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Lawrence Kemp

Lawrence Kemp

Managing Director

Lawrence G. Kemp, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's US Growth team within the Fundamental Active Equity business of BlackRock's Active Equities Group.


Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Kemp was at UBS Global Asset Management, where he managed the Laudus Growth Investors US Large Cap Select Growth Fund, as well as both diversified and concentrated US large cap growth institutional equity portfolios against the Russell 1000 Growth and S&P 500 indexes. Mr. Kemp joined the Growth Equity team at UBS Global Asset Management in 2001, but his tenure with the firm dated back to 1992. He held various roles including chief investment strategist, co-head of fixed income and global head of high yield research.


Mr. Kemp holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.