Andrew Swan, Managing Director, is the Head of Asian Equities for the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock’s Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for managing several regional equity portfolios, setting regional equity investment strategy and developing BlackRock’s Asian investment platform and capabilities.
Before joining BlackRock in August 2011, Mr. Swan spent a 17-year investment career with JP Morgan. He initially joined as a research analyst in Sydney in 1994, before transferring to Singapore in 2002 to join JP Morgan's Pacific Regional team as head of Asia Pacific media research. In 2004, Mr. Swan took up his role as a portfolio manager with JF Asset Management (wholly owned by JP Morgan) and was subsequently responsible for managing over USD 5bn in Asia Pacific equity portfolios. He relocated to Hong Kong in 2005.
Mr. Swan earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors in Accounting and Finance) from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1993.