Pam Chan

Pam Chan

Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of the Alternative Solutions Group

Pam Chan, CFA, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of the Alternative Solutions Group ("ASG") within BlackRock Alternatives. As CIO, she is responsible for leading the investment management of Alternative Solutions' portfolios, including the BlackRock Impact Opportunities Fund ("BIO"). She is Chair of the Alternative Solutions Investment Committee and Chair for the BIO Internal Investment Committee. She is also a member of BlackRock's firmwide Global Operating Committee, the Alternatives Executive Committee, BlackRock's Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee and the BIO Executive Investment Committee. Ms. Chan's service with the firm began in 2012. She co-founded Alternative Solutions in 2013 and prior to becoming CIO, she served as a senior portfolio manager and primary deputy to the CIO. Prior to joining BlackRock, Ms. Chan worked as a senior research analyst for the Financial Stability Board, as a Senior Investment Associate at Bridgewater and as a member of the Financial Institutions Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., first as an investment banker and subsequently, in their Capital Markets group, focused on private placements and structured finance.


Ms. Chan was recognized in 2020 by the World Economic Forum ("WEF") as a Young Global Leader and presented at Davos in 2022. Additionally, she is a member of the WEF's Women in Finance community and has been appointed to the Global Future Council on the Future of Responsible Investing (starting March 2023). She was previously nominated as a WEF Global Shaper in 2012, serving as curator for the New York City hub in 2014.


She currently co-chairs the Harvard College Schools and Scholarship Committee of New York City and has previously served on the Board of the Harvard Club of New York Foundation and the Harvard Business School Alumni Board. She is also an incoming member of the Board for the HBS Club of New York.


She serves on the Boards of Forbright, Inc. and Macro Media, Inc. She has previously served as a Board member for Home Partners of America. She is also a member of Extraordinary Women on Boards and Chief.


She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a joint concentration in Philosophy and Government and, earned an MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School.