Stephen Cohen, Managing Director, is Global Head of Fixed Income Beta for BlackRock. He is responsible for overseeing the Beta fixed income investment group and the fixed income iShares business. Prior to his current role, Stephen was the Chief Investment Strategist for BlackRock International Fixed Income and Global iShares. He is a frequent contributor to financial news media and appears regularly on Bloomberg TV and CNBC.
Stephen joined BlackRock in 2011 from Nomura where he was Global Head of Equity Linked Strategy, and led the #1 Institutional Investor ranked Convertibles research team. Prior to that he worked in Japanese Convertibles at ING Barings from 2001-2003, having begun his career in UBS Fixed Income in 1996.
In addition, Mr Cohen has been a Director of Enovara, an Irish funds company. He earned a First Class honours degree in Economics from the University of Southampton in 1996.