Government Relations Associate
Supported founder of the firm in creating a Government Relations Group which coordinates public policy efforts across BlackRock and increases firm visibility as informed market participant, thought leader, and trusted resource for legislators and regulators. Researched and maintained updated status record of policy issues of interest to the company. Wrote and edited three thought pieces on topical financial policy issues (derivatives, money market funds, and mortgage restructuring) which provide historical background, express BlackRock's views, and offer proposed solutions to key parties in Washington D.C. and industry contacts. Developing proposal for a corporate sustainability plan to go under review by Executive Committee.