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Karen Uyehara

Karen Uyehara

Core Portfolio Manager, Systematic Fixed Income

Karen Uyehara, Director and portfolio manager, is a member of the North America Core Portfolio Management (Core PM) within Global Fixed Income. She is responsible for managing US-based fixed income indexed and iShares funds.


Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Ms. Uyehara was most recently a portfolio manager at Western Asset Management Company (WAMCO) where she was responsible for the management of core and core plus portfolios. Earlier in her career, Ms. Uyehara worked at Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), Barclays Global Investors (BGI) and Lehman Brothers.


Ms. Uyehara earned a BA degree with a double major in economics and history from the University of California at San Diego in 1995 and an MBA degree in finance and investments from the University of Southern California in 2002.