Thomas Becker, PhD

Thomas Becker, PhD

Portfolio Manager, Global Tactical Asset Allocation Team

Thomas Becker, PhD, Managing Director, is a member of GTAA within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies group. He is a portfolio manager and researcher.

 

Tom's service with the firm dates back to 2010. Prior to assuming his current role, he led the fixed income research effort within the multi-asset Global Market Strategies Group (GMSG). Prior to BlackRock, Tom served as an economist in the Office of International Affairs at the US Department of Treasury in 2009. Tom was a Fulbright Scholar in Germany in 2004 studying Eurozone integration, a visiting scholar at Harvard University in 2010, and has published in a leading finance journal.

 

Tom earned a BS degree in economics from MIT in 2003 and an MA and PhD in economics from the University of California, Berkeley in 2008 and 2010, respectively.