platform across asset classes. Prior to assuming his current role in 2015, Mr. Gibbon was the head of Product Strategy for BlackRock's International Fixed Income Group, where he was responsible for the commercialization of the group's full range of fundamental and model-based strategies. Mr. Gibbon's service with the firm dates back to 2009, including his time with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.

Prior to joining BGI, Mr. Gibbon spent 17 years at J.P. Morgan, where his most recent position was Head of Fixed Income, FX, and Commodities for J.P. Morgan Private Bank in EMEA; in this role, he was responsible for client-directed trading and discretionary portfolio management for high net worth individuals. Prior to that, Mr. Gibbon held a number of roles at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, including global fixed income portfolio manager and investment strategist in London, and fixed income derivatives researcher and trader in New York.

Mr. Gibbon earned a AB degree, cum laude, in physics from Princeton University in 1991 and is a CFA charterholder.