Arjun Kapur

Arjun Kapur

Investment Strategist, BlackRock Investment Institute

Arjun R. Kapur is a member of the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII), supporting and advising BII's Global Chief Investment Strategist with research and agenda organization. In this role, he is responsible for handling the CIS’ daily obligations, providing strategic advice and support, and helping to develop BII's investment views across asset classes. This involves conducting research on macroeconomic and geopolitical trends and preparing briefing materials.

 

Prior to joining BlackRock, Arjun worked as a researcher at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, where he analyzed U.S. foreign policy and grand strategy under Founding Dean Graham Allison and project managed the Center's Applied History Project. He also contributed reporting on the U.S.-China trade war under the Financial Times' Beijing Bureau Chief, and completed internships at CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, the Hartford Investment Management Company, and the Connecticut Governor's office. He has written for the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post, the Hartford Courant, The National Interest, The Diplomat, Harvard's Belfer Center, and the Harvard Political Review.

 

Graduating with an A.B. in Government from Harvard University, Arjun went on to earn a Master of Management Science in Economics & Business from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, where he was a Schwarzman Scholar.