Ewen Cameron Watt
Ewen Cameron Watt, Managing Director, is the senior director of the BlackRock Investment Institute, a global platform that leverages BlackRock's global expertise to generate insights that augment the firm's ability to create a better financial future for our clients. Mr. Cameron Watt leads internal events and debate between investment leaders, and represents these views externally to clients and the media. Mr. Cameron Watt is also a Government Relations Steering Committee member.
Mr. Cameron Watt's service with the firm dates back to 1995, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was chair of MLIM's Central Strategy Group and was responsible for asset allocation and multi-manager products. Prior to joining MLIM, Mr. Cameron Watt was a partner in a firm of London stockbrokers, Director of Research for SG Warburg Securities in Asia, and an Institutional Investor rated capital goods analyst in London. He began his financial career in 1978 and joined SG Warburg in 1985.
Mr. Cameron Watt earned an MA degree, with honours, in modern history from Oriel College, Oxford University in 1978.
Mr. Cameron Watt served in a personal capacity as an independent advisor to the Bank of England Pension Fund from 2000-2006 and from 2010 as an external member of the Investment Committee of All Souls College, Oxford.