Vidy Vairavamurthy

Vidy Vairavamurthy

Chief Investment Officer, Alternative Portfolio Solutions

Vidy Vairavamurthy, Managing Director, is the Chief Investment Officer for the Alternative Portfolio Solutions team within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) group. In this role, he is responsible for leading the team that designs and manages portfolios across a wide range of liquid and illiquid alternative investments and driving research innovation in BlackRock's alternative portfolio construction framework. His research focuses on developing relative-value views, optimization models, and risk analytics that aid in the portfolio construction process.


Vidy’s service with the firm dates to 2005, where he joined as an Analyst in BlackRock Solutions supporting the firm's Fixed Income Portfolio Management Group. Prior to his current role, he served as the Head of Quantitative Research for BlackRock’s Alternative Solutions Group.


Vidy earned his BS degree in Information and Systems Engineering and an MS degree in Analytical Finance from Lehigh University.


Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) meets client demand for active asset allocation strategies and whole portfolio solutions through funds, outsourcing institutional mandates (OCIO), model portfolios, and more. MASS draws on the toolkit of BlackRock's index, factor, and alpha-seeking capabilities to deliver cutting-edge insights and precise investment outcomes.