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Richard Mathieson

Richard Mathieson

BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Investment Team

Richard Mathieson, CA, Managing Director, is a member of the Systematic Active Equity (SAE) division within BlackRock's Active Equities Group. He is a Portfolio Manager responsible for global equity strategies.


Prior to this, Mr. Mathieson led the Investment Strategy team in EMEA for SAE. Mr. Mathieson's service with the firm dates back to 2002, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to rejoining BGI in 2008, Mr. Mathieson was an equity analyst for a specialist investment company focused on European financial stocks. Previously, he was with BGI as a senior portfolio manager, where he was responsible for managing both long-only and market-neutral strategies.


Mr. Mathieson qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2000, and holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Glasgow.