Geraldine Buckingham

Geraldine Buckingham

Head of Asia Pacific

Geraldine Buckingham, Senior Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chair for the Asia Pacific region and a member of the firm's Global Executive Committee. She is responsible for all business activities in the region, which includes Greater China, Japan, Australia, Singapore, India and Korea. Dr. Buckingham previously served as Global Head of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock and was responsible for helping BlackRock develop and implement long-term goals and respond to the competitive financial services landscape. She was named to Fortune Magazine and Crain's New York Business' "40 Under 40" lists for 2017.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, Dr. Buckingham was a partner with McKinsey & Company's financial services practice based in New York. She worked primarily with large global asset managers with additional experience in wealth management and private equity, as well as functional expertise in strategy and organization.

Dr. Buckingham received the Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University, where she earned a Master of Philosophy degree in Comparative Social Policy. She earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degrees from Monash University.