Anne Valentine Andrews
Anne Valentine Andrews, Managing Director, is global Chief Operating Officer for the BlackRock Real Assets group within BlackRock Alternative Investors. BlackRock Real Assets comprises the Infrastructure and Real Estate platforms, which has 320+ professionals across 22 cities globally, and manages over $31.5 billion in equity and debt assets and investor commitments. She is responsible for global business management, strategic planning, product strategy, and team development.
Prior to joining BlackRock in 2014, she was Co-Head and Chief Operating Officer for the Morgan Stanley Infrastructure platform with $4 billion of assets under management. In addition to leading capital raising efforts globally, Ms. Valentine Andrews managed the operations of the platform. She also assisted investors in deploying capital for co-investment mandates alongside fund investments. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2006, Ms. Valentine Andrews was a director at Macquarie Bank in both Melbourne and New York. She began her career as a corporate attorney in Australia.
Ms. Valentine Andrews earned a Bachelor of Economics degree and Bachelor of Law with Honors from Monash University, Australia in 1991 and 1994, respectively. She also received a Masters of Applied Finance degree from Macquarie University, Australia in 2004.