Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, Asia Pacific & Emerging Markets Equity Group

Rodolfo Martell

Rodolfo Martell, PhD, Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets Equity group within BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity Team.

Dr. Martell's service with the firm dates back to 2007, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he served as Senior Portfolio Manager and worked on the development and implementation of Global Emerging Markets equity strategies within the International Scientific Equities Group. Prior to joining BGI, he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Purdue University.

Dr. Martell earned a BA degree in economics from Universidad de las Americas-Puebla in 1996 and a PhD in finance from The Ohio State University in 2005.

Commentary by Rodolfo Martell, PhD