Russell Brownback

Russell Brownback

Head of Global Macro Positioning Team within Global Fixed Income

Russell Brownback, Managing Director, is head of the Global Macro Positioning team. He is a co lead manager of the BlackRock Strategic Global Bond Fund and other flexible global aggregate mandates.

Prior to joining BlackRock in 2009, Mr. Brownback was a Senior Partner with R3 Capital Partners. From 1992 to 2008, he was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as a Managing Director and proprietary trader/portfolio manager for the Global Principal Strategies team.

Previously, he was the head of the firm's Corporate Bond trading desk and an industrial sector bond trader. During his tenure , he also traded emerging markets and cross over sovereign bonds.

Mr. Brownback earned a BA degree in economics from Hobart College in 1987 and an MBA from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He has been an adjunct professor for both graduate and undergraduate studies at Syracuse University's Whitman School of Business.