Emily Woodland

Emily Woodland

Head of BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI), APAC

Emily Woodland is BlackRock's APAC Co-Head of Sustainable Investing. Her team oversees the strategy, research, innovation and governance for BlackRock's sustainable investment offerings across the APAC region. The global BlackRock Sustainable Investing (BSI) team is focused on identifying drivers of long-term return associated with environmental, social and governance issues, integrating them throughout BlackRock's investment processes, and creating solutions for our clients to achieve their financial and sustainability objectives.

Emily previously served as the Head of Sustainable Investment for Global Public Markets at AMP Capital, and prior to that as Investment Advisor for Asia Debt Management's private credit sustainable investment programs in South East Asia.

Her subject matter expertise in sustainability is grounded in over 16 years of APAC investment management experience with UBS, across asset classes and investment styles. She began her career in equity and convertible bond trading for UBS Investment Bank, then served as a portfolio manager with the firm's Fundamental Investment Group, and later as a portfolio manager in the long/short multi-strategy hedge fund team within UBS Asset Management.

Emily holds a Bachelor's Degree in Financial & Business Economics from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, a Masters Degree in Corporate Environmental Governance from the University of Hong Kong, and is a CFA Charterholder.