Nigel Bolton, FCSI
Nigel Bolton, Managing Director, is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of Fundamental Active Equities and Head of the European Equity team within BlackRock's Active Equity business. Mr. Bolton manages Blackrock's key pan European equity strategies as well as leading the firm's investment processes and business development across the Fundamental Active Equity group.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2008, Mr. Bolton held a number of senior positions in asset management including Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Citigroup Global Asset Management where he was Head of European Equities. With over 30 years' experience in investment management he is widely regarded as an expert in equity fund management and has won numerous prestigious industry awards such as Morningstar's European Fund Manager of the Year. He regularly appears on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.
Mr. Bolton earned a BA degree, with honors, in economics from the University of Nottingham and is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.