John is Managing Director and co-head of the Global Consultant Relations Group. He is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with consultants and institutional investors.
John joined BlackRock following the merger with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) in 2006. At MLIM, he was head of the Global Consultants Group, which was responsible for MLIM's communication with investment consultants in Europe, Middle East and Africa and the Pacific Region. John also had responsibilities for UK institutional clients.
John earned a BSc degree in Management Sciences from Lancaster University in 1987 and joined Mercury Asset Management (which later became part of MLIM) in the same year. John is an Associate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals, a Member of the Securities & Investment Institute and is Chairman of the AIMSE International Advisory Council.