BlackRock has a presence on the ground in 29 countries and a reputation as one of the world’s pre-eminent asset-management firms. In addition to its role as an independent global asset manager, BlackRock also acts as a premier provider of investment management, risk management, and advisory services for some of the world’s largest pension funds and insurance companies.

BlackRock can gaze across asset classes, geographies, and investment strategies to provide innovative solutions and strategies to its clients. With around 100 investment teams and more than 1,000 risk professionals in 29 countries, BlackRock provides clarity to suppliers, partners, and clients around the world. Country head of BlackRock Australia Justin Arter joined the company in September 2012 after serving as CEO of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation. Before that role, he spent 18 years at Goldman Sachs JBWere, where he held a range of titles including head of research and head of institutional equities, as well as management roles in strategy and proprietary trading.