- Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination
- Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy & Finance
Brandon J. Hall '02, Global Co-Head BlackRock Financial Markets Advisory (FMA) Group, will speak about his team's work on behalf of the Ukrainian government, focused on developing a framework to channel private sector investment into the country’s post-war reconstruction. In November, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky signed an MOU for BlackRock to provide advisory support for designing an investment framework. The FMA group delivers a range of advisory services. It has been engaged across a wide array of crisis-related financial stability exercises on behalf of official institutions since the business was founded in 2008. From 2018-2020 Brandon served as Global Head of Strategy for BlackRock's ETF and Index Investments (iShares) business. From 2010-2018, he served in various regional leadership roles within FMA. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Brandon was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY), where he provided senior management with analysis and policy guidance concerning the supervision of financial institutions during the Financial Crisis. Mr. Hall holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and dual master’s from Columbia University.
Moderator: Jennifer Widner, Professor of Politics & International Affairs, Director, Innovations for Successful Societies