Ronald Ratcliffe, PhD

Managing Director, Multi-Asset Investment Risk

Ronald Ratcliffe, PhD, is a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he is head of Multi-Asset Investment Risk - Americas West and a member of BlackRock's Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group. He is responsible for the risk management of multi-asset portfolios, including factor-based strategies.

 

Dr. Ratcliffe's service with BlackRock dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. His prior roles at the firm included leading emerging markets research for a fixed income hedge fund and portfolio management/research for a global macro hedge fund. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Ratcliffe was the chief economist for Latin America at SG Cowen Securities. Previously he was with Bankers Trust Company, where he was responsible for analyzing country risk for the credit and proprietary trading groups.

 

Dr. Ratcliffe earned a BA degree in economics from Stanford University, with departmental honors and university distinction. He received a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Ronald Ratcliffe, PhD

Managing Director, Multi-Asset Investment Risk

Ronald Ratcliffe, PhD, is a Managing Director at BlackRock, where he is head of Multi-Asset Investment Risk - Americas West and a member of BlackRock's Risk & Quantitative Analysis Group. He is responsible for the risk management of multi-asset portfolios, including factor-based strategies.

 

Dr. Ratcliffe's service with BlackRock dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. His prior roles at the firm included leading emerging markets research for a fixed income hedge fund and portfolio management/research for a global macro hedge fund. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Ratcliffe was the chief economist for Latin America at SG Cowen Securities. Previously he was with Bankers Trust Company, where he was responsible for analyzing country risk for the credit and proprietary trading groups.

 

Dr. Ratcliffe earned a BA degree in economics from Stanford University, with departmental honors and university distinction. He received a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.