Aldo Roldan, PhD

Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

Aldo Roldan, Ph.D, Managing Director and senior investor, is a member Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

 

Mr. Roldan joined the BlackRock Global Allocation Team in 2006 as an associate portfolio manager and was named portfolio manager of the Fund in 2011. He relinquished his role as a portfolio manager of the Fund in 2017 and became a senior investor, where he will continue to provide investment leadership for the team, focusing on research and investment analysis. Mr. Roldan's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Roldan joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1998 as Portfolio Manager for various Global Fixed Income portfolios, including the Merrill Lynch World Income Fund in 1999, and was also Head of Emerging Market Debt. Mr. Roldan joined the BlackRock Global Allocation Fund as an Associate Portfolio Manager in 2006 and was named Portfolio Manager of the Fund in 2011. Prior to joining MLIM, he was a Senior Vice President at Santander Investments, and earlier was a global economic analyst at JP Morgan Chase. Mr. Roldan began his investment career at Chase Econometrics, where he founded and managed the emerging markets research group.

 

Mr. Roldan earned a BA degree in economics from the University of Chile in 1973, and a Ph.D. in economics and econometrics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1978. Mr. Roldan is fluent in Spanish.

Aldo Roldan, PhD

Portfolio Manager, Global Allocation

Aldo Roldan, Ph.D, Managing Director and senior investor, is a member Global Allocation team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.

 

Mr. Roldan joined the BlackRock Global Allocation Team in 2006 as an associate portfolio manager and was named portfolio manager of the Fund in 2011. He relinquished his role as a portfolio manager of the Fund in 2017 and became a senior investor, where he will continue to provide investment leadership for the team, focusing on research and investment analysis. Mr. Roldan's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Roldan joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1998 as Portfolio Manager for various Global Fixed Income portfolios, including the Merrill Lynch World Income Fund in 1999, and was also Head of Emerging Market Debt. Mr. Roldan joined the BlackRock Global Allocation Fund as an Associate Portfolio Manager in 2006 and was named Portfolio Manager of the Fund in 2011. Prior to joining MLIM, he was a Senior Vice President at Santander Investments, and earlier was a global economic analyst at JP Morgan Chase. Mr. Roldan began his investment career at Chase Econometrics, where he founded and managed the emerging markets research group.

 

Mr. Roldan earned a BA degree in economics from the University of Chile in 1973, and a Ph.D. in economics and econometrics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1978. Mr. Roldan is fluent in Spanish.