Matt Tucker, CFA

Head of Americas Systematic Fixed Income Strategy

Matthew Tucker, CFA, Managing Director, is the Head of Americas Systematic Fixed Income Strategy within Global Fixed Income. He leads the product strategy effort for the region's systematic active, smart beta, hedge fund, index, and exchange-traded funds businesses. His team focuses on commercializing the Systematic platform by supporting BlackRock's sales teams, generating content on fixed income markets, and developing new fixed income strategies.  He is a member of BlackRock's Investment Strategies and Insights team and the Global Systematic Fixed Income Executive Committee.

 

Mr. Tucker's service with the firm dates back to 1996, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to his current role he led the strategy efforts for the Americas fixed income iShares business, helping to create the business and build it into a $375b global franchise. At BGI, he led the U.S. Fixed Income Investment Solutions team, where he was responsible for overseeing product strategy for active, index, enhanced index, iShares (ETF) and long/short products. Previously, he was a portfolio manager and trader in fixed income focused on US government securities. Mr. Tucker has the distinction of having been the portfolio manager on the first U.S. fixed income ETFs launched in 2002. He began his career at Barra, where he supported clients in the use of Barra's fixed-income analytics.

 

Mr. Tucker earned a BS degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994 and is a CFA Charter Holder.

Matt Tucker, CFA

Head of Americas Systematic Fixed Income Strategy

Matthew Tucker, CFA, Managing Director, is the Head of Americas Systematic Fixed Income Strategy within Global Fixed Income. He leads the product strategy effort for the region's systematic active, smart beta, hedge fund, index, and exchange-traded funds businesses. His team focuses on commercializing the Systematic platform by supporting BlackRock's sales teams, generating content on fixed income markets, and developing new fixed income strategies.  He is a member of BlackRock's Investment Strategies and Insights team and the Global Systematic Fixed Income Executive Committee.

 

Mr. Tucker's service with the firm dates back to 1996, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to his current role he led the strategy efforts for the Americas fixed income iShares business, helping to create the business and build it into a $375b global franchise. At BGI, he led the U.S. Fixed Income Investment Solutions team, where he was responsible for overseeing product strategy for active, index, enhanced index, iShares (ETF) and long/short products. Previously, he was a portfolio manager and trader in fixed income focused on US government securities. Mr. Tucker has the distinction of having been the portfolio manager on the first U.S. fixed income ETFs launched in 2002. He began his career at Barra, where he supported clients in the use of Barra's fixed-income analytics.

 

Mr. Tucker earned a BS degree in business administration from the University of California at Berkeley in 1994 and is a CFA Charter Holder.