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Aldo Roldan, PhD
Aldo Roldan, PhD, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, is a member of the Global Allocation Team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies Group.
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. He joined Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1998 as a 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. He 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 JPMorgan Chase. He 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 PhD in economics and econometrics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1978.