Michel Aubenas, CFA

Michel Aubenas, CFA

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for Emerging Markets Debt

Michel Aubenas, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets Hard Currency Sovereign Debt investments within BlackRock's Global Fixed Income Group


He is the lead Portfolio Manager in his team and has the responsibility for managing and overseeing its activities. Mr Aubenas has more than 15 years of experience in emerging market debt portfolio management, research and strategy.


Prior to joining BlackRock in 2012, Mr Aubenas was a senior portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Debt team at Fischer Francis Trees and Watts (part of the BNP-Paribas group), where he was managing Sovereign Debt Strategies and shared regional coverage of Eastern Europe, Latin America and Frontier markets. Prior to that, Mr Aubenas held several positions as an EM Debt Portfolio manager, where he gained a cross-assets investment expertise in external debt (Sovereign, quasi-Sovereign and Corporate), local rates and currencies.


Michel studied at Dauphine University in Paris, where he earned a Masters in Banking and Finance in 1999, and a MSc in Economics and a BSc in Applied Mathematics in 1998.